Last week, our other dog, Alexis, officially became a mom! How cute are these puppies?! They're only about a week old. They're a bit dirty because it was raining and they were placed in the back area garden of the house. *Tabachuchay: "taba" means chubby or fat. "Chuchay" doesn't mean anything, just a made up… Continue reading New Puppies
I cooked this for dinner the other night and Don was so amazed with it. Something I take pleasure in especially when I hear him say, "Wow!", multiple times! I wouldn't say I'm the greatest chef ever. I don't have that much industry experience per se, but I like to experiment, try to re-create and… Continue reading Prawns Thermidor
So Don proposed that I do their office's monthly birthday cupcakes. And I plan to make different flavored ones! So for this month, I made Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting. I intended to color the buttercream to lilac or lavender shade. But I guess I put too much red food gel and this is what… Continue reading Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
Here's my Basic Cream Cheese Frosting. It's very versatile and delicious! This is best paired with Red Velvet Cupcakes or sandwiched between Red Velvet Crinkles or spread over warm Banana Bread.
I intended to give these out to our Couples' Discipleship Group for Valentines. Unfortunately, I was sick with the flu so we didn't attend the fellowship yesterday. Anyway, I want to warn you, this is a little messy to make. The dough is sticky and can stain your hands red if you're not using gloves.… Continue reading Red Velvet Cookies/Crinkles
Over the years, I realized that the kind of storage containers for my baking ingredients play a big role in mmaintaining its quality. I've always wanted the big clear jars I see on TV, but it is really practical to use? Currently, I use big air tight containers for my ingredients. First, because it preserves… Continue reading Storage of Ingredients
Self-Rising Flour is not common here in the Philippines. I might need to go to several different grocery stores or specialty stores to be able to get a pack. However, here's a simple recipe to make your own self-rising flour with the ingredients you may already have at home and even save money!