Bread

Sweet Ham Loaf 1

Sweet Ham Loaf

I grew up with this bread, I remember my mom, aunt and grandma buys them on a regular basis and it was a staple at home, a sweet fluffy loaf bread studded with occasional bits of sweet ham. It’s one of those breads that no need for any spread, you...

Croque Madame 2

Croque Madame

There are many dishes to whip up with that left-over Christmas Ham, most of you already have a stock standard recipe that you prepare on a yearly basis like soup, pasta and quiche to name some but have you tried making Croque Madame or Croque Monsieur? Croque Madame or Croque...

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...

Piyaya 1

Piyaya

Piyaya or Piaya is a type of unleavened toasted flatbread filled with muscovado and is a popular delicacy in Negros Occidental more specifically Bacolod City Pasalubong is one Filipino tradition that I really like specially if you are the recipient. Well what is this tradition? Basically, is an act of...

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...

Bifana Sandwich 1

Bifana Sandwich

Bifana Sandwich is a type of sandwich popular in Portugal where pork chops or pork strips that are marinated in piri-piri style sauce and white wine is served in a light crusty bread roll accompanied with yellow mustard and sautéed pimiento with onions You might have heard of the Macanese...

Bacon, Tomato and Mozarella Crostini 2

Bacon, Tomato and Mozarella Crostini

Are you looking for the perfect starter well look no further, this is it! Like the name suggests this is a type of crostini topped with melted mozzarella, bacon and tomatoes, a great way to start a meal specially if you have pasta for mains. Nearly tastes like pizza but...

Clams Casino Crostini 2

Clams Casino Crostini

Clams Casino Crostini is a type of crostini inspired by a dish called clams casino, similar to baked tahong where clams are served on the half shell prepared and baked to golden perfection with other ingredients, in this case breadcrumbs and bacon. Clams Casino Crostini is a type of crostini...

Chocolate Dates and Raisin Peanut Butter Swirl Bread 2

Chocolate Dates and Raisin Peanut Butter Swirl Bread

Chocolate Dates and Raisin Peanut Butter Swirl is a type of sweet bread made with dates, bananas and raisins topped with peanut butter. I was given a big bag of dates after one of my colleagues made some Food for the Gods and bought dates in bulk as they are...

Corn Bread 1

Corn Bread

Cornbread is a type of quick bread made with cornmealand leavened with baking powder. There are many types of cornbread but on its simplest and traditional form wheat flour and sugar is a no no, instead it is made mostly with cornmeal. Cornbread is a type of quick bread made...