Sweets

Cake Rebel

  A few days ago I wrote about being  labeled as a rebel, because apparently I resist expectations. If you tell me to be a certain way, I guarantee I won’t like it very much. Does this make me a…

Sweets

Love and Cake

As soon as the confetti of New Year’s landed, pink and red hearts invaded every retail display.  We are given a full six weeks to figure out what sort of gift will represent the sincerity of our love for another…

Sweets

#EatYourFeelings – January

Black Sesame tuile. Moody. Prone to shattering. Your strength is in your essence.    If you have been following along on Instagram @tinypineconenyc , you may have noticed that the sweets I’ve made of late have gotten a little emotional.…

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Testing, Testing…1,2,3

Fresh Wuyi Pouchong Tea It’s tea time again! I’m back in Taiwan for a few weeks to document the Fall tea harvest. It feels great to be here, but I hardly got a chance to even document what happened in…

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Lemon-iscing: A Blast from the Past

  So this is the obligatory make-lemonade-from-lemons and eat-pray-love travel story, as I reminisce about my time on the road. I have been on the road for nearly a year. There were a few weeks here and there sprinkled about at home in…