Tamales or bobotu to Kapampangans

May 23

Tamales or bobotu to Kapampangans

Tamales is a comfort food. My mother served Tamales during special occasion and loved the flavor bursting goodness .  It is a complete meal in itself without the veggies. Surprisingly, Tamale, is a favorite comfort food in Mexico, eaten as both breakfast and dinner, and often accompanied by hot atole or champurrado and arroz con leche (rice pudding) or...

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Merienda ideas from Mondelez Philippines’ products

May 18

Merienda ideas from Mondelez Philippines’ products

Do some of these brands sound familiar? Tang, Eden Cheese, Oreo, Cheez Whiz, Toblerone, Cadbury Dairy Milk, Halls and Tiger Energy Biscuits? Well , you might not know it but you have been snacking with the treats from Mondelez Philippines for quite some time now. Did you know that they have been around for five decades? Whether your snack is savory sandwiches,...

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Filipino Style Spaghetti

May 15

Filipino Style Spaghetti

Before Jollibee or even Tropical Hut came out with the Filipino version of the Italian Spaghetti, there was Makati Supermarket’s spaghetti sold in their coffee shop in the early sixties. This is probably how the sweetish Filipino spaghetti evolved. A popular American blogger once commented that our Jollibee spaghetti tasted horrible. It must have seemed...

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A romantic Raclette dinner to celebrate our 30th anniversary

May 07

A romantic Raclette dinner to celebrate our 30th anniversary

How does one celebrate 30 years of married life? A romantic dinner at the hotel or a romantic dinner at home? Then I remembered  our Afternoon Delights with  Braun and Severin kitchen appliances. During that event, I got to bring home this Severin Raclette Party Grill (1,895.00 pesos) because I just knew it would great for interactive cooking during family...

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Having Braun and Severin appliances in your kitchen

May 04

Having Braun and Severin appliances in your kitchen

Mom bloggers were in for a treat when we got introduced to German quality brands : Braun and Severin appliances . My kitchen has almost all of the appliances I needed but for sure, I need additional ones to complement my existing ones. Well the treat is we got to know two quality and reputable brands with modern design and practical features. They are  affordable...

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Tuna Royale Carbonara using Clara Ole ‘s Carbonara pasta sauce #ClaraOlePotluck

May 01

Tuna Royale Carbonara using Clara Ole ‘s Carbonara pasta sauce #ClaraOlePotluck

Who has time to cook? Well, I have time to cook but there are times when I receive surprise visitors and I find that having prepared sauces are useful. One of my favorite dish is Carbonara and I usually prepare it from scratch like my Spaghetti Carbonara and Carbonara in an instant. Good thing I discovered Clara Ole wide array of convenient food solutions to help...

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How to make Ice Scramble

Apr 26

How to make Ice Scramble

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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Fresh Smoked Fish Spring Rolls

Apr 04

Fresh Smoked Fish Spring Rolls

One of my favorite dish at Sentro 1771 is Fresh Smoked Fish Spring Rolls. I am delighted that Vicky-Rose Pacheco from Sentro shared this recipe of fresh lumpia made of tinapang bangus, salted egg, mustasa, onions and tomato during a demo at the Maya Kitchen. It is the smoked tinapa that gives the tasty flavor of this all-time favorite lumpia. You will find out...

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Laing Pasta, the Pinoy Pasta Version

Mar 29

Laing Pasta, the Pinoy Pasta Version

I never tasted Laing Pasta until I had it at Goldilocks. I thought it was such a novel idea, similar to the pesto pasta that we often prepare at home. It is our own version of pinoy pasta. When I tasted it though, it wasn’t that delicious as I imagined it to be. I think the laing was too dry, lacked some meat and “keso”. I imagined eating laing...

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Beef Tapa for Breakfast

Mar 09

Beef Tapa for Breakfast

It is National Breakfast Day. What is your favorite breakfast dish? Beef tapa for breakfast is my all time favorite Filipino breakfast. Served with garlic rice, eggs and coffee is the ultimate breakfast. I often dip my tapa with vinegar before mixing it with my garlic rice. Through the years, I’ve developed my own recipe because it was getting more and more...

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