Carioca

Carioca balls with brown sugar glaze are the perfect snack or dessert! These fried sticky rice treats are sweet, chewy, and gluten-free! I was on my ritual afternoon phone chat with my mother last Saturday when she asked what I was cooking for my website. “Carioca,” I answered. “What is that?” sh...

Adobong Talaba

Adobong Talaba made of plump oysters cooked in soy sauce, vinegar, and garlic for a mouth-watering seafood dish. Delicious as an appetizer or main entree! Adobong talaba was one of the delicious recipes I cooked in the Philippines during my recent trip. I found oysters at our local wet-market and...

Ukoy na Togue

Ukoy na Togue made with beans sprouts, carrots, and shrimp. These vegetable and shrimp fritters are a crispy, tasty, and filling snack or appetizer. Since I cook a wide variety of dishes to maintain the blog with a steady stream of fresh content, it’s seldom I revisit recipes I’ve already posted....

Mango Bread Loaf

Mango bread loaf deliciously studded with raisins is your new favorite baked treat! Soft, moist, and bursting with bright mango and warm cinnamon flavors, it’s great for breakfast or midday snack. Now that I am blogging full time and my cooking is no longer restricted to only weekends, I’ve b...

How to Cook Sago

Sago is the starch extracted from piths of tropical palm stems and is commercially produced and commonly sold in the form of pearls. They are usually cooked in water or choice of liquid and widely used in beverages and desserts. These spheres are really easy to prepare, requiring only for the mos...

Chicken Curry

Chicken curry stewed in coconut milk and curry spices is a hearty and tasty dish the whole family will love. Easy to make and cooks in one pan! Chicken curry is my all-time favorite comfort food. Every time it’s on the menu, I can’t help but eat my weight in rice. And that, my friends, […]...

Chicken Sisig

Chicken Sisig with mayo, lime juice, and chili peppers is easy to make and a great use for leftover rotisserie. Creamy and spicy, it makes a great appetizer or main dish. The biggest holidays of the year are upon us, and you know what that means. ALL. THE. PARTY. FOOD. To help you plan your […]...

Mango Bravo Cake

Mango Bravo Cake made easy using steamed or baked methods. This soft and moist chiffon cake topped with cream, sweet mangoes, and melted chocolate is the ultimate sweet fix! Hello everyone! I’m back again today with another sweet treat for you. If you are looking for more ways to enjoy juicy ma...

Homemade Kikiam

Homemade Kikiam are steamed and fried to crispy perfection for the ultimate street-food! These delicious bean curd pork rolls are delicious on their own or added to other dishes such as noodle stir-fries and soups. Since we are in the subject of street food, I thought I’ll follow up our recentl...