Houston Hotspots: Lolli and Pops

Tucked away inside Memorial City Mall in Houston, is a candy haven for sweet tooth addicts like myself.  Lolli and Pops is a gift shop for anyone who loves anything sweet.  Lolli and Pops has various locations across the U.S. in major cities like Chicago, IL,  Atlanta, GA, Sacramento, CA and Houston, TX, just to name a…

National Doughnut Day: Vanilla Bean Peppermint Doughnuts

Since we’re talking about doughnuts here   What’s better than one doughnut recipe? How about two? So here’s another throwback doughnut recipe to celebrate the National Holiday DOUGHNUT DAY! Vanilla Bean Peppermint Doughnuts INGREDIENTS: Cake Flour – 2 cups – 200g – 473ml Granulated Sugar – 3/4 cup – 108g – 175ml – Baking Powder…

National Doughnut Day: S’more Doughnut Holes

National Doughnut Day is today! I wanted to repost one of my favorite recipes… S’more Donut Holes! S’more is a popular American treat! Mainly consisting of 3 simple ingredients: chocolate, toasted marshmallows and graham crackers. Pretty simple right? So this is just a basic donut hole recipe with some added cocoa powder and some marshmallow…

DIY Mother’s Day Cookies

Mother’s Day is this Sunday and what better way to show your appreciation for the most important woman in your life than to bake her some cookies! Even if you’re not an expert baker this simple recipe and DIY design anyone can do.  So let’s start baking!     Ingredients you’ll need for the sugar…

Houston Hotspots: Honey Art Cafe

Tucked away in a small shopping strip center near the museum district in Houston, is a small, colorful cafe owned by art duo Lulu and Lin.  With a creative vision and the help of Kickstarter this gifted pair has made Honey Art Cafe become a reality. The pair have set up an outlet where creative Houstonians can…

Labor Day Inspired White Chocolate Bark

In America we celebrate Labor Day on Monday September 5th and it’s right around the corner! So today was a perfect excuse for me to get a head start on making some Labor Day sweet treats for a party. White Chocolate Cherry Bark with chocolate dipped & bedazzled Rainer Cherries. Making bark is simple. All you need is…

Lychee Panna Cotta

Panna = Cream Cotta = Cooked COOKED CREAM! Got it? You learn something new everyday! Shopping at my favorite specialty grocery store I came across batches of lychees.  I was intrigued because I have never tried a lychee before so I grabbed a bunch since they were about $1.50 a pound. The texture, once you…