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Lumpiang Hubad

I feel like having a Spring Fling. OK, calm down now, I was referring to the weather. Spring has remained elusive… well, especially here in St. Louis and in most parts of the East Coast. But this morning, the gentle warmth of the sun touching my…

Camaron Rebusado

Yes, I finally got my newest Youtube video up. Ok, it’s not professionally done and refined as I hoped for, but I did I put in a lot of time editing this video.  Ask my husband, who saw me go crazy throughout the process – from…

Inihaw na Liempo

“Oh no, we can’t show this!” My husband and I chorused upon seeing the video that we just shot. “But maybe I could work on it” I said, trying to convince my husband and for not making him feel bad about his camera work. “No, you…

Overnight-er in Naga

Overnight out of town for a foodie is a lot like the amazing race. So many places to eat in, so little time! What to do?! Plan ahead…then break it—and go where the road…the whim…the craving hits you. I’ve had my share of food adventures in…

Classic Custard Cake

Nana Ming is my mom’s sister who at 83 is still passionate about baking.  On our recent reunion, her daughter Gigi showed us pictures of elegant cakes she created for her grandchildren’s weddings and other special occasions. In her sheepish way, she cupped her face with her…

Dinuguan

  I have to admit, it took me a lot of courage to write this post in my blog.  Really?  I am going to post this?  This has been nagging me for a few days, doubting myself about this post.  Well, it’s the ingredient of pork blood that…

Fried Chicken ala Jollibee

  “Are you sure you’ll be alright?” she asked me again before she hurriedly walked away as she was late for work. I smiled as I watched her leave me at her favorite coffee shop. My daughter is all grown up.Seeing her as a young adult warmed…

- Filipino Food-

Estufadong Manok (chicken stew)

There are days when you are so inspired that even a simple dish could turn into a “special” one.  When you love what you do, it definitely shows on the result and cooking is no exception. … and when you love what you do, it doesn’t…

Binagoong Baboy (Pork Simmered in Shrimp Paste)

I had an intense craving for binagoongang baboy the other day,but living in a high rise building constrained me not to cook it.  First off, I didn’t want  to get our whole place smell like bagoong (shrimp paste) and second, the smell might sneak out into…

Fried Chicken Ala Max’s

My family describes it as fried chicken heaven.  Think crispy.  Think tasty.  This is absolutely “sarap (delicious) to the bones”  Yes folks, for those of you who remember that slogan, we all know that I’m talking about Max’s Fried Chicken. If America has Colonel Sanders’ KFC,…

Ybanag Longanisa

I am sharing with you a special delicacy from my home town…. Longanisang Tuguegarao or Longanisang Ybanag. Longanisa is very much a part of Filipino breakfast.  Just like chorizos or sausages, it has its different variations depending on where you are from.  My hometown of Tuguegarao…

Monay

I’m in a baking mode… baking breads that is. You see, while two of my kids are still home for their winter break, baking bread in the morning is a sure way of waking them up. And we all know how college kids are with their…