Living Life the Wong Way --In Pursuit of Happiness and Food!

Category: Food

Easy Soy Milk

Easy Soy Milk

One of my favorite breakfasts, when we visited Taiwan in 2019, was fresh soy milk with Chinese donuts. Such a wonderful combination! This place in Taiwan was so popular that it had a line of people waiting on the staircase, out the door, and wrapped […]

Spring Break 2021 – Part 2

Spring Break 2021 – Part 2

Palo Alto I read this article about Foothills Park. It used to be a park reserved only for Palo Alto residents but had opened up recently to the public. It was a nice little spot to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. We walked around […]

Spring Break 2021 – Part 1

Spring Break 2021 – Part 1

My kids’ spring break was earlier this month and although we would’ve love to travel, we didn’t feel comfortable with it yet, so decided to do day trips instead. Luckily we live in the bay area and are surrounded by beautiful nature and have amazing […]

Our Christmas 2020

Our Christmas 2020

For those that celebrate, hope you had a Merry Christmas. I know this is late, but here’s a recap of our Christmas. When I was growing up, my family never celebrated Christmas. My parents are Chinese immigrants and were not familiar with this holiday. It […]

Mid-Autumn Festival 2020

Mid-Autumn Festival 2020

Do you celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival? This year it falls on October 1st, 2020. As you can tell from the picture, I’m already all stocked up on mooncakes. I purchased a box from Costco (blue box) and then my mother-in-law and sister-in-law also gifted us some. […]

Japanese Soufflé Pancakes

Japanese Soufflé Pancakes

My recent favorite recipe find has been the amazing Japanese soufflé pancake, which can be found here.    I can’t stress how delicious these pancakes are.  They remind me of a very light Asian cake.  They’re so delicious that I eat them with just fresh […]

Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Found!

Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Found!

It’s amazing how food brings back memories! I remember when I was in middle school, the home economics teacher had her students bake gigantic chocolate chip cookies and she would sell the cookies for $1 each as a fundraiser for the school.  I remember the […]

Best Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe Found!

Best Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe Found!

Have you ever been to Anthony’s Cookies in San Francisco or Berkeley? They have some of the most amazing cookies. I highly recommend going if you’re in the area. One of my favorite is their peanut butter cookie. Unfortunately, it’s not on their daily menu, […]

SoCal College Tour Fall 2019 – Part II

SoCal College Tour Fall 2019 – Part II

Don’t miss Part I of the college tour where I go over visiting UCLA, USC, and UC Irvine. UCSD UC San Diego is actually in La Jolla, CA. We made our way down to La Jolla for our next college tour. This is our second […]

SoCal College Tour Fall 2019 Part I

SoCal College Tour Fall 2019 Part I

This post is long overdue. After getting back from our trip, I got sick for nearly two weeks. I had a cough that lasted for a month. I’m finally feeling 100%! I thought my cough would never go away! Anyways, here is Part I of […]