Hello, my name is Grace
Glad you landed on my blog! No, I'm not a restaurant chef, but I am a home chef extraordinaire trained in a private-owned Asian restaurant. I'm here to tell you what I've learned and invite you in my kitchen. Read a short bio about me here!
My Featured Recipes

Did you enjoy our Christmas holiday? Christmas season is always my favorite time of year, and for me it starts as the song says, “it’[more]

Oatmeal fig and chocolate chip cookies

This is my scariest recipe yet!  Dark chocolate truffles with crunchy hazelnut filling shaped like the human brain with anatomical correctness. Not to mention I [more]

Brain-shaped truffles with hazelnut crunch filling

I dedicate this recipe of the day to my friends south of the border, wishing you all an enjoyable 4th of July!  I am having [more]

Bacon wrapped sausage and cheddar meatloaf

I must say that I am proud of myself for fulfilling my promise to post a second time this week for Canada Day. I am [more]

Canada Day Maple Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Square

To my readers from the Northern Hemisphere, I hope you’re having a wonderful start to the summer!  I’m on the West Coast and [more]

Strawberry rise ‘n shine pancakes
Recent blog posts
Oatmeal fig and chocolate chip cookies

Did you enjoy our Christmas holiday? Christmas season is always my favorite time of year, and for me it starts [more]

Happy New Year 2014

May the new year bring you happiness, peace, prosperity, and great foodie moments of course! Wishing you a happy year [more]

Brain-shaped truffles with hazelnut crunch filling

This is my scariest recipe yet!  Dark chocolate truffles with crunchy hazelnut filling shaped like the human brain with anatomical [more]

Bacon wrapped sausage and cheddar meatloaf

I dedicate this recipe of the day to my friends south of the border, wishing you all an enjoyable 4th [more]

Canada Day Maple Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Square

I must say that I am proud of myself for fulfilling my promise to post a second time this week [more]

Strawberry rise ‘n shine pancakes

To my readers from the Northern Hemisphere, I hope you’re having a wonderful start to the summer!  I’m [more]

Butternut squash and leek soup with herbed butter

I can’t remember when the first time I had butternut squash soup was, but I do recall with fond [more]

Lemon meringue pie

It’s my birthday. Next to Christmas, my birthday is always one of the happiest and busiest times of the [more]

Homemade pierogies recipe from scratch

Where I live, people seem to have a tendency to talk about the weather. It’s not something we dwell [more]

Eight treasure stuffed duck recipe 八寶鴨

Happy Lunar New Year! In line with my New Year’s resolution to blog more, I’m making it a [more]

Fried Silver Needle Noodles (銀針粉)

Let’s discuss the schedule of events for next month.  February is replete with key events, perhaps the most well-known [more]

Taro Macarons with Vanilla Buttercream

Over the Christmas holidays, my sister-in-law bought something for us to share as we were opening our gifts together on [more]

Peanut-free peanut butter cups

I hope you had a delightful Christmas and enjoyed your holidays so far.  For those of you who have gone [more]

Thanksgiving turkey dinner lasagna

I don’t like to post different versions of the same dish within a short period of time. It’s [more]

Super Moist Devil’s Food Cake

One year ago, I launched Graceful Cuisine, and posted my very first recipe:  Balsamic steak with radicchio.  As I reflect [more]