Ginataang Isda
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Ginataang Isda (Fish in Coconut Milk)

Do you know that it is almost impossible to push a stroller on the beach? We are now on holidays with Tobi’s parents, brother, and nephew in Cadzand-bad, Netherlands. Cadzand-bad is a beach town on the coast of the North Sea. The beach stretches quite far. There are a lot of families on their autumn holidays […]

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tractor cake with fondant accents
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Tractor Cake Tutorial (with Fondant Accents)

My friend’s son, Elio, is turning 3 years old and he had an advanced birthday celebration last weekend. He likes tractors and his mom asked me to make a tractor cake. I made a 2-tier (10-inch and 8-inch) buttercream cake with fondant tractor accents for him. It has been a while since I made fondant […]

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Homemade Marshmallow Fondant with Butter
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Homemade Marshmallow Fondant with Butter

Making homemade marshmallow fondant with butter (MMF) is quite easy to do. I am making it with butter only because I don’t know if the shortening available in Germany or Switzerland is the same as Crisco (which is the only shortening I’ve ever used.) Also, butter is tastier than shortening and I always have butter […]

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30 minute creamy veggie pasta with bacon
Family Table | Mains

30-minute Creamy Veggie Pasta with Bacon

Pasta is an easy dinner to make and this creamy veggie pasta with bacon is no exception. It is creamy without being too indulgent if you use milk. I’ve made this with low-fat milk, whole milk and cream as well and they’re all good. I make this quite often as not only is it quick […]

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Filipino Beef Tapa
Family Table | Mains

Make Filipino Beef Tapa at Home

Jump to Recipe Beef tapa has been and always will be one of my favorite breakfast mains. I remember when I was growing up, they would spread out the marinated beef strips on welded wire and then left in the sun to dry out. These make for some pretty chewy tapa if they were cut […]

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