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Flour + Tea

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Tea galore!

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Bread galore!

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Flour + tea = happy me 🙂

It’s a little bit out of the way to go to, but drop by if you’re already in the area and get their brown sugar milk tea and green tea mochi bread!


Flour + Tea
238 S Arroyo Pkwy Ste 110
Pasadena, CA 91105

Ichiza

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Uni in a Lemon w/ Cucumber and Ponzu Sauce

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Honey Toast


Ichiza
4355 Spring Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89102

Blue Line Pizza

This week was quite busy… in the sense of assignments, papers, meetings, and rain. Yup, no fun.

Did you all see how bad the weather was in the bay yesterday?

All those clouds gradually traveled down to SB last night and flooded my area too. I had neverrr seen it rain so much before! Winds went up to 40mph, so car alarms were randomly ringing and trees were falling in my neighborhood and on campus all night. Apparently, the rain went up to people’s knees, so some people took advantage of the weather and went kayaking in the streets LOL. As they say, when life hands you lemons, you make lemonade, right?

But the thing is, I’m not a rain person. Not. At. All. Rainy weather dampens my mood and makes life seem depressing and physically more difficult (walking, driving, etc). I just can’t make lemonade out of it! This week was already stressful in terms of school, so imagine my delight when it started raining here.

The only time I like it is when I’m dry and warm, indoors and in bed, with lots of blankets, hot tea/coffee, and Netflix. Ooh with some noodle soup too. Add some freshly baked sweet potatoes and brownies to all of that, and I’m in heaven~

It rained a little this morning, but it’s been gone for the day AND I’ve turned in all of my assignments so now I can finally say, HAPPY FRIDAYYY!!

Winter break is sooooo close, I can almost taste the cheese and cornmeal crust of my favorite pizza place in the bay…

Cheesy Garlic Bread

Cheesy Garlic Bread

Blue Line Pizza!  (more…)

B Street & Vine

Cream of Artichoke Soup

Cream of Artichoke Soup

With live jazz music, wine, and delicious food, B Street & Vine is the perfect place for dates and small groups. (more…)

Manmi Bakery

Ever get a cream puff and find a lot of it filled with air, leaving you in disappointment?

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That’s never the case with Manmi Bakery! Here, the cream puffs are literally perfect(more…)

Did You Know?

That Korea has a surplus of sweet potatoes?

You can find them everywhere!! Literally. Everywhere. And I love it ohhh man, do I love it. Even reading the word “sweet potato” on a menu makes me happy, so I was ecstatic to see it in so many places in Seoul!

To give you a look at what Korea has to offer:

Sweet Potato Cheesecake Danish

Sweet Potato Cheesecake Danish

Looking at pictures from my trip there a couple years ago makes me wanna go back so badly.. (more…)

Oatmeal Banana Bread

Remember in my last post how I said I never follow recipes unless I’m baking? The reason for that is because baking is a science, which requires accuracy. With baking, one little mistake can mess up the whole end product and there’s no way going back after it’s come out of the oven. This is why I prefer to cook (I was never a science person anyway).

… okay, I’ll admit that something I do change when baking is the amount of sugar and butter. Using the exact amount a recipe calls for usually makes the product too sweet and/or too heavy for me, so I like to use about 2/3 (or even 1/2 sometimes) of what the recipe says. I experimented with the measurements of some oatmeal banana bread recipes online, and I was quite happy with how mine came out.

Oatmeal Banana Bread

Oatmeal Banana Bread

Here you go! (more…)