Wednesday, January 20, 2021

SPICY RECIPES

Fish Curry with Vegetables

I've seen this recipe from a magazine, the photo looks so appetizing that made me want to try it. It's different from the curry...

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 ...

Baked Barbecue Ribs

This is another delicious way to cook barbecue ribs. I like it just the same as when I boil or steam the ribs first...

Indonesian Ginger Chicken

I can't believe I did not make this sooner...this is such a super yummy and really, really easy dish.    There are only a few ingredients...

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...

Sausage and Tomato Pasta

Simple. Easy. Delicious.   I like it when I do not have to do a lot in the kitchen to enjoy a delicious and very...

JAPANESE CUISINES

Gyoza

Gyoza or Japanese pot stickers are pan-fried dumplings typically filled with ground pork and shredded cabbage. It is a delicious appetizer that you dip...

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

Easy Chicken Curry In A Hurry

I'm borrowing a line from Rachel Ray: I call this my Chicken Curry in a hurry. This dish is really simple and takes no...

APPETIZERS

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

Herbed Focaccia

Foccacia is an Italian flat-bread, it is the easiest bread you can make, you let the dough rise (rest) once, punch it down, flatten...

Shrimp in Pomodoro with Rosé

One of my favorite dishes--shrimp in sauteed tomatoes. The addition of Rosé is a definite level-up for this very simple dish. I would suggest...

ITALIAN CUISINES

Lemon Spaghetti

Herbed Focaccia

PORK RECIPES

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...

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CHINESE CUISINES

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...

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...

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

Pichi-Pichi

Pichi-pichi is a pretty unusual name for a food, so much more for a kakanin. I don't know where it got it's name from...

Nigella’s Caramel Croissant Pudding

Another recipe from my favorite kitchen Goddess, Nigella Lawson. I cannot help but feel hungry whenever I watch her cook and actually eat her...

Chocolate Tiramisu

What's better than tiramisu? Why, chocolate tiramisu, of course!   This is Giada de Laurentiis recipe as seen on her show, I forgot which because...

Yogurt Chocolate Mini Cakes

I don't smoke, I don't drink, I rarely eat junk foods like potato chips, candies BUT I am addicted to chocolates and cakes, cookies...

Calamansi Muffins

They said that when in Boracay, you shouldn't miss calamansi muffins but unfortunately I wasn't aware of it when my family and I went there...

Coconut Thumbprint Cookies with Kaya

I tweaked these cookies from my favorite thumbprint cookie recipe. The idea came to me when I did the macarons for the Daring Baker's...

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

Arroz ala Cubana

Ever since I was little, we always have rice for breakfast to start our day. Sometimes it's champorado or rice porridge but most of...

GRILLED CUISINES

FISH RECIPES

Fish Teriyaki

Fish Fillet in Hot and Spicy Coconut Sauce

One of my favorite way to cook fish fillet because it's easy, quick and spicy-delicious! I make the consistency of the sauce slightly thick...

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...

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...

EGG RECIPES

Deviled Eggs

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...

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...

Ham Green Chili & Mushroom Omelette

This is one of our favorite breakfast dish in rotation. When we like to cut carbs (rice) for breakfast, omelette is my go-to dish...

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...

Arroz ala Cubana

Ever since I was little, we always have rice for breakfast to start our day. Sometimes it's champorado or rice porridge but most of...

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...

LATEST RECIPES

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...

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...

Ham Green Chili & Mushroom Omelette

This is one of our favorite breakfast dish in rotation. When we like to cut carbs (rice) for breakfast, omelette is my go-to dish...

Pecan Pie

This is a repost of this pecan pie recipe that I made years ago. I lessened the sugar and added more photos. I am...

Spicy Shrimp Pomodoro

This dish is absolutely delicious. It only has three main ingredients. Pomodoro sauce, pork broth and shrimp (fresh or frozen)! Pomodoro and Marinara are...