Author Archives: Ernskie

Valentine’s Day Special: Cherry Chocolate Chip Cake

How romantic is this cake? Cherries dipped in chocolate, pink icing, whipped cream. This cake has love all over it. Don’t you agree? Just look at how gorgeous and delectable this slice is. For the cake and frosting, you can actually use any simple recipe for white cake and frosting. We used the White Layer [...]

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Makes 6 cups If you refrigerate this buttercream, be sure to heat it and then whip it to a very soft, silky texture before using (like that of very soft butter); creating a perfectly iced cake is much easier when the buttercream is warm and soft. ¾ cup egg whites (from about 6 large eggs), [...]

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Lemon Cream Fillo Napoleon

I haven’t posted anything food related in a while so I thought this would be a good start. We found this recipe after watching an episode of Barefoot Contessa where she featured “Easy Desserts”. Pastry chef Claudia Fleming showed Ina how to make this delightful dessert. When we made this dessert, we actually used Meyer lemons [...]

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An Inn Worth Staying In: Watanabe

Even though I enjoyed the Christmas holidays which was just last month, I already feel like I need a vacation. It’s been a little stressful for me lately for reasons beyond my control so it would be nice to go on a trip somewhere where I could just relax will help take my mind off a [...]

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