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Your Last Minute Valentine’s Day Dessert Ideas

Your Last Minute Valentine’s Day Dessert Ideas

Posted by on Feb 12, 2017 | 3 comments

Tomorrow is the big V day, are you going to brave the crowd and the traffic jam to get to the best restaurants in the Metro or you will celebrate it with some special home-cooked meals?

If the latter, here’s some of my best dessert ideas that can help you plan for tomorrow.

Strawberry Parfait

Surprise your Valentine with this beauty.  


Usually, a parfait is served in a tall glass but you can use any glass you have to make this one.  It’s a dessert consisting of layers of whipped cream, fruit and jelly.  See the recipe here:


Cake Slices

If you do not want fancy and red dessert you can serve this simple cake slice.  It’s easy to make and looks god too. 🙂  Here’s the recipe:

Nona Foods Philippines


Mango Tart

How about something fruity?  A tart is an open pastry case containing a filling.  This one is generally lovely to look at.  It’s also kinda easy to make too.  See the link for the recipe:

mango tart recipe


Pandan Jelly with Corn Kernels

Pleasing to the eyes and the palette too.  Try this simple jelly with Corn Kernels recipe

pandan jelly with corn kernels recipe


Matcha Cookies

How about some cookies? Making matcha cookies is no different in making any ordinary cookies. Check out my step by step instructions here:

Matcha Cookies recipe


Swirled Brownies

It’s fudgy, chewy and a bit crunchy on the sides brownies, swirling with strawberry jam and marshmallow fluff.  Your taste buds will dance in a lot of different flavors in the one, here’s the recipe:

marshmallow and strawberry


Pick one or two recipes you can easily make for tomorrow’s celebration of hearts.  Enjoy!  

Happy Valentines everyone!




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Have you Tried Baker John Bread Products?

Have you Tried Baker John Bread Products?

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 | 0 comments

My family and I love soft breads, it’s easy to eat and filling too, that is why we are so glad that Universal Robina Corporation (URC) is introducing new soft bread products.

Known for its innovative snacks and beverages, (URC) has been making Filipinos’ snack time enjoyable for decades. This time, it makes breakfast and merienda time more delightful and satisfying for families with its new soft bread products.

baker john bread

A filling and delicious breakfast or merienda treat, the Baker John Premium Soft White Bread and Baker John Cinnamon Soft Bread are great with spreads and a perfect match with coffee or cold drinks.

The country’s leading food manufacturing company introduces Baker John, a line of premium soft bread that are made with the highest-quality ingredients in URC’s state-of-the-art baking facilities.

Moms can partner their kids’ favourite spreads and cold cuts with Baker John Premium Soft White Bread to make delectable sandwiches for breakfast or merienda; while the Baker John Cinnamon Soft Bread is an ideal match with coffee or cold drinks, any time of the day.

The Baker John Premium Soft White Bread and Baker John Cinnamon Soft Bread are available at selected Mini Stop branches and Robinsons Supermarket outlets nationwide.





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Two Delightful Recipes Using Hunt’s Spaghetti Sauces

Two Delightful Recipes Using Hunt’s Spaghetti Sauces

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 | 0 comments

It’s official, the holidays are over peeps but, it doesn’t mean festive and delightful dishes are over and out too. 🙂

Even if the holidays are over, every day can still be a feast worth celebrating with dishes and masterpieces that not only delight families, but also help bring out and year-round cheer around the dinner table.

Give your loved ones a hearty and tummy-filling experience with Crispy Menudo Lumpia and Seafood Lasagna Roll-ups, all whipped up using Hunt’s Spaghetti Sauces.

Make the crunchy fried lumpia dish even more delightful with this hearty filling.

