Puto (Rice Cake)

Posted by on Jun 30, 2011 in Desserts, Filipino | 9 comments

Puto (Rice Cake)

Meet my eager helper. He’s always having fun doing things with me in the kitchen. He loves to eat and he know that helping me would make baking and cooking faster, therefore, he can eat soon too. We made puto last week. It was a request from the kindergarten…yes, some of my Austrian friends love this Filipino treat so I obliged. However, poor me doesn’t really know how. lol. It was because another friend would bring puto every summer fest that they got to know about this yummy, soft...

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Taho

Posted by on Jun 1, 2011 in breakfast, Filipino | 5 comments

Taho

I’m glad I was somehow able to  transfer this blog’s content to my other blog, really thought I’d lose everything. I just decided to keep this blog for recipes. Some of my entries that I transferred included a write up about taho (soy bean curd with caramel and tapioca pearls) – a childhood breakfast favorite. I’ve always enjoyed taho with my older sister. We would hurriedly get our glasses, mine would be stout but big, hers would be thin and taller…it doesn’t represent...

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Sauteed Lentils with Shrimp and Spinach

Posted by on May 21, 2011 in Featured, Filipino | 9 comments

Sauteed Lentils with Shrimp and Spinach

— …or more commonly known in my mother tounge as Ginisang munggo. My mom often serves this along with fish or pork chop, if not she would include bits of pork. I prefer putting shrimp with it to maximize iron content, this is something I cook for my asthmatic son. I think I’ve featured this dish here and on my other foodblog often enough but today I’m plating this quite differently. Ingredients: Garlic Onion Ginger Tomatoes Munggo (lentils, green mung beans) Shrimp (shelled and devein)...

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