Stuffed Zucchini Boats (for two)

Zucchini is a staple in our kitchen.  I can use it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  It is low calorie and has a lot of health benefits including weight loss, improves digestion, helps in the formation of collagen, improve eye health, cure asthma, slows down aging , strengthens teeth and a lot more.  Most of… Continue reading Stuffed Zucchini Boats (for two)

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Homemade Fried Chicken ala Chicken Joy

During a recent vacation to Toronto, we discovered that there was a restaurant nearby that is very close to my heart growing up.  Being from the Philippines, I grew up loving the giant bee, Jollibee.  The Jollibee restaurant was three miles away from our Airbnb. I got so excited and told my high school friend from Toronto… Continue reading Homemade Fried Chicken ala Chicken Joy

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Beef Asparagus

Ingredients 1 lb beef 1 lb asparagus stalks (hard cut-off), sliced into inch length 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 3 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp mirin or cooking wine 1 tsp Hondashi (optional) salt and pepper to taste Directions Chop your steak into thin slices, across the grain (putting it in… Continue reading Beef Asparagus

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Greek Turkey/Chicken Kabob with Cucumber and Yoghurt Sauce (Tzatziki)

Lately, we have been trying to eat healthy.  We plan to have BBQ ribs for Labor Day but I realized that I am getting old and it’s time to eat healthy.  Besides, we just had BBQ a couple of days ago. This recipe is full of flavor yet so quick to fix. Ingredients 2 lbs… Continue reading Greek Turkey/Chicken Kabob with Cucumber and Yoghurt Sauce (Tzatziki)

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Steamed Turkey Buns

(Makes 16 buns) Growing up around Chinese families, dim sum has been a part of or so-called “diet”.  We would have dim sum as a meal or a snack. There was this popular dim sum place known for their meatball steamed bun. It was called “Bola Bola Pao”  or “Baozi” They even have a variation that… Continue reading Steamed Turkey Buns

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Coffee Rub Pulled Pork

  When we got our slow cooker,  the very first thing we wanted to cook was pulled pork.  We did not want just the regular pork and bbq sauce recipe.  We want it to be something different and unique. We ground coffee to a fine powder and mixed it with several spices.  It turned out… Continue reading Coffee Rub Pulled Pork

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