Monthly Archives: August 2011

How Korova Cookies Started It All

Whenever you’re passionate about something, be it food, music, art, or whatnot, there’s often something that starts it all. Aside from my addiction to desserts and sweets since forever (eating Sunkist Fruit Gems was a daily morning routine in my … Continue reading

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Soutine for Breakfast

Last night, I dreamt that my mom was teaching me, like an expert, how to make pâte feuilletée… with a spatula! First off, my mom rarely eats dessert, let alone make puff pastry. The only croissants available in the house … Continue reading

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2 West at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Evelyn, Joanne, Teresa and I had our first NYC Restaurant Week dinner over at 2 West at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel after a day of movies. (Wish you were there, Michi!) It is located at 2 West (naturally) and overlooks part … Continue reading

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Peach Compote On A Summer Evening

When I stumbled upon some apricot compote in the August issue of Bon Appétit, I knew what I had to do. I had to make peach compote. Picture the most delicious peach compote with creamy, rich Greek yogurt, drizzled with … Continue reading

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