Last week, we decided to go for it --
I started out with Eggplant Parmesan, which is one of my favorites at Sbarro's -- I knew the basics: eggplants, tomatoes and cheese -- but I never thought to try cooking it until I spotted lovely eggplants being sold at Iloilo Supermart-Atrium. They had these amazing "Black Beauty" eggplants from Baguio and I bought a couple.
The eggplants turned out really well and even our helpers enjoyed it. (They
Inspired by my success, Johann decided it was time for us (read: me -- with supervision from him) to make French Onion soup.
We didn't have white wine or sherry, which all recipes call for so we went with the basic ingredients: onions and a mix of chicken and beef broth.
We topped it with store-bought garlic bread (baguette) from Tinapayan and drowned the whole thing in mozzarella --
It was really, really yummy! We made it twice the same day!
Next on my list is carrot cake. I just want to make carrot cake so I can make a double batch of cream cheese frosting and eat that. =^_^=
Now, to get the mixer, the cake pan, and the rest of the things I need to bake the cake.