Coconut Mochi with Red Bean-Chocolate Filling

I’m positive I’m not the only one that’d like to receive something other than a box of chocolate for Valentine’s Day. Don’t get me wrong…I love chocolates, but truthfully, it is a bit prosaic these days.  Why not reinvent that tradition?  Being biased and all to asian treats, I may not be the best person to tell […]

Coconut-Raspberry Cupcakes

My friend was quite fortunate to blissfully return home from school with a gorgeous four layer cake covered in coconut and raspberry (her two favorite things) and layered with buttercream and raspberry preserves . My family, however, was not so fortunate. I began to hear rumors circulating the house that went like: “That cake would […]