Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Angel Food Cake

Angel Food Cake (which gets it's name for being so light and airy) is not that common here in the Philippines. Why? I don't really know. Maybe it's just not "hiyang" or suited to our pallet. Maybe because it contains virtually 0% fat. Whatever the reason may be, I believe it's safe to say that alot of people are missing out on what I feel is a truly great cake.

Carefully aerated and baked, each bite is guaranteed soft, flavorful and moist. Angel Food Cake goes with basically any topping you like. From whipped cream to fresh fruits, this cake is considered a "jack-of-all-trades" sure to satisfy any cake lover.

The whole cake (10") is worth Four Hundred and Fifty Pesos (P450.00), topping(s) not included. It also comes in chocolate.

Saturday, September 17, 2005

Cheesecake

Admittedly, I am one who's easily tempted by toppings and icings, but the cheesecakes I bake need no such accompaniment to win anyone over. Baked with only the finest ingredients and with no added preservatives, it has a soft, rich, velvety and creamy texture that'll melt in your mouth and paired with a crust that's just right to the bite... it's guaranteed to leave you wanting for more.

Unlike store bought cheesecake, I don't hide behind fruit toppings or whip cream. I take pride in meticulously baking my cheesecake with quality ingredients to ensure that the final product can be considered an authentic cheesecake (not flaky or stabilized with gelatin). Described by Lori Baltazar (food critic/amateur photographer) as: "This
possesses an intriguing texture, something I’ve not encountered often in cheesecakes. At room temperature, it’s barely solid enough to hold itself together, yet it slides onto the fork cleanly and decisively. Once in the mouth, it melts sexily, like a dancer gyrating to the mouth’s beat."

Due to the recent price increase on almost everything... I'm forced to increase the price to my Cheesecake as well (from P850.00 to P950.00 -- effective April 1, 2006). I'm really sorry.

The whole cake (8") is worth Nine Hundred Fifty Pesos (P950.00). This a perfect gift for that perfect someone if you care to send the very best.

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Culinary Delights

A few things about myself. I'm 27 years old and a recent culinary school graduate based in Manila, Philippines. I spend most of my time helping with our family business (auto parts), but dabble on making pastries and catering.

Soon, I'll start posting details on culinary delights that I make and sell from my own home. Unlike some cooks who basically sell "generic" or "mass-produced" items, I make sure that every product I make is cooked to perfection to ensure your maximum satisfaction. I don't have a huge staff at my beck and call, but instead pride myself on making everything myself with meticulous care in order to give you the best possible product. From my rich brownies to my melt-in-your-mouth cheesecake to my home-made ice cream, I hope that my creations will have a chance to please your pallets soon. Thank you.

For orders, questions and/or suggestions, feel free to e-mail me at raiyfe@yahoo.com for further details.