Category Archives: Food

Encouraging Children To Eat (and Drink) Healthy with Promil Organic Milk

Pursuing a healthy lifestyle for your family and for your children is a challenge nowadays. With the proliferation of easy fast food take outs and ready made food products, the modern mom finds that we really need to be conscious when shifting to a healthier lifestyle. In the Philippines, there is a growing movement of […]

Tikoy sa Latik Recipe -Tikoy with a Twist!

tikoy sa latik -tikoy recipe

The Chinese New Year is coming up again and if you’re like me, you’ll have dozens of Tikoy in the refrigerator before the end of February. We usually have them traditionally on the Chinese New Year but we have so much leftover and we have found new ways of enjoying the Tikoy. Today, I’m sharing […]

Cravings and other (un) funny Filipino pregnancy superstitions

When it comes to Filipino pregnancy superstitions, the list is endless. If I write all of it, it should cover an entire book. It always annoyed me when elders would caution me to do this and not to do that because Im pregnant. Then if you say no, theyd tell you na “wala namang mawawala”. […]

Coffee Jelly Recipe (Kremdensada Coffee Jelly Version)

Coffee Jelly Recipe

One of my favorite easy dessert recipes to make is Coffee Jelly. Jelly desserts are really easy to make and it really just mixing together and construction. What is a Coffee Jelly? Coffee jelly is a unique Filipino dessert (I think) that is made of jelly or gelatin flavored with coffee. In this recipe, I didn’t […]

Stress Free Make Ahead Christmas Recipes

Make Ahead Christmas Recipes This Christmas, make it a stress free season together with the LG InstaViewTM Door-in-Door Refrigerator. Entertaining comes easy with the right technological products. No more panicking for Christmas dinner because these classic recipes are Freezable and you can just reheat them on the big day! Adobo Pate This Adobo Pate can be […]

HIRAYA Filipino Bean-To-Bar Artisan Chocolates

Hiraya Artisan Chocolates (4)

Get the full  experience of eating Artisan Chocolates with Hiraya Filipino Bean To Bar Chocolates from Davao! Chocolate is always a passion at our home – or cocoa rather. Our small farm produces a bit of Cocoa, enough to make and play with for tableas, chocolate projects, and cooking and baking experiments. My brother also […]

Smoked Milkfish and Bihod Pie with Croutons -Filipino Appetizer

If you landed here because you’re looking for a Filipino appetizer, this is it! Filipino Appetizers are usually pulutan or “hand food” designed for drinking but this Bihod recipe is a pre dinner appetizer, usually served for special occasions such as Christmas. This is a seafood putok batok recipe, if there’s such a thing, so be […]

9 Easy Ways To Add Some Spirulina To Your Diet And Give Your Body What It Deserves

Normally, I’m up on my superfood trends before they even pop up on Instagram but this one snuck up on me. Spirulina, aka that pretty green powder spamming your social feed, has quickly made its way into the homes, hearts, and recipes of food bloggers everywhere, and if you haven’t already, you might want to […]

How to cook Pulpog or Filipino Pork Kilawin

How to cook Pulpog or Filipino Pork Kilawin

Try this Pulpog recipe, shared by Come Forth Kitchen at the Maya Kitchen cooking class for its Top Eats edition. This Filipino grilled pork dish is perfect for a Saturday night with friends coming over for a couple of bottles of beer.  There’s a chef I know who literally gets crazy whenever someone refers to our […]

Cathedral Jelly Cake -Pinoy Christmas Recipes

Cathedral Jelly Cake -Pinoy Christmas Recipes

Are you preparing for your Christmas menu yet? Something that we Pinoys always seem to have in the table for Christmas is this Creamy Cathedral Jelly Cake. They’re beautiful and looks amazing. Sometimes, If Im feeling all the the seasons food being abit too much, I just eat this jelly and I am satisfied. I […]

Tsokolate Puto Bumbong -Pinoy Christmas Recipes

Tsokolate Puto Bumbong -Pinoy Christ,mas Recipes

For making memories, nothing beats eating puto bumbong in the early Christmas mornings after the Simbang Gabi. Whenever I think of Christmas food, it is the Pinoy native delicacies that always comes first before the Morcon, or even Kaldereta. When puto bumbong is mentioned, I have this distinct feeling of the wind in my face, and […]

Fruit Dessert for Adults -Pears and Apples Poached in Red Wine

One of the things I always get impressed about in food is the ability of others to layer different kinds of food to present a new dish. This Pears and Apples Poached in Red Wine for example. It’s a fruit dessert can definitely stand on its own but added to this Turon and Ice Cream, they […]

Special Banana Turon – Turones De Manila by Chef Myrna

Special Banana Turon

We are so blessed to have Saba in our country. Not the Saba fish but the banana kind. While we are blessed to have so many other banana variety, my favorite is this cooking banana -be it for turon or for banana con yelo, kalamay, banana que or simply boiled banana. I grieve for my friends […]

Filipino Salad Recipe -Young Ubod and Pomelos with Shrimp Kinilaw

Filipino Salad Recipe -Ubod and Pomelos with Shrimp Kinilaw

If you mention Filipino salad, the first to come to mind would probably be fruit salad. We very rarely serve any kind of vegetable salad on the table, except maybe ensaladang talong or ensaladang mangga. So I was happy to come by this Filipino salad recipe -shared by Chef Myrna Segismundo for the Culinary Elite […]

Beef Morcon Recipe -Morcon ala Emilia

Beef Morcon Recipe- Morcon Ala Emilia Filipino Christmas Food

This Beef Morcon Recipe, lovingly called Morcon ala Emilia is a recipe shared by Chef Myrna Segismundo at the Maya Kitchen Cooking class for the Culinary Elite Series for her December Christmas menu. Beef Morcon is a classic Filipino Christmas Food and mostly served only for the Noche Buena menu and on special occasions. Honestly, […]

Bottled Adobo Pate – Another Pinoy Bottled Gourmet for Gifts or Selling

Adobo Pate - for your Christmas Menu -Bottled Gourmet Fift

Bottled Adobo Pate I’m so glad to have discovered this recipe, courtesy of Chef Myrna Segismundo, as part of her Christmas menu, to add to my Gourmet Bottled Collection. As you might know, I am addicted to making bottled food that I share with friends and sometimes sells in the shop. I’m happy to share […]

Filipino Christmas Recipes -Chef Myrna Segismundo and her Christmas Menu

Chef Myrna Segismundo at the Maya Kitchen Culinary Elite Series Cooking Class

When you think of Filipino Christmas food, what comes into your mind? Chef Myrna Segismundo whips up Filipino flavors for a special Christmas at the Maya Kitchen. Check out her Christmas menu! Christmas Menu Adobo Pate Fresh Salad of Ubod and Pomelos Morcon a la Emilia, Turones de Manila I was glad I was able […]