Waiting for Noche Buena : Cheese Fondue and conversation

Christmas Eve is known as “Noche buena” (the Good Night). It is a time for family members to gather together to rejoice and feast around the Nativity scenes that are present in nearly every home. Our noche buena usually consists of light meals. Tonight I prepared an early Christmas dinner of Brown Arroz Caldo atRead More

Chicken Relleno (Stuffed Chicken)

Chicken Relleno or Stuffed Chicken. Relleno comes from the Spanish word “Rellenar” which means “to stuff. The chicken is stuffed with ground pork, ham, vegetables, hard boiled egg, etc. and then baked. Here is a favorite dish which I want to share with you. The hard part is in the deboning but once you’ve masteredRead More

10 ways to prepare @The_Holiday Hams for the Noche Buena

Before anything else, CDO Holiday Ham sends Christmas greetings to all Pinoy Food Blog Readers through Chef Rob Pengson. Isn’t that sweet? Listen to the greetings below: To top it all, Chef Rob Pengson 10 ways to prepare Holiday Ham recipes for you to feast using premium cut Ham from CDO. A sample recipe isRead More

Chicken Cannelloni

This recipe came from my sister, Lorna who modified it many times. I forgot to take a close-up photo of the Cannelloni dish but it’s the rectangular pyrex on the table. The great thing about Cannelloni is that I can prepare it a day before , freeze it and heat it on Christmas Day itself.Read More

Pinoy Christmas Cooking by Chef Myrna Segismundo

Need more ideas for your noche buena? ANC Talkback with Tina Palma’s Christmas episode is all about Pinoy Christmas Cooking . It was aired December 20, 2010 and will have replays on December 21, 1pm and on December 25, 5am and 10am on ABS CBN ANC. They featured three recipes: Fresh Mango Lumpia and ChocolateRead More