Recipe // Pu’er Tea Muffins

This was the first recipe I successfully developed, so it is a bit funny that I only photographed them in my last week here. Before this summer, I didn’t like tea at all. Why would I drink grass-flavored water when I could just drink regular water? However, I love milk tea and I love thinkingContinue reading “Recipe // Pu’er Tea Muffins”

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Recipe // Rose Coffee Cake

The first time I tested this coffee cake in the office, everyone was confused. “Where is the coffee flavor?” “You used coffee?” Add this to the list of baked good names that don’t translate well. Immediately after trying this cake, my coworker exclaimed that she would have to grab her cup of pu’er tea. CallContinue reading “Recipe // Rose Coffee Cake”

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”