Toasted cake

Last week, I baked a cake and, apparently, my family didn't like it so much. It had been sitting in the fridge for days, drying out, and I just wanted to do something with it. … [Read more...]


Cafe con leche

To complete the Mexican theme of yesterday's brunch, I had a cup of cafe con leche with the potato, chorizo and chili dish. What is cafe con leche? The literal translation is … [Read more...]

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Choco apple cake

In an attempt to salvage two apples that had been sitting on the counter for a couple of days following the three-day blackout brought about by typhoon Ondoy, I prepared the … [Read more...]

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Banana walnut cake

(Updated) Moist but not dense, this banana cake is light, not excessively sweet and there's the added pleasure of getting some crunch from the walnuts and the streusel … [Read more...]

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Strawberry streusel cake

According to Wikipedia, the term streusel (a German word meaning "something scattered or sprinkled", from the verb streuen, akin to the English verb 'strew') refers to a crumb … [Read more...]


French toast in 3 steps

When I made some French toasts for breakfast a few days ago and took so much pain taking photos, I did wonder what I was going to do with all the photos. I was sure I have … [Read more...]

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Coffee jelly dessert

I don't know why... but coffee jelly seems to be the craze these days. Fastfoods and restaurants alike have it in their menus. Wendy's, I think, was the first fastfood to … [Read more...]

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French toast

I used to make french toast by mixing a beaten egg, milk, sugar, powdered cinnamon and a pinch of salt. Thought I'd try using sweetened condensed milk and sprinkling powdered … [Read more...]