Author: Malou @ Skip to Malou
Malou Nievera is the creative driving force behind the food blog Skip to Malou. She"s the blog's recipe developer, writer, cook and photographer. Through Skip to Malou, she shares her easy and simple recipes that specialize in Filipino and Asian dishes. Malou’s passion for cooking and her sharing the stories behind each dish makes her food blog unique and memorable. Her stories are about family, friends and the happiness they all share. Come visit her atwww.skiptomalou.net and partake in the celebration of her life as a wife, mom and as a Filipina living in America.

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…