Creme Brulee

Had a lonely day in the kitchen trying to use up leftover egg yolks from previous macaron making. There were a lot of recipes that required egg yolks but the one that sounded most appealing was creme brulee… plus it required little ingredients and I had most of them already :) me so lazy

Had 8 egg yolks total. So I did a recipe and a third… awkward

In their little ramekins in a water bath. bloop bloop

Torched with some sugarrr

And topped with blurrberrrers

Recipe was from Allrecipes


6 egg yolks
6 tablespoons white sugar, divided
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups heavy cream
2 tablespoons brown sugar (I didn’t use this… just regular white sugar)


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Beat egg yolks, 4 tablespoons sugar and vanilla in a mixing bowl until thick and creamy.
  3. Pour cream into a saucepan and stir over low heat until it almost comes to boil. Remove the cream from heat immediately. Stir cream into the egg yolk mixture; beat until combined.
  4. Pour cream mixture into the top of a double boiler. Stir over simmering water until mixture lightly coats the back of a spoon; approximately 3 minutes. Remove mixture from heat immediately and pour into a shallow heat-proof dish.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and cool to room temperature. Refrigerate for 1 hour, or overnight.
  6. Preheat oven to broil.
  7. In a small bowl combine remaining 2 tablespoons white sugar and brown sugar. Sift this mixture evenly over custard. Place dish under broiler until sugar melts, about 2 minutes. Watch carefully so as not to burn.
  8. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Refrigerate until custard is set again.

Foodie Lettering!

I’m in love with lettering, well Fran’s the artist here but I do my fair share of doodles.

Her name is Lisa Congdon, and she did a 365 Days of Lettering Project that I cannot stop staring at. Her website is: - she also does amazing illustrations so take a looky (:

Here are a few foodie ones, enjoooooooy!

and my favorite spices!

found an AMAZING new food blog


Just to preview some recipes I’m going to try ASAP. Like. Tonight…

Artichoke Cheesy Bread

Artichoke Cheesy Bread

OR: Tilapia Baked in Thai Green Curry

and to tease you a little more: Cod Wrapped in Crispy Potatoes (w/ Dill and Caper Sauce)

that’s all for now. sorry i’m not sorry

Back from Pechanga Resort and Casino

Didn’t get any gambling done. No golfing either, even though that was the plan. But I did get these delicious foods in my belly.

Chilean Seabass with clams and angel hair pasta tossed in butter

Fish and chips - parmesan fries and battered, fried cod

Both from the Seafood Grotto located inside the hotel. Pz

Just to make you guys hungry

Tasty to go (Arcadia, CA) —> strawberry snow with boba, mangos, strawberries, brown sugar syrup, condensed milk, and strawberry ice cream

Hakata Ramen Shin Sen Gumi (Rosemead, CA) —> yogurt mousse

Hakata Ramen Shin Sen Gumi (Rosemead, CA) —> hakata ramen topped with chashu, wontons, and green onions

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