I have always been in search of a moist chocolate cake that is really affordable and do-able even for a newbie. You can’t imagine my delight when a fellow home baker shared her family’s secret recipe. I tried it and liked it, even though I tweaked some of the ingredients that she used. What’s great… Continue reading Super Moist Vegan Chocolate Cake
Having a sweet-tooth isn’t easy if you have a relative who’s a diabetic or if you are prone to having diabetes yourself. I guess this is why even if I do crave for something sinfully sweet, I’d rather make it myself — at least I know what’s in my food. Here’s a recipe that was… Continue reading Chewy Chocolate Meringue.
Don’t you hate it when you are all excited to bake a rolled sugar cookie only to stop in the middle of everything because you have to chill the dough in the refrigerator for an hour or so? I know I do, which is why I was so happy to find this recipe in Sugarbelle‘s… Continue reading No-Chill Rolled Sugar Cookies
This is really an easy to prepare sauce that is ideal for dips or even poured on fried meat or seafood. You are only limited by your imagination! Ingredients: 1 cup water 1/4 cup tomato sauce 3 tablespoons vinegar 4 tablespoons brown sugar firmly packed (you can add more if you want it to be… Continue reading Sweet and Sour Sauce
My sister (currently working in Dubai) asked me the other day via online chat for suggestions on what dish she should whip up with a whole chicken on hand. Taking into consideration the contents of her fridge and the availability of ingredients I told her to cook chicken curry minus the coconut milk (a.k.a. gata).… Continue reading Chicken Curry with No Coconut Milk
I had my fill of Middle-Eastern dishes when I worked in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and once in a while I tend to crave for some of the dishes, of which Chicken Biryani happens to be my favorite. I found it inconvenient to go all the way to Makati just to find a good restaurant that… Continue reading Chicken Biryani
This is the Filipino version of beef stew and is normally served during special occasions. This can be cooked using beef, chicken, pork, lamb or goat meat — but for now we shall be using beef. Want it to be spicy? Add a dash of cayenne pepper or crush small red chillies and add it… Continue reading Kaldereta/Caldereta