Monthly Archives: August, 2013

Korean Style Beef Ribs

Yesterday I was talking to an Indonesian mum while waiting for my daughter and she was surprised to learn that I cook dinner every night (except Friday — because that’s our takeaway dinner night).  She says she can’t do it because she is not a good cook. Well, you don’t need to be a good …

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Beef Sausage Rolls

It has been a very busy past 2 weeks for me hence I wasn’t able to write at all. Wow, last night I saw in the news Miley Cyrus’ VMA performance.  It was a shocker, to say the least.  And I felt a twinge of sadness for her.  My family used to watch Hannah Montana …

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Honey Mustard Glazed Spare Ribs (corrected Aug 2015)

Dinner time again, and I couldn’t decide what to prepare.  Then I saw my bottle of Dijon Mustard and thought hmmm… this would do.  It has been a while since I cooked this recipe and since it is easy to do, I decided we will have this. Ingredients: about 700 grams pork spare ribs, separated …

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My Lola

19 years ago yesterday, my beloved Lola left us.  It was the saddest night of my life. A few hours before she passed, I saw her in the hospital.  I was with my cousins and we have just visited my Lolo who had surgery and we were about to board the elevator on the way …

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My Croissant Donuts (NOT saying cronuts) – updated 19 Aug 2014

I am not saying CRONUTS because I have read that the New York bakery whose chef developed this pastry has trademarked the name and to simplify things, I will just call mine croissant donuts (I spelled donuts this way instead of “doughnuts” — faster to type lol) because they are donuts made from my croissant recipe. I have …

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Sago Pearl Dessert

I have read that this is actually a Malaysian dessert and at first I didn’t want to try the recipe as it involved coconut and tapioca pearls and I never had that combination before.  But then I remembered having something similar from a Mongolian (?!?) Restaurant in Manila (if not exactly what that is hehe …

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