Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Chinese Fried Rice

This is my favorite kind of fried rice! You can prepare it for breakfast, lunch or dinner! I just used Chorizo de Bilbao instead of any other kind of cooked meat. :)

3  cups of rice ( a day old)
2  large eggs,(scrambled and chopped)
1  cup frozen mixed vegetables (corn, carrots and peas)
1  tablespoon butter
1/2 cup chopped cooked meat (chicken, pork, beef, etc)
1  teaspoon garlic, finely chopped
3  tablespoons green onions, chopped
1-2 tablespoons soy sauce
salt and pepper to taste
3  tablespoons oil

Heat wok to medium heat and add-in the oil and chopped garlic.  Then add the frozen vegetables and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.  Add-in the rice and cook it in high heat.  Add-in the chopped meat and butter and continue tossing it mix well.  Add chopped eggs and continue mixing it well. Then add the green onions and stir-fry for another few minutes more. Serve

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Sweet Potato Nuggets

This is a simple recipe for a healthy snack! Try it! :)

                   3  sweet potatoes                     
                   1  egg                                                
                   2-3 tablespoon flour               
                   1/4  teaspoon salt
                   1/4  teaspoon garlic powder
                   1/4  teaspoon paprika
                   oil, for cooking

          1.  Peel sweet potatoes and bring a large of water to boil, add the
          sweet potatoes and cook for around 15 minutes.  Make sure they are
          only slightly softened, not easily mashed as you will need to be able to
          grate these.

          2.  Drain and let them sit for a while until cool enough to handle.  Grate
          with a cheese grater into a mixing bowl then add your egg and mix with

          3.  Then add your flour, salt, garlic powder and paprika and mix

          4.  Pour the oil into a pan to heat.  Use paper towel on a plate to drain
          the veggie nuggets once they are cooked.

          5.  Form your mixture into 1-inch balls and add to the hot oil, be careful
          not to overcrowd the pan.

          6.  Fry until golden each side, then remove with a slotted spoon and
          drain on the paper towel plate.  Then let them cool enough to eat and


          Ketchup and Mayonnaise Dip:

                   1  cup ketchup
                   1/2  cup mayonnaise
                   2  cloves garlic
                   fresh parsley
                   salt to taste
                   ground black pepper to taste

               Mix together ketchup, mayonnaise and chopped garlic. Add parsley
          then mix.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Chocolate Crinkles 2

  It's another recipe of Chocolate Crinkles and it's simpler than the one I made before.  Try it! :)

1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/4  tsp. salt
1/2  tsp. baking soda
1/3  cup cocoa powder
1  cup sugar
2  eggs
2  tbsp.  milk
1/4  cup vegetable oil
2  cups powdered sugar 

     In a bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking soda, cocoa powder, and sugar.  Make a well in the center and add eggs, sour cream, and oil.  Stir slowly until evenly mixed.  Cover with  plastic wrap and refrigerate for one hour or until firm enough to scoop.
     Preheat oven to 325F.  Scoop some mixture and drop in a bowl of powdered sugar. Completely dredge in sugar and roll into balls.  Arrange on a cookie sheet lined with baking paper.  Bake for about 12 minutes. Let rest for 5 minutes then remove from cookie sheets and let it cool. 


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Black Sambo

This is my first ever Black Sambo! Just found the recipe on the internet so thought of trying it since I love desserts.  It's still not that perfect so have to practice more! :)

First Layer:

 2  envelopes Knox gelatin
 1  cup cold water
 1  cup condensed milk
 1  can all-purpose cream

Second Layer:

 2  envelopes Knox gelatin
 1  cup cold water
 1/2  cup cocoa powder
 1/2  cup white sugar
 1 1/3 cup evaporated milk


For the first layer:

     Dissolve gelatin on cold water.  Cook over low heat and keep stirring until near-boil.  Gradually add condensed milk and stir for 5 minutes.  Remove from heat then add cream.  Stir until cool.  Transfer to mold and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until set.

