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Tofu and Beans

Tofu and Beans Ingredients3 pcs Firm Tofu, diced 10 -15 pcs Green Beans (Baguio Beans), chopped 1/8 cup Soy Sauce 1 tbsp Brown Sugar Water 1 tbsp Flour 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce Vegetable oil for frying Sesame Seeds (optional) Salt and PepperInstructionsToast sesame seeds in a…

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Graham Crackers with Custard Filling and Meringue Frosting

This is another great recipe that I have made using custard. But instead of making the custard as a frosting, just like in my previous recipe Graham Snickers and Oatmeal Cookies with Custard Frosting, I used it as a filling to the graham crackers. And instead…

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Chocolate Crinkles

Last Christmas, I’m stuck thinking of what gift to give to my workmates. I wanted to give something special but my budget is not that big. Then, I realized that giving something special does not only mean that the gift needs to be expensive. Most of…

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Chocolate Cake Baked on Oven Toaster

Last January 14 we celebrated my daughter’s second birthday. It’s not as fancy as her first (it’s been a culture in the Philippines to celebrate the first, seventh and eighteenth birthday grandiosely). We have invited a few guest mostly my colleagues and her playmates. Instead of…

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Cinnamon Raisin Bread

My wife and I love cinnamon. Perhaps there’s a distinctive taste in cinnamon that captures the attention of our taste buds. Though cinnamon is our favorite, its ironic that we seldom use it in the kitchen. I remember I’ve only used it once when I tried…

- Filipino Food-Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

After baking a soft and moist Chocolate Cake for my daughter’s birthday, I got inspired to bake more but this time I’m baking mini cupcakes. I still have leftover chocolate buttercream frosting and royal icing so I decided to bake basic vanilla cupcakes. I was surprise…

Fresh Pesto Pasta with Garlic Bread

When I went to Manila for a seminar in our head office, I dropped by to SM Makati and bought basil because I wanted to eat pesto pasta. It was my first time to make pesto pasta and I just know that it has basil. Pesto…

Triple Chocolate Pancake

My brother, who is currently working in Abu Dhabi, sent a package containing appliances, toiletries and chocolates. I received a pack of Toblerone mini, some Snickers and some toiletries. As I ate the Toblerone, this recipe just bumped into my mind. I told my wife that…

Fresh Pesto Pasta with Tomatoes

After enjoying the taste of Fresh Pesto Pasta With Garlic Bread, I made another one but this time I added tomatoes. I have read that basil and tomatoes are perfect together so I gave it a try. After tasting this recipe, I have concluded that basil is…