Strawberry and blueberry streusel cake

A day before I flew to Bacolod two weeks ago to join Alex, I baked a cake that Speedy and Sam could enjoy while Alex and I were away. We were fortunate to find frozen ... »


Sam’s chocolate-drizzled rice crispies

April is rice month at About Southeast Asian Food. After posting my recipe for Vietnamese pandan sticky rice balls, I'm following it up with a non-Asian rice snack prepared by ... »


I’m a fan of sticky rice

I consider myself lucky. I grew up with rice cakes for snacks. That means all natural ingredients instead of the chemical-laden chips and fries that today's generation seem to ... »


Red velvet cheesecake

Baked at Sam's request. It took a day and a half to make this because the cheesecake layer had to be frozen overnight in order to assemble the layers. Other than the waiting ... »


Filipino Christmas dessert: fruit salad

Canned fruit cocktails stirred with sweetened condensed milk and cream might not sound exciting but Filipino-style fruit salad has its legions of loyal fans and it is, ... »


I had dessert for breakfast today

It's been a long time since I had breakfast at the traditional breakfast hour. Although I've been getting up before noon these past couple of weeks, my taste buds remain on ... »


Kuih dadar / kue dadar gulung

The crepes are made with pandan extract and coconut milk. The filling is a combination of grated fresh coconut meat and palm sugar. Simple yet complex and undeniably ... »