Kutsinta

Another childhood favourite of mine is a Filipino steamed brown rice cake called Kutsinta. Kutsinta is sticky to touch, jelly-like and has a chewy consistency. I have made a sweetened version of Kutsinta where it is topped with freshly grated coconut. Eating his dessert takes me back […]

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Simple Red Lentil Dahl

This Simple Red Lentil Dahl is an Indian soup that my family enjoys with the curries we eat. The beauty of dahl is that it is such a versatile dish to make; there are so many recipes with variations and adaptations that you can add / remove to […]

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Banana Choc Chip Muffins

Who doesn’t love a good Banana Choc Chip muffin? I love making these for the kids’ lunch boxes, picnics after play dates and even to enjoy with friends / family over a cuppa. Being a classic muffin recipe, I know there are heaps of variations […]

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Calderetta (Filipino Beef Stew)

As the weather cools and winter comes along, my family and I yearn for warm, comforting food. Caldaretta is a tomato-based beef stew which has Spanish influences. Although every family has their own version using their favourite meats (chicken, goat and offal cuts like liver) […]

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White Chocolate

It’s not uncommon to hear that commercial white chocolate in the shops is a chemical shit-storm. It doesn’t help that white chocolate is deemed not being a true chocolate as it doesn’t contain cocoa. All this doesn’t matter to my eldest who just loves the […]

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Speedy Spreadable Organic Butter

During my family’s journey in overhauling our way of eating, what we used for butter came into focus and at the time I was looking for an affordable, spreadable organic butter. I couldn’t find anything ready-made and so I tried to find organic whipping cream. […]

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