Beef Paprikash

I seldom use my really cute (small)¬†slow-cooker and I want to pinch myself ( but I didn’t, cause I love me! ahahaha!) for not taking advantage of this wonderful kitchen appliance. I’m so used to doing slow-cooking over the stove top (I just usually set the fire to the lowest setting and leave it for […]

Chicken Stew with Okra and Shiitake Mushroom

I love okra and when they’re in season I like to add it to just about any dish that I’m making except desserts of course. Sometimes, I just wash them and steam it on top of rice (after it boils and when there’s no more water) and dip it in soysauce with calamansi as side […]

Menudo

This dish shares the same name with the latin boy band of the ’80s that my sisters were so crazy about. I remember our room with so many posters of Menudo in their colorful spandex and headbands. ¬† My two sisters and their friends were crushing on the four “older” members of the group and […]