things that influence my recipes the most: my chinese and jewish roots, my travels, my mama, my time spent living in new york, my midwest-y surroundings, the seasons, and the 90s.




#girlmeetsfarm peanut butter cup cake

a vanilla cake for two

almond and orange passover cake

almond butter cake

basil mascarpone buttercream frosted chocolate cake

battenberg cake

black sesame cupcakes

buttermilk chocolate cake with peach filling + a marzipan cow

cake truffles

caramel apple cake with cream cheese frosting

cardamom coffee cake with bulletproof frosting

cardamom vanilla cake with strawberry filling + cream cheese frosting

carrot cake with hawaij and tahini caramel frosting

cat cake

chocolate cake with halva filling + tahini frosting

chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream

chocolate chili splatter paint cake

chocolate cupcakes with baileys cream cheese frosting

chocolate cupcakes with matcha green tea frosting

chocolate hazelnut cake with vanilla hazelnut buttercream 

chocolate macaroon cake with orange buttercream

chocolate mint cake with mint buttercream frosting

chocolate olive oil cake with candied bacon

chocolate peanut butter sprinkle cake

chocolate sheet cake with pistachio butter frosting

chocolate tahini cake with rosemary butterceram

citrus confetti cake

citrus mini cakes

citrus rose thyme loaf cake

classic yellow cake with chocolate frosting

coconut layer cake

coconut rose cake

cookies n cream cupcakes

eggboy's birthday cake

fluffy pistachio cake with pomegranate buttercream

fresh mint olive oil cake with labneh and honey

frosted red velvet cakies

funfetti cake

funfetti pony piñata cake

hazelnut mini cakes

italian rainbow cookie cake

king cake

little tiered cake with a lot of tahini + marzipan

maple tahini cupcakes with labneh frosting

marzipan marzipan blueberry cake

marzipan moose mousse cake

matcha cake with black sesame buttercream

mini champagne cakes with fresh whipped cream + stevia leaves

mini princess cakes

mini pumpkin loaf cakes with cream cheese glaze + candied bacon bits

mini rhubarb princess cakes

Mini ricotta parmesan cheesecakes

mini vanilla loaf cakes

molten halva lava cakes

monster cookie cake

olive oil cupcakes with berry buttercream

orange blossom almond cake

peanut butter snack cake

pistachio and olive oil basbousa

pistachio cream cake with chocolate ganache 

pumpkin cake + semifreddo push pops

pumpkin layer cake with cream cheese frosting

rainbow cake with strawberry buttercream

rainbow mini cakes

ras el hanout loaf cake toast with yogurt and sesame sprinkles

red velvet cake

red velvet coconut macaroon cake

resolution chocolate graham cake

rhubarb cake

rose rose cake

rosemary vanilla cake with blackberry preserves + mascarpone frosting

s'mores mini cakes

strawberry hi-hat cupcakes

sugar cookie mini cakes

tahini cupcakes with chocolate tahini frosting

tahini sheet cake

team usa cake

upside down plum + olive oil cake

valentine's day almond cake

valentine's day almond cake - 2018

valentine’s day almond cake - 2019

vanilla butter cake with marzipan buttercream

vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream + a marzipan succulent

