Manyaman Kare-Kare Easy Recipe

Kare-Kare is the Filipino version of stew which is thickened and flavored with peanut-based sauce. Any meat can be used for Kare-Kare but the popular choices are ox tail, pork hocks,  tripes, and beef. It is traditionally served during special occasions like town Fiesta and usually served with Bagoong (shrimp paste). The best tasting Kare-Kare I ever had…

Singapore Market Food Review: Sarawak Kolo Mee

Eating in a food center inside a public market in Singapore is simply practical as most food shops offer cheap, relatively clean and delicious local food. The public market floors here are neatly tiled. Every section (wet, dry, food centre) is organized, and vendors seem conforming to the strict rules of the authorities. Our neighbourhood market, Tampines…

My Chicken Giniling Espesyal

GINILING.  We call it giniling or ground meat in the Philippines but here in Singapore, they call it minced meat. Just the same, I will be cooking a favourite Filipino dish today for my hungry munchkins using minced chicken meat I bought from online meat store, Mmmm! The Filipino style of cooking Giniling is similar to cooking Spanish dishes…

Extremely Delicious Salted Egg Cereal Prawns

I stumbled upon this very nice video tutorial from jiaksimi.sg on how to cook Cereal Prawns. I find it easy to follow and it really looked very appetizing. With this inspiration, I cooked my version of Cereal Prawns with an extremely delicious salted egg sauce from Irvin’s and it definitely made our weekend. Look at how mouth-watering this dish is. Irvin’s shop claims to…

My Cheesy-Bacon-Veggie Wrap

It can be very frustrating to feed the family with healthy meals when it’s so convenient to just sit at the next door food centre, order ready to eat food and have someone else clean up your plates when you’re done. This is how it is in Singapore. In every corner block is a kopi…

Menudo with Yummy Hotdogs

June is a month-long school break here in Singapore. Me and my daughter agreed that this holiday is not 100% free time as she has to catch up with her lessons and improve her grades next term. As obedient as she is, my daughter abides with the “work and play” schedule we discussed even when…

SOPAS: Pinoy-Style Chicken Macaroni Soup

It’s a laid-back weekend and we love it! We are in for a movie marathon tonight at home and I cooked a special dinner with my daughter, Jodee, as sous chef. It’s a hearty and milky comfort food, the Filipino-style macaroni soup we call “SOPAS” in the Philippines. To complement our sopas, we also toasted…

Pinoy-Style Chicken Curry Easy Recipe

We found our new nest! Tweet! Tweet! :) :) :) I, the mother hen, along with my brood, is so happy to settle in our new home. Our rented, two-bedroom HDB flat is simply adorable with its humble furnishings, freshly renovated sit-down toilets, comfortable bedroom, airy living room, and spacious kitchen. Our block is just…

5-Minute Chili Garlic Shrimp

I have some frozen shrimp left in the fridge from last weekend’s Seafood Marinara dish, so what I did was to create a quick Chili Garlic Shrimp for our dinner. The ingredients aside from the shrimp? A little bit of everything I have in my kitchen… exciting lah! :P Ingredients: shrimp, peeled with tails on…