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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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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A Chicken Recipe: Poulet a l’Orange

Mar 26

A Chicken Recipe: Poulet a l’Orange

Most of the time, I prepare roasted chicken sans garnishing. Roasted chicken doesn’t have to look plain. I discovered this French inspired recipe while attending a one day appreciation course at the Culinary Institute of Aristocrat a few years ago. Try it out for yourself. Ingredients:...

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Inihaw na Manok

Jan 09

Inihaw na Manok

My family cooks grilled dishes every Sunday, maybe because my husband is home and is eager to cook for us. Sundays is spent trying all sorts of grill dishes. The favorite is pork barbecue of course. Next in must-have grilled dishes is Inihaw na manok. Here is how we cook it. Ingredients: 1 kilo chicken (chicken thigh or breast) Bamboo skewers, 6 inches 1 head of...

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Hainanese Chicken Rice (Singapore variation)

Jan 06

Hainanese Chicken Rice (Singapore variation)

A Singaporean describes it this way: Part of the whole ritual in eating this dish is smothering your cream-coloured chicken fat laced rice with ribbons of sweet dark soy sauce, chilli sauce and pounded ginger and to mix it all together, matching flavour for flavour....

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How to cook Rellenong Manok

Dec 22

How to cook Rellenong Manok

I already shared a Chicken Relleno recipe but there are many ways to prepare this all time favorite for Noche Buena. If Americans have their Stuffed Turkey for Thanksgiving, we, Filipinos have our traditional Chicken Relleno for ou Noche Buena. Our Stuffed, baked Chicken tastes so much better than Turkey. I have tried cooking both but I still prefer the Chicken...

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Manok ng mga Bayani

Nov 14

Manok ng mga Bayani

Interesting name for a Chicken dish. Manok ng mga Bayani, is chicken simmered in bold textures of dill, kamias, ground peanuts and toasted rice is inspired by no less than President Manuel Luis Quezon who hailed from Baler, Aurora. This recipe was shared by Ilustrado, the home of heritage Filipino-Spanish cuisine during a demo at Maya Kitchen. They gave us a ...

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Tagalog Chicken and Pork Adobo

Oct 22

Tagalog Chicken and Pork Adobo

I am the only one in the family who loves dishes cooked in coconut milk. It isn’t often that I cook this but I like variety in our weekly set of dishes. I’ve shared Chicken Adobo with Coconut Cream that I often ate as a little girl in my hometown Cebu. I thought it was a Cebuano dish. What I didn’t know was that the Tagalog Chicken and Pork Adobo...

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Lemon Chicken

Sep 19

Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken , an original Chateau 1771 recipe by Vicky-Rose Pacheco Here is another signature dish recently demonstrated by Chef Vicky of Chateau, Café Sentro, WineBar, SideBar and 1771 El Pueblo at Maya Kitchen. Lemon Chicken is crisp fried organic chicken leg nuggets coated with honey-lemon sauce . Yummy, I just love this tangy-sweetish Chicken dish. This dish...

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Chicken Adobo in Coconut Cream

Aug 31

Chicken Adobo in Coconut Cream

Chicken Adobo in Coconut cream is my favorite adobo of all time. It’s actually a comfort food, a childhood memory. Sadly, I don’t often cook this because two family members don’t really like dishes with coconut milk. This is actually simple to cook. If you don’t have time to prepare coconut milk, just use the ready to mix coconut milk powder...

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