Sunday, July 12, 2020

SPICY RECIPES

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 hits the spot everytime. I don't...

Chili Crab

My husband doesn't eat seafood save for fish so I rarely cook shrimp, crab or anything that's from the sea that doesn't have scales....

Spicy Chicken Adobo

My little boy calls this KFC Adobo because it's made with chicken, to him, chicken=KFC and he likes `dobo, that's how he calls adobo....

Pinaksiw na Tilapia

This is an everyday Filipino dish. It is very easy and simple, using only ingredients commonly found in the pantry (especially Asian's). Traditionally, paksiw*...

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....

Beef Stew Curry

I love coconut milk and whenever I see a recipe with coconut milk in it, I definitely give it a try. This one is...

JAPANESE CUISINES

Green Tiramisu (Matcha Tiramisu)

Tiramisu made with green tea instead of coffee. For the matcha lovers out there! The recipe is easier to make than that of my favorite...

COCONUT BASED RECIPES

Cassava Cake (Cassava Bibingka)

I have been in search of a good cassava cake recipe to satisfy my craving for it. I know I can easily buy a...

FILIPINO CUISINES

Egg Pie

I hate to be a bore but I have to say (because it's true), this delicious pie is one of my top favorite childhood...

APPETIZERS

Green Fries (Green Bean Side Dish)

This is one of our favorite side dishes,  one that I like to make more often than the others because the kids love it....

Sausage and Zucchini

Zucchini has become one of my favorite veggies. I like that I do not have to do any prep work like peeling and seeding....

Chicken Scallopine with Spinach and White Cheese

Scallopine is an Italian dish of thinly pounded meat usually veal but often substituted with chicken or turkey. I love this dish and is...

Mojo Potatoes

I love mojo potatoes from Shakey's and this is my homemade version of it.  It's not an exact recipe, add more or less of...

Smashed Roasted Potatoes with Cabbage

This is a very rustic version of mashed potatoes, so simple and easy, with no butter, no milk or cream. It woudn't be right...

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....

ITALIAN CUISINES

Lemon Spaghetti

When I first made lemon spaghetti, I used Giada de Laurentiis recipe; while I liked it, my family didn't--it was too sour/tangy for them....

One Pot Mac & Cheese with Veggies

I love mac and cheese. I love it even more when I don't have to do a lot of clean up after 🙂  I...

Chicken Scallopine with Spinach and White Cheese

Scallopine is an Italian dish of thinly pounded meat usually veal but often substituted with chicken or turkey. I love this dish and is...

PORK RECIPES

Meatball Soup

I was supposed to do siomai (steamed dumplings) but I ran out of wonton wrappers, I only have half a pack and wasted most...

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CHINESE CUISINES

Salted Egg Yolk Shrimp

I love salted egg, I think I may have mentioned it in one of my early posts that I like having it for my...

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...

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...

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...

Chinese Steamed Fish Fillet with Crunchy Fried Garlic and Chili Flakes

I remember watching an episode of a show hosted by Rachel Ray (before she became really famous where she goes into a celebrity home...

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...

KOREAN CUISINES

Dwaeji Kalbi (Sweet and Spicy Korean Pork Barbecue)

This delicious barbecue  is very easy to do even more so if you use the marinade powder (that's where I "discovered" this delicious Korean...

Saengseon Jeon (Korean Pan Fried Fish Fillet)

I've always wanted to try Korean cuisine, I like spicy foods and Koreans are known for it. I have a favorite spicy chicken recipe,...

Kimchi Rice

Kimchi is a Korean side dish which is a fermented vegetable, commonly napa cabbage. It's seasoned with lots of spices and aged to let...

DESSERTS

Chocolate Cream Cheese Truffles

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I hope that 2012 will bring us all blessings and happiness, good health and good karma. I want to start this...

Salted Caramel Cheesecake Bars

This is a very simple cheesecake bar, I use only 1 block of cream cheese for the filling. I think that this is enough...

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...

No-Bake Cheesecake

One of my favorite desserts to make back when I didn't know how to bake yet.  This is no-doubt very easy but you need...

Pretty Flower Cupcakes

These cupcakes have gotten raves from everyone who have tasted it. They're not just pretty but very yummy too. I have several vanilla cupcake...

Mozzarella Bread Rolls

I've always wanted to make some of those delicious mozzarella sticks that I like so much in Italian restos. I have this recipe from Giada de Laurentiis but...

Basque Burnt Cheesecake

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

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....

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...

Mozzarella Sticks

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

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...

Dynamite (Cheese-Stuffed Green Chili Rolls)

You’ll love this fiery appetizer. The heat from the green chilies balanced by the creamy goodness of melted cheese inside is sure to get...

