Carrot Loaf with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Loaf with Cream Cheese Frosting

I am having my first Fall moment in September. I usually start posting Fall recipes in the beginning of November to give way to these deliciously creepy Halloween recipes. But I figured it would be nice to have an early start this year so I could slowly ease in both the celebration and the season…. 

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Sinugno (Grilled Tilapia in Coconut Milk)

Ginataang Inihaw na Tilapia

Sinugno is grilled tilapia cooked in coconut milk. I was able to try this dish at Palaisdaan Restaurant when we went to Lucban, Quezon for the Pahiyas Festival in 2012. I made a mental note to try and replicate this dish at home the moment I’ve tried it…. Guess what? It took me two years… 

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Passion Fruit and Basil Cordial

Passion Fruit and Basil Cordial

Hello there! I hope you had an amazing weekend… Care to know how my weekend was spent? Well,…. I ran errands Got our rice cooker which we sent to Breville for repairs (thank God for lifetime warranties! and cousins who work there..LOL! ) Went to Quiapo church with peanutbutter♥ Did the laundry which was starting… 

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Mad for Pizza in IL Terrazzo

Mad for Pizza

If there’s one thing that these two can eat over and over again it’s pizza.  They love pan pizzas, thin crust pizza, Pizza Kabobs, Blooming Pizza Bread, Pizza Dip — basically anything pizza you can think of. We actually had pizza for dinner the night before we visited Mad for Pizza at Il Terrazzo in… 

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Passion Fruit and Basil Cordial

Passion Fruit and Basil Cordial

Hello there! I hope you had an amazing weekend… Care to know how my weekend was spent? Well,…. I ran errands Got our rice cooker which we sent to Breville for repairs (thank God for lifetime warranties! and cousins who work there..LOL! ) Went to Quiapo church with peanutbutter♥ Did the laundry which was starting… 

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Carrot Loaf with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Loaf with Cream Cheese Frosting

I am having my first Fall moment in September. I usually start posting Fall recipes in the beginning of November to give way to these deliciously creepy Halloween recipes. But I figured it would be nice to have an early start this year so I could slowly ease in both the celebration and the season…. 

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Ginataang Inihaw na Tilapia

Sinugno (Grilled Tilapia in Coconut Milk)

Sinugno is grilled tilapia cooked in coconut milk. I was able to try this dish at Palaisdaan Restaurant when we went to Lucban, Quezon for the Pahiyas Festival in 2012. I made a mental note to try and replicate this dish at home the moment I’ve tried it…. Guess what? It took me two years… 

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Red-Ribbon

Red Ribbon Dedication Cakes Make Birthdays Sweeter + a Giveaway

Your birthday is the day when you feel that you’re the most special person in the world… that’s what I feel whenever it’s my birthday. And of course, birthdays are always celebrated with nothing else but a birthday cake. When I was a child, my birthday cakes included cartoon characters, balloons, miniature trees, a candle… 

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Kopi Roti

Kopi Roti is Cooking Up Something New at 9

Kopi Roti has been my go-to place when there’s a craving for Kopi Bun, the house specialty, soft bread with coffee flavored crust and sweet buttery filling, as well as “Kopi” brewed the traditional way and served with either condensed or evaporated milk. It’s branch near the airport is always visited whenever I am there to pick… 

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tuna and apple sandwich

Tuna and Apple Sandwich

We are celebrating Gilas Pilipinas’ win against Senegal at the Fiba World Cup in Spain and so we are putting some apple slices in our tuna sandwich. Tuna and Apple Sandwich : something with a little more healthy stuck in it. I don’t know much about basketball but winning just one game after a lot… 

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Leann’s Tea House + a Giveaway

I am big HUGE a fan of Bibimbap. There I said it. Whenever we go to a  korean restaurant, that is all I order. Each. And. Everytime. Yeah, I know I’m supposed to be adventurous in food and all but I guess there’s a glitch in my system and I’m still in my “Bibimbap Craze… 

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Roasted-Chicken

Testing the Oven: Garlic Rosemary Roasted Chicken

I’m gearing up for  a bakefest….and so I tested the oven the other day. As you all know we just moved in and the oven hasn’t been used yet. I’m considering this as a break-in. Roasted Chicken is my “break-in food of choice” because…. a. It’s fool-poof b. It’s a family favorite c. we had… 

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Pies Inc. by Aileen

Food Find: Awesome Pies by Aileen

I wanted PIE to be the first three letters on our car’s plate number. Yeah, it’s true. It’s one of my favorite 3-letter-words. Two weeks ago, I received some wonderful pies from one of Pies Inc. by Aileen. Pies Inc. specializes in individual (approx 4.25″ in diameter) and 9″ sweet and savory pies. The pies… 

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Highlands-Cornsilog

CornSiLog ( Corned Beef, Sinangag, Itlog) with Highlands Gold Corned Beef

Today’s CornSiLog breakfast is brought to you by Highlands GOLD Corned Beef…. LOL! No, seriously. Friends from Highlands Corned Beef sent over a few cans of their new Highlands Gold Corned Beef yesterday. And I couldn’t think of a better way to try it than by cooking it into one of our favorite breakfast :… 

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Davao Gulf Boodle Feast at Blackbeard’s Seafood Island

Before the month of August comes to an end let me tell you about how we celebrated my FIL’s birthday last August 1st. It was just a simple celebration but one that was filled with love …… — and rice! LOL! We had dinner at Blackbeard’s Seafood Island. We actually wanted to go somewhere farther… 

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Bacon-and-Eggs-Spaghetti

Breakfast Spaghetti with Bacon and Eggs

It’s been 12 long days since I last updated this blog and to me it felt more like 12 months. A lot of things happened the past two weeks, both good things and bad things. Some got me excited, some got me upset: I got pregnant, we moved into our new home, we found out… 

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Dundee-Croc-Tapa

Dundee Croc Tapa and Croc Sisig

Believe me, there was a shock factor when I first thought about trying crocodile meat for the first time. But it quickly wore off as my adventurous palate got the best of me. peanutbutter♥ and I bought Croc Tapa and Croc Sisig to try at home. I’m sure you’re all wondering where I was able… 

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Mister Kabab

Mister Kabab – Shawarma Cravings Strikes Again!

My shawarma cravings struck again. And this time while we are on our way somewhere. It was around lunch time and we didn’t have one at home. It’s a good thing we were passing by West Ave. peanutbutter♥ asked me if I wanted to try Mister Kabab. Odd as it may sound, this is my… 

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Dinner-at-Abe's-Farm

Dinner at Abe’s Farm in Pampanga

Swimming time followed our  two-hour siesta. (Curious about what we had for lunch? click here: Lunch at Abe’s Farm) The kids couldn’t wait to get into their swimsuit and play in the water. But the moment they wore their swimsuits, they know they had to do the obligatory 1-hour picture-taking with my sister (who calls… 

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Tefal

Tefal Cookware Promo!

I’m sure we all know Tefal Cookware. Tefal Cookware are those pots and pans that doesn’t stick — the cookware I use most when frying and when cooking pancakes and sunny side-up eggs. I am already a fan of tefal, as a matter of fact I own a few Tefal bakewares which I love to… 

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