My Cookbook

My Cookbook

  • 85 Recipes
Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Season chicken, on all sides, with salt and pepper. In a large bowl, dredge chicken in cornstarch until evenly coated
Chicken Asado

Chicken Asado

So when I discovered Dorot pre-portioned garlic, onions, and herbs at our neighborhood Trader’s Joe, I couldn’t wait to embody my inner Bobby Flay
CRISPY CHICKEN with SPICY BARBEQUE GLAZE

CRISPY CHICKEN with SPICY BARBEQUE GLAZE

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Chicken Menudo

Chicken Menudo

One of my Noche Buena staples is chicken menudo. While pork menudo traditionally includes chunks of liver, I substitute sliced hot dogs in my chicken version for a family-friendly dish even the kiddos will love
Chicken and Pork Adobo My Style

Chicken and Pork Adobo My Style

Someone actually asked my friend to buy him Filipino vinegar because he could not achieve the true Filipino taste despite having a good recipe
Pineapple Chicken Adobo

Pineapple Chicken Adobo

I know Spring is near because the herbs from my garden are slowly coming alive. It does not look like it, but spring is almost here
Filipino Chicken Adobo

Filipino Chicken Adobo

I had horrible headaches and I was so congested and my nostrils felt raw because I kpet blowing my nose and I was just so, so uncomfortable, but the WORST thing was not being able to smell anything
Chicken Menudo

Chicken Menudo

Well, I mostly proposed that to myself because if I tell that to the fam, then I would hear some objections, complaints, and whining noises
Lola's Pork Ribs

Lola's Pork Ribs

One of my childhood food memories is the ribs I used to eat in my Lola's house. I experimented last week and my family loved it
Spicy Spare Ribs in Banana Ketchup

Spicy Spare Ribs in Banana Ketchup

Spare ribs, photo by Mae Mercado-Sanguer. Spicy Spare Ribs in Banana Ketchup. Banana ketchup has a very distinct taste
Creamy Baked Chicken

Creamy Baked Chicken

I just call it Creamy Baked Chicken. The long cooking time is too long for breast meat in my opinion. I like to add some dried thyme and parsley myself for a bit of an herb flavour and some colour
Spare Ribs Cooking with-a-twist

Spare Ribs Cooking with-a-twist

Ingredients. 1 lb. (500g) pork spare ribs. 1 tbsp fresh ginger, chopped. 3 1/2 tbsp soy sauce. 1 tsp. rice wine. 2 cups vegetable oil for deep-frying
Pork Binagoongan A La Hamonado

Pork Binagoongan A La Hamonado

A combination of my two favorite dishes( binagoongan and hamonado), I tried experimenting it and it came out fine, that is why I want to share it with you
Buttered Chicken

Buttered Chicken

This is the Buttered Chicken that we’re all used to and is different from the Indian Butter Chicken I made more than a week ago
Pork Humba Bisaya (Braised Pork Belly)

Pork Humba Bisaya (Braised Pork Belly)

But I grow up eating humba the way my Mama does it which is to remove most fat from the meat by placing the sliced pork belly in a dry skillet and cooking it on medium heat
Pork Belly Binagoongan

Pork Belly Binagoongan

Pork binagoongan which means pork stewed in fermented micro shrimp paste called Bagoong, is one of my favorite dishes growing up but I've not made it often because I don't like the house smelling of fermented shrimps for days and days
Crispy Pork Binagoongan

Crispy Pork Binagoongan

I am currently on vacation in the Philippines and even with a reliable internet access at my mom’s house (she had the fastest internet service possible through PLDT installed before I got home
Shrimp with Green Peas and Cashew

Shrimp with Green Peas and Cashew

‘Cause you know, it’s my birthday today and I am currently at the most fun place on earth, Las Vegas, for a three-day vacay
Adobo sa Gata

Adobo sa Gata

I can’t stay up too late tonight to write my usual long posts so I am updating this adobo sa gata instead and will head to bed right after 🙂