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Mackerel and Spinach Adobo

Mackerel and Spinach Adobo

Recently, I have made the conscious effort and decision to eat better. This is no small feat, as I barely have time to shop and cook (and blog it here) – and I refuse to eat anything that is labelled low-fat, low-calorie and whatever sugar […]

Tomato and Egg Instant Ramen

Tomato and Egg Instant Ramen

The nor’easter Nemo is freezing New York City as I write this. I’ve blogged about my hurricane preparedness and while it may seem like suffering to eat ramen noodles for survival (oh the dramatics!), here’s a recipe for you to enjoy the day when you […]

Garlic and Butter Broiled Salmon Heads

Garlic and Butter Broiled Salmon Heads

As I have mentioned before, I have a penchant for buying whole fish. Since buying a whole salmon is out of the question, I prefer cooking its head. Salmon steaks are expensive, and not as fatty and succulent as the meat from the collar and […]

Five Ingredient Chicken Curry

Five Ingredient Chicken Curry

I had this “brilliant” idea of joining cooking contests for cash because why not? I cook anyway, plus why not hit two birds with one stone? (no pun intended) Here’s my official entry to the second cooking contest I joined: Sadly, this recipe was not […]

Dirty Dick’s Drumsticks

Dirty Dick’s Drumsticks

Meet Dick and his hot sauce. He’s a nice guy. He makes Dirty Dick’s Hot Sauce. Ingredients: Chicken Drumsticks, cleaned and rinsed. You can use chicken wings too. Fish Sauce (find it in an Asian store) Cooking Oil or DRIPPINGS. For this recipe, I used […]

Cleaning, Cooking and Eating Head-On Shrimps (Halabos Na Hipon)

Cleaning, Cooking and Eating Head-On Shrimps (Halabos Na Hipon)

Shrimps/Prawns cooked this way is the ultimate rich people food back in the Philippines. The bigger, the better. All I know is that it costs more than beef, chicken, fish and pork. To be honest, I wouldn’t be surprised if house parties are judged by […]

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 […]

Lemon Grilled Whole Tilapia with Grilled Bell Pepper Salsa

Lemon Grilled Whole Tilapia with Grilled Bell Pepper Salsa

Ladies and Gentlemen! I present to you my first ever recipe contest entry! If you have a Food.com account, please send me some review love. Ingredients: (serves 4, with a side of bread or salad) 2 whole tilapia, gutted, fins clipped and cleaned very, very […]

“Scrambled” Scallion Eggs

“Scrambled” Scallion Eggs

Once scallions are sliced, they have the tendency to dry up and wilt within 2-3 days in the fridge. Put your excess scallions to good use by adding them to your eggs! Ingredients (serves 2): Scallions (I’d say this is about 1/4 cup? The scallions […]

Grilled Whole Tilapia – the Filipino Way (and how to clean out fish guts!)

Grilled Whole Tilapia – the Filipino Way (and how to clean out fish guts!)

I love fish! I love it more after I moved here in the US because i don’t have it as much as I used to back in the Philippines. The fish I saw in the big grocers are filleted, come in stick form inside boxes […]