Crispy Five Spice Spare Ribs

Crispy Five Spice Spare Ribs

Crispy Five Spice Spare Ribs are marinated pork spare ribs that are deep-fried until crispy. This is a simple spare ribs recipe that can be served as an appetizer or main dish. I love having this as an appetizer. It also goes well with almost any dipping sauce. I find this dish similar to Crispy … [Read more...]

Nilagang Baboy Made Me Feel Warm Today

nilagang baboy

It is getting colder this past weeks. Autumn is definitely making a statement. I was thinking of something to cook for lunch this morning as I unpack all my fall sweaters and apparel. I have one issue though; I haven’t got anything to cook. It has been four days since my last visit to the grocery … [Read more...]

Ginataang Langka Recipe

Ginataang Langka

Ginataang Langka refers to unripe jackfruit cooked in coconut milk. Although jackfruits are considered fruits, unripe ones have the same attributes as vegetables; this was the reason why jackfruit in this recipe is treated as such. As for the flavor, much of it comes from the salted dried fish … [Read more...]

Ube Halaya

UbeHalaya

Ube Halaya is a dessert made from boiled and grated purple yam which is locally known in the Philippines as “Ube”. Aside from Ube Halaya, different desserts and pastries such as ice cream, tarts, and cakes makes use of this root crop. In this presentation, I used a ready-made boiled grated ube … [Read more...]

Ginataang Manok Recipe

Ginataang Manok

Ginataang Manok is translated as chicken stewed in coconut milk. This is a simple Filipino dish wherein chicken is sautéed in garlic, onion, and ginger then stewed in coconut milk. A more traditional approach requires native hen (usually grown in the backyard). It is much tastier compared to broiler … [Read more...]

Steamed Fish Recipe

Steamed Fish Recipe

Steamed Lapu-Lapu is steamed fish (particularly Grouper) stuffed with lemon and ginger with sweet lemon-ginger sauce. Though simple, this recipe is beneficial to your health. Fish is a low calorie food that is also low in fat. Recent studies also concluded that eating fish regularly can cut the risk … [Read more...]

Burger and Bratwurst, anyone?

Care for some burger and bratwurst? … [Read more...]

Happy Fathers Day and Happy Birthday @ Ruby Tuesday

Happy Father's Day to all the Dads out there!!! We all did a great job this year so let's enjoy our day. 8whcgdz2kn Father's day for this year landed on June 21. This is a double celebration for my family because it happens to be my wife's birthday too. We went to Ruby Tuesday to celebrate both … [Read more...]

Bon Voyage

Last friday, we threw a simple despedida (Farewell party) for our friend Tess, Noel, and baby Nathan. We all met with all our Filipino friends for a potluck dinner to bid them farewell and wished them a safe trip. After working here in Illinois for quite some time, Tess and Noel decided to return … [Read more...]