Baking Your First Coconut Macaroons -A Foolproof Guide

Baking Your First Coconut Macaroons -A Foolproof Guide 1

Growing up in the islands with an abundance of coconuts, coconut macaroons are one of the things you learn early without even a recipe. I’m always weirded out when buying Goldilocks coconut macaroons, lol.¬† But I know baking anything for the first time can seem intimidating, much less these tiny coconut cookies that look so […]

Filipino Ginataang Adobo sa Dilaw Recipe (Adobo in Turmeric)

Filipino Ginataang Adobo sa Dilaw Recipe (Adobo in Turmeric) 2

Looking for Adobo Sa Dilaw recipe that uses our native¬† yellow turmeric and not the Indian curry recipe? This is the recipe you’re looking for! I have rich childhood memories of this Adobo sa Dilaw. Truth to tell, this was more familiar to me when I was growing up than the Tagalog Adobo in soy […]

How To Make Homemade Liquid Castile Soap Using Coconut Oil in Manila

How To Make Homemade Liquid Castile Soap Using Coconut Oil in Manila 3

Imagine walking by at a soap store in Megamall, with all those luscious soap smells. I walk the aisle savoring those strange textures and flavors such as oatmeal, avocado, tea tree… plus the wonderfully poetic and strange names. It’s enough to make my husband nervous. With a pang, I let him steer me out of […]