Recipe: Bibingka Cheesecake

Pastry chef Gel Salonga discovered her knack for baking after taking a break from corporate work. Now, she bakes full time, crafting delicious cakes and pastries for Aurora Filipino Cuisine and Ted’s in Santa Cruz, Laguna. This recipe, she fuses the Filipino classic bibingka with cheesecake. I have to admit, I love cheesecake and I…

Recipe: Strawberry Cheesecake

I love cheesecake. I mean, I love cheesecake. It’s the one cake that I don’t get tired of. There are a lot of ways of making cheesecake from cooking it in a water bath to prevent cracks (I like the cracks, TBH) and mixing in all sorts of flavors—from chocolate to cookies. I personally love…

Trying out cheesecake bars

So last week, I was itching to bake something. I had a bar of cream cheese and I was looking for recipes to make a dessert out of it. A cheesecake was out of the question because it requires a lot of cream cheese. I forgot to look up Japanese cotton cheesecake recipes, which I…