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Filipino Tocino

Filipino Tocino

If you probably saw tocino on a menu as a breakfast side item you would probably say something like ‘what the heck is tocino?’ and quickly pass it up. Note to yourself… don’t pass up on the tocino. I was introduced to tocino many years […]

Biko – Filipino Rice Dessert

Biko – Filipino Rice Dessert

I know it has been a while since I last posted, and my apologies. I am still cooking and keeping busy but writing about something that I have made, at least in the kitchen, recently has not been there. Up until now that is. I […]

Bubble Tea

Bubble Tea

Bubble tea or Boba tea? However you define it there is something completely addicting about a simple addition to a drink. Tapioca pearls. I was first introduced to bubble tea only a couple of years ago. My eldest son was the person who introduced me […]

Korean Japchae

Korean Japchae

I often think before I submit what might the audience think of what I might be coming up with next. Another nut recipe? Another recipe that may be seasonal? Nope. This dude is full of surprises. I can go from sweet to savory to snacks […]

Filipino Adobong Mani (Garlic Peanuts)

Filipino Adobong Mani (Garlic Peanuts)

My oldest son started college this year, and not too long ago he was on Spring break. We really did not have anything planned as everyone’s schedule was not matching up this year so he decided to stay home and rest. It was probably for […]

Mushroom Laap

Mushroom Laap

Lately I have been reading through a Kindle purchase I made some time before the holidays. The book is Hawker Fare: Stories & Recipes from a Refugee Chef’s Isan Thai & Lao Roots. I really enjoy the book thus far and it gets into Northern […]