• Wednesday , 5 December 2018
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Trading Wheelchairs for Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Trading Wheelchairs for Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Deciding to pursue a life in the kitchen instead of promoting myself in healthcare was not easy.  As an Occupational Therapist with a good job and paycheck, I should be settled and satisfied. But I’m not.  For years, I’ve had ...

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Easy Chicken Adobo Recipe

Easy Chicken Adobo Recipe

Easy Chicken Adobo Recipe (Ah-doe-boh)  is an ulam (“ooh-lum”) or home cooked entrée found in every Filipino Kitchen.  Since the country consists of multiple regions of islands,  Adobo appears to also have numerous varieties depending on which region it is ...

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Filipino Style Pork and Linguica White Bean Soup

Filipino Style Pork and Linguica White Bean Soup

Note: The other name for Filipino Style White Bean Soup is “Habichuelas” (Ha-bee-choo-welas). The original recipe for Habichuelas calls for Chorizo de Bilbao, a spanish style sausage that’s commonly found in the Philippines. Other alternatives easily found in US grocery stores include ham, ...

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Cauliflower Fried Rice with Chicken and Sausage

Cauliflower Fried Rice with Chicken and Sausage

This recipe is for anyone who wants a new take on how cook to riced vegetables. A 12 oz bag of frozen cauliflower rice was enough for two hearty eaters (us) when protein was added to the dish. We found ...

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Lean Pork Stir Fry in Lemon and Soy Sauce

Lean Pork Stir Fry in Lemon and Soy Sauce

One of my favorite Filipino Food dishes is called Sisig (“See-Sig”).  A mix of pork belly, chicken liver, and pork  “maskara” (cheeks and ears).  Each part is cooked to tender then grilled, seasoned, chopped or minced, and then served on ...

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Maja Blanca – Easy No Bake Coconut Milk Pudding

Maja Blanca – Easy No Bake Coconut Milk Pudding

Hi, let me introduce you to a delicious Filipino Food concoction called Maja Blanca (Ma-ha Blahnca).  A sweet jiggly-wiggly dessert that’s  mildly sweet and delicately flavored with the nutty goodness of coconut milk.  But wait, theres more.  This No Bake Coconut ...

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No Bake Peach Coconut Jam Summer Cake

No Bake Peach Coconut Jam Summer Cake

My mind starts spinning for recipe ideas when a challenge presents itself. While brainstorming for No bake cakes, my friend flippantly says “I dislike no bake cakes with graham crackers.” I ask “why”? The answer: “My sibling and I made ...

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Rotisserie Chicken Stir Fry with Rice Noodles

Rotisserie Chicken Stir Fry with Rice Noodles

Any kind of noodle dish in the Philippines is called “Pancit”. Since this recipe uses noodles, I’ll be referring to the dish as  “Chicken Pancit”.  The traditional recipe uses pork as seen in this Easy FIlipino Pancit recipe here. Chicken ...

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The Spaghetti Letters – why is there evaporated milk in my sauce?

The Spaghetti Letters – why is there evaporated milk in my sauce?

I want my own version of Filipino Spaghetti.  A mix of tart and sweet, with sliced up hotdogs, a thick tomato sauce and ketchup, and just a dash of milk to thin the sauce.  A friend asked why I didn’t ...

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Filipino Pancit Bihon – Stir Fried Rice Noodles with Pork and Vegetables

Filipino Pancit Bihon – Stir Fried Rice Noodles with Pork and Vegetables

“Do you know how to cook Pancit?” I am frequently asked this question once someone finds out that I’m from the Philippines.  The word Pancit in Filipino means noodles and people remember the name because the dish is delicious. Pancit Bihon, ...

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