• Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

    I never really thought about making homemade ice-cream until I came across a superb book called The Chocolate Bible. After going through the whole book over and over again (it never gets boring) I decided to try the custard based vanilla bean ice cream recipe – as well as other chocolate recipes. Custard based ice

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  • Chewy Almond Cookies

    2013 is almost coming to an end. It’s been a year full of ups and downs, challenges and accomplishments, and I’ve learned so many life, love, and work lessons that helped me grow as a person. Not only did I start this blog in 2013, but I also had the amazing opportunity to travel to

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  • Bittersweet Chocolate Cointreau Cupcakes

    I had many requests to post a chocolate cupcake recipe– so here it is! After trying three or four recipes this year, this one instantly became my favorite chocolate treat and I didn’t look up another recipe again. The cupcakes are moist, light, and moderately sweet with a refined taste and texture. Typical chocolate buttercream

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