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...
French Toast with Blueberry Compote recipes
Happy weekend! Well, whatever's left of the weekend that is. Nothing says the weekend quite like a good French toast made with homemade brioche loaf. For this version of French toast, I substituted heavy cream or milk with coconut milk. I thought the brioche might be rich enough with all the butter that's been added to it, so I made blueberry...
Easy to prepare chicken quesadillas recipe
Want to whip up a quick and easy meal? Try making Mexican style quesadillas. I also made tomato salsa and guacamole, both yummy additions to the quesadillas. In case you want to prepare those yourselves, I've included the recipes for those too. And while you're at it, throw in some tortilla chips and don't forget the margarita!! Cheers! Chicken Quesadillas Serves approximately 3 -4 In...
chocolate chocolate
Yes, this is yet another cookie post, it will definitely not be the last. I just can't help it, these are really amazing cookies! I think you would've figured out by now that I love cookies. I go crazy for all sorts of cookies, from arrowroot cookies to wafers. I love them all. I have a preference to all things...