Tofu Sisig (Sizzling Tofu)

I am very pleased to share with you all this yummy sizzling tofu recipe that you will like for sure! This can be made also into vegan version as well. 🙂 Ingredients 500 grams firm tofu, cut into bite-sized cubes 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt1/2 teaspoon garlic powderdash of ground black pepper 1 tablespoon potato … Continue reading Tofu Sisig (Sizzling Tofu)

Monggo Bread

Monggo/munggo or mung bean in English is another staple in Filipino cooking. We have several recipes depending on the region where you live and we normally prepare monggo dishes every Friday for religious reasons. Aside from the savory monggo dish that I love, monggo bread is something I like that I can eat it every … Continue reading Monggo Bread

Classic Pork Humba

Author's Note Humba is a braised pork dish that is famous in the Visayan region in the Philippines. Humba is a bit sweet because of the added sugar and it has fermented black soybeans added along with dried banana blossoms that makes this dish more distinct from its more famous cousin, adobo. Also, this dish … Continue reading Classic Pork Humba

Passion Fruit Gin & Tonic

Description This is a very simple cocktail that needs only a glass to mix and to drink as well. The sweetness of the passion fruit syrup will remind you of a tropical summer that we all wished for now during the start of the cold season! 🙂 Ingredients 20 ml. dry gin 20 ml. passion … Continue reading Passion Fruit Gin & Tonic

Tofu & Spinach Salad in Ponzu Vinaigrette

Craving for something tasty and delicious without the guilt? Try this simple salad that you will enjoy with your loved one. This is perfect for a late summer lunch. Ingredients 200 grams firm tofu - marinate in a tablespoon of Kikkoman Soy Sauce, olive oil and pepper 100 grams fresh spinach sliced tomatoes fruits of … Continue reading Tofu & Spinach Salad in Ponzu Vinaigrette

Ginataang Champorado

Author's Note Growing up with my grandparents in a small farming town in Bohol and with the abundance of cacao trees surrounding our house, we always have our own supply of homemade tableya or pure chocolate tablets. It is customary at home that my Lola Laida will prepare champorado or sampora as she calls it … Continue reading Ginataang Champorado

Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk

I never thought that I will be making condensed milk at home. I have this impression that it is very complicated to make and there is no way that we can do it from our own kitchen. Well, I was wrong! 🙂 I did some research online and found it that it is very easy … Continue reading Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk

Spinach & Egg Muffins

I saved so many egg yolks from last week's meringue buttercream and have been thinking how to use them. Then this bag of spinach also came and so I thought of combining them together to create something delicious. Sharing you the below recipe and I hope that you will like it too. See my Notes … Continue reading Spinach & Egg Muffins

Almost Giving In!

As per the title suggest, I almost gave in to do the same challenge as what Julie did (Amy Adams) on this Julie & Julia movie. Knowing myself better, I did not entertain this thought further. BUT? Julie's character gave me the inspiration to do my ''Instagram Project'' instead. This way, it is more attainable … Continue reading Almost Giving In!

Ube & Cream Cheese Ice Cream

Description Guess what? You only need 5 simple ingredients for this soft and silky homemade ice cream and you don't need any fancy machine. You can do this even with your trusty wire whisk! Ingredients 200 grams whipping cream, full fat 170 grams sweetened condensed milk15 grams ube powder60 grams cream cheese, cut into pieces … Continue reading Ube & Cream Cheese Ice Cream