My favorites

My favorites

My favorites
Tocino

Tocino

Tocino is a very popular cured meat in the Philippines as well as other Spanish colonized countries such as Cuba and Puerto Rico
Chicken Carnitas AKA Carnitas de Pollo

Chicken Carnitas AKA Carnitas de Pollo

Based on my own Healthier Pork Carnitas with Pork Tenderloin  , you can have a great Mexican meal on the table in less than an hour
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

   Sometimes I worry my friends are going to stop talking to me, because I supply them with so much stuff
Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

  When I was a kid, I went trick or treating with my brother.   My dad usually took us around, but we always did it together
Giada's Oatmeal, Cranberry and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Giada's Oatmeal, Cranberry and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

It is not my style though. You are supposed to let them cool on the baking sheet for 20 minutes before eating but my cookies were over-baked and a tad scorched on the bottom so I moved mine over to a cooling rack right away
Mocha Chip Cookies... My Favourite!

Mocha Chip Cookies... My Favourite!

These were the second successful cookie in my kitchen. (Click here for my first. So glad I finally got these on my blog, it's about time
Chives' Buttermilk Biscuits

Chives' Buttermilk Biscuits

I just had to try making them myself and I did so for Thanksgiving. I divided the dough and created the biscuits with my ice cream scoop
Sipo Egg (Mixed Vegetables with Shrimps and Quail Eggs)

Sipo Egg (Mixed Vegetables with Shrimps and Quail Eggs)

I don’t know whether this popular Kapampangan dish originated in China or is a home-grown Filipino dish as I do see this a lot in Chinese style restaurants back in the Philippines but never saw it in Hong Kong when I worked there
Mochi

Mochi

Several weeks ago I was surprised when my daughter told me we have Mochi for snacks, my wife made them and it was so good we finished it all in no time
Pininyahang Manok

Pininyahang Manok

Pininyahang Manok (Tagalog), Gang Ped Gai Sapparot (Thai), or Chicken with Pineapple is a dish made out of chicken that is marinated in pineapple juice then cooked together with pineapple and other vegetables such as capsicum, carrots and onions
Salmon Teriyaki

Salmon Teriyaki

Writing this blog post still make me drool because when I made this at home it was perfectly cooked one of the best simple meals I ever made, sweet and savoury sauce on a lightly browned and crispy salmon skin while retaining its moisture
Spicy Three Meat Jambalaya

Spicy Three Meat Jambalaya

Transport yourself to Louisiana for some spicy yummy goodness with this three meat Creole jambalaya. This is my first and probably last "sponsored post"  which means I got something to do it
Taro & Sticky Rice with Coconut Cream

Taro & Sticky Rice with Coconut Cream

Last time we dined into one we ordered this dessert and I told my wife, “We will so make this at home”, I know it’s easy as it has a similar concept to a Philippine dish called “Guinataang Halo Halo”
Pumpkin Caramel Layer Bars

Pumpkin Caramel Layer Bars

  It is my favorite part.   I shared with you Pumpkin Cake Rice Krispie Treats, and brownies that used Pumpkin Spice M&M’s a couple weeks ago, but this is my first full on pumpkin recipe
Prawn and Cashew Vindaloo

Prawn and Cashew Vindaloo

The dish looked so tasty and easy to make so I kept in mind the ingredients he used but adjusted the quantities and added some extra ingredients to suit our liking, I did not make it super-hot so that my daughter and wife can enjoy it as well
Dinengdeng

Dinengdeng

I know some of the Chinese have as my friend told me why they drink hot tea always after yam cha. Dinengdeng or inabraw is Filipino dish indigenous to the Ilocos region
Lechon Paksiw

Lechon Paksiw

In the Philippines every big occasion or major events like weddings, birthdays, fiestas and even family gatherings a whole spit roasted pig at the centre of the dining table is a must
Skinny Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

Skinny Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

  Cheesecake is normally super rich, creamy, heavy, and full of fat and calories, right.   Well this cheesecake is still creamy and rich, but not full of all the fat and calories
Cazuela de Vaca

Cazuela de Vaca

Cazuela de Vaca is a dish that originated in Chile, a very hearty dish which is made out of beef, pumpkins, potatoes, corn and other vegetables