Airbrush Basics

| March 23, 2012

If there was one color rendering technique that always intimidated me as a student of architecture, it was airbrushing. So I stayed far far away from it, embarrassing as it is to admit. I don’t even recall ever touching an airbrush gun and a compressor. But, there comes a time when we just have to […]

Cotton Candy

| February 9, 2011

We have a new toy courtesy of Santa Claus.  We found it sitting on my daughter’s bed the night we arrived from the Philippines. *wink*  It’s a Nostalgia Electrics  cotton candy machine and it’s something my daughter really asked for (and light-up shoes, which Santa delivered to the Philippines).  It’s not really a toy because […]

Jazzed Up Yellow Cake Mix

| March 28, 2009

*This is entry #42 for Lasang Pinoy, Sundays (La.Pi.S.)* The theme for this week’s Lasang Pinoy, Sundays is ” (It’s) Hip to be SQUARE “.  I originally planned on baking a square shaped “something” but I only had 4 eggs left.  I needed 6 to 8.  So I scrapped the idea.  This morning, I inspected […]

WW #42: Arroz Caldo / Chicken Congee

| January 13, 2009

I made arroz caldo last Sunday for dinner.  Arroz caldo is a Spanish term which literally means “rice soup” and is the Filipino version of the Chinese congee.  A complete meal in itself, it is one of my favorite comfort foods and is perfect for cold weather. This looks waaaaay better than my first arroz […]

Lasang Pinoy, Sundays #28: Kitchen Gadgets

| December 20, 2008

I have three favorite kitchen gadgets.  Unfortunately, I didn’t have the time to take a pic of one of them.  Sowee. :D The one I use most often, would have to be my garlic press. I just love it! I made an earlier post about it here. For baking, I turn to my hand mixer […]