Paella, Filipino Style for Christmas or Noche Buena

My daughter Lauren was dying to cook paella for our Christmas Eve dinner over 10 years ago. I bought all the ingredients in the morning but I wanted to cook it already while the seafood was still fresh. My recipe for paella is one where I can pre-cook everything and place it on the pyrexRead More

White Adobo (Adobong Puti) : How to Cook Adobo without Using Soy Sauce

There are as many recipes for adobo as there are Philippine islands. My two favorite recipes are the white adobo and the adobo cooked in coconut milk. Food memories at my dorm in UP consisted of adobo that mom cooked for us. See in the dorm, we were not allowed to cook our meals. Mom’sRead More

Getting my pantry organized with the help of Lock & Lock Easy Match

An invitation from Michelle and Sab of Mothers Who Brunch(MWB) is always a fun , interesting learning experience. I thought I knew everything there is to do at the kitchen but the MWB’s Pantry Play event held at the Häcker Kitchen at the Bonifacio Global City is something I want to share with you . Who doesn’t wantRead More

Noche buena idea: Mario’s Callos Madrileña

What will you cook for noche buena? I know I will be cooking Paella, and the Hearty Patatas Riojana but I am adding a third dish , the Mario’s Restaurant Callos Madrileña . A few months ago, my husband and I had lunch buffet at the iconic Mario’s and they promised to share the CallosRead More

A  5-day meal plan using US frozen potatoes #USPotatoPowerPH

Potatoes are always part of my meal plan whether it is for breakfast, lunch or dinner but sometimes peeling potatoes can be time consuming. I keep a stock of US frozen potatoes for those days when I have to prepare quickly for our family meals. Did you know US frozen potatoes come in different varietyRead More