These braised baby new potatoes are tender, melt-in-your-mouth, dead-easy to make and versatile in so many ways. I love to make these braised baby new potatoes and serve as a side dish with chicken, or as part of a nicoise salad, with a fried egg on top, or on their own as a snack.
Do you like matcha? Do you like all-day baking projects? How about Mexican desserts & pastries? Then this is for you! This is a how-to guide for making conchas aka pan dulces at home. This matcha concha recipe is an innovative/inspired-by-Mexican food recipe. These matcha conchas are delicious with coffee in the morning or afternoon!
Making a frittata is one of the easier, more impressive, things you can do with eggs. With about 6 eggs, any combination of vegetables you like, and about 20 minutes, you can have a tasty brunch recipe or breakfast-for-dinner recipe on your hands. This recipe for a spinach and tomato frittata is an endlessly customizable… Continue reading Spinach and Tomato Frittata
This brioche donut hole recipe is made with my signature brioche dough recipe and is a perfect little two-bite dessert. If you love brioche donuts, you’ll love these brioche donut holes.
Since I pinpointed coffee as a trigger for my migraines, I have switched over to matcha as my morning wake-me-up beverage. However, getting an iced matcha latte at the coffee shop can cost up to $5 every day!!! Making iced matcha lattes is delicious, incredibly easy, and saves you money. Here’s a recipe for how… Continue reading A Homemade Iced Matcha Latte Recipe
This is a classic, indulgent vodka pasta sauce with rigatoni recipe made with butter, onions, tomato, vodka and heavy cream. This recipe would be perfect for date night, a family get together, or any time you’re craving a classic pasta with vodka sauce.
This recipe for blueberry brioche bread is delicious, fresh, and super impressive. Using fresh blueberries, you can make this brioche in about a half-hour of active time and 6-8 hrs of resting time. This blueberry brioche loaf is not too sweet, and would be great sliced and griddled like french toast!!
This recipe for a miso chicken and rice soup uses pantry basics to create a nourishing, warming, healthy soup. With ginger, miso, rice, and chicken broth, you can have an easy soup for 6-8 people ready in less than an hour.
If you’ve been with me a while, you might know my love of boxed cake mix. Who needs to weigh out every dry ingredient if someone has already done it for you!!! This coconut cake recipe uses a regular white cake mix and spruces it up with a lovely cream cheese frosting + optional lemon… Continue reading How to Make a Coconut Cake out of Boxed Cake Mix
This easy roasted chicken recipe is a staple you must memorize how to make. All you have to is stuff is with lemon and onion, season it with salt and pepper and then roast it in the oven for 1 hour at 425F. That really could be the whole blog post! If you want, save… Continue reading Easy Recipe for Roasting a Whole Chicken
This is my trusted brioche dough recipe I use again and again. This recipe yields about 2 1/2 lbs of raw brioche dough, enough for 1 regular sized (8-1/2″ x 4-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ inches), two mini loaves, or about 2 dozen donuts. This basic brioche dough recipe can be taken and used for a brioche… Continue reading Sweet Brioche Dough – Recipe For All Your Brioche Neds
This is a recipe for a one-layer black and white cake, which is a chocolate cake with white frosting. While you could certainly make this type of cake with a classic buttercream, I think a Swiss meringue buttercream (which is more of a science project) is a great complement to the simplicity of the chocolate… Continue reading Chocolate Cake with White Marshmallow Frosting Recipe
This recipe for a no-bake key lime, aka a frozen key lime pie, is so easy, foolproof and delicious. Make it with regular limes! Instead of using key limes (expensive, tiny, dry, finicky) I highly recommend you use regular limes (juicy, abundant, relatively cheap). If you live near a citrus growing population, tree-ripened limes are… Continue reading No-Bake Frozen Key Lime Pie
This easy, healthy chickpea salad is a great vegetarian lunch option! Inspired by fattoush, but omitting the croutons, this chickpea, tomato, and cucumber salad is endlessly scalable, perfect for meal-prep or anytime you need a quick healthy lunch or snack.
This rosewater cake is so easy to make, even non-bakers can make this cake without fail. And, the rose flavoring here could be anything – lemon, orange, grapefruit, berries, vanilla. Anything! I chose cardamom and rosewater because they bring a nice floral, Persian-inspired flavor to this dessert. There’s not very much oil, and you don’t… Continue reading Healthy Rose Snacking Cake
For all of you lovebirds out there, now would be a good time to start planning your Valentine’s Day dinner menu: February 14 is coming very soon. Here are some Valentine’s day dinner ideas, from a modern kale caesar to my foolproof method for cooking steak, to a roasted cauliflower dish, to a perfect flourless chocolate cake… Continue reading Date Night/Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu
This lemon and leek soup is inspired by avgolemono, a Greek lemon-egg soup that is light-tasting yet hearty and filling. In the wintertime, this avgolemono recipe is perfect for when you feel a little scratch in the back of your throat – the citrus is refreshing and the addition of egg to the broth makes… Continue reading Lemon, Leek, and White Bean Soup
These breakfast sandwiches are fancy! A copycat of the “Fairfax” sandwich from Eggslut here in LA, this breakfast sandwich recipe has a fluffy brioche bun, soft-scrambled eggs, fresh herbs, melty cheddar cheese, and homemade caramelized onions. You can make them individually or create a party-sized platter of them anytime you want to serve an impressive… Continue reading Fancy Breakfast Sandwich Recipe (the Fairfax from Eggslut)
This saffron yellow cake with chocolate swiss meringue frosting is a fancy, overachiever version of a yellow cake with chocolate frosting. Make this saffron yellow cake when you want to celebrate something or impress someone!
This Meyer lemon pie is made with whole lemons in the blender, and with olive oil! Enjoy it during citrus season. This recipe for a blender lemon pie is understated and elegant. Use Meyer Lemons because they have a less-bitter rind.
The recipe for cheddar dinner rolls, made with beer, is so delicious. They’re soft, tender, cheesy, and the perfect side for any meal. Yielding 12 rolls, this dinner roll recipe is so easy and perfect for your autumn baking. If you’re looking for a recipe for homemade dinner rolls that is easy and has not… Continue reading Cheesy Cheddar Pull-Apart Dinner Rolls
This coconut flan with a coffee caramel is TO DIE FOR. I ate a quarter of it by myself immediately after taking pictures of it. Make this coconut flan with just a can of coconut milk, condensed milk, 1 egg and 1 tablespoon of gelatin, alongside a super simple coffee caramel. The caramel has espresso… Continue reading Coconut Milk Flan with Coffee Caramel
Tarta de queso, known as gazta tarta in the Basque Region, is a cheesecake that is crustless, creamy, tender, and really amazing — it’s known as Burnt Basque Cheesecake here in the states. It’s also less sweet than the New York-style cheesecake. These Basque Cheesecake Bars have the flavor profile of the Basque dessert but… Continue reading Basque-Style Cheesecake Bars
Here is a totally easy Panzanella recipe that is all about seasonal, farmer’s market produce. With heirloom tomatoes and crusty bread, toss in some cucumber, herbs, and a little burrata on top, this summer Panzanella recipe will make your heart sing.