Filipino Lumpia (Lumpiang Shanghai)

As one holiday ends another holiday is coming up, and that means more food! Growing up, New Year’s Eve always involved a very elaborate dinner spread, including some type of pancit (noodle) dish (to represent a long and happy life in the new year), twelve types of fruit (one for each upcoming month), and alwaysRead more

Herb-Roasted Filet of Beef with Basil Aioli

Herb-Roasted Filet of Beef Tenderloin

Happy 3 days until Christmas Eve, everyone! I’m so excited to celebrate with good company and of course, good food! Boy, do I have a goodie for you today!! If you’re hosting Christmas dinner at your place, might I suggest this beautiful and impressive Herb-Roasted Filet of Beef with Basil Aioli. Sounds super fancy, right?Read more

Perfect Hot Chocolate

I couldn’t let December come and go without a Hot Chocolate recipe. When you think of Christmas and the holidays, isn’t hot chocolate always part of that picture?? In my head it goes…..family, tree, snow, Christmas music, hot chocolate :) I’ve always wanted to make it from scratch, even though those instant packets aren’t terrible.Read more