Chipotle Adobo Baby Back Ribs

The recipe is the same as with Filipino Adobo Baby Back Ribs, but I just added a piece of finely chopped Chipotle Pepper in Adobo Sauce – it imparts a little hot and spicy flavor. Try adding different flavorings to the sauce that you add to the meat that you will bake; I baked these…

Tofu and Crunchy Vegetables

Hello darling vegetarians! You have not been forgotten. Prepare to be amazed by this recipe from the new Vegetarian Book by Roz Denny. This is always a favorite in our home.   INGREDIENTS: 2 x 8 oz cartons smoked or regular tofu, cubed 3 tbsp. soy sauce, Kikkoman Traditionally Brewed or any low sodium soy…

Not Your Average Chicken Soup

In the Philippines, we call this “sopas,” good for everyone, most especially for those who are feeling under the weather. You probably already have the ingredients…   INGREDIENTS: 3 tbsp. Chosen Foods 100% Pure Avocado oil or olive oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium sized onion, diced 1 lb. boneless chicken breast (diced) 2…

Simply Baked Ziti

Tada! A hardworking dish that you can bring to pot lucks, and you can also freeze it and it’ll be ready when company just shows up to your doorsteps unannounced. Does this kind of situation happen to you?  Then you will be forced to shell out your hard-earned money at those pricey restaurants, while your…

Just Loving It

How’s everybody doing? I can’t believed how passionate I’m becoming each day, giddy, very excited, and my ideas kept flowing as I start to follow more enchanting and admirable people such as yourselves. You guys are giving me more ideas and style, of course I can’t produce the DSLR’s photographed pictures yet, but I’m studying,…

Turmeric / Ginger Tea

This tea has some turmeric, which is said to be great for combating  Alzheimer’s disease. Not only that, but this kind of tea should be very good for the upcoming flu season. Mindbodygreen.com has a similar preparation.   INGREDIENTS: 1 cup water 1/4 tsp. ground turmeric 1/4 tsp. ground ginger Splash of soy or almond…

Filipino Adobo Baby Back Ribs

Peachesgourmet meets Kameni’s Girl Eats World! I got this recipe from Seon KyoungLongest.com, and she just took it to next level. The national food of the Philippines is adobo, whether it be chicken, pork, or a combination of the two. It took me a while to figure out the complete procedure and I had to…

Food Blogging?… The dizzying ride of a lifetime!

Hey all! How’s everybody doing? just letting you know that I am a frustrated writer and dreamt of becoming a chef like Mario Batali, Bobby Flay, Williams-Sonoma, Julia Child and Ina Garten and Gordon Ramsay to  mention a few. I am so amazed at how chefs create recipes that became a legendary signature of their…

Appetizer Veggie Balls and Meatballs

I’ve always been fascinated with all of the food IKEA serves in its food court, and I just love the meat and veggie balls from their frozen section. I kind of improvised with whatever I could find in our fridge. So let’s get Swedish!   INGREDIENTS: 1 bag IKEA Kottbular (Swedish meatballs), 1000g 1 bag…

Parmesan Broccoli Balls

They look very different from the original All Recipe version, but I tweaked the mixture according to my preferences; they’re a bit greener, but since I coated them with an equal amount of oil and catsup, they look like this. As usual I added a Chipotle pepper in adobo sauce. But anyway, let’s get started!…

Tapsilog

This is the famous breakfast fare called “Tapsilog”: “tapa”for cured beef, “sinangag” for fried rice, “itlog” for eggs, the overall catchphrase is “Tapsilog.” Tapsilog is the term used when tapa, garlic-fried rice, and fried egg  are combined into one meal which is served primarily during breakfast. The word tapa is related to the Sanskrit term…

Cathedral Window Jello Dessert

Nobody really knows where this dessert originally came from but Goldilocks, a popular bake shop in the Philippines, popularized it. Got this recipe from my roommate in Saudi Arabia and early times here in America, another roommate of mine revised the mixture. It gets its name from how it resembles the window of a cathedral….