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…

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…

Easy Ham & Cheese Wrap

A wrap is any homemaker’s best friend. It’s so versatile it can be used for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You could go heavy or light depending on the stuffing. You can always mix and match like wrapping pan-grilled chicken with scrambled egg whites and tomatoes or use leftover corned beef mixed with corn kernels and…

Ginataang Kalabasa and My Aging Eyesight

The optometrist broke the news yesterday. I went to the Land and Transportation Office in Quezon City to renew my driver’s license and passing an eyesight test was one of the requirements. If it was not for that, I would have not known that my right eyesight is not as clear as it used to…

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…

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…