Monthly Archives: August 2010

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Caffeine does not necessarily fuel all morning excitement in this household.  First day of school carries thrill and anticipation for all involved, and even first trip to the farmers market after a long absence holds its own place in the … Continue reading

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Pecan and Walnut Toffee

Right before summer started, one of the moms in school shared her Christmas Toffee recipe to the 2nd Grade Class.  Unfortunately, I cannot share her recipe here.  Below is something similar adapted from Bon Appetit Magazine. You may eyeball the … Continue reading

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For the Love of Ukoy

Ukoy Ukoy (okoy) must be one of my all time favorite savory meriendas (snacks).  Not only that it’s inexpensive and easy to make, ukoy is wonderful reinvented.  Lately I’ve been using Krusteaz Buttermilk Pancake Mix to eliminate batter guesswork.

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Tortang Sili (Stuffed Peppers)

Peppers are gorgeous in the garden and delicious on the plate.  For us Pinoys, traditionally extra pepper plants are grown around the yard for talbos (leaves) used in salads and favorite chicken dishes like tinola (chicken in ginger broth).  Please note … Continue reading

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