Home-Made Basil Pesto

  I love herbs! I always have a stash of dried herbs in my kitchen and some months ago, I started growing my own Basil plant. Something fresh is always better and if you plant it yourself, you sure know it is as organic as it can get. I hang out the basil plant by our window and…

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…

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…

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…

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…