The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

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This post originally appeared on Ozy.com. You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie recipe that pleased everyone… There is! And, no, it’s not Martha Stewart’s. It’s science. We’ve taken our cues from a few spots: a bioengineering grad student named…

Have A Healthy Breakfast

It’s Sunday Morning and let’s start the day right by having a healthy yet savory meal. French Toast!

Pechay or “Bok choy”

“Pak Choy” or “Bok choy” is the Cantonese name under which most U.S. groceries sell the nutritious green vegetable known in the Philippines as “pechay.” Pechay is a relatively bland vegetable related to cabbage. Its whitish chopped ribs and green shredded leaves are often used to add nutrients, crunch and color to stir-fried dishes. Nutritional Facts:…

Let’s Dive into the Chocolate Pleasure

Christmas Season is the season of “Indulgence”. Food is abundant in this time of the year.  And one of the top indulgence of people is Chocolates. So before we wallow in the fountain of chocolates, let’s check the myths and facts about chocolates. MYTH: Chocolate causes cavities. FACT: Not so. Normal consumption of milk chocolate, especially at…

Chocolate Raisin Bars

Since I’m not yet that confident in mixing my own cake batter, I’ve tried using Maya’s Brownie Fudge Mix to boost my confidence in baking. Luckily, it was a good product to start with. I added a few ingredient which I think made it more healthier (because of the raisins and dark chocolate) and will…

Teacher’s Day Tokens

I’ve made this treats by request of my daughter Tanya for her Teachers. All weekend she was busy writing letters for her Teacher and asking what to give them as tokens of how she appreciate everything they’re doing for her. So today, (though it’s a day late) I decided to make them a special treat….

Buttered Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is my first ever attempt to make a cookie. My family loved it. They say it tasted like butter cookies with chocolate chips so, I’m naming it Buttered Chocolate chip Cookies 🙂 Recipe: 1 cup flour 2-3 Tbsp of sugar 0.4 oz of  butter (if you’re going to use unsalted butter add in a…

Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a sweet dish consisting of two or more layers. The main, or thickest layer, consists of a mixture of soft, fresh cheese, eggs, and sugar; the bottom layer is often a crust or base made from crushed cookies, graham crackers, pastry, or sponge cake.[1] It may be baked or unbaked. Cheesecake is usually sweetened with sugar and may be flavored or topped with fruit, whipped cream, nuts,…

Baked Adobo

Never knew I can Bake my favorite dish 🙂 Ingredients: 1/2 kilo pork liempo 1/2 a cup soy sauce 1/2 a cup apple cider vinegar ( or sugarcane) 4 cloves of garlic (minced) 1 cup of water 1 laurel leaf salt,pepper and sugar to taste Procedure: Wash your pork. Put all ingredients inside a baking…

An Interesting Promise from a Drink

I found these Health Drink products at Watson’s that caught my interest. It has an intriguing promise to its customers. “Beautiful Skin” and “A Better Digestion”, surprisingly coming from a drink called “Beauti Drink“. I decided to buy one of each kind to test it myself, and if I’m satisfied probably make some recommendations. These products came…

Katuray or Sesbania Grandiflora

Also known as agati or hummingbird tree/scarlet wisteria. Katuray as we call it here in the Philippines. Origin and Distribution Indigenous from Malaysia to North Australia; Cultivated in many parts of India. It has a large number of traditional uses. It grows where there is good soil and hot humid temperature. Die in snow, cold weather….

Kanin Club at Paseo de Sta. Rosa

I’ve always been intrigued by this Restaurant until we finally visited their outlet in Paseo de Sta. Rosa. I was excited as to how their food would taste like. Since we brought our kids along, we ordered their Adobo Combo for it is our family’s favorite. We also ordered Chicken Curry, Crispy Liempo, a bowl of…