Recipe: Orange Glazed Kamote

Ingredients 1 kilo kamote 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup butter juice of 1 orange orange rind Instructions Pare and cut kamote into rounds about 1″ thick. Parboil then drain. Arrange the kamote slices on a buttered baking dish. Set aside. Combine sugar and water in a saucepan. Caramelize this mixture. Add in…

Recipe: Ice Scramble

1 cup Evaporated milk 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon banana flavoring (adjust to desired taste) few drops of red liquid coloring to get the right shade of pink color 3 cups crushed ice toppings: 2 Tablespoons milk powder Chocolate syrup 2 tablespoons mini marshmallows (optional) Mix the ingredients of the base and add on to crushed…

When in Hong Kong…

Hong Kong is definitely our happy place!  Well, what’s not to love about HK?!  You can shop for cheap stuff. You can get all the high end brands.  You can can get bargains especially during SALE season.  And most of all you get to eat really really good food.  Well that’s what we did last…

Recipe: California Maki

Ingredients: cooked Japanese rice (in a rice cooker, cook 2 cups short-grain Japanese rice in 3 cups water) ground white pepper mirin (Japanese rice wine) bowl of water nori (seaweed) sheets, cut in half wasabi Japanese mayonnaise ripe mango slices cucumber slices crab sticks fish roe bamboo sushi mat Make the vinegared rice: Season the cooked rice with…

DIY Flash Cards

I was looking for flash cards at National Bookstore and Fully Booked but I was not able to find one.  I wanted to teach Mia about fruits, vegestables, shapes, colors and animals, so I looked online if I can just print those and have it laminated.  Well google is really my friend!  One click then…