Sesame Sweet Rice Balls

Have I mentioned my Mama is an excellent cook? Every other weekend I take little girl to visit my Parents and play with her cousins. As soon as we walk in the house our noses are always filled with yummy smells, now that my Mom has retired, she’s become quite the baker and dessert maker….

We WON! (Tiramisu Cookie Balls)

This post is a bit late, but never the less very exciting! Some of you have been following my status on FaceBook about little girl’s Annual School Carnival, and I mentioned we entered the baking contest (The cookies category). We did win first place when she was in Kindergarten, which came as a HUGE surprise!…

Simplified Hue Noodle Soup (Bun bo Hue)

Happy Friday everyone! It’s been a very productive week here, I’ve worked on many fun creative projects, preparing to start on a few exciting ones, even found time to do some bookkeeping (My absolute least favorite thing about running a small business). Since the week has been a busy one, at evening time I’ve been…

Easy & Slim Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Hi everyone! For my US friends, did you have a good Super Bowl Sunday? Personally I am not a big sports fan, in fact when my husband has sports blaring on TV, I normally get disoriented from the sportscaster’s announcements (why must they yell?) and have a real hard time concentrate on whatever I want…

Golden Tofu

Happy Lunar New Year everyone! I always told myself due to us observing both Western and Lunar calendars, we have twice as many opportunities to start the year off right! Ever since we moved from Taiwan to Texas, the Lunar New Year celebration has not been the same, I remember the school children normally take…

Chicken in Lemon Sauce

Hello friends! How’s your 2012 so far? It’s amazing we are already more than half way done with January, so far I am still sticking with my New Year’s Resolution of “Stop overlooking the beauty of small moments”, hope you are doing well with your resolution also! My fellow foodie friend Kath from My Funny…

Crock Pot Pork & Egg Stew Noodles

How’s everyone’s 2012 going so far? January is usually a bit slow for me business wise, so I was a little surprised at the work load there are this week, it’s definitely a great surprise though, because to tell you the truth, I am ALL PARTIED OUT from the festivities of last year’s holiday season,…

Spicy Leftover Turkey Soup

Hi everyone! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas! I am enjoying the second week of Christmas/New Year holiday season, chilling with little girl and hanging out with friends. The potluck party we threw on Christmas Eve was a huge success, adults and children all had a blast, as the host/hostess, hubby and I were thrilled!…

Giant Coconut Macaroons

Happy Holidays! I wanted to wish each and every single one of my readers a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Are you done with all the shopping and holiday preparations? I don’t plan on braving the street today much, except to eat at a Brazilian steak house tonight, where the wait staff walk around…

Pearl Balls (Blog Sitting for Nami @ Just One Cookbook)

Hello Friends! I hope you are done with holiday shopping and is prepared for Christmas festivities! We don’t actually do much gift exchange in this household, but little girl and all her cousin do get gifts from “Santa” and each other, the funny thing is I normally look for great deals online for next year’s…

Smothered Pork Chops

Hello friends! Can you believe it’s the weekend again? Fridays are my favorite days out of the week… Friday mornings when the alarm goes off, I get to turn them off knowing the next 2 days I get to sleep in a bit more. My clients are usually more laid back on Fridays also, so…

Mongolian Hot Pot

As I am sitting here typing this post, my skinny jeans are about to burst, and I wanted to share with you all the reason why I am in this predicament… Mongolian Hot Pot! You see my Dad used to tell us that our Grandmother’s family was related with the Chinese emperor, for some reason…