Mascarpone Cardamom Crisps

1/2 cup mascarpone 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup butter, cut into small cubes 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon cardamom Add the mascarpone to a large bowl or stand mixer bowl and blend until creamy. Pour in the flour and mix until crumbly. With the mixer still running, add the butter and continue […]

Easy Coconut Rice

1 13.5-ounce can coconut milk 6 1/4 cups water pinch of salt 4 cups jasmine or basmati rice, rinsed Mix together the coconut milk, water, and the salt in a large saucepan with a lid. Bring to a boil, and then stir in the rice. Cover and continue cooking for 20-25 minutes until all the […]

Thai Basil Beef

2 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari 1 tablespoon fish sauce 2 teaspoons honey 1 lime, juiced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 pounds round steak or other beef cut, thinly sliced against the grain 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 red chiles, finely sliced (seeds optional) kosher salt black pepper 2 cups fresh basil leaves 1 […]

Gruyère Gougères

1/2 cup milk 4 tablespoons butter 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt pinch cayenne pepper 1 cup flour 4 large eggs 2 ounces grated Parmesan (1/2 cup) 6 ounces grated Gruyère (1 1/2 cups) 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 large egg yolk sea salt, optional Preheat the oven to 400º F. In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, combine 1/2 […]

Whipped Eucalyptus Mint Body Butter

1/2 cup coconut oil (112 grams) 6 tablespoons shea butter (81.78 grams) 6 tablespoons cocoa butter (90 grams) 1 tablespoon carrier oil (approximately 14 grams) 1 1/2 teaspoons castor oil, can substitute extra carrier oil (7 grams) 10 drops eucalyptus essential oil 3 drops peppermint essential oil In a small double boiler over very low […]

Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk

13.5-ounce can coconut milk (full fat) 1/4 cup raw honey or maple syrup or 1/3 cup brown sugar or palm sugar In a heavy-bottomed saucepan whisk together the coconut milk and the sweetener of your choice. Heat over medium-high heat, whisking frequently, until a low boil is reached. Reduce the heat and simmer for 30 […]

Eggnog Coconut Macaroons {Sweetened Coconut}

10 1/2 ounces sweetened condensed milk (about 1 cup) 2 tablespoons bourbon 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 14 ounces sweetened shredded coconut 2 large egg whites 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt With your oven rack in the center position, preheat oven to 350º F. Line a baking sheet […]