Archive for February, 2012

I’m pretty sure everyone of us has experienced buying fishballs from the street.  I think it was like 10 cents before and I remember asking 1 peso from my mother just so I can buy.  Nowadays though, people have been careful buying them as the stigma of the sauce being “not safe” blew up.  And […]

Another easy breakfast dish.  And I use San Marino Corned Tuna because it’s not flaky and the omelet cooks more intact.   Ingredients: 1 can San Marino corned tuna 1 large egg a dash of pepper parsley flakes (optional) 1 tbsp of grated Quickmelt cheese 1 tbsp butter 1 tsp oil   Directions: Scramble the […]

It’s hard to find Yukon or Russet potatoes in the grocery so I had to improvise.  Any large potato will do.  You will just have to use the right amount of milk and butter to get the perfect fluff of the mashed potatoes.   Ingredients: 6 large potatoes, peeled & quartered 1/2 cup warm milk […]

Beef Pares


There’s this place in front of UST along P.Noval where I tasted my first Beef Pares during my college days.  I browsed online for a recipe and found an easy one which I recently tried.  It was just as I remembered.  Only thing is, I forgot to make a soup which usually comes with this […]

Quick and Easy.  Two words describing what Del Monte did with cooking most of our favorite dishes.  This is also the name of their new product which is a range of easy-to-use meal mixes and sauces.  I picked up one in the grocery and thought of trying it out.  And it is indeed quick and […]



I made several batches of polvoron during the holidays and have given them as a gift to some of my officemates and friends.  They absolutely loved it and some even asked for seconds.  This is the basic recipe but if you would like to have some variety, all you need to do is add half […]

I made my own version of Lumpiang Shanghai recently except that in this recipe, I used canned tuna instead of the usual ground pork.  I’m also not a big fan of green onions so I took it out.  Surprisingly, it did not make any difference in taste and I was glad to eat the whole […]