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Fresh Pizza on Puff Pastry - Puff Pastry Pizza

If you’ve read my blog long enough, you’d have an idea on how much I love cooking and eating pasta.  Oftentimes, I’m happy just having it alone.  But then there are times when it must have a partner dish.  Without Continue reading

Camembert En Croute: Easy Baked Camembert in Puff Pastry

Baked Camembert Recipe -

When one talks about baked camembert, one has to be straightforward: It is simply delicious, period.  For me, it’s a very sophisticated, elegant dish.  Homey and comforting because of its puff pastry outer shell.  But inside — all the richness of cheese, Continue reading

Baked Scallops: The Secret Sutokil Recipe

Baked Scallops Sutokil Style

If I were given a chance to pack my bags and relocate to another place within the Philippines, there’s a big chance that I choose Cebu.  It’s a place that has everything.  It has the conveniences that any modern city has, Continue reading

The Lorna Tolentino, Fried Chicken with Ube Waffle: Pinoy Food Showcased at New York’s Maharlika

Maharlika -

By the time I was wrapping up the New York leg of my most recent US trip, I was a bit homesick.  I had been in the States for over a month.  While I enjoyed exploring the Big Apple, I Continue reading

Not the Usual Fusion: Seared Scallops on Buttered Kimchi


Insofar as imagination is concerned, certain tasks are easy.  It might be relatively easy to visualize the beauty we want to see, to imagine music we would want to hear, and even imagine pleasure — or pain — depending on the scenario.  But Continue reading