Carioca

Have you ever had a plate of treats sitting on a table in front of you and you said, “Okay, I’ll just have one?" Right! You probably mean, “I’ll just have one every time I pass by the plate.” I don’t know about you but I’m one of those people and I usually end up eating half a plate. Um, okay more … Continue Reading

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Ampalaya con Carne

This was one of my parents’ favorite dishes. After a movie date night, my Mom and Dad would stop by this “hole in a wall” Chinese restaurant in this little section of Manila called "Little Ongpin." … Continue Reading

Fish Ball Fried Rice

Fish Ball Fried Rice

In my opinion, fried rice is similar to ice cream.  It is not similar in terms of physicality but in terms of flexibility.  We can throw almost any ingredient in it and it will still be enjoyable to … Continue Reading

Walnut Shrimp

Walnut Shrimp

    Walnut Shrimp is one of the items we always order in our favorite sit-in Chinese restaurant because it is absolutely scrumptious.  It is also one of the more expensive dishes on the menu. … Continue Reading

Egg Salad

Easy Egg Salad

  I'm sure everyone would agree that egg salad is almost everybody's go-to dish.   It is easy to prepare, and can be very satisfying.  I like my egg salad chunky and fluffy, not mashed and creamy.  … Continue Reading

Quick & Easy Recipes

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Ampalaya con Carne

This was one of my parents’ favorite dishes. After a movie date night, my Mom and Dad would stop by this “hole in a wall” Chinese restaurant in this little section of Manila called "Little Ongpin." … Continue Reading

Fish Ball Fried Rice

Fish Ball Fried Rice

In my opinion, fried rice is similar to ice cream.  It is not similar in terms of physicality but in terms of flexibility.  We can throw almost any ingredient in it and it will still be enjoyable to … Continue Reading

Egg Salad

Easy Egg Salad

  I'm sure everyone would agree that egg salad is almost everybody's go-to dish.   It is easy to prepare, and can be very satisfying.  I like my egg salad chunky and fluffy, not mashed and creamy.  … Continue Reading

Cashew-Chicken-Stirfry

Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

You know, every time I see or eat cashew chicken it reminds me of a friend who would always order it from a Chinese lunch special. When I say always, I mean at least three times a week. After I … Continue Reading