Childhood Memories: White Rabbit Candy

“There’s nothing as cozy as a piece of candy and a book.” –Betty MacDonald Looking back at your childhood, how much did you enjoy candy? How tempted were you by their colorful packages and yummy scent? Did you enjoy Halloween trick or treats? Did the sugar rush keep you from sleeping well at night? MyContinue reading “Childhood Memories: White Rabbit Candy”

Just Whipped: Coffee Choco Chip Ice Cream

“There were some problems only coffee and ice cream could fix.”  ― Amal El-Mohtar, Steam-Powered: Lesbian Steampunk Stories One problem I got is this humid summer heat. The peak temperature in the country ranges from 33°C – 36°C and combined with the humidity levels, those would normally feel 5 to 6 degrees hotter. So, I decided to makeContinue reading “Just Whipped: Coffee Choco Chip Ice Cream”

Candies and Make Believe

When I was turning six years old, Mom and Dad thought it was okay to have a party at my school. So they prepared everything including loot bags for my classmates to bring home. Among the contents of the loot bags were candies. What candies? Monica candies! I have not seen this candy since IContinue reading “Candies and Make Believe”

Just Baked: Thumbprint Cookies

“Values are like fingerprints. Nobody’s are the same, but you leave ’em all over everything you do.” -Elvis Presley For a country where majority of the people are Catholics, the Holy Week is a very important event. In the Philippines, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday are declared non-working holidays. This means four days of restContinue reading “Just Baked: Thumbprint Cookies”

Just Whipped: Chocolate Ice Cream (No Machine)

“My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate.” – Thornton Wilder Summer seems to be here in the Philippines! The sun’s hotter, there is not much rain, and the malls are now selling swimwear and sunscreen more than ever! It’s theContinue reading “Just Whipped: Chocolate Ice Cream (No Machine)”