DIPLO TUMMY: Roasted Garlic Spread

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I got requests for this recipe when I posted a photo on my Instagram so here I am posting it! This is a great healthy spread option. You can use it instead of butter for bread. I first discovered this at Chelsea Restaurant in Serendra Highstreet and TD really enjoys it when I make it. […]

DIPLO TUMMY: Parmesan Puff Pastry Twists

Parmesan Twists

We just had the last of our Drink-Our-Booze Parties last Saturday. It wast not only the perfect way to clear our liquor  and say good-bye with a bang to our friends, but it was also a perfect way to clear the pantry. I really shouldn’t be cooking any more but there is still so much […]

DIPLO TUMMY ♨ David Rocco’s Lazy Man’s Lasagna


Hi guys! I can’t believe it’s the holiday season again! I’ve been so utterly busy with making pretty accessories for my DiploShop, cooking, baking and going on my usual shopping rounds to take advantage of the end of season sales to get what I need and having my perpetual online garage sale. (I am a […]

DIPLO TUMMY ♨ Bacon, Egg and Toast Cups

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I’ve posted photos of this on my Instagram and have gotten requests for the recipe. This has been in “draft” mode for a while – I’m so sorry I thought I had already posted it. I found this recipe via Pinterest, where I find most of my recipes. So here it is, the recipe from […]

DIPLO TUMMY ♨ Crispy Bacon Pancakes

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I was inspired by an instagram photo of @janablanco of these bacon pancakes so today I made some using my cheat/treat-day Oscar Meyer bacon They cost an arm and a leg in Jakarta, but definitely worth it for an occasional weekend treat, because the local bacon tastes funny to me. See how simple it is […]

DIPLO DESSERTS: No-bake Blueberry Cheesecake

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I’ve meant to use my precious stash of Graham crackers for a while now but I’ve found the thought of making cheesecake daunting. Until I found this No-bake Blueberry Cheesecake recipe from My Mom Friday. It seemed simple enough so I busted out the Graham Crackers and here’s how it turned out!

TRUFFLE ❤ Truffled Scrambled Eggs

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The Truffle Salt we got from Truffles and More has given us immense pleasure the past few weeks that we’ve been back in Jakarta. So I’d like to share with you the simple ways it has made our simple food a more luxurious treat! We’ve used it in so many ways that I wanna em […]

DIPLO DESSERTS ♨ Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cups


I promised several people I would post this recipe on my blog so here it is. The concept was adapted from Sweet Tooth’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cup recipe, however the recipe for the peanut butter mousse was adapted from Better Homes and Gardens, while the chocolate cup shell was from researching how to substitute real […]


Apple crisp

Brilliant Dessert Recipe from Mad Hungry: Feeding Men and Boys As promised, here’s the recipe for the apple crisp that was baking in the oven last weekend! I got this recipe from this AMAZING BOOK called MAD Hungry: Feeding Men & Boys. I first had this faux apple pie at my cousin’s home – his wife Jackie […]

Shrimp Scampi a la Mad Hungry

Shrimp Scampi

Just wanna share the lovely lunch we had. This was done by my helper who I’ve been training on the art of mise en place and how to follow a recipe book. I am soooo proud of her! She didn’t know how too cook before  coming to Jakarta because she is originally a cleaning and […]

Oreo Cupcakes

Oreo Cupcakes

After scouring loads of Oreo Cupcake recipe, I finally found one that is close to my Oreo Cupcake baking inspiration. I’m going to modify it further though, because I feel like it is waaaaaaay too sweet for me…. but it was fun to try out. Here are some pics!