Introducing ‘new’ Bloggers #8

Before I give you ‘new’ bloggers for today, I wanna thank Sarah @ Sarah’s Little Kitchen and Lori @ Creating Beauty in the Kitchen for providing me four of these bloggers. I really appreciate what you did, Ladies. Well, I don’t think these two amazing people need introduction. 😀 All I can say is that they are both hyper and you would surely enjoy their posts. 😀 If in case that you have not visited them, then what are you waiting for??

They are so kind to email me list of ‘new’ bloggers and they have also mentioned what they love about them. (I could hug both of you now.) ❤

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Now, I present you bloggers that Sarah has emailed me:

Bakes, Cakes & Protein Shakes – She is 19 and spends all of her free time baking. What I loved most about her about page was this: “I thought I should make a blog where you can find some of the nicest recipes on the internet. Aaand where I can find all the recipes I have ever baked, especially as I have a habit of making them up!” So cool that she makes them up or gives every recipe a little, creative twist! I really like her twist on the Victoria Sponge Cake or her Avocado Cookies (Say what?!). Sian really loves cinnamon, as you can tell if you’d read her about page 😛 (or her recipes 😛 ). I also love her writing. 🙂

 On Foodie Trail – How Neringa describes herself: “An alchemist in the kitchen or an explorer on a mission to find some hidden culinary treasures, sometimes knowing the destination and sometimes simply following the senses.” I love this sentence because I think it’s funny AND it rhymes: D She has this amazing party treat: Watermelon Jello Shots. Her raw Fruit & Nut Truffles look also very very tasty (and cute). She also has a beautiful post about the best cocktail bars in Vilnius, Lithuania. Very handy for cocktail lovers who want to visit the city. 🙂 Neringa is also very new to the blogging world, she started the 28th of February. 🙂

Cinnamon & Bananas – She’s 18 years old and completely obsessed with food: “My life doesn’t revolve around food, food IS my life.” LOVE it! I really liked her post about the Pottery Green Bakery. Teigen writes with such passion and detail that you feel as if you were there with her! Amazing! She is very new because she has only 4 posts so far. I’m expecting great things from her 😀

 And from Lori:

The Athletic Avocado – They are twin sisters….how fun! Their tagline is “healthified recipes intended to efficiently fuel one’s body and taste buds.”  Love it! Check out their Spinach and Garlic Potato Stuffed Portabellas….creative! And Cinnamon Peach Pumpkin Bread?! Yes please!!

…and I need one more so I searched:

Cooking Diary by Shruti – I love Shruti’s positivity. I just came across her blog and I already loved it. “I truly believe that cooking is an art and you don’t need to be perfect at it. You can have your own version of everything and anything you make. I always like to make my version of the recipe if i am adapting it from somewhere. All you need to do is explore. ‘Never be afraid of trying something new in your kitchen.’” I love love these Mango Custard Creme Tarts.

 I hope you take time to visit these blogs. Show them some love. 😉

If you have a ‘new’ blogger for me to include here, please do not hesitate to contact me. For further details on this series, please click here.

 Again, thank you so much, Sarah and Lori.

Yema Cake

Yema Cake is something like vanilla-chiffon cake with a rich custardy filling and frosting. In the Philippines, we have these sweets called YEMA which are made by mixing a little butter and condensed milk until thick, shaped into small balls when warm enough to handle and then rolled into white granulated sugar. These YEMA balls are kept in an air tight container and when kept a little longer, they become crunchy on the outside and little soft on the inside. To end your imaginations, here’s what YEMA looks like:

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Condensed milk is the star! 😀 Though more ingredients are need in making the YEMA cake frosting, still condensed milk is the star. If not and we’d use condensed milk as a frosting, why not call it condensed milk cake? 😛 Hmm, I think I have a recipe for that. Where did I put it? I need to look for that and make that soon. I bet condensed milk lovers would love that.

Going back to this cake, I searched and searched for recipe which uses lesser eggs. Because as an egg obsessed lover, I don’t like to spend too much eggs with baking. Ha! I don’t want my ration to be gone in seconds. I’d be in a panic mode if I reach two eggs just like yesterday in which I baked something and I haven’t noticed that I have only four remaining eggs, I took two for baking and only two remaining and I was going crazy that I want to go out of the house just to get two trays (and those are sixty eggs in total). No I did not panic. NOT. AT. ALL. The problem of not reading the ingredients carefully resulted to a panic mode. (Okay, I panicked, I admit.) As I was preparing the ingredients for the batter, I realized that I needed four more eggs for the frosting. I was just going to collapse. (What?? Eight eggs??) Can I just undo what I just did?? Of course, I can’t.

