Sukiyaki (すき焼き)

I know Sukiyaki,  the song- a beautiful, sentimental song translated from a popular Japanese song but I had no idea what…

Beef Salpicao (Salpicado)

Beef Salpicao is a Filipino dish of Spanish or Portuguese influence.  It’s  beef tenderloin cut into small pieces or strips and…


Kakanin-Native Delicacies

KCC: Suman sa Lihia

This month’s Kulinarya theme is Suman.  Suman is one of Filipino native delicacies; it’s made of sticky rice (also cassava) wrapped in banana or coconut leaves and boiled.  There are  different kinds of…

Puto (Rice Cakes)

This post is for my paternal grandma who recently passed away. She used to make puto for me and my siblings and cousins when we were kids whenever…

Cuchinta (Kutsinta)

Cuchinta is a type of kakanin (Philippines’ native delicacies these are snacks usually made with or containing any or combination of these: coconut,coconut milk, rice flour, glutinous rice,…


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Queso Fundido

Queso Fundido

Kimchi Rice

Kimchi Rice


Chocolate Crazy Cake

Chocolate Crazy Cake

So you want to bake a cake and found out you’re out of eggs? No worries, this recipe doesn’t require  eggs or butter. I’ve…

Mango Pavlova

Mango Pavlova

This is my first time to make a pretty successful Pavlova. I tried before but my inexperience as a baker made me fail and…

Lemon Cookies

Lemon Cookies

You know what they say: “When life give you lemons..” Turn those lemons into lemonades or better yet, into these yummy cookies. 🙂 I…

Olive's Twist

Monte Cristo Sandwich

Monte Cristo Sandwich

I love this combination of classic ham and cheese sandwich and french toast. I don’t know how this yummy sandwich got its name, I just know that I…

Mini Cheese Tart (Camembert and Strawberry Preserve)

Whole wheat chocolate banana Cake

Pan-seared Salmon

Bread and Muffins

Brownies & Bars

Cakes & cupcakes