vanilla cupcakes with vanilla buttercream

vegan chai cheesecake with earl grey fig sauce

watermelon mini cakes

wild blueberry cake with cream cheese frosting

other sweets

aged havarti and thyme cheesecake bars

almond + cinnamon + meringue biscuits

apple + honey muffins

apple and honey marzipan rolls

apple butter + bacon tartlets

babka straws

bacon + sweet corn ice cream sandwiches

bagel and lox donuts

bagel french toast

bakewell bars

banana lumpia

beet cookies

biscuit donuts with naturally colored glazes

black and matcha cookies

black and white donuts

black sesame buckwheat pancakes

black sesame hamantaschen

blintz baked french toast

blueberry cream cheese donuts

blueberry cream cheese hamantaschen

brazil nut cookie dough cups

brown sugar challah with pomegranate glaze

butterscotch dirt cups

candied pickles

cardamom lingonberry hamantaschen

challah donuts

challah waffles

cheesecake eggs with shortbread soldiers

choco tacos

chocolate chili pocky sticks

chocolate chip rosemary scones

chocolate covered grapes

chocolate covered pickles

chocolate halva spread

chocolate mint yogurt sundaes

chocolate peanut butter breakfast mousse

chocolate peanut butter oatmeal muffins

chocolate sea salt rugelach

chocolate sesame tart with grapefruit

classic cookie salad

coconut marzipan tractor cookie cutouts

coconut quinoa with dates + nuts

coconut rainbow popsicles

coconut tahini monster cookies

cookie salad ice cream

cornmeal pancakes

courtesan au chocolat with matcha + ube + raspberry glazes

cranberry cornbread parfaits

cucumber cocktail pops with honey and za'atar

curry coconut macaroons

easiest sufganiyot ever

eton mess with toasted hazelnuts

fairy toast

fortune cookies

french toast smoothie

french yogurt "malabi"

fresh mint peep cake toppers

funfetti amerikaner

funfetti biscotti

funfetti macaroons

ginger scallion chicken and dumplings

gingerbread chicken coops

gingerbread farm

gingerbread terrariums

glazed apple cider donuts

glazed sugar cookies with buttercream "embroidery"

granola bar bites

grape and ricotta latkes

halva + jam hamantaschen

halva magic Bars

halva pops

halva rugelach

halva spread

handmade sno-balls

hawaij apple pie with cardamom whipped cream

hawaij coffee donuts

hazelnut + almond flour chocolate chip cookie cake (gluten free & kosher for passover)

