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Matcha Macarons 1

Matcha Macarons

Matcha Macarons is a type of French macaron flavoured with matcha powder and filled with chocolate gananche. If I love cooking savoury dishes my daughter is the total opposite, she is into making amazing pastries like this macaron. This was her nth time making macarons and as she endlessly prepares...

Mango Cake 2

Mango Cake

Mango Cake is a type of cake made with mango infuused chiffon cake, iced with a mild whipped cream cheese frosting topped with pureed mangoes I haven’t made a cake for a while, the last one I made was last March and it was this Taisan cake, many months later...

White Chocolate and Macadamia Brownie 1

White Chocolate and Macadamia Brownie

White Chocolate and Macadamia Brownie is a type of brownie prepared with macadamias and white chocolate chips, drizzled with white chocolate glaze. Was planning to do some baking the other day since I haven’t baked for ages, was lazy to go to the supermarket to buy some ingredients so I...

Sourdough Bread 1

Sourdough Bread

Sourdough bread is basically made by the fermentation of dough using naturally occurring lactobacilli and yeast coming from the surrounding environment. The first time I was introduced to this type of bread is via a chain letter that is handed by your friends or seen in church doors during the...

Kababayan 2

Kababayan

Kababayan is a type of sweet bread popular in the Philippines, muffin like in preparation and texture this perhaps is its most simplest version as its only made with just eggs, sugar, milk and flour In Philippines not everyone owns an oven, in fact oven ownership is so low bakeries...

Maple, Bacon and Sesame Chicken 1

Maple, Bacon and Sesame Chicken

Maple, Bacon and Sesame Chicken as the name suggests is a type of baked chicken basted in bacon oil and maple syrup then coated with toasted sesame seeds. Making a great chicken dish is not all about fried chicken, there are many ways to make something amazing out of that...

Taisan 1

Taisan

Taisan, anybody who grew up in the late 70’s and 80’s would know this classic cake popularized by Goldilocks’, a very soft sponge loaf cake that has close similarities to mamon, usually sprinkled with sugar on top and sometimes with grated cheese. This type of food reminds me of my...

Egg Yolk Cookies 1

Egg Yolk Cookies

For some reason you have a lot of leftover egg yolks because you just made some pavlova, meringue or Angel Food cake, now you don’t want to make the usual creme brulee or creme caramel, what would you do? Well I have a solution for you and it’s in a...

Smoked Salmon in Tomato and Caper Sauce 1

Smoked Salmon in Tomato and Caper Sauce

Smoked Salmon in Tomato and Caper Sauce is a dish of baked smoked salmon served on a bed of sauteed tangy chunky tomato sauce. What’s better than a Salmon cooked in a rich chunky tomato sauce? Well its Smoked Salmon cooked in a rich chunky tomato sauce! Adding that smoked...

Lemon Muffins 1

Lemon Muffins

Lemon Muffins is a type of plain muffin flavoured with lemons syrup right after baking, its sweet and citrusy, a perfect way to use those excess lemons. Lemons are abundant at the moment, you get free lemons from friends, from neighbours and from colleagues, it is also cheap at the...