Baked Tahong (Baked Mussels)

Baked Tahong or Baked Mussels makes a delicious seafood appetizer or pulutan. This Baked Tahong recipe is savory, little spicy and rich in flavor. So easy to make and delicious, reminds me of our favorite Chinese Buffet in Orange County. Serve warm with a squeeze of lemon juice and enjoy! 

Baked Tahong makes an excellent easy to make party appetizer. Baked Mussels can be made many different ways and this is the simpler version. Baked Mussels on half shell with mayo, parmesan cheese, lemon juice and chili sauce

Chicken Katsu Curry

Chicken Katsu Curry is a delicious Japanese dish made of crispy fried chicken in a rich curry sauce. Chicken Katsu Curry is one of our many favorite Japanese food. Now, no need to drive far or order out, I got the right recipe here. Who does not love a good curry anyway! 

Chicken Katsu Curry served over Steamed Rice

If you like Chicken Katsu Curry, you'll be surprised how easy it is to make using store bought Japanese Curry Sauce mix. I know, some say homemade sauce is always better but why go the extra length when you can make it the easier way and taste as good or better than take out. Japanese Curry Sauce mix comes in medium hot, mild and hot. You can purchase Japanese curry sauce mix from Amazon and in most grocery store at a reasonable price. A box of 8.4 ounce S&B Golden Curry Sauce Mix cost me less than $3.- and it can feed a family of 3-4 cooked with a pound of meat and vegetables. I simply add potatoes, carrots and a can of chicken gravy to the curry sauce and it turned out really good. I should know, my husband who is a picky eater loved it. This sauce is excellent when served over fried or grilled meat over rice.

Chicken Ampalaya

Chicken Ampalaya is a quick and easy recipe for ampalaya lovers. This Chicken Ampalaya is cooked in oyster sauce, soy sauce and hoisin sauce. It is so delicious and nutritious. 

Ampalaya or Bitter Melon also known as Bitter Gourd has always been my favorite vegetable since I was a teen. It is the bitterness of this vegetables and all the amazing health benefits. Do you know research shows Ampalayas health benefits includes managing blood sugar and treating diabetes, enhancing body immunity, helps sharpen vision, relieving asthma, enhance skin and treat skin condition? It also plays role in cancer prevention, reduce cholesterol levels, promoting bone health and promoting weight loss and good digestion. 

Chocolate Fudge Cake

This Chocolate Fudge Cake is easy to make and so delicious. It is made with chocolate chips and cocoa powder topped with ganache frosting. This Chocolate Fudge Cake is rich and chocolaty good till the last bite. No need of electric mixer or beater, a spatula or a spoon will do. 

This Chocolate Fudge Cake is a two-layer cake with an easy filling of chocolate ganache in between the layer. No need of refrigeration if you are planning to eat it in a day or two. Chocolate Ganache is made with heavy cream and chocolates heated until the chocolate melts and turns into a creamy sauce. 

Sinigang na Isda (Sinigang na Pompano)

Sinigang na Isda is a delicious Filipino fish soup dish. This Sinigang na Pompano is not only easy to make but also a healthy fish dish. Sinigang na Isda in sour broth is an all time Filipino favorite that is simple and quick Filipino dish. 

Bistek (Filipino Beef Steak)

Bistek is a Filipino dish made of thin strips of beef cooked in soy sauce, calamansi or lemon juice, garlic and onions. Bistek or Bistek Tagalog is also known as Filipino Beef Steak. Bistek is a popular Filipino dish and kids favorite.

BistekSiLog (Bistek, Sinangag at Itlog)

This Bistek Tagalog dish is quick, easy to make and packed with flavor. The meat is marinated with calamansi or lemon juice and soy sauce mixture for at least 30 minutes before frying. 

There are many version on how to make Bistek or Filipino beef Steak and this recipe is the easy one. Ilonggo calls this dish "Karne Prita". 

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