Gambas al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp in Olive Oil)

Gambas al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp in Olive Oil)

I’m crazy over shrimp, it’s just sad that my husband (who likes it, too)  has allergic reaction to seafood that’s why I couldn’t eat it anymore, too. But, sometimes he would let me have it when we eat out and one time I ordered Gambas al Ajillo or shrimp in olive oil at our favorite restaurant […]

Bacon basil and chili pepper Pasta

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 bland. Well, I told them, especially to the husband and the little one that – it’s because aglio e olio is the equivalent of garlic rice, it means, we pair this with meat or chicken or […]

Tabbouleh

I saw this on Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn, it was my first time to catch the show and it was an instant like for me! I happened to watch an episode with her mom where they made grilled lamb, stuffed artichoke and this salad-tabbouleh.  I’ve seen tabbouleh in some food blogs before but […]

Pasta alla Puttanesca (Slut’s Spaghetti)

According to Nigella’s blog where I got the recipe, this delicious pasta which originated from Napoli in Italy is said to have been prepared by prostitutes who didn’t have time to go to the market for fresh produce and needed to prepare their dish quickly in between their clients..whether that’s true or not, it doesn’t […]

Daring Cooks’ Challenge: Risotto

The 2010 March Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Eleanor of MelbournefoodGeek and Jess of Jessthebaker. They chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make risotto. The various components of their challenge recipe are based on input from the Australian Masterchef cookbook and the cookbook Moorish by Greg Malouf. I’m happy with this month’s challenge, RISOTTO […]

Easy Pesto Recipe

You can make batches of this recipe and store it in your fridge or the freezer. It is very handy and you can use it in different food preparations just like the good old basic tomato sauce. The classic pesto recipe calls for pine nuts or pinoglis (to the Italians) and parmegiano reggiano. Well, those […]