things that influence my recipes: my chinese and jewish roots, my travels, my mama, my time spent living in new york, my midwest-y surroundings, minimalism, the seasons, nostalgia, and my blogger friendsies. 



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

cardamom coffee cake with bulletproof frosting

cardamom vanilla cake with strawberry filling + cream cheese 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 tahini cake with rosemary butterceram

citrus confetti cake

citrus mini cakes

classic yellow cake with chocolate frosting

coconut layer cake

fluffy pistachio cake with pomegranate buttercream

frosted red velvet cakies

funfetti cake

hazelnut mini cakes

italian rainbow cookie cake

king cake

little tiered cake with a lot of tahini + marzipan

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 ricotta parmesan cheesecakes

mini vanilla loaf cakes

molten halva lava cakes

olive oil cupcakes with berry buttercream

peanut butter snack cake

pistachio cream cake with chocolate ganache 

pumpkin cake + semifreddo push pops

pumpkin donuts with spiced buttercream

pumpkin layer cake with cream cheese frosting

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

rosemary vanilla cake with blackberry preserves + mascarpone frosting

strawberry hi-hat cupcakes

sugar cookie mini cakes

tahini cupcakes with chocolate tahini frosting

tahini sheet cake

upside down plum + olive oil cake

valentine's day almond cake

vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream + a marzipan succulent

