Cooking as a love language during pandemic

According to Dr. Gary Chapman, there are 5 types of love languages: 1. Words of affirmation 2. Physical touch 3. Receiving gifts 4. Quality time 5. Acts of service Cooking for your loved ones is an act of service where the motto “Action speaks louder than voice” certainly applies. It requires your own time and…

Food Diary

For breakfast, I made avocado and egg on toast with sriracha sauce and black pepper. I forgot to take photo of my lunch but for dinner I made grilled chicken and sautéed brussel sprouts. I had a small serving of Kani salad on the side. I can post a recipe later once I have the…

Plain baked cheesecake

Can’t remember the last time I baked! These are my highly requested cheesecake which I will bring tomorrow. As always, I added less sugar than what the original recipe indicated. It’s now chilling in the fridge, hopefully it will set by tomorrow morning! (And fingers crossed I don’t forget to take it with me).

Got Apples? Let’s Make Apple Pies!

These apple pies are simple and easy to make – perfect for beginners in the kitchen! Today’s featured recipe is Gemma’s Apple Pie. For this recipe you will need: Apples (I used Granny Smith) Brown sugar Cinnamon and/or cinnamon sugar salt Butter Lemon juice Cornstarch with water Puff pastry Egg wash Mine only took 15…

Lengua de Gato (Filipino Butter Cookies)

Lengua de Gato are Filipino butter cookies made from butter, eggs, flour and sugar. These are long and thin cookies resembling cat’s tongue, hence the word lengua (tongue) and de gato (of cat). Mine turned out wider as I used a larger round tip but you can use a smaller round tip to achieve a…

Deep Fried Quail Eggs

I think this should be called quail egg tempura (just kidding). Who doesn’t like eating kwek-kwek as a kid? Of course, we weren’t allowed to eat a lot of these as they’re not that great for our health. I forgot how much they retail for back then but I’m guessing P2-P3 each. Kwek-kwek are best…

Yakiudon

If you’ve known me for a while now, you would know very well that I love instant noodles – so much that I often worry about developing some form of GI disease if I don’t change haha. I remind myself of the guilt feeling after consuming those highly processed and high sodium packs. Sometimes it…