Poached Egg with Arugula Salad

Breakfast isn’t usually my thing, but this morning, poach eggs with a drizzle of garlic EVOO and balsamic reduction over a handful of fresh arugula, a medley of cherry tomatoes, and red onions slices alongside simply toasted crostini’s came to mind…

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Dolmades with Egg-Lemon Sauce (Avgolemono)

Egg-lemon sauce (Avgolemono) is the secret ingredient to finish of a variety of Greek dishes. In this instance, the egg-lemon sauce acts as a thickening agent, thereby giving a unique, creamy texture and tangy homely flavor to the Dolmades.

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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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Sous Vide Pork Belly, Mexican Rice & Egg (over a bed of Black Bean Salsa Casera)

The other day hubby and I discovered a quaint restaurant in Aptos, Ca, namely Cafe Sparrow. Right before walking through their entrance door, I spotted a dish on the menu board that caught my eyes right away, pork belly with eggs! It read so simply, yet the thought of grilled pork belly over a bed […]

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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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Elote (Mexican Grilled Corn)

Corn season is in full force in California, so, naturally it’s an Elote (Mexican Grilled Corn) kind of day…

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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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Cajun Burger with Collard Greens and Fried Oysters…

My version is a simple dash of kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper atop the grass-fed beef patties on freshly-baked hamburger buns, adding on fried oysters, collard greens, and Sir Kensington’s Special Sauce to finish it off—no bayou dish left unturned.

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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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