Pork Bistek

One of my all time favorite ulam is pork or beef steak, and it’s sooo easy to make! For this meal, I marinated several pork chops in soy sauce, lemon juice, pepper and a bit of Aquarius (it’s a carbonated enery water similar to Sprite or 7-up). I left it overnight in the fridge. The next day,…

Banana Walnut and Cashew Bread

Something so simple yet tastes so good! This is honestly the best thing I baked so far. I don’t have mixer so I did everything using a… fork! Normally walnut is enough, but I have some left over cashew nuts so I decided to put in some in the mixture as well. Banana Walnut and…

Ginataang Kalabasa and Black Rice

Who would not love ginataang kalabasa and malunggay? It’s like a staple Filipino ulam and comfort food. I love the creaminess of the coconut milk and the sweet softness of kalabasa paired with the health benefits of malunggay — and of course black rice! Not to mention how easy it is to make this. For…

Baconless Carbonara

Actually this is just my excuse for not having pancetta/bacon on hand. More or less same technique in making the typical carbonara. More or less. Sautee mushroom ang garlic in olive oil, add some green bell peppers (because I have on hand and it’s near spoiling). Set aside. Beat some eggs, set aside. Boil spaghetti…

Chicken Roquefort

One Sunday evening, I prepared a dinner with wine in our flat since I have been itching to make this Chicken Roquefort which my flat mate in Paris made before. Instead of eating it with baguette, I used rice hehe. First things first, I boiled the red rice which was pre-soaked for an hour. While…

Oreo Chocolate Truffles

This is probably one of the easiest way to make candies! What I did was to crush one bag of Oreos until they are just a little bit chunky. Then mix one container (their regular size) of Philadelphia cheese, mix until consistent. Then make them into balls. I refrigerated it while melting the chocolate cover….

Sunday Lunch

I am still alive but very very busy from moving from one country to another. I am back in Spain but will be in France next week. Weekdays are spent working on my thesis and weekends.. I don’t know where they went. Today is an exception though, as last night my right eye suddenly had…

Creamy Spinach, Crispy Bacon

My current life status is pretty constant, meaning no field works foreseen in the near future, meaning I can stay at home and cook. 🙂 Here’s my old time easypeasy favorite pasta meal. It’s so good and so cheap too! I discovered this recipe when my Dutch room mate in Germany decided to have spinach,…