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  • Dominique Ansel Bakery Peanut Butter Rum Caramel Cronuts

    Dominique Ansel Cronuts Craze – Score!

    I first read about the unique cronuts pastry sensation by Chef Dominique Ansel several months ago when I was abroad.  By the time I came back home in New York for three weeks during…

    February 1, 2014
  • Peruvian fruits and vegetables

    Taking a Break in a Peruvian Market

    Pausa is one of my favorite words in Spanish. Similar to the word “pause”,  pausa means to have a break, as in a lunch break from work, school, or other similar situations. When in…

    November 12, 2012
  • Tres Leches dessert Peru

    Eating My Way Through Lima

    There’s a lot to be said about a place whose cuisine has not once ever disappointed me or any of my colleagues. Our Peruvian gastronomic experience is always consistent with its flavor, aroma, and…

    November 7, 2012
  • Crack Pie

    Crack Pie.  Yeah you heard me right. Crack pie.  Just the sound of it sends shivers down my palatial spine.  It’s crack in pie form, not literally, but might as well be.  Someone asked…

    February 8, 2011
  • My Attempt at Baking Red Velvet Cupcakes

    I came across Food Network’s Cupcake Wars for the first time last week at my friend Kate’s house after a long, exhausting day at work.  What a way to unwind eh?  I’m a big…

    December 14, 2010