My first experience eating Tteokbokki is really quite fun. The enthusiasm in finishing one bowl of this hot and spice rice cakes is there, but my lips, throat all the way down to my intestines, probably up to my stomach.It was good and filling but oh my gosh, it was too hot for me to… Continue reading Tteokbokki (Hot and Spicy Rice Cakes)
This weekend, Klarion asked me if she could make one dinner every week and tonight she prepared Tomato Soup with Croutons.Heck yeah, I would love that! So she grabbed her cookbook called Sugar and Spice Cookbook for Girls by Hinkler Books and chose what she's going to cook. She decided she's going to make Tomato… Continue reading Tomato Soup with Croutons
This seafood gumbo is a copycat recipe from Food in a Minute. I've tried making this one before and to my surprise my husband and kids love it. It's been a while so I'm making it tonight. My kids are not a fan of seafoods, they're very selective when it comes to it. They don't… Continue reading Seafood Gumbo
Ingredients:1 kg egg noodles (follow the directions at the back of the packet)To Make the Broth:1 medium onion, quartered10 - 12 cups beef or pork stock 1/2 bulb garlic, crushed1 tbsp black pepper2 tbsp worcestershire sauce1 tsp soy sauce 1/2 tsp shrimp paste (bagoong)1 tbsp sugarsalt to tasteFor the Topping:1/4 kg pork1 pc chicken breast… Continue reading La Paz Batchoy
Ingredients:3 liters chicken stock2 cloves garlic, chopped2 tsp chopped chili, optional2 tbsp fresh ginger, chopped2 large boneless chicken breast, skinned and diced1/2 cup dried shitake mushrooms2 heads bok choy800 g udon noodles2-4 spring onions2 tbsp chopped coriander, optional4 tbsp dried onionProcedure:1. In a pot add the chicken stock, garlic, chilli and ginger and bring to… Continue reading Chicken Udon Soup
Ingredients:1/3 cup white or rice vinegar4 tbsp brown sugar1 tbsp ketchup1 tsp soy sauce2 tsp cornstarch (mixed with 4 tsp water)Procedure:1. Mix the vinegar, brown sugar, ketchup, and soy sauce together, and bring to a boil in a small pot.2. Dissolve the cornstarch to water, add to the other ingredients and stir to thicken.
My 6 year old daughter calls Nilaga as "Nigala" until now. She got used to it though she knows how to say it properly already she still prefers to call it the way she used to call it ever since. It is one of her favorite filipino dish. Her appetite is remarkable when she eats… Continue reading Nilagang Baka (Beef Soup)