Have you ever heard of a panna cotta? This deliciously fancy dessert has caught the eyes of many. Known as the perfect dessert for adults who love jelly, panna cotta has the consistency of pudding but with the richness of pudding mixed with fruit and cream. I mean, who doesn't like creamy jello, its sweetness running down your mouth with subtly sour or savory flavors such as fruits or almonds?
So I decided to go all out and fancy, creating small hard of almond panna cotta jelly for my next potluck. And it was a huge hit! That's why I want to share my easy recipe to follow. And though I adore baking, I made sure that this dessert recipe is so easy you won't need an oven!Continue reading
Green tea is a super food, but many people don’t realize that when you drink it could matter just as much as if you drink it at all! In fact, drinking green tea before bed gives your body a boost that you can’t get anywhere else.
Let me break down six great reasons that you should give drinking green tea before bed a try. You won’t regret it!Continue reading
Pasta is such a versatile meal staple and can be combined with so many different ingredients to create a variety of tasty family meals. For a classic Mediterranean style dish combine tomato paste with your favorite style of pasta, fresh basil leaves and parmesan cheese.Continue reading
Cooking Polish sausage might seem like a feat, but once you learn how to cook Polish sausage, you’ll find out that it isn’t hard at all. Once you know how, this meal may even become a weekly staple in your home because of how easy it is to make!
Polish sausage, also known as Kielbasa, is often boiled and then pan fried, but this isn’t the only way to prepare this fresh meat.
Today I’ll break down the simple steps about how to prepare Polish sausage so that you won’t have to wonder about how to do it any longer.Continue reading
There’s nothing like a perfect serving of espresso, and to get that perfection, you need to source the best espresso coffee beans that you can. It’s not as simple as picking up the cheapest bag of beans. While it’s great to find affordable options, espresso requires careful bean selection, and I’m here to help with that.
I’ll admit it: I’m a bit of a coffee snob. I don’t care what other people drink, but when I make an espresso, I want it to taste like a little sip of heaven. And these brands make sure I can do that!
I worked as a barista during college, and I can tell you that the beans that you use to pull your espresso are very important. So do your research, and make a cup of coffee that you will love.Continue reading
If you’ve heard of Hong Kong, you’ve heard about Hong Kong food. When I was getting ready for my recent trip to Hong Kong, the only thing I wanted to plan out was what I was going to eat! There’s just so many great options for a food lover like me.
And not all of the great food in Hong Kong is found in restaurants. In fact, a lot of it is found in street stalls scattered around the city!
Here are 11 essential Hong Kong street food options that you have to try while visiting this amazing city. You won’t regret it!Continue reading
Chinese white sauce is commonly used to make a delicious stir-fry or as the base for many different creative sauces. It can be thought of as a “master sauce” that can be added to nearly any ingredients or used to create more complex sauces.
But how do you make the base - Chinese white sauce? You need to combine vegetable or chicken stock, corn flour, and seasonings such as ginger or garlic.I’ve analyzed a few popular Chinese white sauce recipes to discover what the key points are when making your own sauce. Let’s learn how to do this together!Continue reading
Chicken salad is a year-round favorite in my house, but I often find myself wanting to make it in the summer more than any other time of year. When I make chicken salad, however, I always have the same question: What goes with chicken salad?
Choosing sides to complement a dish like chicken salad can be difficult, but there’s actually so many great options! Let’s go through some of the best options, and then you can share your favorites with me!Continue reading
When I was in college, my roommate’s mom used to stock our refrigerator with frozen curry that would last us for months. Usually, we’d eat naan with the curry, so when I first tried roti, I was confused. What was the difference between the two?
There are a lot of different Indian breads that have their own unique characteristics, but the thing I really wanted answered was what is different in roti vs naan.
Let’s take a look at each of these breads in detail: how they’re made and what makes them each unique.Continue reading
Nutella is probably one of the oldest most popular spread all over the world and everybody loves it. Although, sometimes, it gets a little stiff and difficult to spread.
What to do when your Nutella turns thick and stiff?
If you want to know the best and fastest ways on how to melt Nutella, then keep reading.Continue reading