17th April 2010

Chocolate Cupcakes W/ Coconut Buttercream Frosting

I actually bought the bag of coconut flakes for macaroons after I saw Ina Garten’s recipe on Food Network. I love macaroons and when I first made some years ago, it didn’t look like macaroons at all. That means they were an EPIC Fail. But I learned what I did wrong while watching Ina make her macaroons so I was definitely ready to redeem myself. Too bad that when I started to assemble the stuff ...
20th February 2010


Lasang Pinoy, Sundays theme this week is ROLLED. It worked out perfectly coz I have this stuffed pork roast with spinach and mushroom ready to roll, so to speak ;) . This pork started as a pork loin. I cut it in half without going all the way to the bottom, and then butterflied the sides to get a flattened pork plank, pretty much. Once that’s done, stuffing it with anything you like is a ...
7th January 2010

Holiday Recap: New Year’s Eve/Birthday Dinner

A continuation of the lechon kawali/deep fried pork roast post which we enjoyed for our New Year’s Eve dinner which also happened to be my birthday dinner as well. I did not make any appetizers since we actually went out for lunch which served as my birthday eat-out celebration. This is the lechon kawali which the Hubs handled wonderfully using a turkey deep fryer. Crispy skin and ...
25th January 2009

Eye Candy : Lindor Truffles

The second I clicked the 'post' button on Ces' comment box letting her know I couldn't join the new theme for LaPiS (Lasang Pinoy Sundays), I realized I actually do have something I could enter. The theme this week is Eye Candy. For days I thought I didn't have anything to add to the round-up until just a couple of hours ago. I remember the pictures of the Lindor Truffles I took when ...
2nd July 2008

Lapis #1 : Grilled Chicken

Here is my first foray in La.Pi.S, short for Lasang Pinoy Sundays. Good timing for me to discover about it too from JMom coz I was just thinking the other day that I should start posting my grilled recipes here. Summer is for grilling after all :). So here's my 1st Entry for La.Pi.S with the apropos theme of GRILLED. Recipe after the fold.... As always, parboil the chicken pieces. When ...