Recipe // Pepper Peanut Butter Cookies

Texture matters a lot to me in baked goods. I love dense, sticky oatmeal cookies (sans raisins, obviously), flaky scones, creamy frosting. These peanut butter cookies, adopted from America’s Test Kitchen, are just perfect. Chewy and soft in the middle, a little crisp on the outside, and full of peanut-y goodness. The pepper adds anContinue reading “Recipe // Pepper Peanut Butter Cookies”

Recipe // Spiced Papaya Crumble Bars

This is definitely on my list of recipes that I am going to make again when I get home. Since coming to Xizhou, I have been having so much fun experimenting with local ingredients. Some of my favorite recipes that I have developed include pu’er tea muffins, 5-spice sesame shortbread cookies, and rose jam scones.Continue reading “Recipe // Spiced Papaya Crumble Bars”

Recipe // Mini Matcha Pie

This year I got the incredible opportunity to attend the Cherry Bombe Marketplace in New York, which was so inspiring that it deserves its own blog post (coming soon!). I loved meeting so many different female entrepreneurs who started their own food-centered companies, ranging from homemade pop tarts to fancy chef pants. I was mostContinue reading “Recipe // Mini Matcha Pie”