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...

SPANISH CUISINES

Leche Flan (Whole Eggs)

Leche flan..smooth, creamy, velvety leche flan, my all time favorite dessert.  It's just eggs, milk and sugar and yet it's one of the most...

GRILLED CUISINES

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Baby Back Ribs BBQ

This is another family favorite dish that I'm sharing here. This is my preferred way of making BBQ baby...

Chicken Pandan

I've finally tried making chicken pandan (chicken tenders wrapped in pandan leaves and fried), I did it yesterday. I searched for a recipe online...

FISH RECIPES

Fish Teriyaki

I got this recipe from the back label of a can of Del Monte sliced pineapple .  I had  it with me for a long...

Fish Fillet Oreganata

My family is not a big fan of fish, if we do have fish it's most likely pan fried with lots of sauce or...

Saengseon Jeon (Korean Pan Fried Fish Fillet)

I've always wanted to try Korean cuisine, I like spicy foods and Koreans are known for it. I have a favorite spicy chicken recipe,...

Tuyo in Olive Oil (Dried Herring Fillets in Olive Oil)

This is an upgrade for the humble tuyo that I, like most Filipinos love to eat for breakfast. It's usually part of that silog...

EGG RECIPES

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....

Forgotten Cookies

Easy to make. Put it in the oven, turn off oven and "forget" about it. this is so perfect for all the forgetful people...

Fettuccine Carbonara

Super simple dish. Without bacon or any meat. Perfect for those who are abstaining from meat this Lenten season. This pasta dish only has...

Leche Flan (Whole Eggs)

Leche flan..smooth, creamy, velvety leche flan, my all time favorite dessert.  It's just eggs, milk and sugar and yet it's one of the most...

BEEF RECIPES

Baked Ziti with Bechamel and Bolognese Sauce

I love baked ziti, that's why it's one of my favorite pasta dish to make; I have tried different recipes, all of them great...

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...

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...

Beef Sinigang (Beef in Tamarind Broth)

Sinigang is tamarind base soup; Pork, shrimp, fish and beef can be use to make this soup. I like pork sinigang the best, and...

LATEST RECIPES

Gyoza

Gyoza or Japanese pot stickers are pan-fried dumplings typically filled with ground pork and shredded cabbage. It is...

Basque Burnt Cheesecake

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

Rustic Sourdough Bread Boule

After conquering the challenge of making wild yeast come to life, the next step naturally is to bake with it.

Sourdough Starter (Wild Yeast)

It's very simple. It's just flour and water plus time. Why do I want to make sourdough starter?...

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....

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...

Tomato Confit

I love tomatoes. I like them on salad, as a base for pasta sauce and for sauteeing meat and veggies. Tomatoes are...

Sourdough Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have been busy lately with my new baby. I've been feeding it every 12-24 hours. It has grown strong and bubbly...

Caramel Pecan Rolls

Sweet luscious caramel glaze with pecans on freshly baked soft cinnamon rolls and a hot cup of coffee is perfect anytime on...

Mozzarella Sticks

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

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....

Coffee Jelly with Zabaglione

Zabaglione or Sabayon is an Italian custard sauce made with egg yolks and sugar and Marsala wine, but I like to use...

MOST POPULAR RECIPES

Mojo Potatoes

I love mojo potatoes from Shakey's and this is my homemade version of it.  It's not an exact recipe, add more or less of...

Simple Steamed Bread Pudding

This bread pudding is not the kind that you serve with sauce or eat with a dessert spoon or fork;  it's the kind that...

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...

♥ Tiramisu!♥

I remember an episode of Friends when Joey invited his friends over to his family's house for dinner and Tiramisu was served for dessert;...

Spicy Chicken Adobo

My little boy calls this KFC Adobo because it's made with chicken, to him, chicken=KFC and he likes `dobo, that's how he calls adobo....

Fish Fillet with Tausi (Fermented Black Beans)

I used to hate this dish when I was young, I didn't like the taste of fermented black beans and the milk fish has...

Sapin-Sapin (Layered Sticky Rice Cake)

Sapin-Sapin is a Filipino multi-colored (and flavored) layered sticky rice cake. It's traditionally made of galapong (sticky rice dough) mixed with coconut milk and...

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...

Beef Salpicao (Salpicado)

Beef Salpicao is a Filipino dish of Spanish or Portuguese influence.  It's  beef tenderloin cut into small pieces or strips and marinated in olive...

Creamy Mushroom & Truffle Oil Spaghetti

Cream and oil-based pasta dishes are currently my favorite. I still like tomato-based pasta but it's taking a backseat for now. I just love that ...

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