For the second layer:

     Dissolve cocoa powder and white sugar in evaporated milk. Set aside. Then dissolve gelatin on cold water.  Cook over low heat and keep stirring until near-boil.  Add chocolate mixture and stir for 5 minutes.  Let it cool.  Pour over the first layer and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until set.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Banana Crumb Cupcake

It has the same recipe as in "Banana Cupcake" just it has additional ingredients for the toppings! So try it and enjoy! :)


10  large ripe bananas (Lakatan)
2 2/3  cups all-purpose flour
2  tsp.  baking powder
10  tbsp. melted butter
2  tsp.  baking soda
20  tbsp.  white sugar
2  tsp. vanilla extract
2  eggs
1/2  tsp. salt


1/3  cup brown sugar
2  tbsp. flour
1/8  tsp. cinnamon
1  tbsp. butter

1.  Preheat the oven to 350F.
2.  Mash the bananas.  Set aside.
3.  Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a bowl. Mix it well.  Set aside.
4.  In a large bowl. combine the mashed bananas, butter, eggs, vanilla extract and white sugar. Mix well.
5.  Fold-in the dry ingredients mixture in a large mixing bowl.  Continue this step until the texture becomes smooth.
6.  Arrange regular sized paper cups in the muffin pan.  Scoop the mixture in each paper cup. Do not fill the cups as it will overflow.
7.  For the TOPPINGS:  In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, flour and cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Then sprinkle over cupcakes then bake.
8.  Bake in the oven for 13 to 16 minutes.
9.  Remove from the oven and let cool by placing in a wire rack.

Enjoy! :)

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Banana Cupcake

5  Large Ripe Bananas
1 1/3  cups All-Purpose Flour
1  tsp. Baking Powder
5  tbsp.  Melted Butter
1 tsp. Baking Soda
10  tbsp. White Sugar
1 tsp.  Vanilla Extract
1 Egg

1.  Preheat the oven to 350F.
2.  Mash the bananas.  Set aside.
3.  Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda in a bowl.  Mix well.  Set aside.
4.  In a large bowl, combine the mashed bananas, melted butter, egg, vanilla, and sugar.  Mix well.
5.  Fold-in the dry ingredients mixture in a large mixing bowl, continue this step until the texture becomes smooth.
6.  Arrange paper cups in the muffin pan.  Scoop the mixture in each paper cup.  
7.  Bake in the oven for 13-15 minutes.
8.  Remove from the oven and let it cool.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Chocolate Cupcakes

I was craving for cupcakes so decided to make one! :)

1/2  cup Dutch-Processed Cocoa Powder
1  cup boiling water
1 1/3  cups All-purpose flour
2  teaspoons baking powder
1/4  teaspoon salt
1/2  cup butter
1  cup white sugar
2  large eggs
2  teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Lightly butter, or line 16 muffin cups with paper liners.

In a small bowl, stir until smooth the boiling water and the cocoa powder.  Let cool.

In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.

Then in a bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating until smooth. Beat in the vanilla extract and the flour mixture.  Then add the cooled cocoa mixture and stir until smooth.

Fill each muffin cup about two-thirds full and bake about 16-20 minutes.

Courtesy of JoyofBaking

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Chicken and Mojos

I like Chicken and Mojos of Shakey's so we tried to make one at home.  You just need Chicken, Potatoes,Crispy Fry, Egg and other spices and Voila! :)

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Minatamis na Saging (Banana Plantain in Syrup)

It is one of my favorite dessert called Minatamis na Saging or Sweetened Banana wherein Plantains are cooked in sugar with water..Try it!:)

8  pieces Saba (plantains), sliced
1 1/2  cups brown sugar
3  cups water
1-2  teaspoons vanilla
1/2  teaspoon salt

1.  Heat cooking pot and pour in water then let it boil.
2.  Add brown sugar and stir until diluted.
3. Add salt and vanilla extract and mix well.
4. Put-in the Plaintains  and adjust the heat to medium.  
5. Cover the cooking pot and simmer 8 to 12 minutes or until liquid thickens.
6.  Turn-off heat and allow the plantains to cool.

Courtesy of Panlasang Pinoy

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hotdog Waffles

This was my second time to try to make Hotdog Waffles.... I just used Hotcake recipe for the batter.  It turned out well but still need to practice more.  You can try it too! Enjoy! :) 

2  cups flour
4  teaspoons baking powder
1/2  cup sugar
1 - 3/4  cups evaporated milk
2 eggs
Hotdogs, sliced in half

Mix all the ingredients except the hotdogs.  Then pour batter in hotdog waffle maker.  Add the sliced hotdogs then pour bit of batter on top of it. Then cook for 6-8 minutes or until brown.