Shellfish Open Lasagne

Jul 13

Shellfish Open Lasagne

Chef Ariel Manuel of Lolo Dad’s shared this simple recipe as one of the dishes he prepared for “Simplicity of Flavors” at the Maya Kitchen. The usual lasagne preparation with layers and layers of pasta is usually more complicated than this recipe. I am sure you will enjoy the simplicity of this preparation and yet enjoy the rich , satisfying seafood dish. Try...

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Leche Flan Recipe

Jun 22

Leche Flan Recipe

The original leche flan recipe was from my Mom but my sister Lorna reconfigured it to fit her tastes. The perfect flan is such that when you slice through it, it barely quivers like jello. There is very little syneresis, that is, no weeping (or lots of holes in it!). I am sharing this precious recipe so you may prepare it for your family. 5 eggyolks 2 eggs 1 can...

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Back to School recipe: Pork steak with Honey Mustard Sauce

Jun 09

Back to School recipe: Pork steak with Honey Mustard Sauce

Back to School Recipes with Samsung and Chef Ernest Mommies are now busy attending to the school needs of their kids. I am sure they are also thinking of recipes for their “baon”. Samsung shared this back to school recipe personally prepared by Chef Ernest Gala. A graduate from the Italian Institute for Advanced Culinary and Pastry Arts, Chef Gala...

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Dessert: Sikreto ni Maria

Jun 04

Dessert: Sikreto ni Maria

Have you tasted “Sikreto ni Maria” at Abe’s restaurant or at Abe’s Farm in Pampanga? Well the recipe of this heavenly dessert is not really a secret after my recent visit to Unilever Food Solutions event where they shared recent food trends. I will talk about the “Food Trends” in another post. The ingredients for...

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Fleur Salad with Orangey Vinaigrette

Jun 03

Fleur Salad with Orangey Vinaigrette

Pretty flowers in your salad is so beautiful to behold. Of course, these have to be edible flowers. Adding a touch of flowers to your salad is a trend during summer when these lovely flowers are in bloom. Examples of edible flowers are : Chrysanthemum, snapdragon, Santan , Blue nasturtiums , Marigold or signet, Carnations, Sage flowers or Salvia, Rose petals,...

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Chicken Cordon Bleu

May 27

Chicken Cordon Bleu

I find the Chicken Corden Bleu an attractive party fare. It’s easy to prepare. Usually I prepare the rolling of the chicken breast the night before and then do the dredging procedure on the day of the party. In that way, I am less hassled during party preparation. Enjoy! Ingredients 1/2 kilo chicken breast salt and pepper to taste 4 slices cheddar cheese 4...

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How to make Ice Scramble

May 19

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It was not long ago when it was safe to buy Ice Scramble from vendors. Those were the days when water was much cleaner, without risk of Hepatitis A infection. These days, once can easily buy Ice Scramble at the Philippine malls but for those who reminisce this good ole street food treat, you can prepare one at home. One just needs to know the classic Ice Scramble...

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Roast Guava Chicken

May 10

Roast Guava Chicken

The month of May is a month to celebrate What with fiestas, Santacruzan, Mother’s Day all in one month. What to prepare for those occasion. Maya Kitchen (yes my favorite cooking school since I learned to ice a cake there twenty some years ago) is sharing some recipes for you to cook on these special dates. Do you know that you can stuff Roast Chicken with guava?...

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Fisher Farms Seafood products

Apr 27

Fisher Farms Seafood products

I am really excited when Fisher Farms delivered some of their products for me to try. In 2008, I visited their farm in Pangasinan and saw how they raised bangus in their fishponds. I also visited their factory. Since then, Fisher Farms remain a part of some of my breakfast fare and some ingredients for cooking meals. Fish is a lot healthier so I am glad Fisher Farms...

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Binignit, the Cebuano version of the Ginataan

Apr 18

Binignit, the Cebuano version of the  Ginataan

In my Cebu hometown, Binignit is “traditionally eaten as a snack on Good Friday: Binignit originated from Cebu province. Binignit is a warm root crop and fruit stew consisting of a thick mixture of tubers such as taro, purple yam, sweet potato, as well as bananas, jackfruit, sago, tapioca pearls and sugar, cooked in coconut milk and thickened with milled...

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