When I was away

Well, there’s really no reason or point in explaining why I haven’t posted a single thing since months ago. NO matter how swamped I was I could’ve always made time to post, yes? I didn’t and that’s it. Meanwhile, I can tell you what I’ve done so far. I got a job that I knew…

Mango and cream float

I’ve been jonesing for this dessert for a while now and finally two days ago I was able to make it. I wanted something with the same soft and delicate texture but has different tastes, namely, bitter (chocolatey bitter), sour (almost ripe mango kind of sour) and sweetened cream. Although I normally make this dessert…

Polvorone cookie bars (with chocolate cookies)

You’ve heard of polvorón, right? Every Filipino child, past and present, knows what a polvoron is. I’d say that this generation is lucky enough to have the opportunity to sample a wide variety. The most commercially known are the ones sold in every Goldilocks bakeshop. I’m certain however that there are more of these specialty…

Churros con Chocolate

There was a time in my teen age life where all I thought about was Gaia Moore. Gaia Moore is the female protagonist in one of Francine Pascal’s book series Fearless. The Fearless series made me scrap all of my SVH (Sweet Valley High)collection (also by Francine Pascal) and focus on Gaia’s life. She was…

sweet potato: sugar coated, fried, steamed and free

When you live in a place where farming is the life that feeds most in the community. You expect to receive a few if not a lot of generous gifts from a few of those who’ve worked for you. In the past few days, a middle aged woman who sold a parcel of her farmland…

What to do this summer?

It’s almost officially summer. Good thing about summer is the expectation that guests will come in and out unannounced, it amuses me. Better thing about summer is I get to go and do summery things (swimming, fishing, outing ). The best thing about summer (this summer) is that I discovered something magical. I won’t share,…