Tag: christmas recipes

Baking Recipes, Pies & Tarts, Timeless Treats

Since it’s a special recipe kind of season, I made my first baklava

I feel like the closer we get to Christmas, the more people are prone to becoming a bit frazzled by the holiday grind. We all have to keep track of the parties, and whether or not we’ve already bought gifts for everyone on our list. Add to that there is some form of anxiety for …

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, Cookies, Timeless Treats

Girls like yummy men— gingerbread men, that is!

Every Christmas season requires a cookie recipe, and it’s been years since I last made any gingerbread people. At some point I had been thinking about creating a whole gingerbread town because I wanted to learn how to put up those adorable gingerbread houses, but now I am reminded just why I put that on …

Foodie Life, Recipe Round-Up

The art of giving and receiving: A Christmas Gift Guide for the foodie in your life!

You know one of the things I noticed about growing up? It’s that there seems to be less gifts under the tree the more years pass by. I guess people have this idea that since you’re working already, you have the means to buy whatever it is you want yourself. With this in mind, maybe they believe that …

Cooking Recipes, Pork dishes, Timeless Treats

Ushering Christmas feast-making season with a stress-less sort of recipe

There are two things that require abundance during the holiday season and that is gifts and food. Arguably these are the two things that bring the most cheer, which is why most of our efforts and time in preparing for the holidays go to Christmas shopping and prepping for a feast in the kitchen. Many …

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, From the books, My favourite things, Simple cakes, Timeless Treats

A Bûche de Noël to wish you a very merry Christmas

There are several things I love about Christmas, and no they do not involve material presents. There’s the food, which is always a tad more abundant around this time of the year. I also love getting reunion invitations from friends I haven’t seen in years! But what I really honestly look forward to about Christmas …

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, From the books, Layer cakes

{Christmas Countdown 2013} Just because lamingtons remind me of snow

We’re only a few days away from Christmas now, and it is on a day like this more than on any day of the year I start thinking about snow. (Especially since the weather these past few days has been on the warm side!) I wonder what it’s like to have snow falling on your …

Baking Recipes, Chocolates & confections, Christmas & holidays, Filipino Food-love, My favourite things, The Tummy Train TV, Timeless Treats

{Christmas Countdown 2013} How to make my favourite Filipino confection, the polvoron [VIDEO]

I think among all the holiday recipes I had planned out for this year, this was the one I was most excited about. POLVORON. One of my favourite Filipino treats ever! Honestly, who wouldn’t love crumbly, milky, buttery shortbread that melts in the mouth? Best part is they can be made into soooo many flavours; …

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, Cookies, From the books, Frozen treats, I scream for ice cream (I do), Ice Cream Sandwiches, My favourite things

{Christmas Countdown 2013} Better-than-candy-cane ice cream sandwich

It’s officially 13 days before Christmas!!! I kind of feel like Christmas came early this year, but I have been having a lot of fun discovering new things during this year’s holiday baking. I wanted to do some relatively unusual recipes this time around; stuff I haven’t done in the previous years. Being relatively new …