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Do I Love Cheese?


Somehow i miss Eden Cheese. We went to the Filipino store last year near our place and it was a whopping $3.49 each. Hello? That's like only P35.00 back home. This is more than triple its price. Okay, so it is imported, whatever but there are so many cheeses to choose from here anyway so i did not bother. When my brother from Canada asked me what i wanted from Walmart when they went there one time, i of course will not miss on asking for a block of cheese. I can make the bread, i just need the cheese. So here it is, the Pandesal i baked with American style Light Cheddar Cheese. My nephews did not like it at first, it has a slightly sour flavor, something we Pinoys are not used to, but once toasted, the cheese melts and becomes delightfully creamy.

For the Spaghetti, i basically made a meatless tomato sauce, this one here has some minced clams in them. Nothing fancy, i start out with the basic ingredients of garlic and onions, freshly pureed whole plum tomatoes, celery, basil, chives, and the minced clams. I used the steaming liquid from the clams as well.




Salad Dressing

Kraft Vinaigrette dressing, Sour Cream and Horseradish, plus minced garlic and onions


http://breadmakinglessons.yolasite.com
Check out the upcoming hands on baking lessons this coming September in Fairview, Novaliches Quezon City.

Email sherqv17@gmail.com for details of the lessons. This would be a nice break from the NY scene, i never thought i would miss teaching this much. I would sometimes drag my nephew to help out and eventually end up teaching him the tricks of the trade. Can't get it out of my system. I really miss the group class, the idea of having people around you who share the same love for bread,the long talks about bread making, never tires me at all. I just wish i could still get the same kind of group i had since i started teaching 2001.

I started out with 1 student, then 2, then 3 and 4, then 5 and 6 as the year progresses. Most of my friends now are from my previous sessions. Can't wait to tell them of my escapades! Right, like when i almost got left behind in Arizona because my plane was in Section 3 and i was in Section whatever, took me 35 minutes or more i guess to walk the very looooong hallway! Mama mia. My legs almost burst, imagine me, running the hallway. Turns out my flight was delayed for 1 1/2 hour and so i was indeed extremely LUCKY! If not, i absolutely would have missed the flight for sure. No doubt about it.

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