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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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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Peanut Butter Recipe

Mar 13

Peanut Butter Recipe

I love it when my helpers bring home kilos of peanuts from the province. I make my own peanut butter ala Ludy’s Peanut butter way. I get to choose the peanuts making sure they are not rotten or moldy. I never know the quality of peanuts used for peanut butter . Making my own means I can control the quality. You will need a food processor to make this peanut...

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Shrimp Potato Salad

Mar 07

Shrimp Potato Salad

When I made Shrimp Potato Salad for my ex-boyfriend (now my husband), he was very impressed. He loved the salad. Salads are so easy to prepare so that’s why I prepared this. I remember how I researched on the best combination for this salad. It’s a composite of a lot of recipes. You can also revise the recipe. Here it is. Ingredients 1/2 kilo Shrimps...

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Cooking Ramen: Miso Ramen, Shoyu Ramen, Hiyashi Chuka and Yakisoba

Feb 27

Cooking Ramen:  Miso Ramen, Shoyu Ramen, Hiyashi Chuka and Yakisoba

I know most of you love Ramen.  My family loves it so we often eat out just to have our Ramen fix. Now what if I get to cook it myself . Fortunately,      Japanese Master Chef Seiji Kamura chopped and sliced, simmered and boiled as he shared tips and secrets on how to cook various ramen at The Maya Kitchen recently. Miso Ramen, Shoyu Ramen, Hiyashi Chuka and...

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Sinigang na Hipon using Tiger’s TaCook smart rice cooker

Feb 24

Sinigang na Hipon using Tiger’s TaCook smart rice cooker

I cooked Sinigang na Hipon using the synchronized cooking function of my Tiger Tacook Rice Cooker JBV-B18F. You will love the convenience. In a recent #SoMoms event with Tiger, the well-loved brand of our moms, I got introduced to a whole lot of new small appliances The Tiger Tacook is one of them. So how did I cook this using the TaCook? Well, the TaCook rice...

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