• Sunday , 22 October 2017

Is Filipino Food Weird?

Is Filipino Food Weird?

Is Filipino Food Weird? Programs like Bizarre Foods or Fear Factor only feature food from the Philippines that are odd to Americans. Foodies who are adventurous appreciate these shows more because they know the dishes or delicacies featured are snippets ...

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Pan de Sal Recipe – a love and hate FIlipino bread story

Pan de Sal Recipe – a love and hate FIlipino bread story

A Filipino table is not complete without a serving of Pan de Sal at least once a day.  The soft bread roll, with a crusty but tender brown shell, is the second food staple to steamed white rice for every ...

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The Philippine Islands in Black and White – Modern Map Art

The Philippine Islands in Black and White – Modern Map Art

It’s been awhile since I posted!  A combination of writer’s block and a hectic work schedule prevented me from giving my website much TLC.  I am currently working on several posts at the moment with the intention of banking several ...

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Cast Iron Potato Carrot Frittata

Cast Iron Potato Carrot Frittata

Before we sink our teeth into a delicious slice of Potato Carrot Fritta, I would like to say that I am in awe at how much I’ve accumulated in just a few years.  Andy and I were in California recently ...

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Roasted Garlic Adobo Baby Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Adobo Baby Potatoes

Happy New Year! I am finally back from a short break from cooking and recipe writing.  There’s nothing new to report but I am hooked on Yuri!!! on Ice!  It’s a sports + romance anime about figure skating that’s captured ...

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Purple Yam Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Icing

Purple Yam Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Icing

Kitchen experiment time y’all!  I am diving into the ‘ber months in sweet treat style.  Lately, the posts here in Amusing Maria have been about sweet stuff, see here and here and there’s more to come.  My sweet mood the ...

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No Bake Chocolate Coconut Chia Bites

No Bake Chocolate Coconut Chia Bites

“Ideas are driven by a single impulse: to be made manifest” – Elizabeth Gilbert (Big Magic) The quote above  spoke volumes to me, and the line would pop up in my head each time I had an idea.  I was ...

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How to Toast Shredded Coconut

How to Toast Shredded Coconut

There are several ways to toast or brown shredded coconut.  One is to evenly spread the coconut in a baking sheet to bake in the oven until brown. The second would be to toast the coconut in a pan over ...

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Custard Yema Cinnamon Chow Mein Cookies

Custard Yema Cinnamon Chow Mein Cookies

Custard Yema Cinnamon Chow Mein Cookies.  A mouthful of delicious words.  Wait until you eat these crunchy cookies. It might become your next go to treat. My schedule lately has been fun and busy (see here) but also stressful.  What ...

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Tofu Mozzarella Cheese Tomato Pizza

Tofu Mozzarella Cheese Tomato Pizza

Tofu Mozzarella Cheese Tomato Pizza. What? My new favorite food has come in the form of  baked tofu slices.  How awesome!  My creative mind listed all the delicious recipe possibilities once I was told I can use it like bread! “Tokwa”or ...

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