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Leftover Roast Chicken Pasta

Guess what? It’s another leftover day and this time it’s not coming from the freezer, it was from our leftover roast chicken dinner. I have a question, in your household when you have roast chicken for dinner, are the chicken breast parts always your leftover? Because in my place, that...

Garlic Mushrooms Cauliflower Skillet

This Garlic Mushrooms Cauliflower Skillet is one of the most satisfying vegetable dishes I ever made, prepared just with chunky earthy mushrooms and nutty cauliflower which is loaded with flavours from garlic and butter, if you’re going for meat free day then having this will make it easier if you...

Garlic Braised Short Ribs With Red Wine

Sometimes patience is needed to get good results and this Garlic Braised Short Ribs with Red Wine is one example of it. This dish takes around 4 1/2 hours to cook but preparation time is quite easy, even a beginner home cook can easily master this, the end results will...

Chilli Bacon Lime Roasted Cauliflower

Last night I saw some leftover cauliflower on my vegetable bin and was wondering what to make out of it, so it does not go to waste. Many things came to mind like cauliflower rice, cauliflower curry, in tomato sauce or with cheese sauce or as a cheese sauce but...

Sautéed Courgettes, Spinach and Mushrooms 1

Sautéed Courgettes, Spinach and Mushrooms

With a lot of leftover courgettes from my colleagues’ garden we have another opportunity to do a freestyle recipe and the easiest way to do this by doing a stir fry. I know, stir fry is so common but for our recipe today it will be a combination of vegetables...

Stir Fried Green Beans, Corn and Mushrooms 1

Stir Fried Green Beans, Corn and Mushrooms

My recipe for Baguio Beans Gisado or Stir-Fried French beans is our usual go to vegetable dish, it’s not just easy to prepare but it is also nutritious and delicious, I am sure those who had tried the recipes would agree.  While that may be good and quite a popular...

Cauliflower, Squash, Coconut & Lentil Curry 1

Cauliflower, Squash, Coconut & Lentil Curry

Freestyling again now it’s with different vegetables I never had used together since I started cooking, this means it’s out of my comfort zone since I never experienced combining these vegetables together. Cauliflower, I usually use for chopseuy; Squash, I usually use for pinakbet; Lentils, I use them barely but...

Anchovy and Bacon Fried Cabbage 1

Anchovy and Bacon Fried Cabbage

Most of the times cabbage dishes are boring, who even eat this thing? Its tasteless, its lifeless and it’s usually the unwanted side dish so why bother cooking it at all? I am not a fan of this vegetable but I do cook them once in a while as an...

Snapper in Mango Sauce 1

Snapper in Mango Sauce

Fried fish is good but sometimes can get boring especially when you have it on a regular basis. Back home this is a reality as it a staple in most household due to its affordability. But what if it gets too boring? or what if you want to extend that...

Asparagus and Minced Pork Stir Fry 1

Asparagus and Minced Pork Stir Fry

There is nothing better than leaving office at 4:30 PM , arriving home at 5:00 PM, prepare dinner and eat around 5:30PM then at 6:00 PM you’re done, all you need is to enjoy the summer days until the sun sets at 8:30 PM. I love this lifestyle, loving it...