Midori-Pandan Poached Plum Cups

Midori-Pandan Poached Plum Cups1 Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

I know I've told you this a few times, but this recipe requires that I tell you again . . . food is an art medium.You can create art with watercolors, acrylics, pastels, and yes, today -- plums.My idea was to create a simple, delicately flavored dessert that would look much like swirls of paint.Can you … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Princess Flowers and Coconut Pandan Crème Brûlée Recipe with Fresh Berries


As a girl, I wasn’t really into princesses. I was more into art and baking cookies.  However, I always loved my family’s Princess tree (or shrub?)!  It always looked so sweet and beautiful at the front of our house.The purple color is so gorgeous.  Princess flowers are still one of my favorites -- and I love how … [Read more...]

Almond-Plum Upside Down Pandan Cake {Gluten-Free Recipe}


I feel so fortunate to live close to my parents.  They're very close with my boys, they can watch their grandchildren grow up, and they often babysit so I can have a moment here and there. I can pick up what they need when I'm out, I can cook for them, they host lovely family events, and they always have a cup of sugar … [Read more...]