Baking chicken breasts can be a real challenge for some people. If not done correctly, you can end up with a rubbery and dry piece of chicken, but when done right, the results are a tender, juicy and flavourful dish.
It’s finally spring and after a long winter we are really excited to welcome the warmth and sunny days of summer. As a foodie lover, I’m pretty excited to finally been able to get my produce from the nearby farms and local farmer’s market.
Lots of people turn their backs away when it comes to eating liver because of its musky odor, gooey and bitter taste. Liver with onions was the traditional way of cooking liver when I was growing up and still is today.
The avocado is also known as aguacate and alligator pear is one of many unusual sweet delights at the street stalls in the Philippines, and in some other places in South-East Asia. The avocado milkshake or smoothie is thick and syrupy and it could either be served as a regular drink or as a snack.
I make a frittata dish at least once a week. They are really easy to make and you can serve them as breakfast, lunch or dinner.
This hot appetizer or savory small dish is one of my favorites to make when we have company over. I can make it ahead of time and just stick in the oven for about half an hour before the fun begins.
Purple yam or “ube” as we called it in the Philippines is a very popular root vegetable when I was growing up, and it’s even more popular these days around the globe. It’s used in a variety of desserts, as well as a flavor for ice cream, milk, swiss rolls, tarts, cookies, cakes, and other pastries.
“Picadillo” means savory ground beef. It seems every Cuban cook has a it’s own special way of making picadillo. Tia Esther, my husband’s aunt, taught me how to cook this dish during one of our visits to Florida. Here’s my own version of this Cuban delight.
The fall season signals the last chance to admire nature’s colors and beauty. It also means the temperatures start to get low and you feel like enjoying warm and cozy dishes. This recipe for a hot tomato salad is the perfect starter for a meal when it’s cold outside.