My Favorite Brownies Ever

My go-to brownie recipe is by Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen, one of my favorite blogs since forever. Through the years, I’ve tweaked the recipe to fit my ingredients on hand. But I think after several tweaks, I’ve found just the right recipe for my favorite brownies ever. For the batch pictured, I used equal amounts of The FreeFood Co.’s…

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Barbecue Chicken and Mushroom Pizza

I haven’t been cooking these past few months since Ate Elena came back to our house. She’s the one who prepares our meals so I’ve been doing what I do best—eat. Lol! But lately, I’ve been wanting to mess around in the kitchen so I volunteered to cook my dad’s lunch today. Since he still had some leftover pizza, I…

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Chunky Potato Tomato Soup

A story I did for Cosmopolitan Philippines’ final issue required me to create 5 lunch recipes and I’m sharing one with you today. The easiest soup for anyone craving something warm and comforting. You’ll need only about 15-20 minutes and there’s absolutely no need to turn on the stove to make this. Print Chunky Potato Tomato Soup The easiest soup…

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Roasted Carrot and Pumpkin Soup

I’ve had a cup of vegetable stock sitting in the fridge for about a week now. I had some left over from when I made enchilada sauce from scratch (I’ll take photos the next time I make that again so I can share the recipe with you!). So since I still had some pumpkin to use up and a lone…

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Roasted Kalabasa Spaghetti With Broccoli, Spinach, and Bacon

Our driver brought back some freshly harvested kalabasa over the weekend and we’ve made two kinds of pasta with it already. I tweaked a few recipes I found online (here and here) so I could use the vegetables in our crisper. My dad loved (and finished) the first batch so I whipped up another one today, adding broccoli and bacon into the…

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Baker’s Bites: Tuna Corn Casserole

Now that I have a bit of free time on my hands, I’ve been home a lot. I promised myself that after a couple of days of a much-needed break, I’m going to get back in the kitchen to make and bake. My past posts have been of the dessert kind but this time around, I’m sharing a quick and…

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Made It Myself: Pastel-Colored Roses On Cupcakes

Ever since I learned how to frost cupcakes with my Wilton 1m star tip, I’ve been making my icing look like roses on top of my cupcakes. When my friend Marla asked me to make cupcakes for her little sister’s 18th birthday, I was wondering how to “dress them up nicely” for the debut. While I was mixing three different bowls…

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Baker’s Bites: Happy 87th Birthday, Lola!

My dad’s mom turned 87 last Saturday. Baked her some chocolate and peanut butter chip cookies to share with everyone for lunch. I love making chocolate chip cookies! They’re always a big hit as proven by the crumbs left from the dozen I left for the house. My dad says the box we gave lola was also wiped out. Hooray!…

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