The Introvert Kitchen’s Chili con Carne

We love Chili con Carne here at home and I normally cooked it once a month. When I stumbled on some write-ups and other recipes and it does mention adding dark chocolate in it, I immediately thought of incorporating the very Pinoy ''tablea'' or pure cacao tablets to my own recipe. The result? More tasty … Continue reading The Introvert Kitchen’s Chili con Carne

Baked Biko

I have to give credit to my maternal side's grandparents - my late Lola Dading & Lolo Inting as they make the best biko I have ever tried. I have to be honest that no matter how much I tried, I can never copy the taste but rest assured that my adaptation is still delicious! … Continue reading Baked Biko

Simple & Easy Tiramisu Recipe

Looking for a simple and easy to make dessert that requires a little ingredients? Why not try this simple Tiramisu Recipe below! 🙂 Next time, I will teach you how to make the authentic version. Ingredients 250 grams mascarpone150 grams heavy cream¼ cup fine sugarabout 25 pieces ladyfingers (savoiardi biscuits in Italian)1 ¼ cup of … Continue reading Simple & Easy Tiramisu Recipe

Tofu Sisig (Sizzling Tofu)

I am very pleased to share with you all this yummy sizzling tofu recipe that you will like for sure! This can be made also into vegan version as well. 🙂 Ingredients 500 grams firm tofu, cut into bite-sized cubes 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt1/2 teaspoon garlic powderdash of ground black pepper 1 tablespoon potato … Continue reading Tofu Sisig (Sizzling Tofu)

Monggo Bread

Monggo/munggo or mung bean in English is another staple in Filipino cooking. We have several recipes depending on the region where you live and we normally prepare monggo dishes every Friday for religious reasons. Aside from the savory monggo dish that I love, monggo bread is something I like that I can eat it every … Continue reading Monggo Bread

Classic Pork Humba

Author's Note Humba is a braised pork dish that is famous in the Visayan region in the Philippines. Humba is a bit sweet because of the added sugar and it has fermented black soybeans added along with dried banana blossoms that makes this dish more distinct from its more famous cousin, adobo. Also, this dish … Continue reading Classic Pork Humba

Tofu & Kangkong Guisado

This recipe is very simple yet so tasty and is vegan friendly - to all my vegan and vegetarian friends, this is for you! 🙂 And yes, you can replicate this easily from your own home. You can also do your own variation like adding tuna flakes or if you like to use meat of … Continue reading Tofu & Kangkong Guisado

Classic Filipino Chicken Adobo

Author's Note Adobo is considered a national dish in the Philippines and while there might be a lot of versions depending on the region where you come from, the main ingredients remain very basic and are a pantry staple - consists of meat or even vegetables, vinegar, soy sauce, peppercorns and garlic. I hope you … Continue reading Classic Filipino Chicken Adobo

Pineapple Flowers

Author's Note I made this oven-dried pineapple flowers for the first time as part of upgrading the look of my well-loved Carrot Cake. Making these delicious pineapple flowers is just easy and while drying them out takes a little while but rest assured that you will be happy when you see how it turns out! … Continue reading Pineapple Flowers

Ginataang Champorado

Author's Note Growing up with my grandparents in a small farming town in Bohol and with the abundance of cacao trees surrounding our house, we always have our own supply of homemade tableya or pure chocolate tablets. It is customary at home that my Lola Laida will prepare champorado or sampora as she calls it … Continue reading Ginataang Champorado