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 […]
Kicking off the last day of summer vacation in high gear with this no-nonsense pork belly chili recipe.
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.
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.
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.
At first glance this recipe may look intense, but it really isn’t. Don’t be intimidated by how it reads. The only caveat it does require is a few hours of your time.So apparently I had three hours to spare 😆.
A typical day, doing typical things…one of which was bingeing on the Cooking Channel, particularly Beach Bites with host Katie Lee. After a couple of hours and a handful of episodes later, I was definitely inspired.
This is how I like my BBQ…easy peasy, no frills straight up all-protein version! Make approximately 15 pieces In a large bowl or Ziploc bag combine approx. 2 lbs of pork stewing meat with 1/4 cup of Mama Sita Liquid Marinating Sauce and 2 cloves chopped garlic. Refrigerate for 48-hrs. Place about 4 pieces each […]
Aloha! Ever since my fascination with Buzz Feed’s original Loco Moco Rice Burger recipe (partial below), I wanted to challenge myself to making some. Well, just as I suspected, it was not as easy as I anticipated, but nevertheless, here we go…
Hi there! Here’s a different take for those of you who are familiar with adobo–Filipino style. This is a perfect vegetarian dish if you want to experience the classic taste of Philippine adobo, but without the meat…
Out of curiosity and my love for cookbooks [and books in general], I managed to score a signed copy of CELEBRATE, A year of British festivities for families and friends by Pippa Middleton. In a nutshell, it is a comprehensive seasonal guide to simple and creative entertaining. Survey says…I’m a fan! I’ve taken detailed mental […]
For those of you who has never experienced the southern comfort of collard greens, you are definitely missing out on a staple dish! I’ve cooked this in many different ways but never holding out on two factoring ingredients that make this so good–apple cider vinegar and hot sauce. Oh, and need I mention the obligatory […]