CrispyFried Lumpia

Crispy Menudo Lumpia
  1. 2 tbsps. cooking oil
  2. 5 cloves garlic, minced
  3. 1 red onion, minced
  4. 1/4 kg ground pork
  5. 250 g Hunt’s Spaghetti Sauce Pinoy Party Style
  6. ½ cup water
  7. 2 pcs. bay leaves
  8. 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  9. 1 carrot, diced
  10. 1 potato, diced
  11. 1 can liver spread
  12. 3 pcs hotdogs, diced
  13. ½ cup frozen green peas
  14. Salt & pepper to taste
  15. 10-15 pcs. square lumpia wrappers
  16. 2 pcs. egg whites
  1. Start off by sautéing garlic and onions. Add pork and cook until lightly browned. Add Hunt’s Spaghetti Sauce Pinoy Party Style, water, bay leaves and soy sauce, bringing it to a boil. Simmer, then add carrots and potatoes. Cook until liquid is mostly reduced. Mix in liver spread, hotdog and green peas, and cover for 2-3 minutes. Next, season with salt and pepper to taste, then set aside and let cool. Spoon 2 tbsps of menudo over one lumpia wrapper, roll, and secure the edges by brushing with egg whites. Finally, deep-fry until golden brown.
  1. To see how easy it is to make this this exciting dish, check out its BiteSized.PH video at

Make mealtimes truly memorable with this shrimp-layered and crab sauce-filled lasagna dish.

Seafood Lasagna Roll-ups

Seafood Lasagna Roll-ups
  1. Shrimp
  2. - ÂĽ kg shrimp, peeled and deveined
  3. - Salt and pepper to taste
  4. - 1 tsp. paprika
  5. - 1 tbsp. calamansi juice
  6. - 2 tbsps. olive oil
  7. White crab sauce
  8. - 2 tbsps. butter
  9. - 5 cloves garlic
  10. - 1 white onion
  11. - 2 cups cream
  12. - 1 cup crab meat
  13. - 2 tbsps. parsley, chopped
  14. - 8-10 pcs lasagna noodles
  15. Red sauce
  16. - 2 tbsps. olive oil
  17. - 1 red onion, chopped
  18. - 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  19. - 250 g Hunt’s Spaghetti Sauce Parmesan Cheese
  20. - 2 tbsps. basil, chopped
  21. Assembly
  22. - 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated
  23. - 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  24. - Basil leaves for garnish
  1. Start by seasoning shrimp with salt, pepper, paprika and calamansi juice. Cook shrimps in olive oil for 1-2 minutes on each side, butterfly-cut each shrimp and set aside. Meanwhile, add butter to the same pan where shrimp was cooked. Sauté onion and garlic, add the cream and simmer until thick. Mix in the crab meat, cook for about 5 minutes and season with salt and pepper. Turn off heat and mix in parsley. Set aside.
  2. Next, sauté onion and garlic over medium heat. Add Hunt’s Spaghetti Sauce Parmesan Cheese, simmer until thick and season with salt and pepper. Turn off heat and mix in basil. Set aside. Finally, cook lasagna noodles according to package directions. Set aside.
  3. To assemble, lay lasagna noodles flat on a large surface. Spread about 3 tbsps. of the white crab sauce on each and top with pieces of shrimp, while leaving an inch at the top of each lasagna noodle empty. Sprinkle mozzarella and parmesan cheese on top (about 1 tbsp. each). Roll each lasagna noodle while securing the filling inside. Spread half of red sauce at the bottom of baking dish. Place all the lasagna roll-ups on top of the sauce, seam-side down. Keep the lasagna roll-ups close to each other to prevent unraveling. Spoon-in the remaining red sauce. Top with more mozzarella and parmesan cheese and bake at 190C for 30 minutes. Garnish with basil leaves.
  1. Check out the BiteSized.PH video of this recipe at

Simply satisfying, definitely delicious, but oh so easy to make—these dishes are a sure-hit for every home. Surprise your family and learn how to prepare these and other mouthwatering Hunt’s recipes by visiting on Facebook.

Make every day a feast to remember with Hunt’s Spaghetti Sauces. To learn more about the brand, visit its website at



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