Monday, March 1, 2021

SPICY RECIPES

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...

Chicken Sinigang sa Miso (Chicken in Tamarind Broth with Miso)

Sinigang is a Filipino dish of tamarind-based soup of meat (or seafood) and veggies. It's sour and delicious, really delicious, I can't describe it,...

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...

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*...

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...

Pork Binagoongan sa Gata (Pork Stew with Shrimp Paste and Coconut Cream)

This is another version of cooking pork with shrimp paste stew (Binagoongang Baboy). This version has gata (coconut milk or coconut cream) and cooked...

JAPANESE CUISINES

Tonkatsu (Japanese Breaded Pork)

Make it fun. It doesn't have to be complicated. It will be what it will be - I'm loving this quote that I picked...

COCONUT BASED RECIPES

Squash and Fish Curry

This is from Nigella's cookalong a few months back. I like trying out her recipes, this is one of the many that I want...

FILIPINO CUISINES

Marinated Sukiyaki Pork (Homemade Pork Tapa)

I would like to share this recipe I got from my mom. It is pork in a simple marinade of vinegar, crushed black peppercorns, garlic,...

APPETIZERS

Simple Fish Gumbo

Gumbo is a Creole/ Cajun dish of stewed okra often with meat or seafood.  This is a very simple and easy version of that...

Rice with Mushrooms, Cuttlefish and Artichokes

This is my first challenge for the Daring Cooks, the host this month is Olga from Las Cosas de Olga and Olga’s Recipes. She...

Lumpiang Shanghai (Deep Fried Egg Roll)

I have to include lumpiang shanghai in my blog, this is my 10 year-old daughter's (one of her many) favorite food. She even volunteered...

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,...

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...

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...

ITALIAN CUISINES

PORK RECIPES

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,...

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CHINESE CUISINES

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...

Really Hot and Spicy Korean Chicken

Warning: Not for the faint-hearted, this dish is really spicy hot. It'll make you cry. If you want the thrill of eating hot and...

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

Chocolate Soufflé

This classic French dessert is like a cousin of chocolate lava cake. They have basically the same ingredients except for the flour. ...

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...

Easy French Toast

My daughter told me, why are you putting that (french toast) in your blog, doesn't everyone know how to do that already? She could...

Maja Mais

This is very similar to Maja Blanca, the only difference is the addition of corn. I've always like my maja mais smooth and creamy,...

Banana Bread with Cheesecake Filling

I've seen a video of this recipe floating on my Facebook feed and I was like.."whoa why didn't I think of that?!" Cheesecake and...

Good Old-Fashioned Apple Pie

In spite of how it looks,  this apple pie is on top of my family's favorite desserts. I know this recipe by heart, it's...

Queso Dip

Turn your leftover Queso de Bola (edam cheese) into a delicious creamy cheese fondue, a delicious queso dip for your chips or veggies, pretzels...

Cuban Cheese Roll Just like Dean & Deluca’s (Copycat Recipe)

Cuban cheese roll is our favorite pastry from Dean & Deluca. It's what we always order to go with our brewed coffee. I haven't had...

Pasta Alfredo with Moringa

Pasta Alfredo's was first made by a man for his wife who had just given birth to their first child to encourage her to...

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...

SPANISH CUISINES

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 CUISINES

FISH RECIPES

Tuna Pasta Margherita

Garlic Fish Fillet and Snow Peas

This is something healthy and easy dish .. as usual. You see, I prefer easy to make yet nutritious dish to prepare because I...

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...

Simple Fish Gumbo

Gumbo is a Creole/ Cajun dish of stewed okra often with meat or seafood.  This is a very simple and easy version of that...

EGG RECIPES

Egg in a Basket

Oven-Fried Chicken

I rarely cook fried chicken at home, we usually order it out or have it delivered because it is easy and I have to...

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...

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...

BEEF RECIPES

French Onion Salisbury Steak

Ted Allen’s Killer Chili Recipe

I saw this recipe from an old issue (December 2005) of Good HouseKeeping magazine.  It's worth trying, and as (I) expected, the chilli turned out...

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...

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...

LATEST RECIPES

Red Curry Prawns

I love curry, prawns and coconut milk. It's all in this dish and it's fairly easy to make even for beginner cooks. Well, the "difficult"...

Queso Dip

Turn your leftover Queso de Bola (edam cheese) into a delicious creamy cheese fondue, a delicious queso dip for your chips or veggies, pretzels...

Cuban Cheese Roll Just like Dean & Deluca’s (Copycat Recipe)

Cuban cheese roll is our favorite pastry from Dean & Deluca. It's what we always order to go with our brewed coffee. I haven't had...

Pan-Seared Salmon with Spicy Lemon Butter Sauce

This pan-seared salmon is so good. It never fails to impress. Serve it with a simple salad or steamed veggies or fried rice. The...

Pasta Alfredo with Moringa

Pasta Alfredo's was first made by a man for his wife who had just given birth to their first child to encourage her to...

Coconut Lemon Cake

A delicious marriage of lemon and coconut in a simple cake. No frosting needed. This is perfect for a light snack with your favorite...

Garlic Butter Pork Chops

This is a very easy and delicious way to cook pork chops or pork steaks. Anyone can make garlic butter pork chops, even...

Homemade Egg Pie

This is a new and improved egg pie recipe. I tried making this delicious silky egg pie again and I was shocked at the...

Shortbread Cookies with Tarragon

I like the simplicity of shortbread cookies; it has a delicate, buttery taste which makes it a perfect pair for tea or black coffee. Shortbread...