Food + Design

estalystic is a food and design blog by me, Esther Choy!  I am an adventurous foodie. I am interested in using rare and exotic ingredients in my cooking to make life a little tastier and exciting. This is a blog where I let my curiosity and passion in food go wild and turn into artistic home cooking.

Wanna chat? email me: estherchoy@estalystic.com

This steamed split bun is usually made of pork belly or duck.  It usually takes a long time to braise…

This is not a typical fruit rose tart you saw on Pinterest.  It’s a tart made with an exotic fruit…

Instead of dipping shrimps in heavy batter, try this new way of making fried shrimps!  It will be the crunchiest…

If you haven’t tried Asian pears before, now is the time!  It’s crispy texture and honey sweet flavor makes it a really…

  Look what I found at Treasure Island (not kidding… it’s the name of a grocery store in Chicago.)  It’s…

  It’s getting cold in Chicago.  I need something to warm myself up and prevent myself from getting a cold…

Football season has started! Looking for some snack ideas to feed a crowd? This Guacamole Wonton won’t disappoint!! It only requires…