Making Flan

We always tend to remember food from our childhood where a few recipes stand out and stay as lifetime favorites.  For me as a kid, one of my all-time Filipino/Spanish desserts is flan or leche flan, as Filipinos often call the dish.  I like my flan a certain way — sturdy (not soggy or runny), …

Trying Out Fall Desserts

To get ready for several holiday and dinner parties that we’re hosting in the next few weeks, I decided to try a new dessert recipe with my little helper, Ines, over the weekend. This particular dish, Apple Crostata from Ina Garten, is a nice change from the traditional apple pie and relatively healthy in contrast …

52 Weeks, Week 42

Weekly snapshots of my girls and life in general in 2015 Week 42, I can’t believe that there’s only 10 weeks left before this year is over!  Since I’ve been doing this weekly snapshot on my blog, I am forced to be mindful of the rhythms of our lives as the year unfolds.  I love …