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Naked Cakes For All Occasions

I recently discovered Naked Cakes and it has become my new passion! It seems that my beloved fondant topped cakes have been replaced by Naked Cakes.  It's this year's trendy cake for weddings, birthdays, and just about any occasion when a cake is called for.  What exactly are Naked Cakes?  Just as the name suggests they're cakes with minimal or no frosting.  But that doesn't mean they're plain.  Far from it!  This recent trend has seen many gorgeous cakes pop up at wedding, bridal ...

Homemade Taho (Soy Pudding) Filipino Recipe!!!

Taho is made from extra soft tofu with the texture of silky custard, sweetened with brown sugar simple syrup and topped with tapioca pearls. Taho is a Philippine street food sold by magtataho “peddlers”. They sell it early in the morning, till afternoon, it’s a very yummy snack and a good source of energy to start your day. This treat is a breakfast staple and also a very satisfying comfort food and very easy to prepare and to cook. Since this sweet treat is of Chinese origin, try ...

Chocolate Caramel Cookie Bars

Valentine's Day is tomorrow.  Are you still looking for something to make for your sweetheart?  Well if your sweetie has a sweet tooth than these Chocolate Caramel Cookie Bars are just the thing! Chocolate Caramel Cookie Bars are delicious!  They're chewy, gooey, and oh so chocolatey!  They can be served cold or hot.  We like them hot!  And can be eaten alone or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.  My favorite way to have them is with ice cream that's drizzled with chocolate sauce. ...

Super Bowl Snack Recipes

Super Bowl Sunday is on February 5.  Just about everyone I know is looking forward to the big day.  The Game of course is the main event, but many of us are waiting for the half-time show and the commercials.  Whether sport fan or not I think we can all agree that a big part of that Sunday revolves around the Super Bowl Snacks we will all be munching on during the game. Here are some great snack ideas and recipes for Super Bowl Snacks, most can be made ahead of time so you can get out of ...

Chicken Potato Salad (Filipino Style) Recipe!!!

Chicken Potato Salad Recipe is a yummy and luscious main dish or side dish that is perfect for any Filipino occasions like Christmas, New Year’s Eve, fiestas, birthdays and etc. Making a healthy and attractive main course is way too easy with the Filipino Chicken Potato Salad Recipe. Since it is a quick-fix dish that gets done in a matter of time, feel like an expert in your kitchen. This recipe is ideal if you are planning to have chicken potato salad for lunch. Simply prepare it in the ...

Macaroni Salad (Filipino Style) Recipe!!!

Filipino Style Macaroni Salad is typically served during special occasions like birthday parties, weddings, Fiestas and specially Christmas and New Year’s Eve.  Macaroni Salad is very easy to prepare and to cook. It doesn’t take a lot of time to prepare this mouth-watering dessert, snack or appetizer. Macaroni salad in the Philippines is usually made with macaroni noodles; mayonnaise, condensed milk and all-purpose cream,  fruit cocktail, kaong, raisins, nata de coco and cheese make ...

Kesong Puti (Filipino White Cheese) Recipe!!!

Kesong Puti or White Filipino Cheese is very famous in the Philippines for its unique and yummy taste.  It is usually served during Christmas and New Year ’s Eve. This cheese originated from and is produced in the Philippine provinces of Laguna, Cebu, Bulacan, Bacolod and Samar. Kesong Puti or White Filipino Cheese is a soft white cheese similar to cottage cheese, made from carabao milk, salt and white vinegar or rennet. Kesong Puti is a fresh, unripened soft cheese prepared by concentr...

Lumpiang Sariwa (Fresh Spring Rolls) Recipe

Lumpiang Sariwa or Fresh Spring Rolls is an unfried version of the popular fried Lumpia.  Lumpiang Sariwa is traditionally called “fresh” not because it’s a raw but because it’s not fried like its counterpart the fried lumpia.   In the Philippines Lumpiang Sariwa can be served as an appetizer, snack or dessert.  It is served during many occasions;  Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and specially During Fiesta Season. Fresh Lumpia has three parts,  the filling, the wrapper, and ...

Suman Malagkit (Sticky Rice Roll in Banana Leaves) Recipe!!!

Suman malagkit (Sticky Rice Roll in Banana Leaves) is one of the famous snacks (merienda) in our Country. It's  inexpensive and very easy to make. Most of the flavor comes from the banana leaf wrapping thus, no artificial flavoring is needed. I live in the small tropical province of Bohol Philippines.  It's abundant with banana trees, they grow everywhere.  I grew up watching my family make different varieties of banana leaf wrapped suman.   We make “lidgid”, made with grated ...

Kamote Turon – Lumpiang Kamote (Sweet Potato Roll) Recipe

Kamote Turon or Lumpiang Kamote (fried sweet potato roll) is a famous and easy to prepare Filipino dessert (panghimagas) or snack (merienda).   Kamote (sweet potato) is abundant in our place.  They grow anywhere even if you don't tend them. I plant sweet potatoes with the help my my grandmother.   My grandmother has a green thumb she easily grows fruits and veggies. When we were younger my cousins and I would help my grandmother plant and harvest sweet potato.   We made some of ...