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Find recipes for my favorite dishes here.  From Appetizers to Desserts I feature recipes from all over the world.  I’m sure there’s one to fit your needs!

Triple Chocolate Cookies

I'm a confirmed chocoholic!  These delicious Triple Chocolate Cookies are one of my favorites.  I love the combination of white and milk chocolate chips in a dark chocolate cookie.  It's the perfect combination!  Ingredients 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 ounces best quality unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 1/4 cup unsweetened European ...

Pork Tocino (Sweet Cured Pork) Homemade Recipe!

Tocino is a cured process meat product famous and native in Philippines. We got this dish from the Spanish who dominated Philippines for long time ago. Tocino is a Spanish word which is used to describe cured meats. It is made from beef, chicken or “Pork Tocino”. The preparation is quite similar to bacon and ham. It is often reddish in color and has a sweet and savory taste. Today, I will give you my version of Pork Tocino (Sweet Cured Pork) Homemade Recipe! Enjoy!   Ingredien...

Shrimp Sarciado – Filipino Recipe

Every so often I get a yen for some home cooked Filipino food like Shrimp Sarciado.  This favorite Filipino dish is usually done with fish, but  it's also made with chicken, pork, and eggs. I like it best with shrimp. Sarciado literally means "cooked with a thick sauce" in Tagalog, the main language spoken in the Philippines.  The word is derived from the Tagalog word "sarsa" that refers to a thick sauce which in turn comes from the Spanish word "salsa" which means sauce. The ...

Ice Candy – Different Flavors Recipe!!!

Ice Candy is one of the usual and famous summer treats here in the Philippines especially for the kids. It is a shaked fruits or a frozen juice in little ice bags where you have to nibble at the end of the plastic to sip or bite the ice candy. Ice Candies comes in different flavors. Most common are orange, mango, buko, grapes and avocado. Almost any fruits or even chocolates can be used to make ice candy. However, there are creative individuals who went beyond the norm by creating the next ...

Ganache Filled Bar Cookies

Who doesn’t love homemade chocolate chip cookies? Here’s a family favorite, a new twist on the classic cookie jar standard.  These bar cookies are crunchy on the outside and very chocolatey in the middle. It requires a bit more work than the reqular drop cookies, but so worth the extra time and effort. It’s sure to become one of your favorites too! Makes 32 Cookies Ingredients:   ½ cup heavy cream 8 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chip morsels 1 ¾ cups all-purpose ...

Sampalok Candy (Tamarind Candy) Recipe!

Tamarind or Sampalok in Filipino dialect is widely used ingredient in South East Asian countries like Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and including Philippines.  Mostly used for making soups and sauces. The sweet, sour and fruity taste gives a unique flavor in dishes like for example our famous Filipino signature dish “Sinigang”. This ingredient can also be used in drinks and sweets like. This recipe is simple and very easy to prepare. It’s a simple concoction of tamarind and sugar ...

Chicken Milanese – Italian Fried Chicken

Chicken Milanese is the poultry version of Cotoletta alla Milanese, a signature Italian dish that is said to have originated in Milan. Cotoletta alla Milanese is more popularly known as Veal Mianese,  veal cutlet that's breaded and fried. Chicken Milanese uses thinly sliced chicken breast that's breaded and fried.  So basically it's Italian fried chicken. Chicken Milanese is one of my favorite dishes.  It's very versatile.  If you add tomato sauce and a slice of mozzarella cheese you've ...

Pastillas de Ube Recipe

Pastillas de Ube is a bite sized sweet chewy purple yam flavoured candy and is made from milk, purple yam and sugar. It is a perfect gift and dessert for picnics  and parties. This delightful piece of heaven is attributed to the province of Bulacan which is located in Philippines and which is still the pastillas making capital of the country. Aside for its easy to prepare and to cook, this is a very yummy and a delightful treat to all of us specially our kids. This sweet chewy candy was ...

Garlic, Rosemary, Parmesan Fries

Ah crispy, salty, yummy French Fries! Who doesn't love them?  Fried potatoes are probably the most popular item on fast food menus around the world.  They're served with everything from burgers to kebobs! But in the past 10 years or so the humble French Fry has gone gourmet.  They're now tossed, topped, and smothered with everything from garlic powder to chili, and truffles.  Gourmet French Fries have gotten so popular that even McDonald's ventured into its territory with their Shake ...

Macapuno Balls Recipe

It is called “Kopyor” in Indonesia and called Macapuno in Philippines. It is a coconut sport or naturally occurring coconut mutant which has an abnormal development of the endosperm. As a result, it is a soft jelly-like coconut flesh. Unlike a coconut fruit, Macapuno does not contain water inside but instead it is completely filled with thick and curdled white meat. Macapuno meat is famous and widely used for making popular and world class sweets like macapuno ice cream, macapuno candy ...