Bread

Sourdough Bread 1

Sourdough Bread

The first time I was introduced to this type of bread is via a chain letter that is handed by your friends or seen in church doors during the 80’s where it states THE HOLY BREAD OF PADRE PIO This bread is called “Hemin”. It is the bread of Padre...

Piyaya 1

Piyaya

Pasalubong is one Filipino tradition that I really like specially if you are the recipient. Well what is this tradition? Basically, is an act of bringing gifts/souvenirs from a traveller’s destination to people back home, usually in form of food, local produce or a craft only found on the location...

Kababayan 2

Kababayan

In Philippines not everyone owns an oven, in fact oven ownership is so low bakeries called panaderia are very popular, every village corner will have it and it is busy specially during the mornings and in the afternoon due to breakfast pandesals and merienda. In where I grew up in...

Bifana Sandwich 1

Bifana Sandwich

You might have heard of the Macanese Pork Chop Buns but have you met its older brother the Bifana Sandwich? Macanese Pork Chop Buns came from the Portuguese and if you had tried them you might be able to see the resemblance with our post today as they came from...

Bacon, Tomato and Mozarella Crostini 2

Bacon, Tomato and Mozarella Crostini

Are you looking for the perfect starter well look no further, this is it! Like the name suggests this is a type of crostini topped with melted mozzarella, bacon and tomatoes, a great way to start a meal specially if you have pasta for mains. Nearly tastes like pizza but...

Clams Casino Crostini 2

Clams Casino Crostini

Clams Casino Crostini is a type of crostini inspired by a dish called clams casino, similar to baked tahong where clams are served on the half shell prepared and baked to golden perfection with other ingredients, in this case breadcrumbs and bacon. This dish originated in Rhode Island and is...

Corn Bread 1

Corn Bread

Cornbread is a type of quick bread made with cornmealand leavened with baking powder. There are many types of cornbread but on its simplest and traditional form wheat flour and sugar is a no no, instead it is made mostly with cornmeal. Early versions called the corn pone was just...

Brisket Grilled Cheese 1

Brisket Grilled Cheese

Have you tried something like this? If not you better be as your missing out on one of the best sandwiches ever made. Just imagine tender juicy beef brisket with melting cheese stuffed between two crispy sandwich bread, is it the perfect comfort meal ever. With this Brisket Grilled Cheese...

Double Mushroom Brushetta 1

Double Mushroom Brushetta

Mushrooms for me is the middle ground between meat and vegetable, its not meat but its meaty enough so when it is used in a dish I dont even mind if there are no meat at all, I love my meat I guess you know it by now based on...