Category Archives: Recipes

[RECIPE] Easy Grilling: Korean Pork Belly at home

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Dear Food Diary:
For the love of pork belly, my friend C invited us over to her new bachelorette pad for an korean style BBQ night.

This is really the easiest “recipe” ever! All you need is a good indoor BBQ grill, kimchi and pork belly! All these are easy to find in Korean supermarkets (we went to H Mart which also has online shopping).

Bacon Roses… my kind of Valentine’s Day

Images taken from (Bacon Contest Winner)

Now this is what I call a bouquet! how romantic is that!!?? LOL awesome idea for Valentine’s Day… Once again, it proves that bacon does make EVERYTHING BETTER!
Check out the awesome winning entry at

The Sweet Life… a diabetes cookbook

Dear Food Diary:
I liked watching Sam Talbot cook on Top Chef, so it’s cool to see that he has a cookbook for diabetics. Instead of focusing on what they’re not allowed to eat, being creative with what is, sounds like a sweet recipe in life.

RECIPE from The Modern: Truffles for your love

Dear Food Diary:
It’s almost Valentine’s Day and what better way to sweeten your honey’s day than some homemade chocolate truffles!? And not just any ordinary recipe, but the Grand-Mere Truffles from the award winning kitchen of The Modern (pastry chef Marc Aumont).

Scharffen Berger Chocolate: Elevate a classic dessert (recipes included)

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Dear Food Diary:
As a true chocoholic, I was more than delighted to receive the invite from Scharffen Berger Chocolate makers a couple weeks ago. An evening with Elizabeth Falkner (Top Chef) and Johnny Luzzini (Former Executive Pastry Chef at Jean Georges and Daniel), showcasing their take on a classic dessert with a hands-on workshop and of course, tasting (my favorite part).