french-toast

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...]

chicken-pies1

Chicken pie with butter crust

In our house, leftover roast or grilled chicken usually becomes chicken salad for sandwiches the following day. We had leftover roast chicken from last Sunday's lunch and it … [Read more...]

turkey-empanada

Turkey empanada

Empanada is a mini pie. Actually, it's more like the Italian calzone but the crust is flaky and sweet just like those of pastries. Based on the name itself, empanadas must … [Read more...]

calamares

Calamares

First of all, it's my husband who cooked this platter of calamares. I helped, but he did the actual cooking. We have a new agreement--he does the cooking on Sundays. We had … [Read more...]

chocopolvoronnowrap

Chocolate polvoron

It's my daughters' Christmas party in school today. Potluck style. My 13-year-old was smart. She volunteered to being the juice. All we need to do was buy about half a dozen … [Read more...]

pandanchicken

Pandan chicken

Click here for the fried version of Thai pandan-wrapped chicken.As far as I know, pandan chicken is a Thai dish. I have a friend who cooks this dish by deep frying each … [Read more...]