2nd January 2017

New Year’s Eve/Birthday Feast

We usually order take out on New Year's Eve because it also falls on my birthday but since Hubby and I already went on a lunch date the day before I've decided to cook instead. Plus, I've actually already planned it weeks ahead so cooking on my birthday is definitely something I wanted to do.   Maine entree was Southern Pork Barbecue cooked in the crock-pot.   Steamed fresh green beans with garlic powder seasoning.   Rice, of course and Margaret ...
1st September 2012

Food Pictures: Rosettes & Filipino Fruit Salad

I'm always practicing my cupcake decorating skills. Sometimes the frosting looks like how I intended it to look, sometimes it's just total blob. But like they said, practice makes perfect. I'm quite satisfied with my rosette piping here. I have so much room, and I mean much much much much room for improvement but I'll take these for now. When Filipinos say 'fruit salad', especially around the Holidays, they're mostly referring to this fruit salad ...
1st June 2012

Turon de Leche (Banana Roll W/ Dulce de Leche)

I started craving for Turon(banana roll) last Sunday after watching a Filipino sitcom, Tweets For My Sweet, featuring my favorite and very much-loved Fil-Spanish actress Marian Rivera. Tweets For My Sweet is a Filipino version of CBS' hit 2 Broke Girls using of course the Filipino flair, heart, and culture. In 2 Broke Girls, the 2 girls are selling cupcakes while in TFMS, they're selling of course a delicious Filipino dessert treat called Turon which ...
13th October 2011

Chocolate-Yema Truffles

Chocolate-Yema Truffles

Thanks to my favorite Filipina Actress Ms. Marian Rivera, who've inspired me to make truffles, coz now I can't stop, Haha! I first made red velvet cake truffles, then I made chocolate truffle pops which I haven't posted yet, and now here are chocolate-yema truffles. WARNING, these can be detrimental to your diet. They are so decadent that you'd find yourself fighting with yourself about not having another 1 then you'll end up chastising yourself ...