Category Archives: Recipes

Popped Rice / Puffed Rice

POPPED rice or puffed rice? I really do not know what the right term is for this delightfully sweet and crunchy rice snack, but my new caregiving and housekeeping assistant Jing Molis introduced me to it recently. Being a food … Continue reading

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Choco-Nut Brownies with Peanut Glaze
(Nina Daza-Puyat for The Maya Kitchen)

CRAVING for something sweet and chocolate-y but don’t have much time to bake from scratch? Well, there is nothing wrong with using convenience products such as Maya Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix. Just add your own twist to it, and you’ll … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Walnut Banana Loaf
(The Maya Kitchen)

BANANA Bread. A very versatile baked product, it can be a cake, a bread, a muffin, or even a bar cookie. Several variations can also be made with it, depending on what ingredients it is combined with, and it goes … Continue reading

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Sinantolan / Ginataang Santol
(Chef Heny Sison)

I USED to think that the only edible part of the santol (cotton fruit) is the seed. I would open up a piece of santol by slicing it in half, then spoon out each seed, pop it in my mouth, … Continue reading

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Coffee Jelly
(Chef Eugene Raymundo)

I HAVE always loved coffee jelly. When cafés were all the rage and fraps lorded it over the ice blended coffee concoctions, I liked mine with coffee jelly. Even in desserts, I loved coffee jelly. This is why I was … Continue reading

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