Dessert, Snack

Homemade donuts

According to my son, a perfect breakfast could either be doughnuts, waffles or pancakes, dipped or oozing in chocolate. The 2 latter request would be easy but doughnuts are of different category. I have never done it in my life, I’ve just eaten it happily. So to grant a sickly boy’s desire, I tried. The… Read More Homemade donuts

Baking, Dessert, French, Macarons

French Macarons

I finally got the courage to make my own Macarons. I subscribed to HoneyandSoy’s macaron mastery course and am trying to follow their footsteps. I however followed this recipe from Gourmettraveller. ­čÖé Macaron batter: 130 gm icing sugar 110 gm almond meal 105 gm eggwhites, at room temperature, left out overnight 65 gm caster sugar… Read More French Macarons

Dessert, Fruits

Peach on Yogurt

“An apple is an excellent thing — until you have tried a peach.” -George du Maurier Well, apples are apples and peaches are peaches. We might have ┬ádifferent preferences but yes, both are fruits we love. Peach used to be the favorite┬ácanned fruit back home (thanks to del Monte). Not knowing where to buy them… Read More Peach on Yogurt

Dessert, food friday


Caramel…one of my favorite confections…whether as candy, syrup over ice cream, pudding or custard or as chocolate filling. The kids share this likeness with me but not the hubby….he hates (yes, that strong) Twix and caramel flavored ice cream because of the gooey feel after each bite…he prefer the usual selection lol. We had a… Read More Eis

Dessert, food friday

Blueberry cheesecake

I’m running out of memories to write about…it’s time to make new ones. ­čÖé What’s best but making memories of good food along with photographs to make them last. Then again, I remember that blueberry cheesecake is one I often ask a friend to bring me whenever she comes over. Then again, shaking my head,… Read More Blueberry cheesecake