Author Archive: maricrismas

Mock Langos

So what is langos?  Langos is a Hungarian food that we have had the privilege of having in one of the night markets here in Ipswich.  We loved it but since the market is quite a distance from our home, plus we end up buying things there and spending too much, I have decided to …

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Ube Crinkle Cookie Recipe

Haven’t heard of Ube Crinkle Cookies until middle of last year when I saw a recipe and made some for my husband.  He LOVED them and it was a lovely change from the usual chocolate crinkle cookies, and not as sweet.  I don’t own the recipe and I am merely reproducing the recipe below for easy …

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Duck Cooked in Turbo Broiler

Just recently, frozen whole size 21 ducks were on half price at Coles for $11.00 (or $11.50 can’t remember exactly how much) so I got one to cook for the family. There are various recipes for cooking duck but I wanted an easy one.  I have always cooked chicken in turbo broiler so I thought, why …

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Homemade Tikoy 

So how did I make my tikoy?  I have been meaning to write down my recipe but because of a million other things I need to do, that was pushed down the list and well, forgotten.  But this time, I decided I should.  I don’t need to wait for Chinese New Year to have some, …

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Cinnamon Rolls with Buttery Glaze

  These past couple of days my husband and I have been seeing cinnamon rolls being made on various Food Network shows.  These made us silently think and crave for cinnamon rolls and so today I have decided to surprise my husband and daughter by making a batch of my own recipe, which I haven’t done …

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Garlic Parmesan Fried Chicken

I know they look quite ugly but these chicken wings taste amazing!  Those bits of stuff on top are garlic bits with parsley.  When they are put together, lipsmacking flavour comes out. Promise. What you need: 9 pieces large chicken wings, separated into drumettes, flats and tips 1/2 cup plain flour 1 1/2 teapoons salt 1/2 teaspoon …

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My Buffalo Wings using Tabasco

    What you need: about 7 – 9 pieces large chicken wings, separated into drumettes, flats and tips 1/2 cup plain flour 1 1/2 teapoons salt 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup Tabasco What you need to do: Mix together in a large container the flour, salt, paprika and …

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Oven Baked Barbecue Chicken Drumsticks

I wanted to try this Aristocrat Style Chicken Barbecue Recipe but because I didn’t have one of the ingredients needed, I had to tweak the recipe a bit and came up with a slightly different version.  The drumsticks tasted great and we had them without anything else on the side while watching TV. 🙂  Finger licking …

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Pork Crackling

This is so unhealthy, I know. But the Pinoys’ love for pork crackling is just so that in most parties specially those that involve beer drinking, there is almost always pork crackling.  So please eat in moderation (even if it is addicting). What you need: about 500 grams pork rind, scored around 2 tablespoons canola …

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Fried Halloumi/Haloumi

  Halloumi is a type of cheese that has a high melting point and hence they can be grilled or fried without it getting all melty.  If you are a cheese lover like my daughter, this is one you might want to try. What you need: about 200 grams of haloumi cheese olive oil What …

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