Category: Recipes

Arroz Caldo! (Filipino Chicken and Rice Soup)

  Arroz Caldo! The epitome of chicken and rice soup! At least I believe it to be. When I was younger, my aunts would make this delightful soup during the New Years or whenever I would get sick. It was such a treat! My mouth waters reminiscing the last time it was cooked for me…….

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SUPER EASY Vegan Falafel with Taziki sauce!

As usual, life seems to get the best of me and time just seems to slip away, while I am having fun with my daughter! I’ll post an update on my mommy happenings, hopefully this weekend 😉 However until then, here is the long awaited Falafel recipe I’ve been meaning to compose. These Falafels are:……

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Ginataang Bilo Bilo

It’s a chilly Florida day, well 50 degrees is cold for this sunshine state, and lately I’ve been missing the dishes my family in the Pacific Northwest cook.  So I thought to make this yummy, creamy, and sweet Filipino dessert. This fits perfectly for the weather and in celebration of the Chinese New Year! What……

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Cod and Clam Chowder with Corn

  I cooked Cod and Clam Chowder with corn,  for the first time this week! It was so yummy and filling, especially on a cold day. I can’t believe how easy it was too!  I’ll definitely be cooking this again :] (Makes 5-6 servings) Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of olive oil 2 tablespoons of all purpose……

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Coconut Macaroons drizzled with Chocolate!

Coconuts bring nostalgia to me. Growing up on the island of Guam, I was surrounded by coconut trees. A tree grew by our house and I remember eating many delicious Filipino dishes and desserts that originated from it. I recall my family members preparing the coconut itself outside. Breaking the coconut shell, with a machete……

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Vegetarian Empanadas

“The appetite is sharpened by the first bites.” ~Jose Rizal (1861-1896) My first attempt ever in making empanadas! I remember eating loads of these when I was a kid. I’ve tried my best to replicate them, but its hard without meat.  They still were good and are freezable :] (Makes 12 Empanadas) For the filling: 1 Boca……

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