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milk tea layer cake

milk tea layer cake

I’m eons late (as usual), but it was my birthday about 2 weeks ago, on the 15th of April! Every year, without fail, I make my own birthday cake. It’s one of the highlights of the year. For times sake, most other days I skip […]

healthy double chocolate tahini cookies

healthy double chocolate tahini cookies

  Let’s just get this straight. I didn’t set out to make these cookies “healthy”. And just my humble opinion, but desserts should always prioritize taste over health. That’s why they’re called desserts, after all. Better to eat a bite of one rich, decadent cookie […]

mango coconut chia pudding

mango coconut chia pudding

  As a child, I remember going to dim sum, so delighted with the swarming carts carrying plates on plates of delicious delicacies. But what delighted me the most were not the bronzed cha siu buns or the soft, chewy cheung fun (thick rice noodles). I just […]

mochi-stuffed miso cookie cups

mochi-stuffed miso cookie cups

    Hello friends! It’s been a while since I’ve posted on the blog. The annoyances of school and my other responsibilities gave me little time to even think about Just Ash Eats. But it’s 2018 now! I know it’s a little late to be […]

cranberry gingerbread skillet cake

cranberry gingerbread skillet cake

  The holiday season is probably my favorite time of the year. I’m a sucker for everything about it: the food, the weather, the spirit, even the stress of buying gifts for everyone on my list. Thanksgiving just passed, in fact. I could wax poetic […]

peanut butter toffee cookies

peanut butter toffee cookies

    Peanut butter could possibly be heaven on earth. I mean, I’m not religious at all, but I’d gladly make exceptions for peanut butter. Smooth, delicious peanut butter. Just writing about this is making my taste buds excited. Yeah, I’m that kinda person who […]

strawberry basil cashew cheesecake

strawberry basil cashew cheesecake

  Ok, wow. I’ve never tried this type of cake before, but now I think I’ve been converted into a worshipper of the raw cheesecake gods. Raw cashew “cheesecakes” are a relatively new phenomena that have appeared in the past years, especially with the rising […]

passionfruit greek yogurt tart

passionfruit greek yogurt tart

                                                            Fun fact: Did you know that San Diego has the perfect climate for growing passionfruit? I […]

brown butter tahini rice crispy treats

brown butter tahini rice crispy treats

You’ll never look at rice crispy treats the same way after trying these babies. They’re seriously out of this world good. If you guys didn’t already know, I kinda have a thing for brown butter. This recipe from Smitten Kitchen seemed perfect… but I couldn’t […]

stone fruit brown butter cornmeal bars

stone fruit brown butter cornmeal bars

  I love browned butter everything. So when I saw this recipe for cherry brown butter bars on smitten kitchen, I was immediately hooked. Brown butter adds a gorgeous depth of flavor to anything it’s in, and can transform a mediocre dessert into a fabulous […]