Icebox Cake
MOCHACCINO ICEBOX CAKE For anyone who loves chocolate and coffee, here's a Mochaccino Icebox Cake. An absolutely quick and easy recipe that requires no baking. If you like Tiramisu, you might want to give this a try too. It's basically the same great flavours with the addition of chocolate - what's not to love?! I've included a video, for inspiration! https://youtu.be/ee7uEDzPmZc Why hello...
Sushi Burrito
Instagram is full of photos of sushi burritos. If you’re a fan of sushi, I’m sure by now you’ve seen quite a number of photos of sushi burrito on Instagram. I’m also quite certain that you’ve considered trying to make some at home. Before making the sushi burrito, I’ve probably made sushi about twice, I’m no expert on sushi making,...
Tahini Sriracha Dressing
During weekends, I try to indulge on baking. On weekdays, however, I try to show a little more restraint. I'm trying to encourage my family to eat better by preparing healthier meals during the weekdays. I came up is this delightful Zoodle and Shrimp Salad with Tahini Sriracha Dressing. I used a portion of the dressing to marinate the shrimps -...
Chocolate Ganache Cake, made pretty by the sweet edge
No matter what the season, amirite?  A good chocolate ganache cake is always appreciated. Unless, of course, you don't like chocolate (I haven't met someone who doesn't). I've always thought that a baker needs a good chocolate cake recipe. With that, good quality ingredients are best to use most especially for cocoa powder and chocolate (f0r ganache). For this recipe,...
healthy honey glazed energy bars
  Happy Mother's Day! Cheers to all the moms and the moms to be! This is for all those times when all we need is a quick boost of energy (or maybe a nice bottle of wine). An easy peasy healthy recipe.  
Purple yam
PURPLE YAM JAM I love this stuff!! Did I mention that it's purple? Like, it's naturally purple. They told me that making Ube Halaya (in Tagalog) would be a little difficult. I thought to myself: how hard could it be? Well, 3 hours of constant stirring later... It's definitely time consuming and also very labour intensive. While ready-made purple yam 'jam' is...
chicken teriyaki recipe
CHICKEN TERIYAKI RECIPE I like quick and easy dinners, just like this easy chicken teriyaki recipe. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy cooking but there are days when you just don't have the luxury of time. If  you're looking for something simple and easy to add to your weekly menu, give this recipe a try. Although, I listed the toasted sesame seed and...
postre chaja
POSTRE CHAJA RECIPE: PEACH MERINGUE LAYER CAKE FROM URUGUAY A friend recently asked me to bake a cake for some friends from Uruguay, suggesting Postre Chaja. From what I gather, it's quite a popular dessert in Uruguay. My version of Postre Chajá is made of layers with chiffon, peaches, whipped cream frosting and finished with meringue. It's very light and the...
tzatziki sauce recipe
TZATZIKI SAUCE RECIPE I  was thinking of Greek flavours today, but I wanted to try something simple. The fresh taste of tzatziki with the salty feta cheese came to mind. Check out this Tzatziki sauce recipe today. I also thought of making meatballs, not only because they are easy to make, but also quick to stock in the freezer for use...
Cheesecake Brownie Sammie, brownie recipe.
Do you know what's better than cheesecake brownies? Cheesecake brownies with ice cream! Salted Caramel Ice Cream, that is. I shared the brownie base in my previous post Rich Custard Brownies. Using the same brownie base minus the custard, top it with this cheesecake recipe. Now you have an amazing cheesecake brownie recipe! I'll include  the brownie recipe in this...