Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Chop Suey

Another great recipe handed down by my mother, I specially like the use of so much color, even more during the summer when great veggies are available. I add chicken liver to my version, I read that some use tuna or any seafood variety, I hope to try that soon since it sounds delicious! As for the sauce, I like it slightly thinner for more “sabaw” or light broth and I prepare mine with

Monday, January 28, 2013

Spicy Chicken and Pork Adobo

Adobo was first introduced to the Philippines by the Spaniards in the 1500s. The word adobo comes from the Spanish word “ado bar” which literally means “to marinate”. There were two varieties: the wet (mojado) type used as a marinade or as a primer for sauces, and the dry (seco) adobo, a seasoning rub applied mostly to chicken, meats and fish. It was used

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Creamy Chicken Vegetable Pasta

Today I'm sharing a very simple, easy to prepare, dinner recipe that is sure to put a smile on many (if not all) of the faces at your dinner table.Chicken, broccoli and Amigo Segurado spaghetti come together in a smart new way with this savory dish.Creamy, cheesy, indulgent and comforting,a perfect pair for this cold weather.Overall a good 30 minute pasta dish. for variety, try baking it, or add italian seasoning for added enhancement.  It can also be one

Friday, January 11, 2013

Chicken Rice Maklubah

“Maklubah” means “upside-down” in Arabic, and this dish must be stood on its head to deserve the name. Having seen Syria and its tasty Levant mediterranean cuisine, I was made MORE aware of spices and its uses, A variety of spices are commonly found on their souks, or local market. I bought  a pound of zatr , A local spice which goes well with olive oil on grilled bread. 

Syrians have peculiar taste and eye for creativity in presenting a dish, I learn so much from my stay in Aleppo, that  "one needs to feed the eyes first" before capturing the palate. Plating a dish matters. Eating together as a family is

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Seafood Pasta in Creamy White Sauce

 Living in cavite which is so near the coastal area, fresh seafoods are always readily available, openly sold along the highways as you enter the coastal side down south. Aside from the usual traffic, the sights that will commonly greet as you pass along Aguinaldo Highway are small makeshift stalls on the roadside selling fresh mussels, oysters and live crabs.

Keep this tip in mind, Make sure to purchase shellfish such as clams, oysters, and mussels from approved sources like the supermarket or other reliable sources. To know if it’s fresh,

Monday, January 7, 2013

Lumpiang Pechay (Snow Cabbage Spring Rolls)

 Pechay/ Petsay, is more popularly known as Pak Choy or Bok Choy in Chinese, a great example of a green leafy vegetable with high vitamin A, and C nutrients. It is also a good source of potassium and fiber. Pechay, lowers an individual's risk of

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Leche Flan - 3 Flavors

Leche flan (from leche, Spanish for milk) is a caramel custard, made with eggs, milk and sugar and flavored with vanilla. It originated from the regions along the border of France and Spain and was brought to the Philippines at the time of Spanish colonization.

All Filipino occasions call for this recipe, but i prefer it more during the holiday season, it's perfect as gifts and for potluck parties, It never fails

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