Featured Post


Stir fried shrimps and asparagus

This is one of my quick and easy stir fry recipes that I like to bring to the office for lunch. As much as possible, I prepare my own lunch so that I can make sure I eat my vegetables each day. My rule for a stir fry for one person is usually one cup of thinly sliced vegetables (broccoli, carrots, … [Read More...]

Latest Posts

Mesmerising dance act

Have you seen this video before? Check out this mesmerising fancy drill routines by the Thai military! The domino effect dance moves are quite … [Read More...]

Sweet and Spicy Filipino-style spaghetti

Spicy Filipino-style spaghetti

Whenever I go back to the Philippines, I would always bring a lot of ingredients I can't find here - bay leaves, Nestle all purpose cream, sinigang … [Read More...]

Thai shrimp cakes

Thai food love #1: Tod man kung (shrimp cakes)

Starting with this post, I will share with my favorite Thai dishes. Thai food is beyond pad Thai, tom yum, and sticky rice with mango. Tod man kung … [Read More...]


When you name your dog Pasta…

Since I knew I was going to be travelling for several weeks, I decided to send Pasta to dog school just before my trip to the US. That was back in … [Read More...]

Pasta and me


Hello! I am back! Yes, it's been quite some time since my last post (December 2012 in fact) and I haven't been blogging about my cooking or my life … [Read More...]


Slow cooker champorado

Champorado or chocolate rice porridge is one of breakfast fares that brings me back home... brings me back to my childhood of waking up in the morning … [Read More...]


Noodles and more…

So I just came back from my annual medical exam. Had fasting the night before so oy the time that the nurse finish getting my blood samples I was so … [Read More...]

pork nilaga

Nilagang baboy: Boiled pork ribs in clear broth

Back home in the Philippines, we call this dish "nilagang baboy" or simply boiled pork. But this is not merely boiled pork as there are many … [Read More...]


Now Eat This! Italian – a book review

For the past few weeks, I have been reading the latest cookbook from renowned Italian chef Rocco Dispirito - Now Eat This! Italian: Favorite Dishes … [Read More...]

five spice pork ribs

Secret Recipe Club: Five Spice Pork Ribs

It's time for the Secret Recipe Club again and this month I learned a lot of new things from Angela's Kitchen. I am not familiar of a gluten-free … [Read More...]

greens and red beans smoothie

My power breakfast: greens and red beans smoothie

I've always been a breakfast person and I don't mind waking up early in the morning just to cook me some good breakfast. And when I say a good … [Read More...]


Secret Recipe Club: Quickie Orange Ginger Beef

It's the -ber months, and back in the Philippines, I bet there are Christmas decorations starting to be seen in malls and stores across in the … [Read More...]