Yearly Archives: 2013

Bibingka (rice cake)

Simbang Gabi signals the start of the bibigka (and puto bumbong) fever anywhere. I’ve seen makeshift kiosks selling bibingka in a street corner or two. Hubby and I were enticed by the sweet-smelling puto when we passed a Church, so we decided to buy a pair for P25 each. No time wasted when we got…

Graham cake

The kids’ current favorite dessert. Ingredients: Two packs of graham crackers 1 can condensed milk 2 packs All purpose cream Procedure: Mix the condensed milk and all purpose cream in a bowl. Place a layer of graham cracker in a plastic or glass container. Add a generous amount of condensed milk and cream mixture on…

Crispy Ampalaya Leaves

I haven’t tried this recipe yet, but this would surely be another hit to my kids. Ingredients: 2 cups fresh Ampalaya leaves 1 bowl cold water ½ cup cornstarch 4 pieces egg whites 1 cup cooking oil Procedures: Combine all ingredients for dip, mix till well blended. Set aside. Remove ampalaya leaves from stems and…

House extension

Hubby and I feel so blessed for having generous in-laws. I’m talking about my brother-in-law and his wife for allowing us to occupy what used to be their old house. Both our houses are built like a duplex so we just created a passage leading to the old house. We now have a wider and…

Our lunch today

Dilis fritters Tinolang tahong I’ll post the recipe later. 🙂