Chinese egg waffles (雞蛋餅)

These cute little egg waffles are one of my favorite snacks from my childhood. These little spheres require no syrup and are best eaten hot…

Chocolate chip cookie dough mochi

Soft, fluffy mochi filled with chocolate chip cookie dough! East meets west in this bite-sized treats! Have you ever tried a mochi? If not, get…

Japanese red bean (azuki) milk bread

A super soft and fluffy yeast bread made with Japanese red bean (azuki) paste. Feel free to smear some jelly or chocolate spread on top…

Chinese red bean nian gao (紅豆年糕)

A traditional sticky red bean nian gao that is reminiscent of mochi and symbolizes prosperity. Sweet and chewy, this nian gao is a wonderful dessert…

Shen jian bao 生煎包 (Pan-fried pork soup dumplings)

Juicy, pan-fried pork soup dumplings are the way to a man’s heart! These shen jian bao (生煎包) are one of my family’s favorites things to…

Taiwanese pineapple tarts (鳳梨酥)

If you ever get a chance to go to Taiwan, you absolutely need to visit a pastry store. I’ve tried recreating some of my favorite…

Chinese chives pockets (韭菜盒子)

My mom is a phenomenal cook. She cooked everything from scratch, and my family and I had homemade meals 7 days a week. Occasionally, my…