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 [...]

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic »

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

I’ve been meaning to try this dish from Ina Garten and finally I got over my laziness to peel a LOT of garlic cloves, (who likes peeling garlic anyway ;)) that I even went beyond 40. I love the aroma of garlic when it’s frying, soooo mouth-watering delicious. I never thought that one day I [...]

Raisin Pecan Oatmeal Cookies »

Raisin Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

One of the best cookies I’ve tried.. it’s chewy, nutty, yummy and healthy.  I didn’t expect I will like it this much because it doesn’t have my fave ingredient: chocolates!!  I was tempted to add chocolate chips but this recipe has great reviews over at the food network site so I decided I will just replace the [...]

Indonesian Ginger Chicken »

Indonesian Ginger Chicken

I can’t believe I did not make this sooner…this is such a super yummy and really, really easy dish.    There are only a few ingredients and I have them in stock.   I made this the same day I got the recipe- I have all the ingredients for the marinade, and we had it for dinner the next day.  This [...]

Whole Wheat Banana Yogurt Pancakes »

Whole Wheat Banana Yogurt Pancakes

Doesn’t it look yummy?  I don’t usually get excited over pancakes, for me they are all the same and I don’t make pancakes as often because it makes me consume lots of butter and syrup ( they’re so good but it could give you bad stuff  in return like clogged arteries and diabetes ), but pancakes are nothing without them. [...]

Easy Sole Meuniere with Spaghetti Aglio e Olio »

Easy Sole Meuniere with Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

I learned a new french word today: Meunière. It means (in the manner of the miller’s wife) dredged in flour before pan-frying in butter usually with lemon juice and chopped parsley sprinkled on top. Usually done with fish, the butter it was sautéed in, is poured onto it and served with a wedge of lemon. [...]


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