Summer in Malaysia – Street Art and New Year’s Eve

Taking a break from my Japan posts to finish up my brief trip to Malaysia. The trip was largely concentrated around  family and close friends so I didn’t do that much “stuff” but got to spend lots of time with… Continue Reading

Matcha-cinnamon pull-apart bread

They call me Sam the Destroyer. I can probably count on one hand the number of times I’ve baked something that tasted good and was aesthetically pleasing as well. Which is why when I miraculously pulled off my recent rose-shaped… Continue Reading

Green Tea Procrastination

When assignments roll around into semester, I will typically find any excuse to not do them. Suddenly even cleaning and cooking up sweet things in the kitchen seem like really interesting options to me. Baking for me is often a… Continue Reading

Breakfast at Home 2

  Sometimes I just don’t buy bread. It’s simultaneously my kryptonite and my addiction because I can’t stop eating it and I also suspect I may be mildly gluten-intolerant. Not that the latter ever bothers me when I eat out,… Continue Reading