Pasta

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...

Copycat Jolly Spaghetti

Jolly Spaghetti, this is one pasta that defies all Italian pasta rules, for first timers it will be a shock to their system because what you see is not what it seems. It’s one dish that Filipinos all over the world crave for, this super soft noodles drenched in a...

Gricia 2

Gricia

We all grew up with a pasta dish that is either red or white sauce based, unless you are Italian where they consider it like Asians prepare with rice, where pasta can be served with anything. While these two sauces, tomato and cream was quite popular and the mainstream sauces,...

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta 1

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta

I am pretty sure this dish is not Italian, first because the pasta is not cooked al dente and it uses a type of cheese that is not commonly used in Italy, the quick melt variant which is more of a processed cheese, that’s Velveeta or Kraft Eden cheese. Filipinos...

Spabok 2

Spabok

Like most dishes in the Philippines each region has its own unique way of preparing their dishes that is why you have many varieties of sinigang, adobo and kakanin. Pancit is nothing different hence you have the likes of Tuguegarao’s Pancit Batil Patong, Isabelas’ Pancit Cabagan, Lucban’s Pancit Habab, Bicol’s...

Creamy Courgette, Mushroom, Prawn & Bacon Pasta 2

Creamy Courgette, Mushroom, Prawn & Bacon Pasta

Cream and bacon makes everything taste delicious, then add some umami flavours from mushrooms and parmesan, plus some seafood taste from the prawns and crunch from the courgettes then this is a no brainer sure-fire taste bud winner all you need add a pasta of your choice. A very simple...

Corned Beef Spaghetti 1

Corned Beef Spaghetti

Filipinos are very resourceful that is why we have dishes like this, when a certain ingredient is unavailable, we try to replace it with something that can work, take this spaghetti for example. Usually spaghetti back home usually is prepared with a mixture of pork and beef mince, extenders are...

Filipino Sweet Macaroni Salad 1

Filipino Sweet Macaroni Salad

For many the idea of combining Macaroni, Condensed Milk, Mayonnaise, Palm Fruit, Fruit Cocktail and Cheese is quite unusual to say the least but for Filipinos it sounds like a great dessert and we call it Sweet Macaroni Salad. This salad is very popular during the Christmas season and it...

Vegetable, Bacon, Italian Sausage and Risoni Soup 2

Vegetable, Bacon, Italian Sausage and Risoni Soup

It’s that time again where I have to use everything that was left over from the recipes I already posted. We do this exercise once in a while so nothing goes to waste, basically using all the bits and pieces on the pantry and vegetable bin which was either forgotten...

Pasta with Braised Pork, Red Wine and Pancetta 1

Pasta with Braised Pork, Red Wine and Pancetta

Think of pasta like rice or soft taco, they are so versatile you can basically pair any savoury dish with it. Chicken, Vegetables, Mushroom, Beef and Seafood are the most popular ones but pork can also be used like our recipe today. I know apart from bacon and pancetta we...