Breakfast/afternoon tea

nyc bake sale 2013

May 8, 2013
NYC Bake Sale 2013

With perfect spring weather, it felt like one of those weekends when everything could go right–especially for a charity bake sale. Lillian and I had planned NYC Bake Sale for quite some time and finally, the day came for all the details to align.

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adjustment period – brandy cherry almond cake

August 3, 2012
Brandy Cherry Almond Cake

After a fantastic couple of days of R&R in a charming bed & breakfast outside of New Hope, PA, followed by the excitement of Big Summer Potluck 3, it was quite difficult to transition back to day-to-day routines.

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some don’t like it hot – pistachio shortcakes w ginger-cherry compote

July 20, 2012
Pistachio Shortcakes w Ginger-Cherry Compote

Clop plop clop plop–that’s the sound of summer in the city, flip flops slapping the sidewalks.

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tea for two — ginger-lime coconut scones

January 27, 2012
Ginger-Lime Coconut Scones

The hardest thing about returning from a vacation is focusing on everyday life when your thoughts are on a different continent. It took almost two weeks to snap back into reality. Of course, sorting hundreds of photos I had taken during the trip didn’t help a bit with the re-entry.

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travel: high tea at four seasons

January 24, 2012
High Tea at Four Seasons

Hong Kong might once again be part of China, but there are still traces of British customs left over from colonial days. Ask locals about high tea and they will present you with a long list of places to enjoy this tradition.

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cinnamon-caramel pumpkin cake w banana-rum filling

November 11, 2011
Cinnamon-Caramel Pumpkin Cake w Creamy Banana-Rum Filling

Now that Halloween is behind us, we can enjoy pumpkins for their inner beauty and real purpose—consuming not carving.  Not everyone likes pumpkin, however. Ask a room full of people, “Who likes pumpkin pie?” and there will be a few enthusiasts longing for a taste and the majority responding as if you’ve just offered them […]

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everlasting blueberry almond coffeecake

July 15, 2011
Everlasting Blueberry Almond Coffeecake

Everybody was watching Violet Beauregarde as she stood there chewing this extraordinary gum. Little Charlie Bucket was staring at her absolutely spellbound, watching her huge rubbery lips as they pressed and unpressed with the chewing, and Grandpa Joe stood beside him, gaping at the girl. Mr. Wonka was wringing his hands and saying, “No, no, […]

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whatmatchacallit

May 13, 2011
Whatmatchacallit Bars

Spring means gardening when I’m in the country, but in the city it means spring cleaning. I open a closet, a few items look out of place, I rearrange them, something falls off the shelf, and then I’m pulling down everything to completely rearrange the layout. It’s probably a mild case of OCD, but at […]

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orange you relaxed?

April 22, 2011
Orange Muffins

As I have mentioned in the previous post, I used to associate Easter with an annual extravagant buffet luncheon with the family in Hong Kong. Now, after living in New York for years, I equate Easter with the parade of outrageous hats and relaxing breakfast/brunch with either just M or with friends. There’s something magical about […]

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as a matcha of fact

April 8, 2011
Matcha Almond Teacake

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been busy with bake sales and charity projects to benefit the relief efforts in Japan. One was the Online Bake Sale for Japan, which brought in a whopping $8,269—three times the estimated amount. Another, the NYC Bake Sale for Japan, happened last Saturday at the Brooklyn Flea in […]

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buns on the run — easy cinnamon buns

March 18, 2011
Easy Cinnamon Buns

In a recent trip to Boston, I had the most wonderful Sticky Buns from Flour Bakery. The texture was light and springy, and the filling had the perfect level of sweetness. It was a sticky bun to end all sticky buns. However, after I enthusiastically browsed through Joanne Chang’s new cookbook aptly named Flour and […]

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