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Mashed Potato Croquettes

Mashed Potato Croquettes

Good mashed potatoes don’t require a lot of ingredients: boiled potatoes, butter, salt and white pepper.   I cook when I can’t sleep at night. Last night was one of those nights, so I made some mashed potato croquettes stuffed with tinapa. I prefer mashed potatoes…

Pickled Turmeric Eggs

Pickled Turmeric Eggs

May I interest you with some pickled turmeric eggs. This will go in the fridge for a day or two before the magic can continue. The texture is similar to the egg in your adobo but tastes like tokneneng dipped in vinegar sauce. Sour, sweet…

Sotanghon-Canton Guisado

Sotanghon-Canton Guisado

Announcement! This is it pancit! Sanay na po akong magluto ng pancit. Pwede na po ba akong mag asawa? If you’ve been following my instagram feed, you may have seen my attempt or two to cook pancit. I do not know how to cook pancit, atleast…

Baked Galunggong

Baked Galunggong

Galunggong is some kind of mackarel, so baking this kind of fish with bay leaves, calamansi and fennel seeds couldn’t be a bad idea. I baked some galunggong! In Angeles, there are very few kinds of fish available, usually bangus, tilapia, galunggong and dalagang bukid.…

Pickled Mangoes

Pickled Mangoes

Growing up, I only know of pickling green mangoes. I am not exactly a fan of pickled green mangoes as it gets even more sour after pickling.  But just this year, I bought a pack of pickled mangoes that has truly been a revelation. They…

Cornmeal and Dill Crusted Tilapia Fillets

Cornmeal and Dill Crusted Tilapia Fillets

3:30AM, that’s when my alarm goes off on weekdays. I need to be at work before 6AM, so for school lunch to happen, I’ve to be up by 3:30. Like a diesel engine, it takes some time before I can really get going. I need…

Carne di Capra Ubriaca, A Filipino Inspired Dish

Carne di Capra Ubriaca, A Filipino Inspired Dish

Staying true to his roots, A Filipino Chef in Milan pays homage to Adobo and Caldereta. I haven’t been to Milan. In fact, I have only been out of the country once for a 3-day trip. It got me incurably homesick by the 2nd day…

The Titas of Manila Guide to Food Crawl

The Titas of Manila Guide to Food Crawl

The obligatory picture taking during a once in a blue moon get together.

Mango Pork Adobo

Mango Pork Adobo

This is a good dish to make when you have ripe mangoes that are sour. Too sour you can’t eat it on its own nor make desserts out of it. I would often use the fruit closest to the seed as that is the most…

Because Masarap is Personal

Because Masarap is Personal

Isa na yata sa pinakamaselan na gawin ay magbigay ng review. Madalas akong natatanong kung masarap ba yung food. To be honest, may mga napupuntahan akong hindi ko talaga type yung pagkain. Pipilitin kong pumili ng pinaka-okay sa akin from their menu pero most of…

Adobong  Halo Halo sa Gata

Adobong Halo Halo sa Gata

Squid and Pork Adobo sa Gata but also there’s sitaw , potatoes, and eggplant so maybe we can call it Adobong HaloHalo. And when all that is left is the sauce, pour it over on some boiled eggs. Delightful.  Ingredients ½ kl pork adobo cut…

Chicken Liver Carinderia Style

Chicken Liver Carinderia Style

Spicy Chicken Liver in soy sauce and ketchup. Yes, ketchup. That’s what’s in those spicy, salty, sweet chicken liver from carinderias or at least the ones I know.  Ingredients:2 cloves garlic, minced1 onion, chopped1/2 kl chicken liver1/2 cup water1/2 cp soy sauce5 tbsp ketchup1 tbsp…