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Crystal Jelly Candy

Crystal Jelly Candy

52 weeks of cooking – Soda/Pop Sugar is a very interesting substance to work with, one moment it’s doing nothing, the next it’s burnt and black. This recipe steers clear of that potential burnt sugar by only needing it to come to a boil to 

Chili Brownies with Almond and Cinnamon Swirl

Chili Brownies with Almond and Cinnamon Swirl

52 weeks of baking – Bars & Squares I can’t leave a recipe alone, I always want to add more things, more flavor to make a new creation. These brownies are laced with a little chili powder, not the mixed chili powder you use to 

Cachapas

Cachapas

52 weeks of cooking – Street Food I have a fondness for street food, especially street food from South America. While visiting friends in Boston they took us out to breakfast at a Venezuelan restaurant. When it comes to eating out I always choose something 

Pork Floss Buns

Pork Floss Buns

52 weeks of baking – Local Favorites When I was a kid and went to the mall with my friends on the weekend we’d usually see a movie, get a fancy coffee and browse through the book store. Before I left to return home I’d 

Carrot Salad with Preserved Lemon

Carrot Salad with Preserved Lemon

52 weeks of cooking – Brinning I’ve heard about preserved lemons for years, but hadn’t ever tried them until I had an abundance of lemons on my hands. I made a batch of preserved lemons, stuck them in the fridge and forgot about them, it 

Banana Coconut Macaroons

Banana Coconut Macaroons

52 weeks of cooking – Oceania These small cookies will take you away in one bite to a tropical island. Comprised mostly of coconut with a taste of banana and a hint of pandan these make me remember the humid heat of my early days 

Vegan Mexican Chocolate Cookies

Vegan Mexican Chocolate Cookies

52 weeks of baking – Dietary Restrictions While working on Class Afloat I had a cook’s mate, my dedicated helper. Over the years I worked with a few different girls, each had a different skill level from basic food knowledge to culinary graduate. They helped 

Slab Ricotta Crostata with Jam

Slab Ricotta Crostata with Jam

52 weeks of baking – Italy When feeding a crowd making regular sized pies or anything individual takes time, I prefer to make large trays of things to save time. This is where slab pies come in handy, a larger, thinner pie made in a 

Squiggly Wonton Shrimp

Squiggly Wonton Shrimp

52 weeks of cooking – Four in a row Week 21: Cheap Meals – ingredients for wontons are cheap and shrimp was on sale week 22: East Asia – Chinese Week 23: Deep Frying – deep fried it Week 24: From Scratch – homemade wonton 

Lapsang Souchong Lentil Salad

Lapsang Souchong Lentil Salad

52 weeks of cooking – Smoking As a tea appreciator and a seeker of new flavors lapsang souchong is something very interesting. It’s a black tea from China that is smoked with pinewood to dry it, the leaves soak up the smoky flavor and then