Oh, Cannoli! (Mike’s Pastry)

Oh, Cannoli! (Mike’s Pastry)

Cannoli are Italian desserts with a hard fried dough shell shaped as a tube usually containing a creamy ricotta filling. Since, Boston has a high Italian presence there are many shops and bakeries that serve the traditional dessert. Many tourists flock to the the...
South End Buttery

South End Buttery

South End Buttery is a hip spot in the South End neighborhood of Boston. The Buttery is a restaurant, cafe and a market! On my visit to the Buttery I had brunch at the restaurant and browsed the café and market. The café has delicious and unique baked goods. There are...
Baking with Lucentee Silicone Muffin Pan

Baking with Lucentee Silicone Muffin Pan

In order to test this Lucentee silicone muffin pan, I decided to make cupcake sized Walnut Brownies with Hazelnut spread. This was my first time using a silicone cupcake/muffin pan and had some skepticism that it could do as good as a job as the metal pan. Lucentee...
When in Chicago, Deep Dish!

When in Chicago, Deep Dish!

I traveled to Chicago, Illinois to celebrate a fellow Sagittarius friend’s birthday. We visited Giordano’s for deep dish pizza and dessert, went to Wishbone for brunch, walked the Magnificent mile, went to a Bulls game at the United Center, partook in...
Tres Leche Cake at El Oriental de Cuba

Tres Leche Cake at El Oriental de Cuba

El Oriental de Cuba is located in the Jamaica Plain’s area of Boston. It features Cuban food in a quaint and cozy location. The moment you step into the restaurant you are taken aback from the delicious aromas coming from the kitchen. On this occasion I ordered...
Best Desserts of Summer (2015)!

Best Desserts of Summer (2015)!

The summer has (sadly) come to an end  and the first quarter of SUG SUG has too! I have tasted and reviewed some really great desserts and have attended some awesome food events including the Taste of Cambridge, Talking Taste at the ICA and a Nova Scotia Kitchen...
Scrumptious Cupcakes at Crumbs Bakery?

Scrumptious Cupcakes at Crumbs Bakery?

This summer I had the opportunity to stop by Crumbs Bakery in Boston’s Financial District. Some of you may have thought they were closed but the cupcake chain has re-opened half their shops and are under new management. The bakery has many unique cupcake flavors...