Creme Brulee

Creme Brulee

I can’t believe that I have not posted Creme Brulee here yet. This is one of  my favorite desserts. It’s right there on top with leche flan and tiramisu. It’s very similar to flan- it’s smooth and creamy but less firm and with a crunchy caramelized sugar on top instead of syrupy. YUM.  No inverting […]

Lemon Curd

I have never tasted lemon curd before and I’ve always wanted to make a batch at home. I imagine it would be deliciously tangy; perfect with something sweet and delicious.. like layer cakes, doughnuts, lemon rolls and trifle. My family is not a big fan of lemony desserts but they always eat (and most of […]

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 […]

Pretty Flower Cupcakes

These cupcakes have gotten raves from everyone who have tasted it. They’re not just pretty but very yummy too. I have several vanilla cupcake recipes that I use before but I decided to stick to this one because it’s easier and gives me consistent result everytime. It can take on different flavors too, just substitute […]

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 […]

Ina Garten’s Mango Banana Daiquiris

Last month I joined a group called Barefoot Bloggers, it’s a group of bloggers dedicated to following the steps of Barefoot Contessa (Ina Garten) by recreating her recipes, twice in a month. I love Ina, I even call her my aunt Ina 🙂 (shhh..) Love her recipes, I tried many of them before I even […]