Baileys Pumpkin Spiced Cream Profiteroles

Braved my first venture into baking dessert and it was a hit! These Baileys Pumpkin Spiced Cream Profiteroles were dangerously addictive. I have always been intimidated by baking desserts. Cakes and pastries require a certain level of finesse and precision... two things that I do not excel very much in. I've always loved the spontaneous…

Filipino Menudo (Pork, Liver, and Tomato Stew)

Filipino Menudo is a dish that every "Pinoy" has in his /her cooking arsenal. Despite its Spanish roots, this flavor explosion is one meal that many Filipinos all over the world can identify with.  Menudo. Not the Ricky Martin Menudo. Not the Mexican Menudo. Menudo, to many, is actually distinctly Filipino. Like many Filipino dishes, it is…

Apple Braised Pork with Cauliflower Rice

Sharing my recipe for Apple Braised Pork with Cauliflower Rice, and some reflections on cooking as a hobby!  I love it when a meal turns out great the first time your tinker with it. This Apple Braised Pork with Cauliflower Rice is one of those said victories. I have really been upping my cooking game recently and…
Propercorn Happy Lunch #doneproperly: Roasted Corn, Sweet Potato, and Avocado Salad with Toasted Buckwheat Dukkah

Propercorn Happy Lunch #doneproperly: Roasted Corn, Sweet Potato, and Avocado Salad with Toasted Buckwheat Dukkah

Propercorn shared their Happy Lunch recipe with me, and I loved it! Sharing it here for you to try it yourself! Food makes you happy. Not exactly a revelation, I know, but anyone who says otherwise needs to get checked. Food is one of the simplest and purest pleasures on earth. It not only fuels…
Lechon Kawali at Ginataang Gulay

Lechon Kawali at Ginataang Gulay – Crispy Pork Belly and Sauteed Vegetables in Coconut Milk

Nothing can excite the tastebuds and appetites of Filipinos all over the world more than the word "lechon".  Here is my recipe for Lechon Kawali at Ginataang Gulay or  Pan Fried Crispy Pork Belly and Sauteed Vegetables in Coconut Milk. Sounds delicious? Read on.  My last post was about going meatless, and as much as I love…
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