Chicken ala King

Chicken ala King

Chicken ala King is definitely one of those classic chicken recipes you should have in your repertoire. Especially when you do not have much time in your hand because it is really quick and easy to make. It is also very versatile. You can have it as a main dish paired with pasta, bread or rice. It could also be an appetizer or starter by serving it on baked Phyllo shells or tortilla cups.   I invited some of my Filipino girlfriends last week for a moving sale. Yes, we are moving again,…Read more→
Chicken Chow Mein

Chicken Chow Mein

Try this restaurant-worthy all-in-one dish, Chicken Chow Mein! Deliciously flavorful and so easy to make! Chow Mein, the classic stir-fried egg noodles, is definitely one of the most popular Chinese dishes in and outside China. This chicken Chow Mein recipe is actually inspired from Marc of No Recipes. I changed some of the ingredients like adding hoisin sauce and omitting the potato starch and Shaoxing wine. The truth is I do not have both so I thought I would improvise. It turned out really well actually, but that is not surprising since I…Read more→
Hainanese Chicken Rice with 3 dipping sauce

Hainanese Chicken Rice with 3 dipping sauce

Get this Hainanese Chicken Rice recipe with 3 dipping sauce! A 3-in-1 dish that you will surely love. This chicken, rice, and soup combo is just amazing! Hainanese Chicken Rice is considered one of the national dishes of Singapore but also very popular in Malaysia and other neighboring countries too. The origin, however, is Chinese, from the Hainan Province to be exact, as the name implies. Early immigrants were said to have introduced it and the locals loved it so much and made it their own.         I am in love…Read more→
Chicken Afritada

Chicken Afritada

Try this Chicken Afritada recipe. A Filipino chicken stew in tomato sauce with carrots, potatoes and bell peppers.  Chicken Afritada is one of my Mama's specialty. There is this slogan in Tagalog, "Sarsa pa lang ulam na!".  And this dish perfectly fits this phrase. It translates to something like the sauce itself is good enough to be a viand. Does that make sense? As you know, Filipinos eat everything with rice. You do not eat a dish without rice! It is always 'kanin at ulam' ( rice and viand). OK, viand is actually not…Read more→
Chicken Sotanghon Soup

Chicken Sotanghon Soup

Try this Chicken Sotanghon Soup. A tasty and immune-boosting Filipino chicken soup with slippy cellophane noodles.  Have I told you how much I love soups? I love soups so much I can eat them all year round, even at the peak of summer. Nevermind getting sweaty all over at that. Soups also have to be hot! And I mean straight from the pot steaming hot, I wouldn't have it any other way! And yes, I've burned my tongue (and esophagus) a lot of times too! I think I am a bit of a…Read more→
Chicken Mami Recipe

Chicken Mami Recipe

Try this Filipino Chicken Mami recipe, a delicious chicken noodle soup perfect to warm you this cold season and to help keep the colds away.Although we do not have autumn or winter in the Philippines, we do have the rainy seasons and the month of December to January are also seemingly cold, well at least to us locals. During these times, we keep ourselves warm by eating hot soups like Sopas (chicken noodle soup with milk) and mami, just like this one. This chicken mami recipe is really easy to make which basically…Read more→
Simple Arroz Valenciana Recipe

Simple Arroz Valenciana Recipe

Looking for an easy Arroz Valenciana (Bringhe) Recipe?  Bringhe or Arroz Valenciana is one of the favorite dishes among Filipinos. It is a bit similar to Spanish Paella and made up mostly of It is usually served for Fiesta or any other special occasions. This is a simple version of this recipe that is really quick and easy to make for an everyday meal. If you want to give it some extra touch for serving on occasions, look at my notes below. Bringhe is actually the name of this dish in my hometown, Pampanga. You…Read more→