Egg Roll Recipe (Tamago)

Egg Roll Recipe (Tamago)

There are lots of different ways to cook eggs, I know. But if you are tired of having them scrambled, sunny side up, pouched, fried , boiled or omelette, then here is another easy way to make them - Egg Roll. And they look much nicer too. I usually make them when we are  having Asian-themed dinner, like Korean, Chinese  or Japanese as they are so simple to make and add to the variety of the dishes. It is also good to have whenever my husband is having a diet. They do look appetizing…Read more→
What to do with leftover egg whites?

What to do with leftover egg whites?

A quick practical baking / cooking tip. Last Christmas, my Schwiegermutter  (mother-in-law) and I made some bottles of Eierlikör, the german equivalent of eggnog, as giveaways. We had a lot of leftover egg whites and I, being practical, cannot find it in my heart to just throw them away. So what does one do with so many leftover egg whites? Actually there are a lot of ways to use them, like make some meringue or marshmallow  or use it to make french macarons, coconut macaroons, egg white omelette or even angel food cake. But…Read more→
Easy Creamy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Easy Creamy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

This recipe makes a  thick, smooth and creamy pumpkin soup. It  is one of my favorite soups, probably because of how easy it is to make yet it turns any meal into a fine dining experience. More popularly served during time of Thanksgiving, but why wait? To create the heart design: Using a teaspoon, drop some circles of cream on the surface then get a toothpick and run it through the middle of the circles. Now you have a perfect soup for Valentine's dinner.   Print Easy Pumpkin Soup Recipe Author: Bebs Prep time: …Read more→
How to take care of orchids?

How to take care of orchids?

Help! My orchid is dying!!! Or so it looks like, right? But before you panic, calm down and read this article about Phalaenopsis Orchid Care. I love love love orchids!!! They look so pretty, dainty and elegant.  I’ve always like orchids but it was only until recently that I have the guts to be an orchid owner.  Well, that is not entirely true. It was more like I was forced into being one. You see a relative gave me a Phalaenopsis orchid (also known as "Moth" orchid, maybe because the flower resembles a moth?! duh!) for…Read more→
Simple Arroz Valenciana Recipe

Simple Arroz Valenciana Recipe

Looking for an easy Arroz Valenciana (Bringhe) Recipe?  Bringhe or Arroz Valenciana is one of the favorite dishes among Filipinos. It is a bit similar to spanish Paella and made up mostly of It is usually served for Fiesta or any other special occasions. This is a simple version of this recipe that is really quick and easy to make for everyday meal. If you want to give it some extra touch for serving on occasions, look at my notes below.   Print Simple Arroz Valenciana Recipe Author: Bebs Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  35…Read more→
Beef Teppanyaki made Easy

Beef Teppanyaki made Easy

Teppanyaki is a Japanese style of cooking using a 'teppan'- a flat iron plate or griddle -to grill or broil or fry food which is 'yaki' in japanese. How to cook beef teppanyaki without  a teppan? Well, this is a bit of a cheat since I do not own a teppan , I only use  regular frying pan but it works...   Add stir-fried vegetables for a complete meal.   5.0 from 1 reviews Print Beef Teppanyaki made Easy Author: Bebs Prep time:  1 hour Cook time:  15 mins Total time:  1 hour 15 mins Serves: 2-3…Read more→
A walk at the Pfrunger Ried

A walk at the Pfrunger Ried

My husband and I decided to have a walk one day to see how the Pfrunger Ried looks like at this time of the year. I asked him what is a "ried" and he said it is german for "swamp" or "marsh". He also said that in the really early years they used to dig and harvest peat from these wetlands until it was forbidden in 1996 and is now a protected area for nature conservation.   It is only about 10 minute ride from our place to get there and we spent about an hour…Read more→
How to make your own indoor hanging herb garden

How to make your own indoor hanging herb garden

I like planting my own herbs. It is practical when you do not have to rush to the groceries whenever you need them and you are sure that no chemicals were used to grow them. You can grow them in pots outside when it is warm enough or even indoors during the cold seasons.  But other people might have problems with too less or small space to plant herbs indoors like in their kitchen, in my case the problem was having too much a space that is looking too bare or just plain…Read more→