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4 Legs (Beef, Pork)

Lumpiang Shanghai (Pork Egg Rolls)

Lumpiang Shanghai (Pork Egg Rolls)

Meeting someone for the first time and them finding out that I am Filipino has resulted in these following comments: “OMG! I love lumpia! Can you make them?” (Yes!) “I’m vegetarian, but I only eat pork when it’s in lumpia form” (OMG!) “Where do you […]

Monggo Soup (Mung Bean Soup)

Monggo Soup (Mung Bean Soup)

This humble green bean soup is one of the unsung heroes of Philippine comfort food. Everyone loves it, but it’s not exactly the favorite Filipino dish. It isn’t right up there with the classic Filipino favorites — adobo, lechon, sisig & lumpia. I’ve never been […]

Radish Soup with Ground Pork

Radish Soup with Ground Pork

This recipe is inspired by my ingredient shopping miscalculation. For my latest batch of kimchi, I ended up with 2 extra radishes. I didn’t want it to go to waste, so I consulted one of my Korean cuisine cookbooks to cook with it and found […]

Leftovers for Breakfast (Leftover-silog)

Leftovers for Breakfast (Leftover-silog)

I love weekend breakfasts, but I hate cooking on an empty stomach. I like brunches, but I detest getting ready early to meet my friends – you see, my friends very well know that if they want my presence early in the morning I. MUST. […]

Stellaaa Porchetta Made in a Turbo Oven

Stellaaa Porchetta Made in a Turbo Oven

I’ve been dreaming about making this wonderful meat roulade since I came across the recipe from BonAppetit, and made it right after I got back from my trip to Italy. While I did not use BonAppetit’s recipe (I personally don’t believe in porkloin as a […]

Chinese Style Ribs Cheat Sheet

Chinese Style Ribs Cheat Sheet

I love ribs! There’s nothing better than having a nice rack of ribs to share with family and friends. Marinate this baby DAYS ahead of baking time and you will surely have finger licking goodness. Ingredients: A rack of Pork Ribs Koon Chun BBQ Sauce […]

Rosemary and Garlic Roast Beef

Rosemary and Garlic Roast Beef

a.k.a. Albert and Nina Beefchetta This recipe came about because my friend Albert asked me to bring some olive oil and garlic basting sauce for grilled shrimp and Nina, my neighbor gave me a huge bunch of rosemary. The basting sauce? I forgot to bring […]

Filipino Spaghetti Recipe Using Ingredients From American Supermarkets

Filipino Spaghetti Recipe Using Ingredients From American Supermarkets

Spaghetti with Hotdogs and Ham + Birthday Cake = Birthday Party! If you tell me that there is a birthday party, you can expect that I will be counting “the amount of sleeps” before it happens. While I will be excited about the balloons and […]