Turon (banana spring rolls) with dulce de leche


How many ways have we made turon? Let me count:1. Cheesy turon 2. Turon with toffee and peanut butter sauce 3. Turon with bacon and cheese 4. Turon with chunky peanut butter 5. Turon with M&MsExcept for the cheesy turon, everything else was … [Read more...]

Dulce de leche banana cream tart


It's a pity that Mexican Made Easy airs locally only once a week. Wish there were more sensible food shows like it on TV. Personally, I can do away with Gordon Ramsay, The Next Food Network Star, Iron Chef, Bobby Flay and Bruce Lim.Mexican Made Easy, … [Read more...]

Campfire cones (without the campfire)


Speedy saw campfire cones featured on some TV show on Facebook, he was immediately smitten and, less than twenty-four hours later, he had all the ingredients for making them.What are campfire cones? Sugar cones with the insides slathered with peanut … [Read more...]

Tacos a la Cubana


A play on the rice dish that Filipinos call arroz a la Cubana, these tacos are filled with beef and sausage stew, raw onions, cucumbers and tomatoes, and ripe mangoes. On the side, a fried egg, sunny side up, and slices of golden saba bananas. We had this … [Read more...]

Chili, egg and banana breakfast


If you've heard of the Filipino dish called arroz a la Cubana, this is a variation. Instead of rice, the ground meat stew, fried egg and bananas are served with flour tortillas. The meat stew is cooked spicy, chili style, and, in lieu of the traditional … [Read more...]

Banana and M&M’s spring rolls


Question: What's worse than finding a worm in your apple? Oh, I'm sure you know the answer. That joke's older than I am. You don't know the answer? Oooohh... What's worse than finding a worm in you apple is finding half a worm in your apple. Gross? Oh, … [Read more...]

Choco chip and banana pancakes


Two weeks ago, I was at the supermarket and I walked away from a Ghirardelli chocolate sale. 70% off and I walked away because I am on a low-sugar diet. A few days ago, I was back at the same supermarket and the Ghirardelli chocolates were still there. … [Read more...]