As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it. ~Buddy Hackett

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Cooked Shrimps

I would like to share with you my favorite food that has something to do with shrimp recipe. This time around, I want a chili flavor in cooked shrimps with butter. I want more tomatoes, spices and herbs. A blogger friend even told me that cooked shrimps taste better when young coconut juice will be used to cook it. I still have to try that. For now, I'd like to share my favorite cooked shrimps.

some of the ingredients

cooked shrimps, shrimp recipe

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Cabalen Restaurant

The Christmas Party of the company where I worked before was held at Cabalen Restaurant. The organizers of the party chose the Landmark-Glorietta branch of the restaurant. I participated in that activity and enjoyed it so much. The food is delicious! Cabalen Restaurant offers original native Filipino food and other palatable cuisine. How about you? Share your dining experience at Cabalen Restaurant by adding comments in this post.

my food choice

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Banana Cake Recipe for Summer Days

You want an easy and delicious recipe this time? Try preparing banana cake recipe. I remember this recipe prepared for an after-party of my cousin's college graduation. We had a tour in one of the most popular tourist destination in our place. The transportation was amazing because we rented a vehicle for the tour, just like those offered by Philippines Car Rentals.

With banana cake recipe, our summer days are also memorable. And it's not only easy to prepare, the ingredients are also affordable and nutritious.

Banana Cake Recipe
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125g butter, softened (if using unsalted butter, add 1/4 teaspoon salt with the flour)
330g (1 1/2 cups) sugar
280g (1 very slightly rounded cup) very ripe, mashed banana
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (1 teaspoon natural vanilla essence)
2 large eggs (we use eggs with a minimum weight of 59g)
100ml (1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon) buttermilk
225g (1 1/2 cups) self-raising flour
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

For icing:

90g cream cheese, softened
45g butter, softened
210g (1 2/3 cups) icing sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
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Preparation of this recipe is easy. Just bake the banana after being prepared for baking. Leave cake to cool. Spread cooled cake with cream cheese icing. Store cake in an airtight container in the refrigerator. This recipe is perfect for family gatherings and snacks. The source of banana cake recipe is Exclusively Food web site.

You may read Whole Grain Corn Bread recipe here at Cuisine Delight. Happy cooking!

Chowking Halohalo Is An Enticing Treat For This Summer

My favorite treat for this summer is Chowking Halohalo. There's no need to explain why. What do you think? Chowking's Halohalo is delicious. I like the flavor and the color presentation of the treat. It's so heavenly. That's why I always drop by any branch of Chowking to have an enticing treat for this summer. What about you? What's your favorite treat for the summer season?

Chowking Halohalo