Filed under Desserts

Apple Galette

So here’s my take on an Apple Galette. This traditional french pastry is basically an open-faced apple pie. Normally they are much prettier than mine but here’s my easy go to recipe that’s super yummy. Oh and I kind of made it up so the measurements aren’t exact. Ingredients: 1 Trader Joes frozen dough (much … Continue reading »

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

I saw this recipe on Facebook and decided to try it out. To my surprise…..they were amazing. Everyone who has tried out these cookies have loved them even my salty husband. I did alter the recipe a bit. Ingredients: 1 medium previously frozen very ripe banana (calls for a fresh banana) 1 cup of almond … Continue reading »

Chocolate Chip Bars

It’s a cookie but in a bar!  No need to say more…enjoy!  Oh, I did borrow this recipe from the famous Mrs. Field’s but left out the nuts. Ingredients: 2 cups of all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. of baking soda 1 cup of brown sugar, firmly packed 1 large egg 1 cup of butter, softened 2 tsp. … Continue reading »

The 36th Annual Union Street Festival

Union Street Festival is one of my favorite events in San Francisco.  Held in the Cow Hollow district between Gough and Steiner, this free event showcases art, food, culture, and fun.  This year, I choose to take my camera and document the event by capturing some of the booths, food and of course animals.  No … Continue reading »

Baklava

I’ve always wanted to make Baklava.  It’s so good and seemed so simple, especially when people told me how easy it was to make.  Well, it’s not.  The time it took was my major problem. Blanching the nuts was the issue.  The process seems simple enough: boil water in a shallow pot, place nuts in … Continue reading »