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Nagaimo+Tofu+ Cheese Bake

Wow. It’s been a while and I’ve not posted anything here for a while. It’s just been a little bit crazy. What with cycling around the Miura peninsula, bobbing on the waters on a kayak and a row boat that will travel solo to Canada come April or snowshoeing and braving indoors camping in snowy […]

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Banana + Cranberry Bread

So, this week I was sort of away from home. By ‘sort of’ I meant I’m home everyday, but just never spent anything more than some odd  2-3  hours in it. My friend Steph is away in India on her yoga training, and her husband was away for coaching a ski trip for the week. […]

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My Ultimate Chocolate Cupcake!

Chocolate cupcake, anyone? I am sooooo excited to share this news with you! I believe that I may have finally created my ultimate chocolate cupcake! For sometime now, I have this idea stuck in my head that it is critically important for a home-baker (who loves chocolate) to have a special recipe that is proof-tested […]

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Cheese, Garlic + Herb Pâté

Don’t you just love December? So many things you can celebrate and so many foods you can cook in doing so. Inspired by a a very special dip that I had at I+J’s Christmas party the day prior, I decided to come up with a jazzed up vegetarian pâté and some Melba toast to offer at […]

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Glamed up Brownies!

Wow, Christmas is just around the corner! I’ve not exactly done very much Christmas-y cooking this December, because sometimes work life has a funny way to sneak up on you. However, before it’s almost time to make yet another set of resolution, I need to fullfil my last resolution of 2011, and that is… to launch […]

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Mama’s Mie Goreng Special

So, my mother is one of the best cook I know in real life. One of her signature dishes that always gets people coming back for more is this particular fried noodle dish. It is lathered with kecap manis (sweet soy sauce), oyster sauce, sesame oil, fish sauce, producing a very unique flavor that will […]

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Basic Brownies a la Tari

Do you ever wonder how you got so into something? I was only thinking this the other day and wondered how I got into baking. Baking is a kitchen magic performing art. There is no denying about that. Seriously, think about it, all breads and cakes came from flour, eggs, oily agent, and other stuff. […]

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