“You can find the taco shells… at the… uhh… frozen section.” Clearly, the staff member at the grocery store didn’t know where the taco shells were. Hahaha. I am able to laugh about this now, but last night, when it happened, I honestly couldn’t contain my irritation. TACO, TOMATO, & CORN It all started when … Continue reading It’s All About Me, Right?

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This morning, I harvested my second batch of pechay leaves, which are also known as Bok choy or Chinese cabbage in other countries. The leaves I got from this batch were much bigger than the first ones I had last August. The ironic thing about it? I didn’t even know that I had one pechay … Continue reading Make Room for Growth

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In our baking class today, the head chef taught us how to make lady fingers (a.k.a. Broas) from scratch. He emphasized the importance of piping the batter close to each other to produce more pieces of broas on the tray. When it was my turn to practice piping, one of my classmates shouted “Nic! That’s … Continue reading A Lady’s Pride and her Lady Fingers

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Bacon, potatoes, and cream. It’s as easy as one, two, three! I finally made time for The Kitchn (without an “e”), a cookbook given to me by one of my colleagues for my birthday last year. As I was browsing through its recipes last night, I found a delicious choice for today’s simple snack. Ladies … Continue reading Simple Sunday Snack: Bacon-Wrapped Potato Bites

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