Chicken Adobo in Coconut Cream

Chicken Adobo in Coconut cream is my favorite adobo of all time. This is also called “Adobong manok sa gata” It’s actually a comfort food, a childhood memory. The dish origins come from the Visayas but I read some sources say it is from the Southern Tagalog. Sadly, I don’t often cook this because twoRead More

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

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. Hainanese Chicken Rice is one of the primary specialties ofRead More

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 lateRead More