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“Okay, I laid down all the eggs I have, so you better be delicious…” that’s the thought playing on my mind over and over again while baking. So when this cake starts to smell, I knew the eggs were worth the sacrifice. 😀

Yema Cake

  • Servings: 6-8 slices, 10-inch cake
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Ingredients:

For the chiffon cake:

  • 1¼ cup cake flour
  • ¾ cup sugar, divided
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 4 egg whites
  • ½ cup evaporated milk
  • ¼ cup canola oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar

For the Yema frosting: 

  • 14 oz can condensed milk
  • ½ cup evaporated milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3 tbsp butter, softened
  • 1 tsp lemon juice or vanilla extract

Instructions:

For the cake:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease 10-inch round baking pan. Set aside.
  2. In a jug, add in egg yolks, milk, oil and vanilla. Whisk until well combined.
  3. In a bowl, well combine flour, 1/2 sugar, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the center and add in the wet ingredients. Whisk until smooth.
  4. In another bowl, add egg whites and cream of tartar. Beat until soft peaks.
  5. Gradually add the remaining 1/4 cup sugar and beat until stiff peaks.
  6. Gently fold the egg white mixture into the flour-yolk mixture in 3 portions. Gently mix until no streaks of white remain.
  7. Pour this mixture into the prepare pan.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  9. Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan for about 5 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely before frosting.

For the frosting:

  1. In a saucepan with low heat, combine all frosting ingredients and mix very well.
  2. Cook while constantly stirring  for about 30 minutes or until spreadable.
  3. Remove from the heat and let it cool down.

To assemble the cake: 

  1. Cut the cake into two layers as evenly as possible. Set aside the top layer.
  2. Evenly spread half of the frosting on top of the bottom layer.
  3. Put the top layer of the cake over the frosting.
  4. Spread the remaining frosting on top of the cake and the sides.
  5. Sprinkle with toppings, if desired.

Source recipe: Yema Cake by Pinay in Texas

I must say that the chiffon cake was beautifully burnt on the top and smelled incredibly heaven. The frosting was absolutely perfect. I even reserved spoonful or two of the frosting and ate as is. 😀 It took time for me to decorate the top, so I gave the cake comb to my friend and I let her do it. 🙂

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This cake is for you, my dear friends.

For Angie, for the never ending accommodation. For our co-hosts for today’s FF.

For all the party-goers.

For everyone.

Happy FF#22!

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Enjoy the weekend and enjoy the party!!

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“Introducing ‘new’ bloggers” series {and I need HELP}

I’ve been getting good feedback regarding my post on “Introducing ‘new’ bloggers” series and I am so delighted that everyone loves it. I don’t have the intention to end the said series as new bloggers are popping out almost everyday and I want them to feel that they are very much welcome in this community.

How do I search for ‘new’ bloggers?

Honestly, I don’t have any categories. I just explore posts with tags ‘baking‘, ‘brownies‘, ‘cakes‘, ‘cooking‘ and some other. Through these tags, I pick bloggers who seem new to me, or just joined the blogging community.

How do I pick them?

It’s pretty simple – I read their ‘About’ page first and read some of their posts. If I enjoy reading it, then that’s it. I don’t solely look at the photos; I read their hungry tales, too. 😀 I will not deny that the photos are a plus, but what’s more important to me are the stories.

Do I have any schedule for doing the search? When do I post them? 

No. No. I don’t have that. But I usually do it during weekends (and sometimes I steal time from work). Sometimes, I get lucky to get ten new bloggers on the list. I decided to post them during Mondays because Monday is equals to new day of the new week (makes sense?)… so new bloggers, too. 😀 If I have ten on the list, I post the first five and the next five on the next week. If I miss to post during the week, I try my very best to pay them back on the next week and post ten new bloggers.

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I have been having a rough week and I can’t seem to figure out how to steal a time from work to do the #8 of the series.

Err, what about weekends? Ramadan is very near so I have to do some preparations – plan what meals to cook, general cleaning and things of that sort. (Can I just get a new house? Cleaned and everything else… like meals have already been prepared?? Of course not!) …and Ramadan will start very soon.

What kind of help I am asking for?? 

