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Chocolate Souffle Cake

This flourless chocolate cake will take you to chocolate heaven... 😛 It has over sixteen ounces of bittersweet chocolate! It's silky, light and not too...

Taho (Silken Tofu with caramel syrup and tapioca Balls)

I love taho since I was a kid; I love watching the taho vendor precisely scoop silky bean curd into plastic transparent cups (he...

Easy Chicken Teriyaki

Just like adobo this classic Japanese dish is so easy to prepare and always satisfy any hungry tummy. This is one of my favorite...

Quinoa with Fresh Fruits, Raisins and Candied Walnuts

I've heard a lot of good things about quinoa ( keen-wah) so I bought a pack from a health food store to give it a try...and...

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...

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....

Dinuguan (Pork Blood Stew)

Dinuguan is a classic Filipino dish made of pig's intestines stewed in vinegar and pork  blood with  green chillies.  I remember my mom used to cook it...

Witches’ Fingers Cookies

I saw these cookies last year just after the Halloween and made a mental note to make it next year( which is now) but...

Apple Streusel Cake

It's that time of the year again when apples are abundant;  I love to use apples for baking, apple pie's our favorite but I...

Fettuccine with Bacon, Mushroom and Peas

This pasta dish is inspired by the show 4 Ingredients; it came to me couple of nights ago, I was too tired to cook...

Tortilla Wrap – Grilled Chicken Fillet

One of my favorite packed lunch to prepare since I learned how to make tortillas 🙂  It's very simple, easy, healthy, delicious and very satisfying....

Sauteed Grilled Pork with Green Chilies and Tomatoes

If I have one dish that I can really call my own, it's this one.   I did not pick it up from any cookbook (I didn't...

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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...

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...