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The best Ice scramble in Bacolod!

One of my favorite memories from childhood is rushing outside after school to have a treat of “Ice scramble” or shaved ice.  Back then a man would grate a block of ice on top of a metal grater and hand to you tiny plastic cups filled with a combination of crushed ice, milk and syrup.   337 more words




  • 1.5 cup caster or icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • 200 gm butter
  • 300 gm biscuits
  • 200 gm nuts
  • 1 tbsp milk

Melt the butter in a sauce pan, in low heat. 67 more words


In praise of the veggie platter

A component of many of the Park Avenue parties I catered was the crudité, which some considered obligatory and boring, while others got positively giddy over it. 544 more words

Quick Oil-Free White Bean Hummus with 5 Flavor Variations

Need a basic hummus recipe with 5 ingredients or less that you can whip up for that last second backyard barbecue invitation? Here it is! Simple and delicious, with no oil needed. 348 more words


Slap Your Mama Sweet Potato Salad! Just kidding...don’t slap her. Just feed her this…

Well here we are folks! It’s finally Memorial Day weekend, and the official kickoff to summer. People everywhere are opening their pools, buying beach badges, and dusting off the ole grill for the first cook out of the season. 438 more words


Have you guys had Totchos?  They are nachos made with tater tots and they are amazing. I’ve had them a few times when we’ve been out and about. 567 more words

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Inspired by a sweet and sour meatball sauce recipe in Deceptively Delicious by Jessica Seinfeld, I made these:

They were great as fingerfood on toothpicks, but would also be tasty served on a bed of noodles! 248 more words