Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Glaze and Golden Syrup

Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Glaze and Golden Syrup

 What better way to celebrate the “Love Month” and spread some love than by baking something special for your loved ones? I got a nice guest blogger who dropped by and shared just that with me today! Today, I’m honored to bring to you Rebecca Subbiah RD, also known as @chowandchatter on social media. She’s […]

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Rib Eye Roast with Baked Potatoes

Rib Eye Roast with Baked Potatoes

“Rib Eye is the Chef’s favorite kind of cut, “ declared Bobby Flay on a daytime TV food show last week.  And so true! This was one of the easiest, most premium dinners I made for the family. There was practically nothing for me to do. The rib eye roast cut was the perfect cut, […]

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PASTA INNAMORATI : Sweetheart’s Pasta

PASTA INNAMORATI : Sweetheart’s Pasta

  One of the sweetest treats  for your sweetie on Valentine’s is a delightful pasta dinner. Even better, try making it yourself from the comfort of your home, away from the crowds and long waits at restaurants during these times. Here’s a great pasta dish that is so superb you’ll be amazed at how easy […]

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Cuapao: Steamed Buns with Beef Asado

Cuapao: Steamed Buns with Beef Asado

I started the day  making  steamed buns from my old “siopao” recipe (a steamed pork bun) . Midway through kneading the dough, I felt the urge to eat my long-ago favorite “cuapao”. Happily, I realized this would cut my dough rising time shorter. Which meant I would enjoy the “cuapao” sooner!   Cuapao (pronounced “kwa- […]

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ASIAN SPICY RIBS :Celebrate the Year of the Dragon 2012

ASIAN SPICY RIBS :Celebrate the Year of the Dragon 2012

Chinese New Year  this year celebrates the Year of the Dragon. It is one of the most powerful symbols of the Lunar Calendar and is celebrated by many Asian cultures all over the world. Families come together from far and near to celebrate “luck and happiness”.      And many traditions are still practiced to […]

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Blueberry Muffins with Streusel-Glaze Topping

Blueberry Muffins with Streusel-Glaze Topping

I’m not a nutrition expert, but blueberries have been hailed as one of the best sources of antioxidants and nutrients. So without hesitation, I jumped at the chance to bake a batch of blueberry muffins for this  week’s Muffin Monday event.   These muffins were  insanely easy to bake and a delight to enjoy. To […]

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Mini Filipino EMPANADAS with Pork & Potatoes Filling

Mini Filipino EMPANADAS with Pork & Potatoes Filling

  Filipinos love “empanadas”. A buttery, flakey, crisp crust, shaped like a half-moon, encases a hefty filling of meat, potatoes, Spanish chorizos, pre-sauteed in onions. And if there are also a bunch of raisins peeking from the inside, then that’s quite a treat.   These mini-empanadas are a variation from its original recipe. Instead of ground beef, […]

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FRUIT CHEESECAKE with BLACKBERRY HONEY CREME

FRUIT CHEESECAKE with BLACKBERRY HONEY CREME

It’s the week after you made your New Year’s Resolutions. And if you feel your will power weakening, then here’s the fruit dessert to satisfy those cravings. It’s a sumptuous cheesecake topped with fresh fruits and a sweet drizzle of tart blackberry honey crème.       First, I baked the one-cream cheese cheesecake. So […]

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Orange Marmalade with Lemon and Calamansi

Orange Marmalade with Lemon and Calamansi

“You bought too many oranges and they’re going to spoil,” declared my Aunt Helen . “Let’s make some ORANGE MARMALADE”  said Aunt Helen as she rolled up her sleeves and looked at me, expecting me to do the same. And what a wonderful recipe my aunt taught me. The Orange Marmalade we made was so […]

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Fish Cardillo: Salmon Fillet with Egg-Tomato Topping

Fish Cardillo: Salmon Fillet with Egg-Tomato Topping

One of the most dependable and undeniably delicious ways to cook fish, Filipino style is to make Fish Cardillo. The combination of  moist omelet-tomato-onions scrumptiously atop a freshly cooked fillet is fabulous!   Once the holidays are over, you probably do as I do and search your recipe files for something healthier for family meals. […]

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