What Kind of Bread Can Be Used For French Toast?

BRIOCHE is the most common or typical bread used for french toast as it is rich and buttery. However this bread is hard to find here in Manila, we have basic breads and the bread loved by the locals, our pride and joy, pandesal! Pandesal french toast it is then! This is how I likeContinue reading “What Kind of Bread Can Be Used For French Toast?”

Spaghetti, Comfort Meal Recipes

Two beautiful and delicious recipes to try at home. Step up your game by making these homemade pasta dishes! The pesto sauce itself is so good you would want to make your own homemade pesto whenever you crave pesto pasta. I do like the idea of making and using fresh pastas but store-bought pasta isContinue reading “Spaghetti, Comfort Meal Recipes”

Creamy, Rich Chicken Curry

Who doesn’t love a coconut rich and creamy chicken dish? Here is my version of the famous chicken sa gata Bicolano dish and by far the best version I made:) Bicol is a region in the southern part of Luzon island of the Philippines, famous for the majestic Mount Mayon, scenic places and pristine beaches,Continue reading “Creamy, Rich Chicken Curry”

The Classic, Authentic Pad Thai

Authentic Pad Thai in Manila? why not! I used to eat Pad Thai almost every weekend at this very cute, Thai Food shack at Le Bouveret, Switzerland. Le Bouveret is a small village of Port Valais at the southern part of Lac Leman or Lake Geneva. Living in Switzerland, the cheese capital of the world,Continue reading “The Classic, Authentic Pad Thai”

How to cook Frittata

I was craving for some good frittata this weekend, i checked online some interesting recipes to recreate at home.. and voilà … Frittata à la moi! Frittata is the Italian version of omelette nothing fancy. Just like the omelette you are free to add anything you like ingredient wise, never get scared to innovate andContinue reading “How to cook Frittata”

Pandesal, A Taste of Home

Pandesal is probably the most simplest and common bread in the Philippines. Made of simple ingredients (flour, egg, yeast, sugar, salt) yet it is beloved by every filipino and found in every Panaderia (Boulangerie/Bakery). It’s popular for Breakfast or afternoon Merienda, a typical way of eating Pandesal is by dipping it into a cup ofContinue reading “Pandesal, A Taste of Home”

SUMAN, A Filipino Delicacy

In Filipino cuisine Suman is a traditional delicacy serve as breakfast, merienda or dessert. It’s a steamed or boiled cake made of root crops wrapped in banana leaves. Suman come in different shapes and flavours and are usually found in parties and very special occasions like Christmas or Fiesta. Most filipino households make it toContinue reading “SUMAN, A Filipino Delicacy”

My Unique Culinary Journey in Switzerland!

Becoming a Chef was never my dream! I dreamt of being a teacher when I was in grade school, I wanted to become a mechanical engineer when I became a bit older, then I ended up taking midwifery course hoping to become a nurse which was something that I didn’t really like but during thatContinue reading “My Unique Culinary Journey in Switzerland!”

Spicy Chicken Adobo with Homemade Pineapple Jam

A simple but very delicious adobo lies in the process, freshness of ingredients and its regional twists as well. Each region has their own version so I might as well try experiment my own. This time I want to make it spicy and a little sweet at the same time. Finally a spicy adobo recipeContinue reading “Spicy Chicken Adobo with Homemade Pineapple Jam”

WHITE BEACH, PUERTO GALERA MINDORO!

Hello everyone! I came home to the Philippines after 2 years of culinary school and Internship both in Europe and in the United States. It was a tough one lol but I can say it changed my life for the better. While It is summer over here, I took the opportunity to explore my ownContinue reading “WHITE BEACH, PUERTO GALERA MINDORO!”

Traditional Chicken Adobo

Adobo is one of the many celebrated dishes in the Philippines. This typical dish is very often serve and shared during lunch or dinner. Some would make it extra special for special occasions.  There are so many ways of cooking adobo, each region in the Philippines has their own version of adobo but the traditionalContinue reading “Traditional Chicken Adobo”