Lately, baking has been my refuge from the corporate stress. There’snsomething about measuring and mixing that becomes almost therapeutic.

I am still pretty much an amateur. What I make are mostly mediocre to be honest but still edible.

There is absolutely no intention to be the greatest baker in the world. I just bake because I want to.

Unfortunately, the tools for baking are not cheap so I limit what I buy with the stuff that I know I will use more than three times.

Fortunately, I have discovered that the thrift shops of Daiso, American Boulevard, Japan Home and some portions of SM groceries’ homeware all carry incredibly cheap baking tools…like Php 66 peso cheap.

Here are some baking items from American Blvd