• Tuesday , 22 August 2017

Sweets

Apple Jicama Salad

Apple Jicama Salad

Jicama or “Singkamas” is similar to a turnip in shape and texture but has a mild, sweet taste.  In the Philippines, Jicamas are usually a summer treat.  Juicy and crunchy, this tuberous root is eaten on it’s own or dipped ...

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Star Apple Tart

Star Apple Tart

Carambola! The word sounds more like a call for people to party! The Carambola/Star Apple’s cross section is shaped like a star which makes this a fun fruit to use during the holiday season. It’s a fruit common in the ...

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Hot Coconut Milk Chocolate

Hot Coconut Milk Chocolate

We have been trying to experiment on a different milk substitute for our morning coffee and coconut milk was one of the substitutes we were trying out. I love coconut milk in savory and sweet foods and it is a ...

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Lazy Apple Tart

Lazy Apple Tart

An appropriate title since I have been so lazy to post recipes lately even with a kitchen that’s constantly in use.   This recipe is the easiest Apple Tart ever.  Cutting and coring apples will take a little of your time ...

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Easy Healthy Brownies

Easy Healthy Brownies

This afternoon, I was getting ready to melt a stick of butter to make brownies and decided to check online for other alternatives.I was thrilled to find recipes that make these sinful treats guilt-free since I polished off the fudgy ...

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

 I will only do this again when I have a whisk and zester.  Proper tools any baker should have which I realized while making these muffins.  It was still a successful feat but a sore wrist afterwards since I had ...

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Jewish Apple Cake

Jewish Apple Cake

We stumbled on a small neighborhood grocery store called Randolph Market while exploring Hopewell, VA and they sold an amazing Jewish Apple Cake.  Hopewell is a bit of a drive and I haven’t seen any Apple Cake for sale in ...

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