Archive for March 18th, 2012

Small surprises that tickle the heart – chance meeting with old friends, praying for one another’s health and well-being, being told that you are brave enough to face life’s challenges. They never fail to make me smile and they make me feel so blessed with God’s graces.


Read Full Post »

When you think of summer, what does it reminds you of? Ripe mangoes, right? They are sold everywhere now, some at street corners and through ambulant vendors that shout out their wares in the neighborhood every morning.  One could get three ripe, sweet and juicy mangoes at the price of P60.00 pesos a kilo. And one perfect dessert to prepare without laboring in the oven is the Mango Refrigerator cake.  Have a bite!

It’s so easy to prepare this, just slice three ripe mangoes and boil them for about 10 minutes in  one cup of sugar and 2 cups of water.  Layer crushed Graham crackers in a small Pyrex dish, cover it with whipped Nestle Cream then spread the slices of mangoes on top. Repeat the process until you fill in the dish,  cover it with cling wrap, refrigerate until the mixture becomes firm to the touch (about 6 hours but overnight would be better) slice and serve.


Read Full Post »