Eggplant Omelette

Eggplant Omelette

Eggplant was the favorite vegetable in our household when I was growing up.  Along with fried eggs, fried eggplant with rice was a common sight on our breakfast table.  It is a vegetable commonly use in most Filipino dishes; like pinakbet (shrimp and vegetable stew) and sinigang (tamarind soup). ...

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Apple Cinnamon Crumble Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Crumble Muffins

Yesterday was the first day of my two months summer break.  I am so glad for this break from work. I am most looking forward to spending some time with my family and doing things that I am passionate about. After attending the staff farewell brunch at work in the morning, I did not do…

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Sauteed Cremini Mushrooms with Red Russian Kale

Sauteed Cremini Mushrooms with Red Russian Kale

This year, we decided to add red Russian kale to our vegetable garden. We figured that it was a good idea due to the fact that I often use kale in my dishes. We were not disappointed because the kale grew so fast. In just a few weeks after getting them, they grew and were…

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Naan Bread

Naan Bread

This naan bread is one of the many bread recipes my youngest son has made during his break from his summer classes. He made it on Father’s day as part of the meal we prepared for my husband.  The original recipe uses a grill pan to make them but my son used a cast iron skillet…

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Adobo Fried Chicken Wings

Adobo Fried Chicken Wings

My family can’t get enough of chicken wings. Their all-time favorite is Crispy Chicken Wings, a recipe I got from a Filipino friend. I tried baking them to make them healthier but nothing beats the taste of crispy and browned fried chicken wings. In this recipe, the chicken wings were first cooked in a tangy…

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

My husband and I love sweet potatoes. We usually boil them with skin on and have them for snacks. Most Filipinos, on the other hand love frying them with brown sugar. I remember having this deep fried caramelized sweet potato (kamote cue) for mid-afternoon snack when I was in the Philippines. This simple recipe of…

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Egg Salad and Avocado Sandwich

Egg Salad and Avocado Sandwich

My youngest son is into baking bread lately. So far, he had made hearth bread, Challah bread and on Sunday he made two loaves of Country-style French bread. It was the second time he made this kind of bread. It smelled and looked so good when it came out of the oven. It was crusty on…

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Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp

Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp

This recipe was shared on Facebook and I was lucky to have seen it. I bookmarked it and was able to use it a week ago. My son’s girlfriend came over for dinner and along with a stir-fried noodle dish, I served this delicious shrimp dish. The flour/paprika coated shrimp were cooked in a tasty…

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Pork Adobo Bahn Mi

Pork Adobo Banh Mi

These past few days, Vancouver has had really nice and sunny weather. My husband and I have been spending more time in the garden under the shade of our trellis. We were reading out in the garden, enjoying the breeze, when we heard a couple of robins chirping around us. That’s when we noticed that…

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