I mentioned in my previous post from the series that if you know ‘new’ bloggers for me to include here, it would be my joy to include them here.

How do you choose? 

No categories required at all. If you seem to like the ‘new’ bloggers, please feel free to leave me a message here. And since I cannot spend that much time to read, I would be very grateful if you could send my why do you like that blog. You can submit/give as many bloggers as you like. Of course, I would mention your name –

“Meet Ginger @ Gingerlicious (I just made this up – all I can think of right now is Ginger because I’d love to drink Ginger tea) who has been introduced by Jhuls@thenotsocreativecook.”

…unless you instruct me not to.

So, friends, you might have new kids on the block… please leave me a message in my contact page. I don’t want to pause this series, and I know that you don’t want it as well. 😛

Thank you very much in advance. I will make you a cake for this! 😀

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Introducing ‘new’ bloggers #7

So you know that even if I am having a busy (and exhausting) week, I will never forget this series…

sayhello{ lick + spoon } – From Ella’s words: “I’m more of a baker than a cook. My favourite recipes are simple, but delicious, particularly teatime treats such as sponge cakes, plain biscuits and bars. Savoury stuff isn’t my forte, but I’m working on it.” She shares so many amazing recipes like these Skinny Peanut Butter Brownies. Other than the amazing recipes she shares, well, the title of the blog {lick + spoon} says it all. 😀

Fancy That – Jasmine’s passion are food and creative arts. (I envy you for the creative arts, Jasmine.) In her words: “Food is defiantly something that excites me and has been my passion for as long as I can remember. The only books I borrow from my library revolve around food and you will always find me with my head in a cook book discovering new recipes.” Also, she is a true country girl cooking with home-grown ingredients. How lovely is that?? I could imagine the smell of the meals Jasmine prepares just like this Twisted Herb Bread. Now, can you see how talented she is?

Eat Dirt Cake – “I am a cook by trade. I constantly take pictures of food. When people asked me about it, I would tell them it was for my blog. But really all I did was scroll through thousands of images on my computer in the middle of the night when I couldn’t sleep. I realized recently that that’s kind of weird.” …and that’s Eliza. (No, Eliza, it’s not weird. I do the same thing.) And as a coffee lover, I’d love to try this Espresso Semifreddo some other time. But, what to do with the egg whites? Uh, don’t tell me meringues! I gave up on them. And I could half the recipe, yes?

Inspired Epicurean – I assumed that this lovely lady started her blog just recently. These Dry and Jeera Cookies being her first post, look so good for a tea time. I think the person behind this blog is a fun-loving person. (Btw, what shall we call you?) From her own words, “Growing up in an Indian household, you are bound to remember the early morning and late night discussions on planning a meal! The delicious sound and inviting aroma from the kitchen intoxicate you! “Whats for breakfast?” “Whats for lunch?” “Whats for snacks?” “Whats for dinner?” is a topic of utmost importance!” …and these are just some of the topics I’d also love to discuss. 😛

Petite Pâtissière – Meet May Ling – “…I decided to follow my dreams and pursue my passion in patisserie and chocolates – and this is how Petite Pâtissière was born.” I can see from her blog how she loves chocolate. She even tried making Moulded Chocolates at home. At first, I thought it was difficult to make beautiful moulded chocolates at home until I saw this. (I better buy my chocolate moulder. What do you think?)

I hope you take time to visit these blogs… and thank you for the support.

If you have any new blogs for me to include here, please leave me a message here.

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Chicken Pimiento Spread

With Ramadan  just around the corner, I am starting to think what meals I need to prepare.

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Mostly, we eat rice for Suhoor and Iftar. We also prepare desserts, different main dishes and fruits. What specific meals? It depends upon what everyone wants to eat. During the non-Ramadan months, I usually plan what meals to cook for the month or what to bake. In the month of Ramadan, I can’t just make a long list of what to make for the whole fasting month as each of us wants different meals everyday. For someone who has not eaten and drunk anything for the whole day, it is expected that so many foods will pop into your mind. In my case, I think it changes every hour. Or maybe minutes? 😀 But there’s one thing I should have during the month – Milo and a sandwich spread. And you if you still don’t know, I’d love to collect spreads (collect? like collecting spreads is my hobby?). My must-have store-bought spreads are Nutella, strawberry jam, cheese, commercialized sandwich spread, mayonnaise (is mayonnaise a spread?) and peanut butter (but not most of the time). Along with these, I always try to make my homemade spreads during Ramadan. Well, I only know two…

One of them is Egg Sandwich Spread (which I made two batches – two days ago and yesterday).

