Have you heard about candidiasis? It is actually a thrush in layman’s term. It is a fungal infection that can affect anybody, even your kids. Children between ages of three and nine years old can be affected by chronic mouth yeast infection. Normally, the yeast infections are like white patches that can be seen around… Continue reading Yeast Infection (Candidiasis) No More
What's in our Family's Christmas Dinner Menu for 2011? Our family is known for a festive Noche Buena menu and even if we were just four in this lonely land, I still want to practice our Christmas tradition that we used to have back home.Here is our Christmas Menu for 2011. (Just click on the… Continue reading Christmas Dinner 2011: Noche Buena Menu
Ingredients:Prepare 2-3 jelly molds. You will need 5 boxes of different flavoured/coloured jelly crystals.Jelly Cubes:1. In a medium bowl, mix together contents of one box of flavoured jelly, 1 tablespoon unflavoured jelly, 1 tablespoon white sugar and 1 cup boiling water. Mix until jelly crystals and sugar are fully dissolved. Then add 1 cup cold… Continue reading Christmas Jello or Cathedral Window
Cake Flour Substitute:To make 1 cup cake flour:3/4 bleached flour2 tbsp cornflour
Ingredients:100 g unsalted butter at room temperature1/2 cup brown sugar2 tsp vanilla essence1 tbsp brandy2 eggs1 cup pitted dried dried dates, halved1/2 cup unsalted macadamias1/2 cup blanced almonds1/2 cup soft and juicy apricots, halved1/2 cup glace ginger1/3 cup gluten free plain flour1/4 cup gluten free self raising flour2 x 100 g packets multi colored glace… Continue reading Gluten Free Christmas Fruit Cake
Ingredients:125 g marshmallows, coarsely chopped1/2 x 250 g pack plain chocolate biscuits, coarsely chopped1/2 cup unsalted chopped macadamia nuts1/4 cup raisins1/4 cup shredded coconuts, toasted50 g unsalted butter, chopped200 g dark chocolate, chopped200 g milk chocolate, chopped200 g white chocolate, choppedRed and yellow glace cherries and spearmint leaves, to decorateProcedure:1. Grease a 20 cm ring… Continue reading Christmas Rocky Road Wreath
Designing your own garden is a very challenging adventure for you to do as a home owner. It is an opportunity for you to discover the nature and appreciate the world around you. The most successful interiors have one element in common and they are designed specifically for the people who live in them. The… Continue reading Assessing your Garden
Self Rising Flour SubstituteOne cup self-rising flour equals: 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder, plus1/8 teaspoons salt.
This is what we had for lunch. Kingfisher's vegetable samosa that costs $5.00 a box. We love to dip it in sweet chili sauce, yummo!I just remember a funny story about samosas. Someone we know bought samosas from his co-workers before and brought some in the office for lunch. The funny thing is he didn't… Continue reading Vegetable Samosa
Before anything else, let’s discuss what bucket list is all about. It is actually a list of all the things you want to achieve, dreams you want to come true, and adventures and life experiences you like to try before your time comes. Why do need to have such a list? You have come to… Continue reading Why do you need to create a Bucket List?