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3 Frosting-free Ways to Decorate Your Cake

Decorating is a piece of cake!
Baking doesn’t have to be complicated. We've got tips to help you decorate cakes.Find the cake you really fancy, here: cake recipesPhotography by Patrick Martires | Styling by Liezl Yap | Demonstration by Rachelle Santos ...

How To Cook Brown Rice

You know it's the healthier choice, but do you know how to prep it? Here's how.
THE DILEMMA You’ve heard all about the nutritional benefits of whole grains and you want to incorporate them into your diet. Swapping out white rice for its nuttier, brown cousin seems to be the best way to go, but you’re not quite ...

How to Package Baked Goods

Want to give out home-baked goodies? Here's how to pack those cookies and brownies properly.
THE DILEMMA: You want to give your friends the gift of home-baked goodness. But how do you pack cookies or brownies to ensure they stay fresher longer?                                     HOW TO PACK IT Look for food-grade materials for your goodies. Purchase ...

Vivian Lui

The New York-based food stylist reveals the unglamorous side of her job.
She reveals the unglamorous side of food styling.                                                 What exactly does a food stylist do?In the States, there are a lot of unglamorous moments. I’m a glorified dishwasher or glorified grocery shopper sometimes. It encompasses everything. You get ...

Sonja Ocampo's Home-baked Goodies

The woman behind Cupcakes by Sonja divulges her latest dessert discoveries.
Sonja Ocampo fondly remembers how she finished off desserts as a kid: "I loved baking store-bought cake and muffin mixes with my mom every Sunday morning when I was a kid. I enjoyed licking the batter off the spatula before they even ...

How to Make Fruitcake Bars

Update your fruitcake recipe by using dried fruits and making them bite-sized.
'Tis the season for fruitcake! Here's a superb tweak on the traditional recipe: Use dried local fruits and cut the cake into bite-sized bars. Wrapping tip  We used dried mangoes, coconut, bananas, and pineapples in this recipe. To give as gifts, first ...

10 ideas: Candy canes

C is for the candy canes around the Christmas tree. Here are 10 other ways to use them!
                                                                                    Click here to see our list of candy cane recipes                   1  Ice cream bombLine a big mixing bowl with foil. Crumble store-bought brownies and pat to form a thin layer, covering the entire ...

How to prepare a bain marie

See how to prepare a bain marie for your Steamed Lemon Pudding Cake.
.See how to prepare a bain marie for your Steamed Lemon Pudding Cake and Apple and Cinnamon Ensaymada Pudding on the gallery belowDo the bain-marie on these recipes:    •    Mango Pudding Cake    •    Chocnut Pudding    •    Dark Chocolate Orange Pots de Creme    ...

How To Steam Vegetables In The Microwave

Steam veggies in 4 short minutes or less!
Steam veggies in your microwave in minutes. Here's how:Photography by Miguel Nacianceno | Research by Angelo Comsti | Demonstration by Liezl Yap ...

White Chocolate Mallow Cups Recipe

What do you get when you mix chocolate with mallows, dried fruit, cookies, and nuts? These winning nibblers!
What do you get when you combine white chocolate with mini marshmallows, dried fruit, crushed cookies, and nuts? These winning nibblers! Your kids will surely enjoy this sweet and delicious dessert recipe! ...

Tiramisu with White Chocolate and Nuts Recipe

Make a lasting impression with this dessert of soaked biscuits with light-as-clouds mascarpone and a jolt of coffee and rum.
Make a lasting impression with this lovely dessert of tender soaked biscuits with light-as-clouds mascarpone and a delightful jolt of coffee and rum. Make this light and delicious tiramisu recipe in two easy steps.  ...

Tablea Brownies Recipe

In this recipe, the fudgy favorite goes local with the use of our prized tablea chocolate.
In this recipe, the fudgy favorite goes local with the use of our prized tablea chocolate. The result: light in taste and texture, and superb with a dollop of decadent tablea-jam sauce. ...

Grilled Char Siu Pork Chops

Grilled pork chops are smothered in a sweet, spicy sauce.
Easy to make and easy on the budget, these delectable pork chops are a sure winner! To pack in more flavor, marinate overnight in the refrigerator. ...

Crab and Shrimp Linguine with White Sauce

This seafood with white sauce pasta combo has that clean white sauce taste you're looking for.
Pair white sauce with seafood for a no-fail combination. Brighten it up with some onions, bell peppers, and garlic for a winning pasta sauce. ...

Garlic and Cheese Toast

Hungry at midnight? Snack in a snap with these tasty toasties!
Hungry at midnight? Snack in a snap with these tasty toasties! ...

Funk Monkey Milkshake

The combination of banana and Nutella makes this concoction a super cool sipper!
The no-fail combination of banana and Nutella makes this concoction a super cool sipper! ...
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