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Healthy Baked Rigatoni with Bechamel Sauce

This is my take on Giada's classic baked rigatoni with bechamel sauce recipe. I added a twist on it to make it more healthy...

Vegan Mung Beans Soup (Mongo Guisado w/o meat)

I am not vegetarian or a vegan, no one in my family is, we love to eat meat but once in a while I...

Pork, Cabbage and Potato Stew

I had this dish for the first time under the shade of an Indian Mango Tree. My family and I went for a visit...

Tuna Pasta Margherita

This dish is one of my favorite pasta dish to make because it is super easy, quick and really good, perfect for busy days...

Siomai (Pork Dumplings)

Siomai or dumplings as it's popularly known are super easy to make, if you are not particular about it's appearance. You can disguise it...

Baby Back Ribs

There are a lot of ways you can cook this "baby" (back ribs) and a lot of people have their own special marinade/ sauce...

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....

Low-Calorie Sesame Seed Balls

These are not truffles but my version of sesame seed balls or what we call buchi in Filipino. I've always wanted to try making...

Chicken Cacciatore (My way, with Beer)

I can't tell you how delicious this dish is, you have to make it yourself to find out ;). I love chicken cacciatore*, I...

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...

Pork Adobo

For the life of me I couldn't replicate my mother's adobo. It amazes me how she can cook the same adobo without measuring anything....

Oatmeal Cake with Macapuno Walnut Topping

I'm over the moon with this picture, I have never taken a photo of any food that looks this great, I kept asking myself,...

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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....