‘Tinolang Manok’ w/ Green Papaya & Freshly Picked Bittermelon Leaves

Watching another Neflix hit, ‘What the Health!’ and trying to create more soupy Filipino dish, hubby requested for ‘ Tinolang Manok  with Green Papaya’ so I made it today. Taking advantage of the freshly picked pepper leaves in our pocket garden and enjoying the fleeting moments of summer of 2017. Let me show my humble…

Sautéed Soup Mix Beans w/ Freshly Picked Bittermelon Leaves

So enlightened by watching via Neflix, ” In Defense of Food”, I tried to incorporate some produce of my pocket garden. Remember the sauteed mongo beans in my previous postings? You can use either one thus I showed mongo beans also together with the Pereg Soup Mix Beans. Today hubby walks 2 blocks with his…

Birthday Hot Pot

Hot pot is a style of cooking that originated in Mongolia, China. Due to Japanese influence, we now have the popular sukiyaki and shabu-shabu. It consists of a simmering pot of stock at the center of the dining table; ingredients are gathered round the simmering pot, and thinly sliced beef sirloin or pork belly, noodles,…

Beef Wonton Mami

Mami is a very popular soup containing noodles and chicken, or beef, or pork dumplings. It was originally prepared by Ma Mon Luk, a school teacher from Guangzhou, China who imigrated to the Philippines in 1918 and built his restaurant, named after himself in Quiapo, Metro Manila; it became an iconic Chinese restaurant in our…

Sotanghon Vermicelli

  Since the coming days have started to become bitter cold, I decided to share this heart warming soup recipe from back home. Let’s get to it, but here’s a reminder that you can pick up the vermicelli noodles with these pretty chopsticks and slurp the soup with this white porcelain small soup ladle.  …

“Sopas na Pabo” or Leftover Turkey/Penne Soup

In our home country we call it “Sopas” but since we are adding turkey and not chicken we now call it “Sopas na Pabo.”   INGREDIENTS: Left-over turkey meat with bones 3 cloves garlic (minced) 1 medium red or yellow onion (sliced) 1 carrot (peeled and julienned) 1 cup celery (diced) 1/2 cup green cabbage…