Short Ribs Braised in Barolo

Working in Arizona, I have always seen Barolo, short ribs and truffle oil being used regularly. I was missing these one day and decided to make some for myself. So here is my version of this dish. Ingredients 2 carrots, small 2 celery stalks 1 onion, small 4 garlic cloves 1 1/2 lb. short ribs... Continue Reading →

Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

When I went to Florida in the winter of 2010 I discovered the most amazing chocolate chip cookies I have ever had. Then last week, I saw some guy on twitter post a chocolate chip cookie stuffed with more chocolate. I remembered those amazing chocolate chip cookies from Florida, and I stared at the jar... Continue Reading →

Zucchini Bread

I am not really that fond of zucchinis. Back in 2005 when I was studying in culinary school, I was preparing some zucchinis for ratatouille and a worm came crawling out of the one that was on my board. That only made me dislike this vegetable even more. But in 2010, when I was down... Continue Reading →

The Taho Adventure

Taho or silken tofu, one of my favorite food from the Philippines that I wish I had more of when I am abroad. I have had taho or silken tofu once or twice whenever I have dimsum in Chinatown with my aunt in LA, but it is not the same. The particular dimsum we would... Continue Reading →

Brazo De Mercedes

Just bringing a favorite recipe from an older blog. 🙂 I found several recipes of this yummy dessert online. I pulled the methods I liked from those recipes and made my own version of it. Here goes. *I made this recipe several times and also tried to roll it into a log. The cake itself... Continue Reading →

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