Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Tofu and Oatmeal Porridge

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It's been raining for more than a week now and it's always remind me of my favorite comfort food, lugaw or porridge.  I just so love the flavor of sauteed ginger in that thick warm broth in porridge.  I love the nice flavorful broth of lugaw specially if its made of beef shanks and marrow bones slowly boiled until the richness of the meat and bones flavor the broth.  I love to scoop out the soft gelatinized bone marrow out of its cage and hearthfuly welcome it with my mouth.  The flavor is divine and yes, sinful.  That was during my younger days when I don't have to think of my cholesterol level and my blood pressure.
Sunday, July 20, 2014

Chicken Inasal a la Kusina ni Teds

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I asked my mom yesterday afternoon to buy some chicken feet since its been a while since I ate this wonderful dish.  Then she asked me, what's going to be tomorrow's dish.  I pause for a while with nothing in mind.  She said, she'll be buy a whole chicken then roast it tomorrow.  I frowned because I'm getting sicked with roast chicken but still I have nothing in mind.  Then, an idea pop out, chicken inasal.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Ube Keso Crinkles

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It's a self-declared day-off due to typhoon Glenda.  It was a long day of strong wind, rain and blackout.  I was on my way to work this morning, thinking that its just a not so strong wind so I can make it to the office.  To no avail, I stood on the street for an hour with an umbrella on my right hand and a soaking wet pants.  I told to myself, Okay I'm fed up with this bad weather and so haggard look and decided to go back home.
Sunday, July 13, 2014

Red Velvet Crinkles

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I got home last Friday night really, really late and when I opened my Facebook account, I received a message form my sister.  Well, she requested me to bake a red velvet crinkles.  I don't know why but may she ate one and gave her the idea to sent me a request to bake one.  I hope she brings a red velvet crinkles one of this day and I hope you're reading this.
Sunday, July 6, 2014

Liver Spread and Cream Cheese Sandwich

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The humble liver spread that we usually adds to Kaldereta for additional flavor is also a great spread for your bread, specially with hot pandesal.  I could still remember my grandfather would buy some hot pandesal in morning and there would always be a liver spread ready to go with it.  I love the taste of the liver spread smothered on my bread.  The light taste of pandesal and the mildly savory, sweet and spicy flavor of liver spread really goes well with each other.
Sunday, June 29, 2014

Homemade Granola

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Health buff?  No I'm not.  I prefer those nice pork meal oozing with juice or should I say pork fat.  I know its bad but fat is flavor, right?

I have this rolled oats sitting on our counter for some time now and I've been thinking what to do with it.  Just last week I've been watching some of Gordon Ramsay's cooking episode and his homemade granola struck me.  I have some stock of rolled oats and I have to make good use of it before it turns bad.  So granola for weekend, here we go.
Sunday, June 22, 2014

Sunday Breakfast: Sinigang Rice, Tuyo in Olive Oil and Salted Egg

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It's been almost a month since I wrote a blog post.  I've been busy from my work that I would just want to sleep during weekends.  I'm like bed ridden with no energy to do anything during weekends.  To unwind and relax from my work load, my office mates and I decided to took a day off and travel to Bicol, Legazpi and then Sorsogon.  We planned it for almost a month since Sorsogon is my office mate's province.  We spent a day in Legazpi to visits Cagsawa ruins and Daraga Church.  It's like a chill-chill mode of spending the day without worrying what destination to go next.  Then we went to Sorsogon to check out some beach, resorts and falls.