Thursday, July 9, 2020

SPICY RECIPES

Tilapia Fillet with Ginger Balsamic Glaze

This is one of the easy dishes that I love to make.. it involves pan-frying..my favorite way of cooking fish or anything before I...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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....

JAPANESE CUISINES

Mochi Bites (Japanese Sweet Rice Cake)

My kids love this very simple Japanese sweet treat; they can't get enough of it. Mochi is glutinous rice cake, it's very simple and very light especially if...

COCONUT BASED RECIPES

Six-Layer Bars ( Magic Bars)

This is super-easy to make, almost no-prep work, just minor ones like melting the butter and chopping the nuts.  Finely crushed Graham crackers are...

LATEST RECIPES

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...

Strawberry Ice Cream (The Best!)

Adapted from Nigella Lawson's recipe. It requires more effort to make but it is so worth it, the texture and taste is better and...

Strawberry Compote (Keto Friendly)

Using frozen strawberries is easier, I don't have to wash and hull them, they are ready to use. No mess too. I made this strawberry...

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Stews like this chicken and sausage gumbo, are easy and delicious. The longer you give it time to cook on low heat,  the more...

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...

Sweet Potato Bread Rolls

The best breads are those fresh out of the oven. The aroma of bread baking in the oven just gives you a...

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,...

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...

Dark Chocolate Homemade Ice Cream

Making homemade ice cream with condensed milk and cream is so easy. There's no limit to the flavors that you can make. Dark chocolate...

Soft Pretzel

One of the recipes that intimidates me in the past is soft pretzels. I've been meaning to try it but when I read through...
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Dalgona Coffee (Whipped Coffee)

Dalgona Coffee (Whipped Coffee) 1 tbsp coffee granules / coffee powder1 tbsp sugar (white or brown)1 tbsp hot water Put all ingredients in a...

Mocha Swiss Roll Cake

If you love coffee and chocolate like me, this cake is for you. Don't get intimidated by the long recipe, Swiss roll cakes in...

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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