Crispy Pork Belly Roast

Crispy Pork Belly Roast

This is one of the reasons why I will not become vegetarian. That’s why I love  lechon, lechon kawali and bagnet. This crispy roasted pork belly is essentially the same but easier to make. No deep frying involve- I don’t like deep-frying not because of any health reasons, in fact, I love deep-fried food but...

April 6 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Vanilla and Chocolate Marble Cake with Walnuts

My husband and I took a nap late in the afternoon and woke up at half past nine at...

March 29 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Poqui-Poqui (Sauteed grilled eggplant with eggs)

My husband came home one day and told me he had eaten a dish with a naughty-sounding name -Poqui-poqui...

March 18 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Two-ingredient chocolate Cake

It’s just a few more days before Valentine’s Day..and if you are thinking of making something special for your...

February 9 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Bacon basil and chili pepper Pasta

This is actually a variation from my favorite pasta aglio e olio- which my family thinks is kind of...

January 15 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Sinigang na Ulo ng Salmon sa Miso ( Salmon Head in Miso Tamarind Broth)

This is perfect to have for lunch or dinner on cold days.  The tamarind-miso broth is very comforting and...

December 11 2013 / No comment / Read More »

Baking

Red Velvet Rose Cake

You’ve probably seen this cake around the web, the rose cake..it’s pretty isn’t it? Of course I have to make it too cause I just  love dainty, pretty, and swirly cakes!  I was...

Nov 22, 2012 / More » Red Velvet Rose Cake

Meat

Kare-Kare (Pork)

I’m so happy, I can make kare-kare now! Yay! :) Kare-kare is an ox tail stew with peanut butter to add richness and flavor to the sauce. It’s a popular Filipino specialty dish...

Oct 5, 2012 / More » Kare-Kare (Pork)

Chef's

Semifreddo (Italian Semi-Frozen Dessert)

I first saw this lovely, scoop-able frozen dessert  from one of Jamie Oliver‘s shows, I can’t remember when but it seems ages ago.  Anyways, I thought..wow, you could practically make ice cream without...

Sep 23, 2012 / More » Semifreddo (Italian Semi-Frozen Dessert)

Chicken

Hainanese Chicken Rice

This rice and chicken dish is very savory. It is similar to boiled chicken, well, it is actually boiled chicken but with accompanying rice cooked with the chicken stock from boiling the chicken....

Sep 11, 2012 / More » Hainanese Chicken Rice

Cuisine

Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken)

Chicken Karaage is a Japanese version of fried chicken. It is different from traditional fried chicken like KFC’s; it’s more like Bonchon’s in taste (which is Korean, btw) but without the sauce. The...

Sep 30, 2012 / More » Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken)

Seafood

Pan-seared Salmon

This has become one of my favorite dishes to cook regularly.  It’s super simple yet really delicious and..easy to make! Everyone in the family loves it.  I have this Takara plum sake white...

Apr 14, 2013 / More » Pan-seared Salmon

Pasta

Spaghetti and Meatballs

I often find happiness and contentment in a bowl of spaghetti and meatballs. It’s one of my favorite foods- the blend of tomatoes, cheese and meat, the aroma of it while it cooks...

Aug 9, 2012 / More » Spaghetti and Meatballs

Sweets

Bomboloni (Italian Doughnuts)

Finally got to try making bomboloni!  Bomboloni are Italian filled doughnuts.  They are small and round (just like bombs, hence the name, according to wikipedia) and so light and delicious especially with chocolate...

Sep 14, 2012 / More » Bomboloni (Italian Doughnuts)
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