Category Archives: YUM

My Hainanese Chicken

Usually the Hainanese Chicken I order from restaurants are whiter in colour than this one that I make at home.  This is because there is an ingredient I added that gives it a brownish colour, and it’s the way I want my Hainanese Chicken to taste.  For this recipe, you can use a whole chicken, …

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Microwaved Quick Butter and Garlic Potatoes

Here’s an easy recipe for a buttery garlic potatoes.  We love potatoes (specially my daughter) and this is definitely one recipe that is quick to prepare and wonderful as a side dish.  I found the recipe from one of the grocery packets but I had to tweak the recipe because the original one is way …

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My Puto Bum…balls!

  Yeah!!! Bring it on, 2014! After all that cooking and eating and drinking and more cooking, eating and drinking, it is time to go back to normal and face all the wash ups, clean ups and catching up with the zzzs.  Or maybe the cleaning up can wait until tomorrow! To start this new …

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Chewy Anzac Cookies

I know, I know, again, such a long lull. Busy with the Christmas preps, baking, and it’s school holidays, so bonding time with my daughter. She is currently asleep on the couch with Deefa our pet dog after we have been playing with Wii and I thought I’d try to use this chance to type …

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Arroz a la Cubana

Still on a high after last night’s school awards night where my daughter received two Academic Awards.  Can’t be prouder and more thankful.  Next to prepare for is her Piano Concert this Saturday — guess I will be a nervous wreck again. This recipe I am posting today is actually a Spanish Dish (obviously from …

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Simmered Fish

Fish is good.  We love our pork and our chicken and our steaks but fish is good.  Some people regard fish as boring but there are hundreds of ways to cook fish to make it interesting and exciting. In our case, we don’t eat fish as often as we really want to.  It is because …

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Mac’s Ensaymada

I think I have recovered fairly enough from those days of sadness over the typhoon victims to be able to write my recipes again.  I have to — this is the best way to cheer myself up and to make sure my recipes will never be lost.   I have promised a long time ago I …

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Meringues

Meringues.  I love meringues.  There are those crispy ones, and there are those crispy-outside-chewy-inside ones. There are light brown ones, coloured ones, and plain white ones. I love them all. Actually, not all.  I am not very fond of those meringues found in bakeries and shops.  They do look pretty but they are wayyyyyy too …

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Crispy Pork Binagoongan

I am so sorry for not writing for so long.  I have been quite busy baking cakes for my husband and a friend and then there was a family dinner we were hosting for my husband’s birthday and the list goes on. I have been asked to write my recipe for my ensaymada and meringues and …

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Easy Thai Yellow Chicken Curry

We love curry.  Filipino curry, Japanese curry, Indian curry, Thai curry… There is this lovely Thai restaurant near our house where we go for dinner once in a while and its owner is a friendly man called Jimmy.  He gave us a card that entitles us one free entrée when we go back to his place …

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