The Little Epicurean

Jun 08 2017

Summer White Port Cocktail

Summer Port Cocktail

This post was sponsored by Fonseca Port. As always, all opinions stated are my own.  White port. It’s what we’re drinking this summer. I’m fairly new to white port. I’m more familiar with tawny and ruby ports. I’ve always associated those red ports as an after dinner drink, more like a dessert wine that you

Shoyu Pulled Pork Sliders with Pineapple Slaw

Childhoods spent playing on the beach, exploring the different islands with my family, eating all the pineapple, guava, and lilkoi, and most importantly, stopping at every shave ice shop. Most of my family’s happiest memories were made while vacationing on the Hawaiian Islands. I just can’t get enough of the welcoming and peaceful vibes of

Jun 01 2017

Apricot Chamomile Cake with Bee Pollen

Apricot Chamomile Cake with Bee Pollen

In my teens and early 20’s I was obsessed with The Book of Questions. It’s a collection of open ended questions meant to spark conversation, provoke discussion, and inspire thought. I used it often to get to know new friends and acquaintances. With old friends, we used it to learn even more about each other.

May 30 2017

No Churn Espresso Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

No Churn Espresso Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

No ice cream maker? No problem. I’ve got this no churn ice cream recipe that will solve all your ice cream woes. With a pint of heavy cream and a can of sweetened condensed milk, you can enjoy homemade ice cream at your whim. Armed with this newfound knowledge, you too can have a delicious

May 27 2017

Blackberry Swirl Pineapple Popsicles

Blackberry Swirl Pineapple Ice Pops

I don’t get to play tourist in Southern California very often. While there is so much to see and do around Los Angeles and Orange County, I hardly take advantage of it. That’s about to change! This weekend Alex and I are going whale watching in Newport Beach. I haven’t been whale watching since third