Juliana

About Juliana

She was born in Taipei (Taiwan) and raised in São Paulo, Brazil, and now lives in Southern California. She has a PharmD degree and holds a faculty position in the local university.

Homemade Crackers and HOPE Hummus

First of all I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving with your love ones…my “couple” weeks off turned out to be almost one month…I was on vacation in Taiwan for 2 weeks and […]

By |November 28th, 2016|Categories: Bread, Make Ahead|Tags: , , , , |22 Comments

Black Sesame Swirl Pumpkin Bread

This is a fun recipe to make, especially that is Halloween…the combination of the sweet sesame swirl in between the soft, cottony pumpkin bread is just divine. Initially, people find a little skeptical because […]

Savory Glutinous Rice with Chinese Sausage

Have you ever had glutinous rice? In spite of the name “glutinous” it does not contain gluten at all, like all the other varieties of rice. Glutinous rice is grinded to make mochi flour […]

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Cake

Well, this is the thing…I did not know how to call this cheesecake like dessert…looks like a cake, but has cream cheese in it, and it resembles the cotton soft cheesecake with all the […]

Kabocha Soup with Miso

Pumpkin season…all kind of squashes…I love them all…all kind of shape and texture…every different squash has its own quality.

Since my parents got a lot of Japanese influence when growing up, our table too was […]

By |October 10th, 2016|Categories: Asian, Soup|Tags: , , , , , |27 Comments

Flank Steak, Sous-Vide

With all the health concern of eating too much red meat, once in a while I crave for it…yes, a juicy and flavorful piece of meat. I am trying, and yes…trying to cut red […]

By |October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Meat, Sous Vide|Tags: , , , |25 Comments

Pearl Meatballs

Have you ever missed food that you used to eat when little? When living in Brazil my mom used to make these meatballs covered with a layer of glutinous rice, aka sticky rice. Since […]