hazelnut cocoa granola bars

hazelnut sugar cookie cereal

hibiscus almond marshmallows + coconut hot chocolate

homemade cake mix for peanut butter cake with chocolate glaze

homemade mini ice cream cones

homemade snickers

italian rainbow cookie gelato sandwiches

jam + cheese thumbprints

latke pumpkin pie

lemon poppyseed olive oil muffins

macadamia marzipan balls

mahlab sugar cookies

malabi macaroons

marzipan challah

marzipan challah hedgehogs

marzipan + dark chocolate + orange rugelach

marzipan dark chocolate scones with raspberry jam

marzipan ma'amoul

marzipan mandel bread with cacao nibs + sea salt

marzipan sprinkle hamantaschen

matcha mochi yogurt pops

matcha oreos

matcha, red bean and almond rainbow cookies

matcha white chocolate fondue

matcha white chocolate ganache


millionaire's chex bars

mini pumpkin sufganiyot

mint chocolate chip cookies

mint coconut chocolate cake

mochi in the morning

molasses + walnut butter cookie bars

my dad's coconut cream pie

new year's cookie cereal

no-bake hemp macaroons

noodle kugel with cardamom and apples

olive oil blondies with chocolate frosting

orange juice challah

overnight cinnamon rolls with tahini cream frosting and pistachio rose dukkah

passover chocolate chip cookies

peach bakewell tarts

peach + marzipan hand pies

peanut butter and grape galette

peanut butter cookie bowls

peanut butter s'mores pop tarts

peanut butter sugar cookies

peppermint marshmallow sandwich cookies

perfect meringues with marzipan + toasted almonds

pinot noir marshmallows

pistachio bakewell pop-tarts

pistachio butter pudding pops

pistachio calissons

pistachio chocolate krembos

pistachio hazelnut larabars

pistachio hazelnut nougat

pistachio nutter butters

pita and greens benedict with feta cream

pomegranate yogurt tart

pretzel pie

pretzel shortbread cookies

pumpkin bread

pumpkin donuts with spiced buttercream

pumpkin slice and bake cookies

raspberry pistachio mini pavlovas

red bean + oatmeal hamantaschen

rhubarb and pistachio rugelach

rhubarb linzer cookies

rhubarb rose jam

rich little brownies with matcha glaze

rice pudding

roasted grapes with sweet labneh

roasted pistachio chocolate bars

rose rose cookies

rosemary ricotta blintzes with strawberry rhubarb sauce

rosemary whole wheat snack cake

saffron baked marzipan

saffron, cardamom, and rosewater tiramisu

salted tahini chocolate chip cookies

saskatoon macaroons

smoked butter shortbread with violet buttercream

snow caramels

soft almond sugar cookie cutouts

soft pumpkin granola bars

speculoos popsicles

springtime oreos

strawberry and peanut butter cookie salad

sugar beet sugar cookies

swedish mazarins

sweet potato hamantaschen

tahini + apricot frozen yogurt

tahini caramel apples

tahini oreos

tahini puppy chow

tim tams

turkish coffee brownies

ube chews

whipped yogurt cheesecake with roasted rhubarb

whole wheat tahini muffins with pistachio halvah



al pastor taco pizza

algerian burek

apple + honey couscous

apple and honey pizza

arugula salad with toasted hazelnuts + a pickled egg + ginger miso dressing

asian breakfast tacos

asian scotch eggs

asian sliders

bacon + egg drop soup

bacon + egg shengjian bao

bacon buns

banh mi hot dogs

baked falafel with kale + shallots + sumac tahini sauce

best potstickers ever

big green cobbler with leeks, gruyere and split peas

bloody mary popsicles

blue cheese polenta with apples + prosciutto + pearl onions

braised brisket with quinoa risotto

bread + tomato salad with garlic basil dressing

breakfast hasselback sweet potatoes

brisket on sourdough with sriracha shaved brussels sprouts

brisket tacos

brussels sprout latkes with balsamic dijon sour cream

butternut, bacon, and apple hotdish

cannellini and soffritto pizza with pancetta and parmesan

carrot, feta, and pistachio salad with orange blossom toss

carrot hummus

carrot steamed buns

cauliflower swiss soup

challah crusted schnitzel

challah pizettes with swiss chard, lemon, and ricotta

cheddar and thyme scones with tomato jam

cheddar donuts

cheddar mac + cheese

cheese + onion hand pies

cheese borek

cheesy pickle pretzel sliders

cherry tomato + cucumber tabbouleh

chicken + dumpling soup

chicken with apples + chardonnay

chickpea flour matzo ball soup

chickpea pizza with harissa + spinach

chickpea spatzle with shallots + collard greens

chinese hotdish

ciabatta panzanella kabobs with honey goat cheese dressing

classic tater tot hotdish

cold curried cauliflower

cornbread french toast with caramelized onions and cream cheese

corn dogs

corn dog in a bowl

cozy braised chickpeas with squash

creamed spinach

creamy pumpkin risotto with bacon + leeks

crispy chickpea salad kits with butter fried croutons

crispy kale salad with cranberries + shallots + an egg

cumin chickpea salad tacos with chipotle tahini

deep dish pizza

drunken zucchini noodles

egg and chive potstickers

egg in a potato

egg in hole, three ways

eggs benedict cumberbatch

eggs benedict salad with hollandaise dressing

everything bagels and blueberry lox

everything bagel cheez-its

everything bagel galettelettes with tomatoes and scallion cream cheese

everything bagel mac and cheese

ex-boyfriend latkes

fair-weather frittata

falafel sliders with spicy yogurt, mint, and sumac onions

falafel with preserved lemon yogurt, spicy pickled onions, and fresh mint

farmhouse party quesadillas

farro with dukkah, things from the garden, and grilled lemon

fettuccine carbonara with green beans

french onion yogurt

fried bagel fattoush

fried brussels sprouts with lemon, parmesan, and breadcrumbs

fried cheesy pickles

ful medames with hummus

furikake latkes

garlic and onion latkes

garlic sesame broccoli rabe with panko crusted chicken 

gigantic party breakfast sandwich

gouda mac and cheese + peaches + prosciutto

grape + ricotta focaccia

grape crepes with brie + bacon

green lachuch with a fried egg, herbs, and cheese

grilled blue cheese with honey and walnut pesto

grilled green onions with walnut romesco

grilled pineapple + prosciutto salsa

grilled tahini chicken

grilled wedge salad with a fried egg + cranberry feta

harissa honey labne

harissa chickpea hotdish (vegan!)

