Baked eggs with ham, greens and cheese

If you're looking for a new way to serve eggs, this is something to try. Not that baked eggs is anything new. I've done something like this in the past -- eggs, longganisa (native sausages), spinach and cheese -- although the … [Read more...]


Ham and cheese quiche: easy and tasty

The first time I had quiche lorraine, I wondered who "Lorraine" was and why she called the dish a "quiche." Turned out that lorraine was not a name but a region in France, the name a modern adaptation of Lotharingia. The … [Read more...]


Cauliflower, peas and ham soup

Soup. Some people consider it essential to start a meal. Speedy and Sam feel that way; Alex and I are okay without it. On those days when I am inclined to make a soup in addition to the main course, I prefer that it be a real … [Read more...]


Ham and mozzarella spring rolls

Spring rolls. Every culture in Asia has a version. Both wrappers and fillings of endless variety. These spring rolls don't have a very Asian filling. In fact, the ham and mozzarella filling is downright un-Asian and stuffing … [Read more...]


Baked chicken cordon bleu

It was tempting to begin this post with "You all know what chicken cordon bleu is, right...?" But among the things I learned as a blogger is never to presume anything, not even that everyone is familiar with the most basic of … [Read more...]


3 Great Ways To Enjoy Bulgogi Ham

If you've never visited a Korean grocery store, I really suggest that you start doing so. It isn't hard to find one, really. The Korean migration has become a global phenomenon and the Koreans have brought with them their … [Read more...]


Chunky ham and mushroom soup

This is probably the first real dish that I cooked in days. The bug I caught left me with very little appetite and when I don't feel hungry, trust me when I say that anything I cook will reflect the way I feel. So, I didn't … [Read more...]


Ham and pasta soup

Suppose you cooked a delectable pot of pochero (puchero) for a holiday family lunch or dinner and, after all the tasty meat has been consumed, you find you still have several cups of broth left. Not just ordinary broth but … [Read more...]


Eggs Benedict

We chanced upon ready-to-serve English muffins at the supermarket and all I could really think of was eggs benedict. What are Eggs Benedict? It's a bread and egg dish prepared grilling some English muffins, topping them with … [Read more...]