Niku Jaga (Japanese Meat and Potato Stew)

Nikujaga (肉じゃが, meaning meat-potato) is a Japanese dish of meat, potatoes, and onion stewed in sweetened soy sauce and mirin, sometimes with yam and vegetables. As I love to experiment with recipes from different parts of the world, today I thought it might fun to make this yummy comfort food dish. There are some slight […]

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Spicy Salt and Pepper Ribs

Hello! It’s been a while… I made my first Chinese food dish and had a number of requests for the recipe. There are a few steps involved with the process, but the end result will have you craving for more!

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Palayok (Clay Pot)

I was very proud of myself for having made Paksiw na Isda for the first time. It’s one of my favorites amongst the various fish entrees commonly cooked in a Filipino household. To be able to cook it using my mom’s treasured clay pot from many moons ago was an honor in itself, and even […]

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Multi-Cooker Pork Pozole

This is just the perfect meal for fall season, and beyond. Ingredients: 2 Lbs. boneless pre-cut pork for pozole, otherwise, cut into 1- to 1 1/2-inch pieces 1 Lb. tomatillos, husked and halved 1 poblano chile, stemmed, quartered, seeds and veins removed 1 jalapeno chile, stemmed, halved, seeds and veins removed 1/2 C cilantro leaves, […]

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Instant Pot/Multi-Cooker Pork Belly Chili

Kicking off the last day of summer vacation in high gear with this no-nonsense pork belly chili recipe.

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Pork Adobo

My rule for any traditional recipe is to keep it simple and stick with the classic!

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Jamaican Jerk Pork Roast

This delicious pork roast is made with just 5 ingredients and can be completed in an hour using your Multi-Cooker Pot / Instant Pot.

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Pork Afritada (Tomato-based Pork Stew)

Afritada is one of many popular everyday entrée dishes in the Philippines.

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Beef Picadillo

Picadillo (Spanish pronunciation: [pikaˈðiʎo], “mince”) is a traditional dish in many Latin American countries and the Philippines (where it is known as giniling, and also arroz a la Cubana) that is similar to hash.

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Special Pancit Palabok

A specialty noodle dish in the Philippines smothered with a thick, golden shrimp sauce or other flavored sauce, and topped with: Shrimp, (the size and shell-on or shell-off depending on preference) Crushed or ground pork rind, chicharron, tinapa flakes, scallions, and fried garlic.

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The Comfort of Lasagna Bolognese

Just like how I titled this recipe, lasagna is a very comforting food.  Each time I make lasagna, and it’s not often…I like to vary the ingredients, yet keep it as classic as possible.

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Chicken Afritada, A Filipino Food Classic

This classic comfort food is an easy way to learn how to cook a staple *Filipino cuisine. It has minimal ingredients that you may readily have available in your fridge and pantry.

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