Wednesday, November 25, 2020

SPICY RECIPES

General Tso’s Spicy Chicken

This is a very popular Chinese dish but I have never tasted it until I tried to cook it at home.   I have...

Squash in Coconut Milk (Ginataang Calabasa)

This is one of my favorite veggie dish, I'd like to share this because not only is this so delicious, it is also very...

Pork Estofada

KCC's theme for the month of September 2010 is: Filipino-Spanish Dishes!!  Filipino cuisine is heavily influenced by Spanish, not surprising since they stayed in...

Pineapple Pork Ribs

A little bit sweet with a hint of sourness from the pineapple make this stew a winner in my book.  Let it cook until...

Spinach and Crab Dip

The timing of this recipe on my feed is perfect. I was planning on making crab omelette but when I saw Valerie Bertinelli's video...

Pork Sarciado (Pork and Tomato Stew)

The key to making this dish is to use fresh tomatoes and slow-cook it until the meat becomes tender, doing so releases the natural...

JAPANESE CUISINES

Japanese Kastella

I was looking for a simple light cake to bake, something that doesn't need any frosting, so I took out one of my old...

COCONUT BASED RECIPES

Purple Yam (Ube Halaya)

I LOVE purple yam (or what we call ube in Filipino)  made into halaya (sweetened).   Way back when I was still  young and...

FILIPINO CUISINES

Maja Mais Panna Cotta

While I was making the maja blanca I thought how it is similar to panna cotta (Italian cooked cream), the ingredients and the process...

Espasol

Kimchi Rice

APPETIZERS

Green Chili and Grilled Chicken Enchiladas

I 'm so glad I did this month's Daring Cooks' challenge; it was very, very good- hot and spicy delicious to the max! 😉  Our...

Japchae (Korean Stir-Fry Noodles)

This is my version of Korean stir-fry noodles, Japchae.  It's one of those one-dish meals that I often make-- it's cooked quickly in one...

Laing

Laing is gabi (taro) cooked in coconut milk with some dried fish and shrimp. You can't tell by just looking at it how delicious...

Deviled Eggs

This classic hors d'oeuvres is super easy and you can make it anytime!  It's not just for special occasions, but if you're going to make...

Cheesy Garlic Dinner Rolls

I love serving this delicious, salty, garlicky, buttery, cheesy bread with any pasta dishes or have it for breakfast with egg and coffee. Put rolls...

Spicy Hot Eggplant Dish (Baigan Ka Bhart)

I learned how to make this dish from YouTube, it's an Indian vegetarian dish.  It's super HOT, my husband and I like it so...

ITALIAN CUISINES

Chicken Parmigiana

This is one of my favorite dishes because ..well, just look at that melted cheese on top of the chicken fillet and that spaghetti with...

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...

Pork Milanese (Italian Breaded Pork)

Another breaded pork recipe, this time it's Italian..Ole!! 😀 It's basically the same with the tonkatsu and schnitzel (German breaded pork ), the addition...

PORK RECIPES

Roasted Squash and Zucchini Pasta

One of my favorite pasta dishes is Pasta Primavera because I love how simple and easy it is but I made it even easier...

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CHINESE CUISINES

Creamy Wonton Soup

This is my favorite way, the only way I make use of condensed cream of chicken. It's so delicious, a cross between macaroni soup...

Beef and Chinese Broccoli Stir Fry Noodles

On Chinese New Year I made some dishes that are said to bring prosperity, happiness, good health or generally good karma for the year...

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...

Chicken Wings with Oyster Sauce

A friend gave this recipe to me, her sister emailed it to her who also got it from a friend. A note from her...

Pork and Shrimp Siomai

It's been more than a couple of months of community quarantine and we are missing siomai, so we made it at home. It's so...

General Tso’s Spicy Chicken

This is a very popular Chinese dish but I have never tasted it until I tried to cook it at home.   I have...

KOREAN CUISINES

Korean Beef BBQ (Bulgogi)

This is the first time I have cooked and actually tasted a bulgogi. Bulgogi, I learned after a quick google-ing is a grilled marinated...

Dak Bulgogi (Korean BBQ Chicken)

This Korean chicken dish is sweet, spicy and very yummy. It's great topping for rice and it makes a good filling for tortillas or...

Japchae (Korean Stir-Fry Noodles)

This is my version of Korean stir-fry noodles, Japchae.  It's one of those one-dish meals that I often make-- it's cooked quickly in one...

DESSERTS

Creme Brulee

I can't believe that I have not posted Creme Brulee here yet. This is one of  my favorite desserts. It's right there on top...

Ginger Biscotti

Here's where I put half of the candied ginger that I made the other day. These twice-baked cookies are loaded with spices, very different...

Apple Cheesecake Streusel Bars

I made this really yummilicious bars last year , it's like an apple crumble and cheesecake rolled into one.  The recipe is from Paula Deen, it's...

Maruya (Saba Banana Fritters)

My kids like this a LOT! I'm glad that they also like the food that I love as a kid , I try to...

Six-Layer Bars ( Magic Bars)

This is super-easy to make, almost no-prep work, just minor ones like melting the butter and chopping the nuts. Finely crushed Graham crackers are...

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Cookies never seem to last for even a day in our house, especially if it has chocolates in it or made with some chocolates...

