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Cacio e Pepe Spaghetti Recipe

Cacio e Pepe is a pasta dish from Roman cuisine. Cacio e Pepe means (cheese and pepper) in some central Italian dialects. As the name suggests, the ingredients of the dish are so simple. You'll need only pasta, black pepper and Pecorino Romano cheese. The feeling when you get home late from work, tired and just very hungry?  You can whip up Cacio e Pepe in less than 30 minutes with simple ingredients you have in the pantry. Just relax, have a glass of wine, and start cooking this simply ...

Stuffed Peppers

I love the colors of bell peppers.  They come in green, yellow, orange, and red.  So festive!  But usually colorful peppers are quite pricey.  Imagine my surprise when I recently found them on sale!  Of course I scooped up a bunch, I couldn't resist, they were so pretty.  But what does one do with a bunch of peppers?  Stuffed peppers! Stuffed peppers are so simple, it's sort of like making meatloaf.  Stuffing the meat into the peppers gives it extra flavor.  You can also add rice to ...

Chicken Pastel Filipino Recipe!!!

Chicken Pastel is a creamy and tasty Filipino dish and is serve during special occasions like birthday parties and fiestas. The dish usually consists of diced chicken meat, mushrooms, peas, sausages and carrots in a rich, creamy sauce. As influenced by Spain’s pastel de pollo, the chicken filling is encased in a flaky pie crust and baked until golden. It’s common practice by Filipinos to serve this pot pie sans the crust but paired with rice instead. Either way, it’s a satisfying meal ...

Sari Sari – Ginisang Gulay Recipe!!!

Sari Sari Gulay literarily means different kinds of vegetables combined and cook at once. This is a simple sauteed vegetable dish, very easy to prepare and to cook and is good for the health. We Filipinos cook this dish almost every day because we have vegetable gardens at home and no need to spend much money for this dish, very affordable and very healthy. Sari Sari – Ginisang Gulay have different versions, you can use any vegetables you want according to your taste buds, you can add the ...

Margarita Chicken Tacos

  If you haven't guessed by now I love Mexican Food!  I can eat it everyday!  One of my favorite Mexican dishes are chicken tacos.  I love them wrapped in fresh warm flour tortillas.  The chicken filling is real easy to make, if you're pinched for time you can even use taco seasoning packets to give it that Mexican flavor.  But I like to make it from scratch and sometimes I experiment a bit with the ingredients.  Recently I came up with these Margarita Chicken Tacos, they are ...

Mochiko Chicken Fingers

Mochiko Chicken has become an Island favorite. You'll find it at many of the local plate lunch restaurants.  It's one of our family's favorites, we order it whenever we go to one of those diners.  So I thought I'd try my hand at making it at home, but I'd do it my way.  I came up with this recipe for Mochiko Chicken Fingers, it's easier for the 2 year old twins to eat. What exactly are Mochiko Chicken Fingers and what makes it different from regular chicken fingers?  The batter of course! ...

Italian Herb Pot Roast

If you've a yen for some comfort food nothing is more comforting than this Italian Herb Pot Roast.  It's delicious, filling, and oh so easy to make! I make this Italian Herb Pot Roast in the crockpot.  All you have to do is toss in all the ingredients, including the veggies, set the pot to slow cook, and when you come home your dinner's ready! What makes my Italian Herb Pot Roast different from all the other pot roast recipes out there?  I add lots of garlic and a bit of Balsamic ...

Beef Tapa Filipino Recipe

The word "Tapa" in the Philippines refers to dried or cured beef, venison, pork, mutton,  fish. Filipinos prepare thin slices of meat and cure it with salt and spices as a method of preserving it.  It is a popular breakfast meat. A popular Tapa breakfast combination is called Tapsilog.  It  is commonly served in eateries called gotohan and tapsihan. Tapsilog is an abbreviation for Tapa, Sinangag “garlic fried rice”, and Itlog “fried egg”. Tapa is best fried or grilled, often ...

Dion’s Steak Flautas – Very Delicious!

We just discovered that my 13 year old grandson loves to cook!  Not only does he loves to cook, he does it very well.  He recently tried out his culinary skills by making us these very delicious Steak Flautas! What are flautas?  They're also called taquitos, tacos dorados, or rolled tacos.  Basically they are a small tortilla rolled up with a filling.  Whatever you call them they are very tasty and are one of my favorite Mexican dishes. Flautas can be filled with shredded chicken, ...

Ground Beef Chimichanga

I love Chimichangas! It's my favorite Mexican food.  I order it every time we dine at a Mexican restaurant and I even make it at home.   I love it filled with ground beef, shredded beef, or shredded chicken. What you may ask is a chimichanga?  It's a deep friend burrito!  I'm not a burrito fan but fry it up and I can eat it everyday! I was never much on Mexican food until I discovered the Chimichanga.  I still remember the first time I had this deep fried burrito.  It was at the ...