Red bean sticky cake (紅豆年糕) for Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year! OK, so I am a bit late on this post, but since the Chinese New Year celebrations usually last several days,…

Red bean paste mochi

Don’t forget to enter my Classic Candy cookbook giveaway! I always get a bit jealous when I hear friends or coworkers talking about their family…

Chinese red bean moon cakes (紅豆沙月餅)

Don’t forget to enter my Prevention RD cookbook giveaway! When I was younger, I did not fully appreciate being Asian. What it meant to me…

Chinese “pineapple” (bolo) custard buns 菠蘿包

Redemption. Don’t you just love it? After my epic fail in the Chinese custard buns that I made recently, I was extremely discouraged in trying…

Chinese baked custard filled buns (奶黄包)

One Asian food that I have always loved and will always adore are Chinese pastries. My mom and I have been known to walk into…

Chinese steamed sticky rice cakes (nián gāo)

Happy Chinese New Year, or 恭禧發財! The lunar calendar marks the year of the snake, which is particularly special to me because it represents the…

Chinese bakery-style cake

This was my first year hosting a holiday and probably the first time in over 10 years that I haven’t had to travel for Thanksgiving.…