And the other one is Chicken Pimiento Spread,

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which I will bring for today’s FF. I bring the spread, you bring the bread. Deal? 😀

Chicken Pimiento Spread

Ingredients:

  • 400g chicken breasts
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • ½ sandwich spread (or sub with sweet pickle relish)
  • 1/3 cup condensed milk
  • ½ cup crushed pineapple
  • 2 tbsp pineapple syrup
  • 2 tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp carrots, finely grated
  • 3 tbsp red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 tbsp ground black pepper
  • Salt, to taste

Instructions:

  1. Boil the chicken breast until cooked. Set aside to cool completely.
  2. Shred the chicken breast.
  3. Mix the shredded chicken breast and the rest of the ingredients. (Do a taste test and adjust according to liking.)
  4. Let sit in the fridge for minimum of one hour.
  5. Spread on your favorite bread with lettuce, cucumber (or just anything you like).

I hope the brain of FF, Angie, the co-hosts and the party goers will enjoy this. But please, don’t forget to bring your bread with you… I finished all the ones I have. 😀 Or you know what? You can just take this with you and let your family enjoy this. What do you think? 😉

Happy FF#21!

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I hope you have a relaxing weekend!

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For those who are not aware, Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar in which Muslims around the word observe fasting from dawn until sunset. For more info, just click the link on the beginning of this post.

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Introducing ‘new’ bloggers #6

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The Primitive Palate – The person behind this amazing blog is Sarah. Together with her husband, Alex, who is the person behind the lens, I could say that this blog is full of love. 😀 Sarah also loves taking photos and she loves to write, aside from her love for cooking. From Sarah’s words:  “The recipes on The Primitive Palate are mostly all developed by myself.  I cook through trial and error, testing recipe after recipe to find the perfect result to share with others.  My readers will only get the best of the best.” Looking for Paleo Frozen Desserts? Or maybe Paleo and Gluten-free breakfast ideas? Sarah covers that. 😉

Kitchen Sanctuary – Another amazing blog that’s full of love as Nicky and her husband, Chris, work together for share wonderful recipes and photos. Nicky is a food magazine and recipe book addict, but she also creates her own as well. In her own words: “I’m a firm believer in sitting the family down at the table as often as possible for a nice home cooked meal and a catch-up on the day.” Ahh! Nothing compares to home cooked meals. And Nicky, my mouth is watering seeing this super delicious Sticky Orange Chicken.

At Burning Degrees – “Somewhere between then and now, I became deeply passionate about food. Not the ingredients themselves so much as the magical way they have of bringing us together. Food leaps the gap when there are differences between family members, distance between friends, and centuries between cultures.” -Lindsey. I just love these words. Aside her amazing recipes, Lindsey writes beautifully that you will really focus on them. She also loves taking on exploratory food features and restaurant reviews. Back to the recipes, please check this amazingly delicious Elote Spring Rolls. It is undeniable that the photos tell you everything about the food.

One Bowl Brownies – Justyna started baking couple of years now and finally had the chance to start her blog. She offers many amazing desserts/snacks. Justyna said in one of her posts “To be honest, I’ve never been a fan. All that frying didn’t seem very tempting. But once I’ve discovered the idea of baking them, I was sold.” I was surprised, but I know what she meant with regards to the frying thing. If you are not a fan of donuts, these Baked Brown Butter Donuts will turn you in.

Two for the Moon – “A foodie (she) and a politico (he) meet and fall in love. He gets a job in D.C. and moves. They plan trips, skype, and IM. He proposes; she says yes. They plan a dream wedding and she moves to D.C. The prologue closes and the story begins.” Awww!! Another lovely story! (Okay, let’s get down to business!) This amazing blogger shares so much delicious and stunning recipes. When I opened her blog and saw these Sesame Parmesan Breadsticks, my reactions was “Whoa! These are so good, yet so easy to make!” You will react the same when you see the rest of her creations!

I think I need to get myself a donut pan. 😀 Think! Think! Think!

Have a wonderful week to everyone. I hope you take time to visit these blogs… spread the love!

