Madeleines (Day 7 of Cookiemas)

♪ On the seventh day of Cookiemas, I made for you to eat: 7 madeleines, 6 almond cookies, Shrimp paste PB! 4 Alfajores, calamansi crinkles, ube coconuts and a choc chip walnut cookie ♪ Is it a cake? Is it a cookie? I’m not … Read more

Easy Ube Pie

Every winter holiday season I get excited for all the foods. In particular I look forward to pumpkin pie! Whether homemade or purchased from the local wholesale club superstore, I can’t resist a slice of hot pumpkin pie. But this … Read more

Tupig (Roasted Sticky Rice)

The Philippines has so many different variations of rice-based desserts I don’t think I could pick just one. Tagalog even has a word describing the whole category: kakanin. Roasted sticky rice, aka tupig, is one such kakanin and it is … Read more

Quick Sinigang

I love making this Sinigang recipe when I need a relatively quick meal loaded with veggies. I’ve listed a few vegetables but I’ve used many others such as okra, kabocha, and chayote to name a few. Feel free to toss … Read more

Pork Adobo Musubi

Sometimes it is difficult to think up new ideas for musubi but not this time. I had recently cooked FIlipino Pork Adobo (you can find my recipe here) and had some leftovers. It was a no brainer to put it … Read more