Cynthia Corpuz

Over the years I’ve realized that I love everything about food. I love everything from the taste to texture, to even the science, philosophy and politics surrounding food. I love how it can comfort, how it can surprise and how it can even disgust the senses. Sometimes I love cooking more than eating, where the culinary creations conjured up in my head are manifested through my finger tips to bring people together in a nourishing delight. I love browsing the produce department or farmer’s market, thinking of fresh combinations and ways to cook vegetables. I love complicated recipes, with all its classical techniques as much as I love the simple, forward thinking ones. This was my initial inspiration for creating The Average Foodie.

Hopefully my adventures in food exploration will inspire the next home cook to discover that great food is just a kitchen away.

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August 9, 2011
When risotto is made perfectly you can just about taste the love and care it took to create such an elegant dish. It’s not clumpy or mushy, the rice remains nicely shaped and the creaminess of the...
August 8, 2011
I really wish I could say that I’ve mastered the art of baking now, but that is not the case. I have biscuits, loaves of bread and croissants down, but when it comes to cakes and cookies I’m...
August 4, 2011
The sensual and delicate sent of vanilla lingers in the air when you prepare this decadent dessert. I’ve tried to make shortbreads before, even vegan ones, and it has never come out so delicate and...
August 2, 2011
Chips and salsa are a simple snack food for when lounging around on the couch watching TV, and especially when you have guests over to watch something like, say, the Super Bowl. So this Sunday,...
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