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Dark Chocolate Almond Cake

Over the weekend, I finally got my ‘me’ time. Well, not exactly as I have not read even a single page of the book I wanted to read. Honestly, I didn’t know what to read first as I have so many on the list. The ‘me’ time included staying in the kitchen for almost six hours including the almost one hour I spend in taking photos. Gosh! It was really tiring. What did I do in the kitchen for almost six hours, you ask? I did two baking and one cooking, which I am bringing one of them for today’s FF. But I will take about it later.

I did prepare all the ingredients I need, washed and cleaned up after that. I think I really missed staying for hours in the kitchen so even I was feeling tired, I still cooked one meal after I ate my lunch and took a bath. The baking and cooking alone were so much fun. Preparing the ingredients including the slicing of the veggies? Not too much fun! And the cleaning up? Ahh! I wanna give up. If I could throw everything I used in a plastic bag and dumped them on a garbage can, I would. But hey! I wouldn’t do that. Of course, I won’t. That’s not a good idea. AT ALL. The ‘photo shoot’ took a long time, too. Because I was so tired by the time I took the photos, I didn’t have that much of patience to deal with the ‘reflector’ (which is actually a car sun-shade) falling on the floor repeatedly, and I didn’t have somebody to assist me.

After taking photos and cleaning up my mess, that’s when I felt that my body (especially my hips and legs) was so painful. It’s like I’ve been in the gym for hours. I went to the bed to rest, finally. But after couple of hours, I was up again and mopped the floor. Ugh! Can’t really sit for too long, huh?

Overall, my weekend was great! I wonder what will happen this weekend. 😀 I hope I will have time to read a book.

So let’s get down to business!

I think I will be opening another short discussion for today’s FF as I had a little problem when I made this delicious cake.

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Dark Chocolate Almond Cake

  • Servings: 8-10
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

For the cake: 

  • 125 g dark chocolate
  • 7 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 yolks
  • 3 egg whites
  • ½ cup + 3 tbsp powdered sugar, divided
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup ground almond
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cup ground almonds, for topping

For the chocolate glaze:

  • 100 g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tbsp butter

Instructions:

For the cake: 

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 F. Line a 9×5 loaf pan with parchment paper. Spray with cooking spray.
  2. In a heatproof bowl, place chocolate and butter in a  heatproof bowl. Microwave for a minute or so or until smooth on low-medium heat, stirring at 15 seconds interval. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine egg yolks, 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar, vanilla extract and salt. Beat until pale and thick.
  4. Add in melted chocolate and ground almonds.
  5. Sift flour, baking powder and baking soda to the previous mixture.Mix well.
  6. In another bowl., add egg whites and beat until soft beaks. Gradually add remaining 3 tbsp powdered sugar and beat until stiff peaks.
  7. Gently fold the egg whites mixture to the flour-chocolate mixture in 3 portions. Mix until no streaks of meringue remain.
  8. Pour the batter into your prepared loaf pan.
  9. Bake for about 25-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  10. Remove from the oven and let rest in the pan for 5 minutes and transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely before frosting.

For the chocolate glaze: 

  1. In a small saucepan with low heat, combine chocolate and butter. Stir until smooth and melted.
  2. Pour this delicious glaze over completely cooled cake.
  3. Top with ground almonds.

Source recipe: Dark Chocolate Almond Cake by Scientifically Sweet

The only problem I had was the bottom and the sides were almost burnt. I am having the same problem every time I deal with whipped egg whites folded into the batter. Any idea how to avoid this?

In any case, burnt or not, I enjoyed every bite.

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The cake was so soft (I bet it’s because of the egg whites) and so moist.
The icing was so good.
The ground almonds on top gave a light crunchy bite.

So what are you waiting for FF people, go on and grab a slice or two, I won’t mind. 😀

Thank you, Angie, for this wonderful party! Thank you co-hosts for helping out Angie. And thank you party people for making this party rockin’.

Enjoy FF #20.

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What are you up to this weekend? I’d love to know. 😉 Happy FF, lovely people!!

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Liebster Award

It feels so nice to be thought of and to be appreciated. I may not have been active to like or comment on your posts, but you never leave my side. I am so grateful to everyone and please bear in mind that you are always thought of and you are so much appreciated. ❤

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Awards keep on coming and I feel so happy to receive them. I always copy the link and paste them to my draft document (made especially for this blog) so I would not lose the link and I could pass the award(s) if time cooperates with me. I received the Liebster Award from Shalzz @ Tale of Two Tomatoes (May 17) and from Sarah @ Sarah’s Little Kitchen (June 6). These two lovely people have amazing blogs, so please check them out if you haven’t.

