ITALIAN WHOLE-WHEAT HONEY COOKIES

PSX_20190109_085336.jpgThe boys and I are back to our day to day routine. They are out and I am back in my little kitchen trying out new recipes. Keeping it healthy and interesting. I was inspired by She Loves Biscotti to bake these cookies. They are delicious, not too sweet, easy to make and requires very less ingredients. She Loves Biscotti has amazing Italian inspired recipes that I am looking forward to recreate at home. If you are also in need for some inspiration this 2019 be sure to swing by her blog and try out her recipes.  Read more

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EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES | WINE AND PIZZA AL FRESCO AT TRATTORIA LA PIAZZETTA IN ROCKWELL, METRO MANILA.

Rockwell is my favourite neighbourhoods in Metro Manila especially now when streets have been decorated in the holiday spirit.

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EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES | WE CONSIDER CARTEL DELI’S THE BEST AFFOGATO AL CAFE IN METRO MANILA.

PSX_20181023_102527.jpg”Affogato”, an Italian word that basically means ”drowned” is an Italian coffee-based dessert. It usually takes the form of a scoop of vanilla or fior di latte gelato or ice cream topped or “drowned” with a shot of hot espresso. Read more

THE BEST WHOLE WHEAT BANANA BREAD.

20180823_164434.jpgIf you are a looking for a moist, delicious and easy banana bread recipe that will make you go bananas, then you are on the right page. With only a handful of ingredients, this whips up in no time.  Read more

BAKED MEDITERRANEAN VEGETABLES SALAD.

wp-1534290541147..jpgMeet my favorite salad. I could eat this every day for the rest of my life. I love its simplicity and how you can prepare all the ingredients and store in the fridge for a couple of days. I always have baked eggplant and red bell pepper in the fridge and whenever I feel like having salad, I simply toss them in my lettuce, drizzle some olive oil and voila. It is healthy, delicious, colorful and brings together different flavors and textures. Read more

FRITTELLE DI RISO DI SAN GIUSEPPE.

unnamed-1Frittelle di riso di San Giuseppe [Tuscan Rice Fritters For St. Joseph] are basically sweet little puffs of deep-fried rice pudding. They are commonly prepared on March 19th which is Italian Father’s Day and the feast of Saint Joseph’s. Recipes vary from region to region in Italy.  Read more

HAPPINESS IS EATING CHOCOLATE CAKE TOGETHER.

unnamedMy son loves all things chocolate. Yesterday afternoon when he was out playing I decided to try out this new recipe I found on Food and Wine. The recipe is quick and easy using very basic ingredients, you will most probably have most of them at home already. The result is a beautiful, moist, chocolatey cake. Read more

SPAGHETTI FRITTATA.

PSX_20180312_150002I am terrible at measuring spaghetti. I always end up with either more or very less. Estimation is not my forte! To my rescue, with this creative way of using left-over cooked spaghetti or pasta I don’t have to worry anymore. If anything, I intentionally cook more spaghetti as a lazy day back-up plan. It is easy peasy to prepare and very filling making it perfect for brunch, lunch or dinner.  Read more

EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES | FRIDAY NIGHT OUT AT PAPER MOON – MANILA, PHILIPPINES.

unnamed-12Nestled atop of Knightsbridge Residence in Makati, Paper Moon Manila offers its visitors an extraordinary dining experience.  The restaurant’s elegantly understated spacious interior combined with beautiful Italian background music creates a relaxing ambiance, perfect for all occasions. Read more