Cheese Sticks in Egg Roll Wrappers

Cheese Sticks in Egg Roll Wrappers

Crunchy at first bite. Sizzling hot to the touch. A second crackly bite revealed the moist, melted cheese getting gooey within the crisp egg roll wrapper.  I closed my eyes in reverie, at the memory this crisp cheese stick brought.  The cheese stick was a warm comfort. The memory was priceless. The cheese sticks recipe was simple. But it represented […]

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Filipino Crab Croquettes

Filipino Crab Croquettes

“Crocketas” as my Mom used to call them were a mainstay on Fridays during the Lenten season when I was growing up. Mom’s croquettes were made of either fish flakes or on special days, crab meat.  Lenten Fridays, 6 weeks in a year where fastidiously observed in our home and non-negotiable as far as my […]

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Guisadong Talong: Filipino Eggplant Saute

Guisadong Talong: Filipino Eggplant Saute

I’m back from a long trip from my home country , the Philippines. I brought back with me a bundle of stories, memories, snapshots of friends and family, and a slew of recipes to share with you. But like all travelers, I am sleepy, weary and jet-lagged .  Asia has a 13+ hour time zone […]

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Roses & Berries Pavlovas: A Balanced Pastry Chef Guest Post

Roses & Berries Pavlovas: A Balanced Pastry Chef Guest Post

What’s better than a bunch of “Roses & Berries Pavlovas”? Well, a bunch of “Roses & Berries Pavlovas” which my friend, Jenni Field, from A Balanced Pastry Chef has shared today as a guest post  for the LOVE MONTH !   Ruminations on the Meanings of Love, Because, You Know, It’s February First of all, I’d […]

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Salad On a Stick

Salad On a Stick

Guess who came knocking on my blog and brought over a great healthy salad?  The amazing baker Chef Nelly , whose wedding we just celebrated 2 months ago!     My good friend Nelly is here today with a delightful and unique salad and her thoughts on it. So sit back and indulge…. Today I’m so […]

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