Tuxedo Banana Bread

My “Tuxedo” Banana Bread with blends of semi- and white chocolate chips are the best way to use up over-ripe bananas, and possibly the best slice to go with your morning coffee or tea!

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Pan de Sal (Sweet Filipino-Style Rolls)

For this recipe, I made smaller versions in reminiscence of the pandesal I had in the Philippines. 

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Maple Sticky Buns with Pecans

There is nothing quite like the smell of fresh dough kneading in my kitchen…This morning what I have for you are sticky buns! It’s generally quite easy that even your little chefs in the kitchen can do it (with a little adult supervision, of course.)

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Crispy Baked Ravioli…How do you ravioli?

Here’s a healthy alternative to frying ravioli…and less of a mess, too!

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Lamb Wellington…Check.

A collaboration with my hubby, as he prepped the lamb for me, whilst I whisked away at the remaining ingredients in the kitchen.  We initially discovered ‘Beef Wellington’ from Gordon Ramsay‘s infamous television show Hell’s Kitchen.  Throughout the years of watching this show and seeing hundreds of Beef Wellington made by the contestants during the […]

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Soft and Chewy Homemade Pretzels!

I truly enjoy my do-nothing Sundays.  No chores, and church usually takes place on a Saturday afternoon.  So with all random task aside, I like to use my Sundays for food blogging, or in today’s case, for baking.  Soft pretzels seem to be a good choice…

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Apricot with Rum Galette

Summer truly is a great season to take advantage of the organic fruits that mother nature has intended for us to enjoy come harvest time. Hubby and I are lucky enough to have inherited a quaint orchard in the backyard of our new home. There are approximately 20 fruit trees consisting of apples, apricots, figs, […]

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Clafoutis aux myrtilles…Blueberry Clafoutis

It is the simplicity of French food, or in this case, French dessert that makes it ideal for re-creating at home.  Here’s my creation using my two favorite things, blueberries…and edible flowers. Bon Appétit…

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Butterscotch and Caramel Cast Iron Skillet Brownies

Sometimes we can all use a little bit of butterscotch and perhaps a few drizzle of caramel in our lives, right?  Mix this together, along with a few other heartwarming ingredients and place it in a cast-iron skillet …My friends, you’ll have yourself a heart pouncing, whirlwind of a dessert in no time flat!

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Simply Bagels…

At last, I finally made bagels at home!  Could use a bit of perfecting (but then again, I’m a bit of a perfectionist), Nonetheless..the process was rather easy and every ingredient I needed were readily available in my pantry.  With this said, you probably have all the ingredients in your pantry, too.  Trust me, if […]

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Incredibly Easy and Good-for-You Avocado Bread!

Let’s face it, I just can’t resist the scent of fresh-baked bread in the oven.  However, seldom as it may, I do fall short on time because of reasons X, Y & Z; -or- our little guy just can’t wait for that dough to rise in two hours; only to wait yet another hour after […]

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Sticky-Finger Brownie Bites!

Okay, who doesn’t love brownies?  Specially these sticky-finger ones that also stick to your teeth when eating them…hehe…just don’t smile afterwards (or during)!  Was on a little baking frenzy yesterday, so here we are!  Bet yeah can’t have just one 😉 Served warm, these not-too-sweet brownies are also great à la mode.–gcc

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