Filipino Fruit Salad

The Philippines is a predominantly Roman Catholic country, so Christmas is the biggest holiday for Filipinos. In anticipation, Filipinos attend nine days of devotional Masses leading up to Christmas Eve, called Simbang Gabi. Filipinos celebrate Christmas Eve with a huge holiday spread, called Noche Buena, which is eaten at midnight(ish) after returning home from the … Continue reading

Succulent Succotash: No-Bake Honey Cheesecake

Testing recipes for a cooking contest entry is quite a challenge. There’s the cooking, and there’s cooking with the required ingredients and a bunch of rules. This recipe “failed miserably” as a contest entry because one of the genius ideas I had in theory within the realms of the required ingredients, didn’t translate well on … Continue reading

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