The original ingredients were adapted from a restaurant I frequently visited in the Bay Area. I would often purchase the garlic spread by the pint so I can enjoy it at home. For many years now I have learned to perfect the recipe in order to differentiate from the original…thus making it my own.
Good to be back home at my little corner in the kitchen. Visited mom for a few days at our old neighborhood in Brentwood, California and ate like there was no tomorrow. Although back in my cozy kitchen cove, I was not quite ready to dive into the chopping board yet, so I whipped up […]
For the love of ‘Sisig’…a Filipino cuisine, considered mainly in our culture as a side dish, or even a snack…along with a bottle of ice-cold beer 😉 The word ‘Sisig’ refers to a method of preparing fish and meat, especially pork, which is marinated in a sour liquid such as lemon juice (kalamansi) or vinegar, […]
Born and raised in the Philippines, until the age of 8, I was familiar with seeing unripe mango eaten with bagoong, fish sauce or with dash of salt. It was also a staple for making juices, mango nectar, and as a flavoring and major ingredient in ice cream and sorbetes. These are my experiences with […]
I was really in a mood for cooking another authentic Filipino dish. So for dinner the other day I made a combination of two of my favourite components (or dishes) and blended the two together making one scrumptious entrée.
I didn’t think I would cook anything today, but I had a package of a beautiful silken tofu in the fridge that I previously used for a dessert recipe. So to make the most of it, along side other ingredients I had laying around, I whipped up a silken tofu creation…