Ginataang Mongo or Guinataan Rice with Mongo

I am sure all of you enjoy feasting on comfort food. One of my fondest childhood memory is eating Ginataang Mongo. The flavor of toasted mongo and the malagkit is quite distinct. With the rainy season upon us, a hot bowl of ginataang mongo is dish that truly delights my children. Here is my recipe.Read More

Paella de Cordero (Lamb Paella)

Chef Miguel de Alba of the iconic Alba Restorante EspaƱol regaled guests with his own take on traditional Spanish cuisine as guest chef of The Maya Kitchen recently. If you are a fan of Alba restaurant, I am sure you are eager to cook one of his Chef Alba’s recipes. The Paella de Cordero (LambRead More

Risotto with Crispy Fried Tawilis (fresh water sardinella)

It is 2013 and I bet most of you have either eaten a lot during the past few weeks. Most New Year resolutions start with doing something right. So here is one recipe that can help start the year right and light with unbelievably delicious yet healthy recipes prepared by The Maya Kitchen. One recipeRead More

Spanish Rice

This isn’t an original recipe. My sister got it from an American cookbook. Spanish rice pairs so well Chicken Cannelloni. This was very popular in our home in 1978 to 1980. I can just taste it now! 4 strips of bacon 1/2 cup thinly-sliced onion 2-1/2 cups peeled, cubed tomatoes 1/4 cup green bell pepper,Read More