Vietnamese salad

I've been craving so much for salad lately and thank God my husband is here to save me! He made this really good Vietnamese salad and paired it with oven-baked pork. What I love about this salad is it is very light (but I ate 3 servings LOL) and refreshing because of the basil and … Continue reading Vietnamese salad

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Tablea Ice Cream

It's been very hot lately and there's nothing better than to beat the heat with something cold like ice cream! Below, I'm sharing my own tablea ice cream recipe with you. This is very rich, creamy and dark, and has the right balance of bitterness and sweetness. This is highly addicting and once you start … Continue reading Tablea Ice Cream

Doughnuts

Ingredients: 1/2 cup warm water (100 to 110 degrees F/40 to 45 degrees C) 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast 1 teaspoon white sugar 3/4 cup milk, lukewarm 1/3 cup vegetable shortening 1/4 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 liters vegetable oil for frying 1 tablespoon … Continue reading Doughnuts

Caprese

My husband recently prepared this Caprese for the family. This simple Italian salad usually consists of tomatoes, basil, balsamic vinegar and don't forget, buffalo mozzarella. However, my husband's variation has lemon juice, olive oil, arugula and pesto instead of basil. He was able to get three kinds of tomatoes from the local market - really … Continue reading Caprese

PB & Strawberry heart cakes with banana and strawberry sauce

Valentine's is just around the corner and if you don't have any idea of what to do for your loved ones, nothing beats expressing your love by cooking for them.  Truly, actions speak louder than words and this breakfast could be a sweet beginning to their long day. These heart cakes are somewhat similar to the … Continue reading PB & Strawberry heart cakes with banana and strawberry sauce