smore macarons

S’mores Macarons

Hey guys! I’m still out of town for a wedding but I had to pop in to share with you these s’mores macarons. Just in time for National S’mores Day! Yes, there is a...

Cherry Coconut popsicles

Cherry Coconut Popsicles

I left home at a young age when I moved to Singapore, a whole different continent and culture away from my family to complete high school. It was the hardest thing I’d ever had...

Strawberry lavender cake

Strawberry Lavender Cake

Happy Monday! It’s my birthday today and I made myself a birthday cake! A Strawberry Lavender Cake to be precise. Apparently you are not supposed to make yourself a birthday cake but I wanted...

manolo blahnik

What’s a Blahnik?

I recently realized not everyone knows what Blahnik in this blog’s title refers to. Silly me, I thought everyone knew what these beautiful things are! But, people keep asking “What’s a Blahnik?” So, I...

S'more cookies

July Bakin Friends

It’s the last day of July which means 1) it’s my birthday in 5 days and 2) summer is almost over and fall is close!!! Fall is my favorite season. I love the weather,...

Peanut butter blondies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Blondies {Pass the Cookbook Club}

It’s the last Thursday in July which means it’s time for another installment of Pass the Cook Book Club! This month, the cookbook of choice was Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust by...

cherry Hand pies

Cherry Hand Pies

Hello friends!! I made pie crust again and filled it with cherries to make these scrumptious cherry hand pies 🙂 Remember how I said I was scared of making pie crusts? My first two...

Cinnamon bagels

Cinnamon Raisin Bagels

Soft, chewy and crisp homemade cinnamon raisin bagels Who doesn’t love a good bagel? I used to eat bagels all the time in college and I never considered making a homemade bagel until I...

Raspberry lemonade muffins

Raspberry Lemonade Muffins

One of my favorite things about summer is the vast amount of fresh fruits especially berries in season and my breakfasts definitely reflect this. I usually have a bowl of mixed berries with yogurt...

Blueberry Buttermilk Bundt Cake with Lemon Glaze

Blueberry Bundt Cake with Lemon Glaze

*This recipe was originally published on July 16, 2013. It was long overdue for an update, so I revisited the recipe and took updated pictures in July 2021. I hope you enjoy it as...

Brown Butter Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Brown Butter Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hello friends! I have some sweet cookies for you today. These salted caramel chocolate chip cookies are a great blend of sweet and salty and the perfect chocolate chip cookies for when you have...

brown butter peach cupcakes

Brown Butter Peach Cupcakes {Brown Butter Week}

Hello friends!! Brown butter week continues with these amazing brown butter peach cupcakes.   *This recipe was originally published on July 10, 2013. It was long overdue for an update, so I revisited the...