Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

I have expressed several times in my blog my love for spinach. I would make anything that has spinach and this is one of them.  You can make this recipe in advance and freeze it. When you are ready to have them, just defrost them and bake it. This food is low in saturated fat, and very… Continue reading Spanakopita (Spinach Pie)

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Tuna Turnover

I have been craving for the Tuna Turnovers I had more than 20 years ago back home.  So when my best friend gave me a ton of canned tuna, what did I make?  The Tuna Turnover of my childhood ( not really because I was already working then, lol).  I am trying to recreate a… Continue reading Tuna Turnover

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Crispy Roast Pork

My husband, like most men, is a big meat and potatoes guy.  If he could get away with it, lunch and dinner should always have a meat dish. One time when we went to a Filipino restaurant, he tried deep fried pork hock dish called “Crispy Pata” and he loved it.  He love the crispy… Continue reading Crispy Roast Pork

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Spinach and Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

All the three main ingredients in this dish are my favorites.  They are staples in our kitchen.  Putting them together in one dish is like a dream for me. Spinach is one vegetable that I love very much. Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), manganese, folate,… Continue reading Spinach and Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Cassava Cake

A childhood friend just sent me a message asking for the recipe for Cassava cake we made when we were growing up.  This cake brings a lot of lovely childhood memories.  I remember fixing it with my girlfriends Joy, Gigi and Maita.  We had fun grating the cassava and making all kinds of mistakes in… Continue reading Cassava Cake

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Baked Fish with Sour Cream

We are still trying to recover from the holiday eating.  I guess we try to (or purposely) forget our diets from the last few weeks of the year to the first week of the new year. An attempt to eat light was our objective in fixing this dish. Also due to a vehicle accident a couple… Continue reading Baked Fish with Sour Cream

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Baked Five Spice Chicken

I have always expressed my love for chicken and Five Spice powder.  If I can’t think of anything to fix,  I just whip up something with either one of these two ingredients. Chinese five-spice is made up of cloves, anise, star anise, cinnamon and ginger.  It can also be purchased in a small bottle from… Continue reading Baked Five Spice Chicken

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