Banana and Chocolate Crepes »

Banana and Chocolate Crepes

Crepes are just like pancakes…paper-thin pancakes that you fill with fresh or cooked fruit fillings inside with chocolate sauce or whipped delicious. If only it’s as easy to make as regular pancakes. The first time I tried making crepes, it was a disaster, I wasn’t able to make a single crepe, they were all [...]

Hoagie Rolls »

Hoagie Rolls

I use these rolls for hotdog sandwich (my kids’ favorite) and for delicious meatball sandwiches which my whole family loves. I know it’s easier to buy a pack of hotdog buns but I prefer making it (even though I’m not good at it) because these rolls are way better- in taste and in texture; not [...]

Pan de Sal (Salted Breakfast Buns) »

Pan de Sal (Salted Breakfast Buns)

Crusty on the outside, soft on the inside that’s how I remember the pandesal from my childhood. It’s what we usually have when my mom didn’t have time to cook breakfast and our favorite after-school snack. We buy it fresh and hot from a neighborhood bakery; I like to eat some on the way home [...]

Whole Wheat Coconut Oatmeal Banana Muffins »

Whole Wheat Coconut Oatmeal Banana Muffins

It has a long name but this recipe just like most muffin recipes is really easy to make. It’s easy, quick and yummy which is the standard for me lately so I can have more time to do some other fun and equally important things. This is a healthy muffin recipe too, in case you [...]

Chocolate Faces Mini Bread Rolls »

Chocolate Faces Mini Bread Rolls

These bread rolls are not that easy to make but putting the faces on these rolls are so much fun, I let the kids do the rest after showing them how to do it…they ate it so quickly too, they can’t even wait for me to finish taking some photos to share The recipe [...]

Banana Yogurt Streusel Muffins »

Banana Yogurt Streusel Muffins

This recipe is one of my favorites to use when I have over-ripe bananas for a quick, easy and delicious snack for my family. It has yogurt to make it healthier, has less butter and has only 1 egg. The addition of streusel which has desiccated coconut in it, btw give the muffins extra yummyness! [...]

Spanish Bread »

Spanish Bread

This delicious soft bread roll with buttery crumb filling inside is one of my favorite buys from our neighborhood bakery when I was little.  We used to have it for afternoon snack and sometimes for breakfast, too. I had this recipe for years and have tried it once before, it was a fail ( like [...]

Brioche Rolls with Yema Filling »

Brioche Rolls with Yema Filling

This is my nth attempt to make pastel at home.   Pastel’s a specialty filled soft buns from Camiguin, Philippines, it comes in different delicious fillings, but the best-seller is yema and it’s not surprising, ’cause once you’ve tasted yema , you’ll know’s just so delicious!! These brioche rolls that I filled with homemade yema ( [...]

Pain Perdu (Challah French Toast with Almonds) »

Pain Perdu (Challah French Toast with Almonds)

Pain Perdu is french toast , it literally means “lost bread”. I first saw this from Barefoot Contessa, I love the addition of sliced almonds and how thick and big each toast is and the strawberry makes it soo mouth-watering; while I was watching Ina make it, I was itching to try it too at [...]

Mozzarella Bread Rolls »

Mozzarella Bread Rolls

I’ve always wanted to make some of those delicious mozzarella sticks that I like so much in Italian restos. I have this recipe from Giada de Laurentiis but I still have some doubts if I can really make it right; my biggest concern was:  Won’t the mozzarella melt if you fry it?  It’s gonna burn and it’ll be a major clean-up [...]

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