My favorites

My favorites

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My favorites
Mango CheeseCake

Mango CheeseCake

With dark fluffy clouds, fierce winds and occasional snows my part of world is still in the clutches of winter
Rich Red Velvet Cupcakes

Rich Red Velvet Cupcakes

These cupcakes are rich and smooth like velvet melting in your mouth what a delight. Remember to cook in your kitchen with Love, stirring clockwise
Espasol

Espasol

Espasol is a cylinder-shaped Filipino rice cake originating from the province of Laguna. It is made from rice flour cooked in coconut milk and sweetened coconut strips, dusted with toasted rice flour
Tikoy Special

Tikoy Special

Running out of ideas what food to prepare for your get-together with school friends. You may want to make a mental survey of the food you have been ogling at during special occasions
Pork Asado Siopao (Steamed Buns)

Pork Asado Siopao (Steamed Buns)

My cravings for these tasty steamed buns encouraged me to learn how to make it. Pork Asado Siopao (Steamed Buns)
Filipino Tamales

Filipino Tamales

This is well-known in my hometown, Pampanga, where it originated and where it is also called “Boboto”
Filipino Puto (Steamed Rice Cakes)

Filipino Puto (Steamed Rice Cakes)

This was for my sweet Goddaughter's second birthday party and I wanted to make something sweet as part of her celebration, too
Puto (Steamed Flour Cake)

Puto (Steamed Flour Cake)

Among my “girl” friends, she belongs to the most endangered species who knows me and can truly understand me through and through, skin side out or skin side in
Puto Maya and Sikwate

Puto Maya and Sikwate

Puto maya is steamed glutinous rice flavored with coconut milk and ginger. Mildly sweet with a hint of saltiness, it’s a popular breakfast item in the Visayan region of the Philippines usually paired with sikwate (hot chocolate made from pure cacao and brown sugar) and/or ripe mangoes
Bibingkang galapong the easy way recipe

Bibingkang galapong the easy way recipe

With the unmistakable chill in the air, the sight of colorful well-lit lanterns and the sound of Christmas carols echoing in the streets, all you really need to feel the warmth of the holiday season is a mug of steaming hot salabat and freshly made bibingkang galapong—a favorite pairing among Pinoys
Peanut Butter Cookies w/ Dark Chocolate

Peanut Butter Cookies w/ Dark Chocolate

While other people would bring peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to school during my elementary days, I would bring bologna sandwiches
Chocolate Crinkles – Classic Christmas Cookies

Chocolate Crinkles – Classic Christmas Cookies

This is one of the few cookies I learned to bake during my first few months in the US. I made a dozen of giant chocolate crinkles for my first Christmas together with my husband, and we ate most of them while watching Christmas movies for hours
Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

Not until I got married when I discovered my passion for cooking and baking. Before I had children, I used a lot of my free time experimenting in the kitchen and learning how to bake (which I didn’t do a lot when I was still single)
Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

They’re two of the best in my opinion. When I tried it, I was convinced it’s going in my favorite recipes collection
LAYERED VEGETABLE SALAD/Colorful & Attractive Salad

LAYERED VEGETABLE SALAD/Colorful & Attractive Salad

This colorful, attractive salad will enhance any table setting. 6 cups chopped iceberg lettuce1 cup chopped red cabbage1 cup chopped red onion1 can (8 ounces) CHUN KING Sliced Water Chestnuts, drained1 can (17 ounces) DEL MONTE Sweet Peas (No Salt Added), drained1 can (17 ounces) DEL MONTE Whole Kernel Corn (No Salt Added), drained2 cups shredded carrots1 cup mayonnaise (no salt added)* V2 cup sour cream2 tablespoons sugar (optional)Place lettuce in 3-quart straight-sided dish or 13 X 9-inch serving dish
Cucumber-Vegetable Salad

Cucumber-Vegetable Salad

1 cucumber, thinly sliced1 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips3 carrots, peeled and sliced into rounds2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved and salted1/2 red onion, cut into slivers1/2 cup cilantro, chopped1/4 cup vegetable oil1/4 cup rice vinegar1/2 teaspoon saltblack pepperPlace cucumber slices in a colander, add salt, toss
Vegetable Medley a la Corona

Vegetable Medley a la Corona

Assemble these supplies. 1/4 cup squash, cut thinly in strips 2 inches long and 1/2 inch wide 1/4 cup sweet potatoes (same cut) 1/4 cup chayote (same cut) 1/4 cup eggplant (same cut) 1/4 cup young jackfruit, boiled (same cut) 1/2 cup onion rings Egg dough
Vegetable Baked Lumpia Cups

Vegetable Baked Lumpia Cups

This is my baked version of this favorite appetizer, that’s double healthy. GA_googleAddAttr("Domain", "mybaykitchen
Stir-Fried Vegetables

Stir-Fried Vegetables

Assemble these supplies. 4 celery stalksLarge zucchini and large crookneck, or summer, squash1 pint cherry tomatoes2 tablespoons vegetable oil2 teaspoons soy sauceSteps in preparation
Vegetables with Peanut Sauce

Vegetables with Peanut Sauce

3 medium-size carrots (about 4 pound total weight) 1/2 pound Chinese green beans or regular green beans Medium-size head Napa cabbage (about 1 1/2 pounds) 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter1 tablespoon light soy sauce, preferably Chinese2 teaspoons lemon juiceDash of crushed red pepperSteps in preparation. Combine peanut butter, soy sauce, lemon juice, and red pepper in small heavy-gauge saucepan, and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until sauce is smooth and creamy, about 2 minutes. 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter