Desserts, Filipino

Puto (Rice Cake)

Meet my eager helper. He’s always having fun doing things with me in the kitchen. He loves to eat and he know that helping me would make baking and cooking faster, therefore, he can eat soon too. We made puto last week. It was a request from the kindergarten…yes, some of my Austrian friends love… Read More Puto (Rice Cake)

Baking, Desserts, Macarons

Macaron Perfected!

Finally, I can proudly say that after a lot of trials and using different recipes, we did it! We’ve made macarons and it’s easier than before, they developed lovely feet and were crunchy outside but very soft in the inside. We tried both ganache and confectioner’s frosting for filling…both tasted awesome! Again, let me differentiate… Read More Macaron Perfected!


The car cake!

Remember the car cake? I’ve featured it here before and here it is again…A friend and I were browsing online for auto insurance comparison and I got hungry doing so that I ended up browsing for recipes….what do you know, this video stood out again. I think an insurance is a must for those who… Read More The car cake!

Desserts, Macarons

Carpe Diem!

  Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart. ~Erma Bombeck — My son and I – eating all the macarons we can! 🙂   —-Post for: and      

Desserts, Italian

Panna cotta

With hopes to reconnect to a childhood favorite, I attempted to make panna cotta at home. I am still not able to achieve that perfect consistency I really like, but this is the closest I can get. Hopefully in time and with practice I will. Here is an adapted recipe from an online cooking source.… Read More Panna cotta


Doughnut Glaze

    Last post was about doughnuts, it is but natural to post a recipe of the glaze too…so here it goes. Ingredients 1/4 cup whole milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups confectioners’ sugar Procedure: 1. Put milk and vanilla in a medium saucepan until warm. 2. Sift confectioners’ sugar and combine with milk… Read More Doughnut Glaze