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Swiss rösti salad

To make Sam's salad more filling, I topped it with rösti. And, for the dressing, cheese melted in milk and seasoned with ... (more)

maneki-neko

How to make: Polvorón

A sweet treat made with flour, milk and butter, polvorón is another legacy of Spanish colonialism. Derived from polvo, the ... (more)

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Tres leches cake

The first time I made tres leches, I baked cupcakes. Speedy and the girls loved it so much that they have been asking me to ... (more)

cafe-con-leche

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. ... (more)

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Coffee jelly, beverage edition

The coffee jelly, dessert version, was posted three and a half years ago. Here is the beverage version. It was a very hot ... (more)

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Bacon and bread pudding

Mix torn bread with half-cooked bacon. Add beaten eggs, milk and grated cheddar cheese. Season lightly with salt, sugar and ... (more)

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Summer coolers

[Originally published in Manila Standard Today on April 8, 2009] It was cool and cloudy for a few days last week and I was ... (more)

corn-slushie

Corn slushie

It may look like a margarita but it isn't. Think maiz con hielo that can be drank from a glass. Technically, it's a smoothie. ... (more)