Simple Nacho

This nacho is super simple with only a few and must ingredients. It's got everything I want on my nacho--meat, tomato, chilis...

Yeasted Sourdough Pizza Crust

A bit of instant yeast makes this sourdough pizza crust quicker and easier to make. Fermentation and proving time is cut short which means...

Basque Burnt Cheesecake

If you want this delicious cheesecake with burnt top but not too much of it, this recipe is right for you. This is...

Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Pan-fried chicken with crispy skin in a tangy and creamy yogurt mushroom sauce. I don't think I'll get tired of eating this. I always...

Strawberry Pavlova

Adapted from Nigella Lawson's Rose and Pepper Pavlova recipe. I like how this turned out, it so simple and yet it looks gorgeous. I used...

Mozzarella Sticks

You can make a batch of these and store in the freezer. Serve it your favorite marinara sauce for a delicious gooey snack....

Cinnamon Rolls (Sweet Potato Bread Dough)

The sweet potato bread dough makes really good cinnamon rolls. See how the dough is made here You can choose to make 8 big cinnamon rolls...

Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Basil Pesto

Imagine gooey melted cheese oozing from in between the toasted buttered bread slices  Ooohh. Now, insert pesto...oh yeah! I love my simple grilled cheese...

Mango Cotton Cheesecake

Fluffy Japanese style cheesecake infused with mango. It's gluten-free, not too sweet and only has few ingredients. It's based on souffle or Japanese cheese...

Baked Mac Pesto

Because green is in!  Pesto adds not only color to this classic dish but a lot of nutrition too.  You may use store-bought pesto...

SPANISH CUISINES

The key to making this dish is to use fresh tomatoes and slow-cook it until the meat becomes tender, doing so releases the natural...

GRILLED CUISINES

Barbecue

Kulinarya Cooking Club's theme for the month of June is: BBQ! Who doesn't love barbecue?  There are so many kinds of barbecue but for...

Sourdough Pancakes

This pancake recipe is a really good way to use sourdough discard instead of throwing it. The unfed sourdough makes regular pancakes softer...

Grilled Pork Tenderloin

One of my favorite meat is pork tenderloin. I like this particular cut because it is tender and lean, tasty and most of all,...

Egg in a Basket

Level-up your simple egg and toast breakfast.  It takes minimum effort to make it extra special for your loved ones and it's worth it...

Green Chili and Grilled Chicken Enchiladas

I 'm so glad I did this month's Daring Cooks' challenge; it was very, very good- hot and spicy delicious to the max! 😉  Our...

Grilled Pesto-Stuffed Portobello Mushroom

Once in awhile I like to serve my family something different from our usual rice and meat dishes to keep meal time exciting. Okay,...

FISH RECIPES

Fish Fillet with Mandarin Orange Sauce

Fish fillet with mandarin orange Sauce is a kind of a signature dish of my sister-in-law; she's known for it amongst her friends and...

Fish Sarciado (Fish with Sauteed Fresh Tomatoes)

Fried fish is only good the day it is made but it is perfect for sarciado (pomodoro sauce / sauteed tomatoes), it means cooked...

Fish in Szechuan Sauce

This is my first time to make this dish and quite surprise that it's easy to make considering how delicious it is- hot and...

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...

EGG RECIPES

Sukiyaki (すき焼き)

I know Sukiyaki,  the song- a beautiful, sentimental song translated from a popular Japanese song but I had no idea what a sukiyaki dish...

Shakshuka (Eggs Poached in Spicy Tomato Stew)

I first heard of and saw this dish from a food and travel show, Market Values hosted by Ishai Golan -love the part where...

Frozen Brazo de Mercedes

Brazo de Mercedes is a meringue cake with custard filling baked like a jelly roll. It was very popular back in my childhood days....

Deviled Eggs

This classic hors d'oeuvres is super easy and you can make it anytime!  It's not just for special occasions, but if you're going to make...

BEEF RECIPES

Ma Po Tofu

This is one of  my love-at -first- try recipes.   I was looking for some tokwa ( it's how we call tofu in Filipino) recipes to...

Sukiyaki (すき焼き)

I know Sukiyaki,  the song- a beautiful, sentimental song translated from a popular Japanese song but I had no idea what a sukiyaki dish...

Korean Beef BBQ (Bulgogi)

This is the first time I have cooked and actually tasted a bulgogi. Bulgogi, I learned after a quick google-ing is a grilled marinated...

Caldereta

This beef stew is really delicious and worth your time trying..I don't cook or eat beef often but when I do, I like to...

LATEST RECIPES

Sweet Potato Pie

This sweet potato pie is my kind of pumpkin pie! My family and I liked the sweet potato pie better than the one I made...

Simple Nacho

This nacho is super simple with only a few and must ingredients. It's got everything I want on my nacho--meat, tomato, chilis...

Homemade Flour Tortilla

This is my favorite my only flour tortilla recipe. I've been using it for years, this is my only tortilla recipe. It's a...

Agedashi Fish Fillet

This dish is inspired by Japanese appetizer agedashi tofu. Agedashi tofu is fried silken tofu in a very flavorful rich sauce which is similar...

Sourdough Pancakes

This pancake recipe is a really good way to use sourdough discard instead of throwing it. The unfed sourdough makes regular pancakes softer...

Peach Galette

This is a super easy dessert. Galette is a free-form pie without a top crust. You just roll the dough, put the sliced peaches...