All posts tagged: dessert

|Review| Street Churros

Neighborhood churros cranked out of a machine in dough and fried before your very eyes? Yeah, I’ll take 12. Ok…ok…just one for now. But I will be back! The cinnamon and sugar goodness was perfection on a summer night. I love the combos at this little stop in Gangnam. They have a 1/2 churro with ice cream or a churro and coffee. So clever! I know these are popping up around Seoul. Do yourself a favor and stop on by. As good as ice cream is, you don’t want it every single day. Phil anxiously awaiting his first ever churro

Chocolate + Roasted Banana Bread

My main concern while making this bread was that it was moist. I cannot STAND to eat a dry chocolate bread or cake. It’s a travesty. I wanted to use only whole white wheat flour and I did not want to add any oil, so I was a bit concerned. I used a nice dollop of butter and lots of other wet ingredients which I believe help make this a nice and moist quick bread. However, what it is not, is very sweet. There is some sweetness from the brown sugar but I suggest adding one or more of the following to make it sweeter if you prefer it: at least one more banana, 1/2 cup of fruit compote or 1/2 cup of sweetener. Ingredients:  2 bananas, sliced in half 2 1/2 blocks of chocolate; or about 1 1/2 ounces 1 1/2 cups of white whole wheat flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup loose packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 tbs butter, melted 1 …