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Sweet Potato with Honey and Cream Recipe

One of my all time favorite chefs is Ferran Adrià.  El Bulli is a restaurant that has been on my list of places to try but now that dream is not going to happen as he closed the restaurant in 2012 saying it was due to “massive monetary loss”.  However, I still follow all that he […]

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Marbella’s Full Moon

Since Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is just around the corner, I am thinking of posting a few festive blogs in the upcoming week revolving around this September celebration.  I loved Moon Festival growing up because not only was I able to eat lots of moon cakes but I loved the idea of going out at night […]

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Cut-Out Cookies

Cut-out cookies are made from a firm dough that is chilled thoroughly then rolled out into a sheet. Various shapes are cut out of the dough before baking. Many of the rich tart doughs, Pies and Tarts, can be used as cutout cookie dough. Dough for rolled or cut-out cookies freezes well and can be […]

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Tamago

Tamago is a sweet Japanese omelet used in making maki, nigiri and Temaki sushi. But you can just serve it as is with wasabi and soy sauce if you like ^_^ I learnt of this recipe from my friend in the Philippines who is a pastry chef and would like to share this with you all as […]

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General Shelf Lives For Common Items

Have you ever looked through your kitchen cabinets and wondered how long each product can last on your shelf?  Well, here is a general gauge that might help, although most packaging should have expiration dates on them. Flour unopened: up to 12 months. Opened: 6-8 months. Sugar unopened: 2 years. Sugars do not spoil but eventually may change flavor. […]

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