Month: October 2018

jasmine rice, one dish, rice

savoury and sweet fried rice

I know that not everyone love food with sweet flavour, but for me, I think sweetness in food make it more delicious. Such as this fried rice, it comes with not only savoury taste, the sweetness from pineapple and raisin makes it so additive. Actually it’s so delicious that I really want to know who […]


Dawn’s Recipes: Homemade Croutons

I was never a crouton lover until I started making them at home.  Homemade croutons are the easiest thing to make and so much better than store bought.  No bread goes to waste as I make these golden, crunchy nuggets for our daily salads.  Now that fall weather is here I can’t wait to make […]

chocolate, dessert, halloween, marshmallow, mummy, treat, White chocolate

Cooking with Manuela: Halloween Rice Krispies Treats

This Halloween let’s get creative with these fun and spooky white chocolate rice krispies mummies and skeletonsSo easy and super cute! Halloween is just in a few days. Are you ready to celebrate?!?I always get as excited as my kids about this fun holiday. Maybe because of the spooky decorations all around the neighborhood, the carved out pumpkins, […]

basil, brunch, cheese, crostata, dinner, entree, galette, Milk and eggs, ricotta, tomatoes

Heirloom Tomato and Ricotta Galette

Scrumptiously healthy and light rustic tart, topped with tasty tomatoes and delicate ricotta cheese over a flaky and buttery crust A must try! Maybe  it’s my love for summer fruit and veggies to inspire this post, and reminding me that tomatoes won’t be in season pretty soon. Or maybe, just maybe, it’s all the desserts I’ve been baking […]

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Dawn’s Recipes: The Ultimate Dinner Party

Saturday evening Kevin and I along with our friends Tony and Margaret hosted a dinner at my house.  It wasn’t an ordinary dinner party where I’m usually slaving in the kitchen, making a huge mess and stressing to get everything done before the guest arrive.  No, this was so different and wonderful!  Chef Mark and Brian […]