KitchenAid® and the Joys of Cast Iron Casserole Cookery

Oct 17

KitchenAid® and the Joys of Cast Iron Casserole Cookery

Ever since I started using a KitchenAid® mixer for my research and development work at my family bakeshop in Cebu, Sally’s Home Bake Ship, in the late 1970s, I was “addicted” to it. Meaning, I couldn’t live without it. Fast-forward to the early 1990s in San Francisco, California. I had asked my younger sister, Myrna, to give me a KitchenAid®...

Read More

Adobong Manok sa Gata

Oct 16

Adobong Manok sa Gata

This boneless chicken cooked adobo style with coconut milk is my favorite adobo of all time. Yes, there are a 100 ways to cook adobo and this is one variation that reminds me of my childhood. Alessandra Romulo Squillantini, granddaughter of the late statesman Carlos P. Romulo and her husband Enzo Squillantini graciously this recipe that dates back several...

Read More

Chicken Katsudobo

Oct 12

Chicken Katsudobo

The Samsung Smart Oven is a definite kitchen must-have. I own one myself and I just love its innovative Slim Fry function among many other functions. My Smart Oven breaks away from your typical Microwave Oven by allowing me to fry food to a crisp without the oil! Not only that, but the Smart Oven is also equipped with unique sensors that allow it to identify the...

Read More

Lola Virginia’s Chicken Relleno

Aug 08

Lola Virginia’s Chicken Relleno

One of Philippines’ favorite dish is Chicken relleno, made out of roasted chicken stuffed with ground pork, raisins, chorizo and peas. I have my own Chicken Relleno recipe in this blog but you might want variety. Well, aren’t we lucky that Romulo’s Cafe shared this recipe to us? Alessandra Romulo Squillantini, granddaughter of the late statesman...

Read More

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...

Read More

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?...

Read More

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:...

Read More

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...

Read More

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....

Read More

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...

Read More