Pork and Prawn Dumplings

I felt inspired to make these delicious purses of yummyiness from eating dim sum. I’ve had the greatest opportunity to share a few dim sum meals with my Chinese friend Kevin and his family. It’s honestly the best way to try dim sum. They order, you eat. After making these lumps of love, it has … Continue reading Pork and Prawn Dumplings


Banana Cream Pie

The foodie chef is back! I’m sorry for taking so long to post but I’ve been sinking into my newish job and learning photoshop! Thanks to my two great friends Amy and Kevin! They’ve really taught me some great stuff, I hope everyone enjoys the new style. Oh and of course a big huge thank … Continue reading Banana Cream Pie


Norah’s Rainbow Birthday Bash!

The Spread My creative sister and her husband threw their baby, Norah, a rainbow themed 1st birthday. She went all out with the decorations, you’ll see below.. My contributions were the cake and some odds and ends. I must say it was colorful and delicious! Since Norah is the first baby in the family, her … Continue reading Norah’s Rainbow Birthday Bash!


Mom’s 60th Birthday

My loving mother was turning 60 so my siblings and I planned a Dessert and Wine party and her boyfriend threw her a surprise dinner. The weekend was filled with many birthday festivities which made her glow (as seen below). My boss allowed me to make the pastries at work the day of so things … Continue reading Mom’s 60th Birthday


Two Nights away from closing..

Last night some friends and I went to Bootsies Hertiage Cafe to sample their 9-course menu before closing their doors in Tomball. This was my very first 9 course menu tasting so I didn’t have huge expectations. However, I was pleasantly surprised by the most interesting combinations, flavors, and textures.  That night was a first … Continue reading Two Nights away from closing..


Food Truck Amazingness

Food trucks, thankfully, are becoming a hit in Houston. There just so happened to be the first food truck festival in Houston a few months ago. You better believe I was first to buy a ticket in excitement.  It ended up being chaotic to say the least. It was super hot out and the lines … Continue reading Food Truck Amazingness


Food Event at Haven

My friends and I attended the Hats off Event at Haven a few weeks ago. I apologize for the lack of posts lately, I have been working a lot in the Bake Shop. It’s been fun but I am always able to fit fun food events into my schedule. The following was not only beautiful … Continue reading Food Event at Haven


Chocolate Toasted Marshmallow Cake

A few months ago I came across a great cake blog. The blogger made this amazing toasted marshmallow cake, I just had to make it!  My lovely boyfriend, owner of Cut to Create, filmed me making this extremely tasty cake. The chocolate cake part is by far the best recipe I’ve come across, it’s very … Continue reading Chocolate Toasted Marshmallow Cake


Ratatouille

I felt inspired to make this classic dish after watching the pixar film, Ratatouille. I’ve never eaten the dish before but I wanted to try it out since it has such a pretty presentation.  I’m not the biggest fan of eggplant or red bell peppers but I wanted to make it the traditional way. The … Continue reading Ratatouille


Fava Bean Puree

Fava beans are amazing legumes! They’ve been around for over 5,000 years and are staples in diets around the world. The beans taste meaty in texture yet smooth. They are fantastic for our bodies as they contain L-dopa (dopamine) which aids in memory and prevents Parkinson’s Disease. They are also high in fiber, protein, Vitamins … Continue reading Fava Bean Puree