Pressed Chef

worthwhile food experiments


September 2016

Elevated Banana Muffins

My grandmother always makes cardamom heart cookies for Christmas, a thin and delicate, slightly crunchy cookie base with a light pink sweet royal icing glaze on top. She hasn't always had a lot, but those cookies were almost always even... Continue Reading →


Crowdpleasing Falafel Pitas

When I moved back home for the summer, I felt that I needed┬ácontribute something┬áto the house in exchange for my parents' generosity. When my little brother told me that he wanted a little more control over his nutrition, I figured... Continue Reading →

Winey Tropical Brownies

So, there was a time in my life when trying to figure out what to do with leftover wine would have meant that I had had some horrible incident (okay that time was the last three years). Nevertheless, as I... Continue Reading →

OG Madeleines

I apologize in advance that I only have one picture of these... I wasn't expecting to write a post about them but they were delicious so I'm going to share them with the world. Last year my grandmother gave me... Continue Reading →

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