Suspiro de Limena- A Lady from Lima Sighs

Dulce de Leche: hard to pronounce, easy to love.  I love it straight out of the jar, on top of Momofuku Sour Cream Ice...

Gluten-Free Chocolate Mug Cake

I’ve never been much of an early adopter when it comes to food.  Evidence?  I tried a single serving mug cake for the first...

Watergate Salad a.k.a. Pistachio Pineapple Delight

Although I generally strive to eat healthy, minimally processed foods on a day-to-day basis, I'm happy to take a breather now and then to...

Sweet Jellied Coconut Squares- Coconut Sweetmeat

With all the Asian and Pacific coconut desserts out there (mochi, bibingka, haupia, etc., etc.), it’s always surprising when a recipe using a similar...

Honey Ice Cream

Ethiopia… the land of milk and honey.  Anybody up for a dessert that combines the two?  Honey is a really important part of Ethiopian...

Gluten-Free Lemon Cupcakes Filled with Lemon Curd

I’ve professed my love for lemons here at least once or twice.  And you know the only thing that’s better than a bright, lemony...

Thai Chile Jam

For those of you who have already tried nam prik pow, I certainly don’t need to sell you on its virtues…  you’re likely already...

Lychee or Rambutan Sorbet

When you’re accustomed to generic supermarket produce aisles, seeing all of the tropical fruits at an Asian market can be somewhat awe-inspiring.  There’s a...

Toasted Hazelnut Fudge Cake with Mocha Glaze, Naturally Gluten-Free

As I sat down to do this write up and compared my notes to the original recipe, I realized that I unintentionally made several...