Thursday, September 20, 2012

From baked to steamed.

      Eversince my sister and I discovered how baked macaroni taste like, we promised that we will try to make a low budget version of that dish  without the use of an oven. I know that sounds impossible since the name of the dish has "baked" in it but we're really determine to make impossible things possible! Good thing our aunt was kind enough to share us her secret in making this dish by using a steamer. So it's like were substituting oven with a steamer. It was really confusing just thinking about it. The dilemma of making the cheese melt without the use of an oven or even a microwave... That will surely put my cooking skills to the test!

      To cut the long story short, We cooked the sauce first and boiled the elbow macaroni . (The usual stuff that you do in making baked macaroni. I wont go through the ingredients and procedure since this is not a recipe blog that I'm making here :p ) We tried to fill the llaneras with the mixture and my sissie was smart enough to find a roux recipe in youtube. Just like the usual stuff, we pour the mixture, top it with some roux, cover the llaneras with foil and steam the dish for half an hour. We were really surprised with the outcome because it tasted so good! Before you know it, our creation was sold out in just a blink of an eye. Right now, were eyeing to make one for the holidays. It will surely be a hit on our kitchen table!

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

A fresh start.

      It's been a while since I last updated my blog. I've been through a lot these past few months and I noticed that not being able to write about those things sucked big time. Writing has a very special place in my heart. It's like a significant other that you can't get over with. My passion for writing ignited way back my elementary days. I can still remember how I love writing those feature stories for our school paper. It was mind bloating yet fulfilling all at the same time. When I realized back then that I can write better than others, I know that this is something that I will not get tired doing forever.

      Actually, this post is not created to tell you something about me. Let this be a reminder for myself that from now on, I will not let an experience pass without blogging about it. Let's just say, this can be like a welcome back post for me? (LOL) with all these said, you know what to expect with my blog in the coming days :)