harissa pimento cheese

harissa tomato danishes with herby goat cheese

hawaiian pizza bagel

herby crackers

honey whole wheat challah

hot dogs with moroccan carrot slaw and jerusalem bagel buns

hummus dumplings


israeli pita

israeli salad

jerusalem bagels

kale + sesame salad with scallion pancake croutons

kale matzo pizza with garlic, lemon, and almonds

knoephla soup

labneh grilled cheese

latke hotdish

leek + walnut pesto


lemon + dill chickpea salad

lemongrass chicken rice bowls

manapua (barbecue pork buns!)

maple bacon polenta

mexican corn salad

midnight mac + cheese

mini <3 whole wheat veggie pizzas (freezer friendly)

mini chicken pot pies

mini pizza bagels with sharp cheddar and walnut crumble

mozzarella pesto mac and cheese


mum's matzo brei

no-knead bacon bread

olive oil baharat sweet potato chips

onion jam sufganiyot with za'atar, sumac, and yogurt powder

oven-fried green tomatoes with garlic and onion yogurt sauce

pancakes and sausage on a stick

panko + za'atar crusted chicken with balsamic date chutney

paprikash hotdish

parmesan rosemary biscotti

pastel de queijo

pastrami egg rolls

pilpelchuma potato salad

pita and greens benedict with feta cream

pita ribolitta

pizza bourekas

polenta for polenta haters

pork dumplings

potato bagels

potato challah

preserved lemon pappardelle with fried pine nuts, feta, and mint

pretzel challah

pretzel challah bagel dogs

pretzel potstickers

prosciutto + grape pizza

ramp malawach

ras el-hanout chicken pitas

rhubarb short ribs

ricotta stuffed whole wheat challah


roasted brussels sprouts with sausage + gochujang

roasted butternut squash soup with almond ricotta and coconut bacon

roasted pumpkin with dukkah, yogurt, and fried bread

roasted squash soup with apples + soju

rose jam sufganiyot

rosemary farro with roasted grapes, shallots, and almonds

rye challah

rye panzanella salad

salt and vinegar knishtaschen

salt + vinegar potato galette

savory yogurt + egg breakfast salad situation

scallion pancake challah

scallion pull-apart bread

semi-homemade gluten-free fennel flatbread

sesame pretzels with za’atar mozzarella sauce

sesame sauce

shallot mujadara with herby yogurt and almonds

shawarma stuffed peppers with tahini and herbs

sheet pan pizza with broccolini and lemon

sourdough strata with gruyère and kale

spätzle and cheese with hot dogs

spiced beef matzoh pie

spinach + gruyere hamantaschen

spring green risotto

spring veggie white matzo lasagna

spinach and white cheddar baked matzo brei

shakshuka o's

shakshuka pizza

shawarma nachos

single serving tomato sourdough soup

slice and bake cheese crackers

smoked gouda fondue

socca with yogurt and garlic broccolini

soft pretzel + bacon stuffing with mustard and beer

spinach and artichoke chicken and biscuits

sriracha cheez-its

Sriracha egg salad

steamed buns

sufganiyot stuffing with bacon 

sweet potato and black bean freezer burritos

sweet potato curly fries with yogurt, sriracha, and cilantro

tahdig shakshuka

taiwanese meat sauce


tater tot chicken pot hotdish

tater tot shepherd's pie

the best hummus

turkey meatballs + red sauce

turkey spinach meatballs with tahini and chimichurri

turkey wild rice hotdish

veggie potstickers with spicy dipping sauce

walnut feta kibbeh

whole wheat dumplings with ramps + egg + bok choy

yogurt covered eggs in a basket

yogurt queso with cilantro cream

yucca gnocchi

za'atar + labneh breakfast panzanella

za'atar mini babkas

za'atar pizza with dukkah labneh + purple onions

zhoug risotto with fresh tomatoes, onions, + za'atar

zucchini and feta pizza with fresh mint and preserved lemon (a.k.a. the yas queen)