Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Cookie’s and Mac’s Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

One of my daughter’s favourite cookies.  They are easy to make, and my daughter loves making them with me.  Serve with ice cold milk (or hot coffee or tea for the grown ups)! What you need: 2 cups sugar (use less if you think this is too sweet for you) ¾ cup vegetable oil ¾ …

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My Mock Dongpo Pork Belly

OK,  so I could call this braised pork but the original recipe (which I of course had to tweak) was for a Dongpo Pork Belly so I will just call it my Mock Dongpo Pork Belly. Because I couldn’t resist putting boiled eggs in it, it actually looked very similar to the Filipino’s pork adobo …

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Chicken with Pumpkin in Coconut

Someone gave us a whole pumpkin, and I got excited thinking of things to do with it.  Yeah, I know, it is just a pumpkin but for some reason, receiving something that I can use for cooking or baking excites me 🙂  I have thought of making some pumpkin pie or maybe pumpkin scones but …

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My Simple Pork Spring Rolls

Everytime there is an event in school where my daughter has to bring a plate to share, she always requests Lumpiang Shanghai (or pork spring rolls).  These rolls are always a hit with or without the sauce.  They are usually the first ones to disappear and some parents even try to get more in the sly hahaha …

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