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…

Dahon ng Ampalaya

I accidentally bought dahon ng Ampalaya or the leaves of bitter gourd last Saturday at UP Shopping Center. I was actually thinking about camote tops, but I don’t know why I said dahon ng ampalaya. I realized it a little too late, when we were already kilometers away from the market haha. I have never…

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…

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…