Growing up, I was always very creative. Piano lessons notwithstanding, I was always crafting and painting and in general making huge messes (much to my mother’s chagrin). However, I never really saw food as a creative outlet. At the time my favorit...
I think it’s silly when bloggers apologize for being away and living their lives but here I am, feeling like I should say “sorry for being MIA last week. I was doing XYZ..” We apologize too much.
I was in Oregon visiting family and welcoming my husband back to America (he remained in Korea for a few months after I left). We were lucky enough to spend time at the beach, in a house overlooking the bay. No internet, no TV. Just salty air, seagulls and burly fisherman. We love Oregon and plan to move to Portland in the next couple years.
Italy, coffee and mascarpone cheese go hand in hand – that’s always my first thought whenever I think of Italian cuisine and culture. I’m not a huge coffee lover though, I don’t drink it unless I’m in immediate need of an energy boost, but I love its aroma early in the morning and its flavor in desserts. And I love mascarpone cheese as well – the kind of love that gets close to addiction sometimes. Therefore when I was asked to come up with an Italian inspired dish, Tiramisu was my first thought. But since I like thinking outside of the box, I took the basic idea of a Tiramisu and elevated it to the next level.