A lot of people enjoy eating mashed potato and if you are one of those individuals who savor the taste of mashed potatoes along with creamy gravy then this is how you can make one: Ingredients:  1 ½ Ibs Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered length-wise ½ teaspoon of salt 4 tablespoon of heavy cream 2 tablespoon of butter 1 tablespoon of milk Salt and pepper Step 1: Put the potatoes in a saucepan and then add ½ teaspoon of salt. Put some water until all the potatoes are submerged and bring it to boil then reduce the heat and let it simmer covered for 15-20 minutes. If it is done earlier... 

20 Dec | 0 Replies | More

It can be an exciting experience to hold barbecue parties especially during the summer season. But whatever season it is, you can always invite your friends for a cup or tea or barbecue party. And it does not have to be that difficult to organize such as long as you keep the following tips in mind: Location: There is no other place to hold a barbecue party than in a patio. Since barbecue parties are often buffet style, it is important that the table being used to hold the different foods be arranged in a way that salads and sauces are accessible especially when you are holding a plate containing... 

12 Oct | 0 Replies | More
Thai Red Chicken Curry

Did you know that chicken curry is a common delicacy in the southern and eastern part of Asia as well as the Caribbean? If you have noticed, chicken curry is often served in fine dining restaurants in these locales compared to restaurants in the west. The main ingredients in most curry dishes in addition to chicken and the curry powder are spices such as masala powder, ginger, saffron which are dependent on the kind of curry being served.  And one of the most delicious curry dishes that you can learn how to cook is the Thai Chicken Curry. So what are the ingredients that you need to cook this... 

14 Sep | 2 Replies | More

It was so nice to be active in the blogging community again. The SM Master Chefs event jump- started my idle blogging career (exag!) especially that I was with Rhonz when I attended it. 🙂 I had a great time and learned a lot from the master chefs of Unilever, San Miguel, Nestle, Bounty Fresh, and CDO namely: Chef Menoy Gimenez (CDO) Chef Pau Sia (UFS) Chef Tess Sulito (Nestle) Chef Arnold Bernardo (Bounty Fresh) Chef RJ Garcia (San Miguel) I also won a cook book so I was really excited to try new recipes! As one of the bloggers, I got the chance to attend the cooking demo and taste their... 

21 Aug | 0 Replies | More
Cupcakes Made to Perfection

If you would like to know how to make the perfect cup cakes, maybe this will help you. The first thing that you need to know is that good ingredients equal good taste. You should consider getting top of the line ingredients. Some of the things you can use to make a big difference to the taste of the cupcake are Madagascar bourbon vanilla, Plugra butter, and Valrhona cocoa. Let all of the ingredients come to room temperature before you begin baking. All of the ingredients will incorporate into the batter more easily if they are at similar temperatures. It might require more planning to set out... 

13 Jun | 10 Replies | More

You’ve probably read my post about pancakes before and yes, aside from having them for breakfast, we also enjoy pancakes for midnight snack! I’ve just found more pancakes recipe that I’d love to try! Lately, I’ve been cooking for my boyfriend and he’s happy about it. Now, I’d like to try the French Pancakes, known as crepes pancake: If you want to know how to make pancakes like this, read the French Pancakes recipe: Ingredients: 2 cups flour 4 eggs, beaten 2 1/2 cups of whole milk pinch of salt few drops vanilla extract or 1/2 vanilla stalk 2 tbsp melted butter vegetable... 

9 Jun | 17 Replies | More
Smeg Dual Upright Oven

Most people who love food also love to cook. And with the help of internet, cooking has never been this easy with online recipes! It is also easy to find cooking appliances that will help you in your cooking adventure. If you are looking for innovative designs and quality products, you can check out Smeg Online which features cooktops, dishwashers, fridges, microwaves, ovens and rangehoods. Some must-have products you might want to consider for your cooking needs: 1. Smeg Microwave SA35MX This stainless steel freestanding microwave oven has 34L capacity which can support large family meals. It... 

12 Apr | 4 Replies | More
Maya Hotcake Mix and Egg

My boyfriend and I had one of the best midnight snacks together – pancake. We usually have it for breakfast, hence my FB status goes like this: Pancake for midnight snack! Feels like breakfast! Really love the rain tonight… Perfect! The rain made it memorable. Lol. Kidding. It’s us. Isn’t it fun to cook something or prepare a meal with your love one? Now, that’s simply romantic just when I thought that Valentine is over! Haha. We used MAYA complete hotcake mix: We just added one egg to make it tastier. It’s very easy to prepare since you just have to follow... 

20 Feb | 7 Replies | More
Asian Cooking Recipes

If you are looking for something exotic to cook you can never go wrong with Asian cooking recipes. Asian cuisine has become one of the world’s finest cooking recipes that people from all over the world want to learn. Most sought after Asian recipes are usually from Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, India and the Philippines. One thing about Asian cuisine is that most of their dishes include rice as their staple side dish. This is especially true in the Philippines while noodles are more common in Japan and China. In fact, rice and noodles are cooked in different styles. In fact, some... 

23 Jan | 5 Replies | More
Cooking Bicol Express

Finally, I’ve cooked a spicy dish for my boyfriend. Bicol Express (Pork and Jalapeno in Coconut Milk) is just one of his favorites. Though we’ve cooked together before, this is our first time to try our very own Bicol Express. Ingredients: 1/2 kg pork, thinly sliced 4 cups green jalapeno peppers, thinly sliced 1 pc bell pepper, sliced 2 pcs Knorr shrimp cubes 2 cups thick coconut milk 2 cups think coconut milk 1 large onion, minced 1/2 head of garlic, minced 2 tbsp cooking oil Procedure: 1. In a frying pan, heat the cooking oil and brown pork for few minutes then set aside. 2. In the... 

27 Nov | 2 Replies | More