There are a few things that make this life so much better. One of them is barbecue pork on sticks Pinoy style. I'm going to find out how to make barbecue Grill Queen style. Grill Queen is a small independent chain that sells barbecued meat - pork, chicken, seafood...you name it, they probably barbecue it. … Continue reading Stick food!
Over a week ago, I gave in to the urge to finally make chocolate crinkles. It's a popular cookie in the Philippines. It's rich, indulgent and fudgy. It's something that might just make you go mmmmm. I approached the idea of making crinkles with a little trepidation. I always worry that my memories of what … Continue reading Chocolate crinkles
I comfort eat. Now I know psychologists and nutritionists and every healthcare professional reading this will be gasping and tutting and shaking their head right now. Comfort eating is a terrible coping mechanism and will have far reaching consequences. Ha! How highfalluting and technical-sounding is that sentence, eh? Mind you, I am very aware my … Continue reading The power of the crinkle
I'm late to the Blogging 101 Party but I thought I'd still work on the assignments. I need to redirect my blogging efforts and relight the blogging fire so to speak. So in this case, this start is better late than never! Those two questions are probably the scariest questions a blogger can face...well, to … Continue reading Who am I and why am I here?
I've always been proud of Filipino food. I've always believed that if people tried the food that we Filipinos ate on a daily basis (ably prepared by our mothers and titas), people would be addicted too! Filipino cuisine is influenced by the food cultures from China, Malaysia, Indonesia, China and Spain. We also have a … Continue reading Hopia
So because I have been at home, housebound because of illness and experiencing cabin fever, I once again cracked open the Goldilocks Bakebook and baked something familiar and comforting. I made ensaymada. It's a sort of soft brioche-y type of bread that's slathered with creamed butter, slightly sugared and smothered with cheese. And just like … Continue reading Ensaymada!
It has been quite the stressful few weeks. Mostly because of the changes in my work environment. When I get really stressed I get really homesick. And when I get really homesick I bake something that I can eat from home. I'm really grateful my sister has bought the Goldilocks Bakebook for me. I have … Continue reading Mongo bread!