The rules includes giving 11 facts about yourself, but I don’t think I have anything in mind now… so please check this link for a set of seven facts.

Along with the rules, I need to answer 11 questions from Shalzz and Sarah.

Here are my answers to Shalzz’s questions:

  1. Favorite Past time? Cooking, baking, reading, watching movies
  2. How did you start blogging? My friend, Joice @ County Baker Mom convinced me for so many times, but I told her I don’t think I could spend that much of time in blogging. Another very close friend of mine also convinced me. Still, I did not start until I watched the movie Julie & Julia.
  3. Favorite TV Show? I don’t think I have a favorite TV show… I meant there are lots of good shows to choose from and I could not choose one. I have not watched this TV series every time it’s shown, but I watched it by marathon (thru a download). I got hooked and I would say Smallville is my favorite TV show/series up to now.
  4. Opinion about working ladies? *Hands down!*
  5. Party person? During Fiesta Fridays? YES! In real life? A big NO.
  6. Favorite film star and why? In any movie, I like Nicholas Cage. I also like Vin Diesel, Robert Downy (Ahhh!! I love Iron Man so much!), Bruce Willis…
  7. If you get power for a day what change will you bring in to the country? Anti-corruption.
  8. A boy or girl – whom do you prefer? Girl.
  9. Views on Indian Media? I don’t think I have an idea on this.
  10. Book that you read recently? Wings Series by Aprilynne Pike
  11. Love or arranged marriage? I have witnessed so much arranged marriage and most of them did not work. So I prefer LOVE. If arranged, what if the guy is a killer? Or a violent person? Or a ghost? Okay, my imagination is running again!

And to answer Sarah’s questions:

  1. What’s your favourite Disney character and why? Cinderella. I love her strength and her sense of humor. She’s just beautiful at heart.
  2. What is your biggest dream? (It can be surreal) I’d love to see my Mom once again and cook together.
  3. What is your guilty pleasure? Mmm, that could be eating a LOT. And I meant A LOT. Once, a new friend came with an old friend by my invitation. The new friend told the old friend ‘Can you please tell Jhuls to stop eating, I don’t think she could handle it anymore.’ I just looked at them, smiled and continue with my eating. After some time of eating with us, she has adjusted with my eating habits. 😀
  4. If you could do your life all over again, would you do it differently? I don’t think so… I am happy with what I have or where I am now so nothing will change. I may have lost many loved ones along the way, but that’s life.
  5. What was the subject you hated most in highschool? History. I hated History from the start.
  6. Cats/dogs/magical creatures? I love cats. Magical creatures? I love Unicorns.
  7. Favourite sport? (To play or just to watch) To play? Badminton. To watch? Baseball.
  8. Favourite actor/actress. I like Nicholas Cage, Vin Diesel, Iron Man (that’s Robert Downy), Bruce Willis. Actress? I love Angelina Jolie.
  9. If you would die tomorrow, what would you do today? I’d spend the day with my loved ones.
  10. 3 words that describe you? Indecisive. Appreciative. Expressive.
  11. Favourite holiday spot? Anything beach side.

Thank you, Shalzz and Sarah! I did enjoy answering your questions. Again, thank you for thinking of me. ❤

Now, I bring you my nominees – CONGRATULATIONS!!

Baking Flavours
Drizzling Delicacies 
Sugar Sweet Runner
Parmesan and Chocolate 
Sprinkle with Sage 
Close Encounter of the Cooking Kind 
Coffee by the Window
Yes, I am Vegan 
Saucy Paleo
Bethany Creates
The Desserted Girl

Here are the rules for acceptance

  1. LINK back to the person who nominated you
  2. SHARE 11 facts about yourself
  3. ANSWER 11 questions set by your nominator
  4. NOMINATE 11 people who you think deserves the Liebster Award
  5. ASK your nominees 11 questions to answer

My questions for the nominees:

  1. What is your zodiac sign?
  2. Favorite past time.
  3. What do you usually do during weekends?
  4. What is your favorite kitchen equipment?
  5. One weirdest thing about you that you can think of right now.
  6. Unforgettable holiday trip.
  7. What is your favorite thing to do when you want to relax?
  8. What are the essentials you need to have inside your bag?
  9. Do you have any other social media accounts?
  10. What is your least favorite household chore?
  11. 3 words that describe you?

I hope you enjoy the award as much as I did. Have a wonderful day/night to everyone!

xx Jhuls