vegan chai cheesecake with earl grey fig sauce

watermelon mini cakes

other sweets


almond + cinnamon + meringue biscuits

apple + honey muffins

apple butter + bacon tartlets

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 sesame buckwheat pancakes

black sesame hamantaschen

blueberry cream cheese donuts

brazil nut cookie dough cups

brown sugar challah with pomegranate glaze

candied pickles

cardamom lingonberry hamantaschen

challah donuts

challah waffles

cheesecake eggs with shortbread soldiers

choco tacos

chocolate chili pocky sticks

chocolate covered grapes

chocolate covered pickles

chocolate halva spread

chocolate mint yogurt sundaes

chocolate peanut butter breakfast mousse

chocolate sesame tart with grapefruit

coconut marzipan tractor cookie cutouts

coconut quinoa with dates + nuts

coconut rainbow popsicles

coconut tahini monster cookies

cornmeal pancakes

courtesan au choclat with matcha + ube + raspberry glazes

cranberry cornbread parfaits

curry coconut macaroons

easiest sufganiyot ever

eton mess with toasted hazelnuts

fairy toast

fortune cookies

french toast smoothie

fresh mint peep cake toppers

ful medames with hummus

funfetti biscotti

furikake latkes

gingerbread chicken coops

gingerbread farm

gingerbread terrariums

glazed apple cider donuts

granola bar bites

grape and ricotta latkes

halva + jam hamantaschen

halva pops

halva rugelach

halva spread

handmade sno-balls

hawaij coffee donuts

hazelnut cocoa granola bars

hazelnut sugar cookie cereal

hibiscus almond marshmallows + coconut hot chocolate

jam + cheese thumbprints

latke pumpkin pie

lemon poppyseed olive oil muffins

macadamia marzipan balls

mahlab sugar cookies

marzipan challah

marzipan + dark chocolate + orange rugelach

marzipan dark chocolate scones with raspberry jam

marzipan ma'amoul

marzipan mandel bread with cacao nibs + sea salt

matcha mochi yogurt pops

matcha oreos

matcha white chocolate fondue

matcha white chocolate ganache

millionaire's chex bars

mini pumpkin sufganiyot

mochi in the morning

molasses + walnut butter cookie bars

no-bake hemp macaroons

olive oil blondies with chocolate frosting

peach bakewell tarts

peach + marzipan hand pies

peanut butter and grape galette

peanut butter cookie bowls

peanut butter sugar cookies

peppermint marshmallow sandwich cookies

perfect meringues with marzipan + toasted almonds

pinot noir marshmallows

pistachio bakewell pop-tarts

pistachio calissons

pistachio chocolate krembos

pistachio hazelnut larabars

pistachio hazelnut nougat

pomegranate yogurt tart

pretzel pie

pretzel shortbread cookies

pumpkin bread

pumpkin slice and bake cookies

raspberry pistachio mini pavlovas

red bean + oatmeal hamantaschen

rhubarb linzer cookies

rich little brownies with matcha glaze

roasted grapes with sweet labneh

roasted pistachio chocolate bars

rosemary ricotta blintzes with strawberry rhubarb sauce

rosemary whole wheat snack cake

salted tahini chocolate chip cookies

saskatoon macaroons

snow caramels

soft pumpkin granola bars

speculoos popsicles

strawberry and peanut butter cookie salad

sugar beet sugar cookies

swedish mazarins

sweet potato hamantaschen

tahini + apricot frozen yogurt

tahini oreos

tahini puppy chow

tim tams

ube chews

whipped yogurt cheesecake with roasted rhubarb

whole wheat tahini muffins with pistachio halvah



aged havarti and thyme cheesecake bars

algerian burek

apple + honey couscous

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 hummus

cauliflower swiss soup

challah crusted schnitzel

cheddar and thyme scones with tomato jam

cheddar donuts

cheddar mac + cheese

cheese + onion hand pies

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

cold curried cauliflower

cornbread french toast with caramelized onions and cream cheese

corn dogs

corn dog in a bowl

creamed spinach

creamy pumpkin risotto with bacon + leeks

crispy kale salad with cranberries + shallots + an egg

cumin chickpea salad tacos with chipotle tahini

drunken zucchini noodles

egg in a potato

egg in hole, three ways

eggs benedict cumberbatch

eggs benedict salad with hollandaise dressing

everything bagel cheez-its

everything bagel galettelettes with tomatoes and scallion cream 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

fettuccine carbonara with green beans

fried bagel fattoush

fried brussels sprouts with lemon, parmesan, and breadcrumbs

fried cheesy pickles

ful medames with hummus

garlic sesame broccoli rabe with panko crusted chicken 

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 wedge salad with a fried egg + cranberry feta

harissa honey labne

harissa pimento cheese

harissa tomato danishes with herby goat cheese

hawaiian pizza bagel

herby crackers

honey whole wheat challah

hummus dumplings


israeli pita

israeli salad

jerusalem bagels

kale + sesame salad with scallion pancake croutons

labneh grilled cheese

leek + walnut pesto

lemon + dill chickpea salad

lemongrass chicken banh mi bowls

maple bacon polenta

mexican corn salad

midnight mac + cheese

mini chicken pot pies


mum's matzo brei

no-knead bacon bread

olive oil baharat sweet potato chips

oven-fried green tomatoes with garlic and onion yogurt sauce

panko + za'atar crusted chicken with balsamic date chutney

parmesan rosemary biscotti

pastel de queijo

pilpelchuma potato salad

pita ribolitta

polenta for polenta haters

pork dumplings

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

pretzel challah

pretzel potstickers

prosciutto + grape pizza

ras el-hanout chicken pitas

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

rosemary farro with roasted grapes, shallots, and almonds

rye challah

rye panzanella salad

salt + vinegar potato galette

savory yogurt + egg breakfast salad situation

scallion pancake challah

scallion pull-apart bread

semi-homemade gluten-free fennel flatbread

sesame sauce

shallot mujadara with herby yogurt and almonds

spiced beef matzoh pie

spinach + gruyere hamantaschen

spring green risotto


shakshuka pizza

shawarma nachos

single serving tomato sourdough soup

slice and bake cheese crackers

smoked gouda fondue

soft pretzel + bacon stuffing with mustard and beer

sriracha cheez-its

Sriracha egg salad

steamed buns

sufganiyot stuffing with bacon 

sweet potato curly fries with yogurt, sriracha, and cilantro

taiwanese meat sauce


tater tot chicken pot hotdish

tater tot shepherd's pie

the best hummus

turkey meatballs + red sauce

walnut feta kibbeh

whole wheat dumplings with ramps + egg + bok choy

yogurt covered eggs in a basket

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)