How to Make the Easiest Cheesecake Ever

I’m not even exaggerating when I say this is so ridiculously easy, you’ll be making cheesecake every week after you try it. This is one of the few recipes I know by heart. I go by the ratio: 1 pack cream cheese, 1/4 cup white sugar, 1 egg. For this particular batch, I doubled the recipe for a slightly taller…

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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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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: Cookie Fail

I’ve been obsessing about these melt-in-your-mouth brownie cookies for a while. I had some egg whites left over from making the Chocolate Turtle Pie for New Year’s so I tried the recipe over the weekend. They came out chewy and too sweet (I didn’t have any dark chocolate around so I used semisweet). Next time, I think I will use…

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Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day

I love breakfast. I can eat it three times a day. My breakfast staples: bread, peanut butter, Nutella, and coffee (iced or hot depending on the weather). Also, garlic rice, sunny side up, and any choice of the following: corned beef with diced potatoes, crispy bacon in maple syrup, or tuna in various sauces (the canned variety). A few weeks…

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Fried Oreos are Oh-some!

I’ve been wanting to try making my own version of fried Oreos but I never found the time. This morning, after discovering we didn’t have flour and milk in the fridge, I asked Ate Elena to buy some so we could make these beauties. I smothered mine with whipped cream and Nutella. SO GOOD. You can just buy pancake mix…

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Food Trip

Strawberry Cornflake shake from Sango, Fragola with Brownies and Walnut Streusel from The White Hat, General’s Chicken from Recipes by Cafe Metro, and Master Fries from Sango (I didn’t eat the salad, hehe). Photos edited using Pentacom’s AnalogColor

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