How To Find The Perfect Electric Cooker

What to look for when looking to buy the perfect cooker is a question that most people intending to buy one have to ponder about, especially when everything nowadays use electricity to function. The said appliance is usually the centrepiece of most kitchens, and thus its efficiency is of paramount importance. This is because of the numerous uses and convenience that it offers.

Dual Fuel Range Cooker
Dual Fuel Range Cooker

When in the hunt for reliable, durable, and aesthetically-appealing electric cookers, there are several factors that one needs to put into consideration. The following are some of them: (more…)

An Italian Chef Visits The Maya Kitchen

A young Italian chef cooks traditional Italian fare at The Maya Kitchen on May 5, Saturday, 9am-1pm.

Chef Roberto Cimmino, Italian Chef de Cuisine at Edsa Shangri-la Hotel’s Paparazzi, will share his culinary tricks and tips as he prepares a complete course of Zuppa Minestrone, Italian Vegetable Stew with Prosciutto and Parmesan; Insalata Rughetta, Arugula Salad with Shaved Parmesan, Toasted Pine Nuts and Balsamico Reduction; Fettucine, fresh homemade Pasta with Classical Tomato and Basil Sauce; Risotto alla Parmigiana, a basic recipe; Pan Seared Black Lapu-lapu with Broccoli Mash, Capers, Nuts and a touch of Anchovies and Tiramisu “As Roby Likes It.”

Chef Roberto Cimmino
Chef Roberto Cimmino

Prior to joining EDSA Shangri-la Hotel in October of 2011, the 25 year old chef was Chef de Cuisine of Italian restaurant Danieli’s at the St. Regis Hotel, Shanghai. Before that, he was the Chef de Cuisine at Italian restaurant Bene at the Suzhou Sheraton Hotel & Towers. (more…)

Haunted Cake Recipe

If you want your Halloween Party even more creepy but truly enjoyable. You may think that preparing Halloween themed foods is hard and might used up your time and effort. Think again, You can actually bake your favorite cake recipe and just simply put some dark colorings and beautifully designed fondant to make it more attractive.

haunted cake recipe
Haunted Cake

Look at this round chocolate cake ringed by fondant-covered ghouls cookies with open mouth shriek and haunting eyes. You can easily bake one by following this simple recipe : (more…)

Mummy Waffle on Sticks

Still looking for interesting recipes for your Kiddie Halloween Party? Make your ordinary Hotdog more appealing by decorating it with simple but attractive Halloween themed design.

Mummy Waffle on Sticks
Mummy Waffle on Sticks

Checkout this Hotdog waffles dipped in rich chocolate syrup and rolled in chocolate crumbs. To make it bloody attractive, put colored sweet gums and devil eyes. (more…)

Halloween Spider Web Cupcakes Recipe

This Halloween, let out a scream for wickedly tasty goods especially created by The Maya Kitchen. Are you looking for great recipes for your upcoming Holloween Party?

halloween cupcake recipes
Halloween Spider Web Cupcakes Recipe

Try these Chocolate cupcakes with bright orange icing and topped with melted chocolate webs and hair-raising spiders. (more…)

Decadent Chocolate Rum Cake Recipe

During the Cooking Demo at The Maya Kitchen last Saturday, Chef Kittin Constantino demonstrated the procedures of baking one of her favorite holiday dessert – Decadent Chocolate Rum Cake. Rum Cake is also one of my favorite cakes ( Rum Cake with Dates, Chocolate Rum Cake) coz it can stay longer because of the wine content. It also has a lot of variations and its easy to bake:)

recipe Decadent Chocolate Rum Cake
Decadent Chocolate Rum Cake

Some experts traced that the origin of Rum Cake is the Caribbean in which the cake serves as a Christmas Dessert. The traditional Rum Cake has fruits in it which makes it similar to fruitcake but with a lighter texture. (more…)