Cream Puff

I hope all my American friends had a great Thanksgiving get together…

As the holiday season approaches, these little cream puffs are perfect…they are small bites filled with creamy vanilla cream (lighter version of pastry […]

December 2nd, 2013|Categories: Dessert|Tags: , , , |65 Comments

Georgia Pecan Brownie

I must confess that I am not a big fan of brownies…maybe because they are usually overly sweet…on the other hand my husband loves brownies. As a matter of fact he stops quite […]

September 30th, 2013|Categories: Dessert, Snack|Tags: , , , |67 Comments

Green Bean and Barley Soup with Mochi Balls

This is one of the food that I love and amazes me that my husband enjoys it… very much…I say that because this is so “Asian”…even many Asian people do not care for it, […]

Berry Tart

This berry tart was adapted from my previous raspberry almond cake recipe. In this recipe I used the same almond cake batter, but changed the recipe for the pastry cream. I made them individual […]

April 18th, 2011|Categories: Dessert|Tags: , , , |97 Comments

Best Chocolate Chips Cookies Ever…and Happy Labor Day!

Like most of the recipes for chocolate chips cookies this one is simple and easy.
I’ve tried many recipes and after adjusting for this and that I came up with the one that I like […]

September 6th, 2010|Categories: Dessert, Snack|Tags: , , , |90 Comments

Mini Red Velvet Cupcakes and Happy 4th of July

For the longest time I wanted to make red velvet cake, and after weighing all the pros and cons decided to give a tried. Pros: love the color and taste of the cake; […]

July 3rd, 2010|Categories: Dessert|Tags: , , , |83 Comments

Flan (Pudim de Leite)

Flan…who does not like flan? This is a very popular dessert in Brazil, there are hundreds and hundreds of version for flan, but you will not find anything so yummie like this one. It […]

October 12th, 2009|Categories: Dessert|Tags: , , , |57 Comments