Creme Brulee

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Ingredients:
*6 egg yolks
*6 tablespoons white sugar, divided
*1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
*2-1/2 cups heavy cream
*2 tablespoons brown sugar

The classic creme brulee is so yummy and quite easy to make, it just takes a bit of prep work. The ingredients are simply enough. And no matter what people tell you, everything is better with a torch!

Source: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/19165/creme-brulee/

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Puff Pastry

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Ingredients:
*1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
*1/2 cup sugar
*2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
*1/4 teaspoon salt
*1 large egg + 1 teaspoon water
*1 large apple, very thinly sliced
*caramel for serving, optional

This is so quick and easy to make that it only requires simple ingredients. Perfect for those last minute pot lucks! Although the caramel is optional, I highly recommend it!

Source: http://www.howsweeteats.com/2016/11/cinnamon-sugar-apple-puff-pasty/

Strawberry Shortcake in a Jar

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Ingredients:
*1 box of yellow cake mix prepared and baked into cupcakes
*1 pound of strawberries, washed, and sliced into bite size pieces
*1 Tbsp of sugar
*1 cup heavy whipping cream
*1 Tbsp powdered sugar
*1 tsp pure vanilla extract
*6 plastic cups or Jars

My favourite cake of all time is strawberry shortcake and having it in a jar means I can portion it out and take it with me on the go! I cannot stress how good this cake is even though it’s probably the most hideous thing you’ve ever seen, lol. Give it a try and let me know!

Source: http://thepinkflour.com/2013/05/strawberry-shortcake-in-a-jar.html

Kimbap (Korean Rice Rolls)

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Main Ingredients:
4 Sheets Dried Laver
4 Oz Yellow Pickled Radish
Crab Meat
3 Eggs

Rice Ingredients:
2 Generous Cups Cooked Short Grain Rice
1 Tbsp Sesame Seeds
½ Tbsp Sesame Oil
¼ tsp Salt

Spinach Ingredients:
8-16 Oz Baby Spinach, boiled
1 tsp Sesame Oil
½ tsp Garlic, Minced
2 Pinches Salt

One of my favourite things to make because it’s so easy and I have yet to meet someone who will say no if offered. You can put anything you want inside it and it’s super addictive!

Source: http://aeriskitchen.com/2016/04/addictive-kimbap/

Universal Yums: February 2017 Italy

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Universal Yums February 2017 Italy:
*Amica Lemon Chips
*Gran Art Rosemary Stuzzichina Toscana
*Lauriere Orange Froletti Cookies
*Cantuccini (Biscotti)
*Cabroni Wafers alla Nocciola
*Monardo Gianduiotto Chocolates
*Monardo Chocolate Pralines
*Anise Candy

Although I love Italian food and desserts, I wasn’t too crazy about this box because their snacks are more salty than sweet. I was right for the most part. There were cookies and chips mostly with a few sweets but even their candy was based on a spice. Actually, there were a few chocolates too but they didn’t really stand out too much.

Korean Potato Salad

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Ingredients:

*3 Russet Potatoes (1 lb)
*1 Cup Apple
*½ Cup Canned Sweet Corn
*2 Eggs
*½ Cup Mayonnaise
*2 Tbsp Korean Drinking Yogurt or Lemon/Lime Soda
*½ Tbsp Sugar

If it’s made right, I love me some potato salad. I’ve had some in Korean restaurants before and always wondered why it tasted sweeter and crunchier. I noticed the apple chunks but it was something else too. Now I know what it is :). And you can too!

Source: http://aeriskitchen.com/2013/09/korean-style-potato-salad/