Pork Bistek

Pork Bistek

Growing up, I can’t help but feel excited and ecstatic whenever I see a platter of pork bistek with fried potatoes on the table. I’m sure to eat a lot of everything…pork, potatoes and rice…lots and lots of rice. I eat so much that I remember my...
Skinless Chicken Longganisa

Skinless Chicken Longganisa

  ***Update: 15Feb2017–Cooked this again for a breakfast gathering with friends and I don’t know why but it tastes different…a bit salty and lacking in sweetness. Note to myself: try again with less salt (try 3tsp), 2 tsp hot sauce and make sure to...
Barbecued Baby Back Ribs

Barbecued Baby Back Ribs

  Lately, I find myself making this Barbecued Baby Back Ribs whenever we have a small gathering at home. I can prepare the sauce and boil the ribs a day or two before the party and that way, I am more relaxed on the day of the event. I also get rave reviews every time...
Foolproof Chicken Adobo

Foolproof Chicken Adobo

  Being a novice cook, I’ve tried a few chicken adobo recipes in search of the taste that is close to what I grew up eating. I do have my mom’s recipe but no matter how hard I try, I really cannot make my adobo taste even close to her adobo. It upsets me...