Ch. 61: The Sweet Escape of Mango Coconut Pie

This past mango season came bearing fruit (literally). Just a few months ago, we’d been gifted bags upon bags of ripe mango that definitely satisfied our cravings for a while. That stock had since run dry and mango season is officially over. And then, one of my aunties had messaged me, saying that she had…

Ch. 35: Super Saucy Pani Popo

If you’ve never heard of pani popo, then consider me as your spiritual guide into this delicious bread. It’s a Samoan coconut bun that’s made up of a sweet dinner roll that has a rich coconut sauce poured over just before it’s baked. The popularity of this has even stretched here, where I’ve seen it…

Ch. 23: Vegan Coconut-Chocolate Mousse- a true pantry staple

I’d been going pretty heavy on the desserts lately and wanted to make something that could satisfy my sweet tooth, yet wouldn’t leave me feeling too guilty. Let’s face it- dessert is indulgent. However, that doesn’t mean you have to load up on sugar and fat every time you feel like treating yourself. I came…