A rich stew of ox tail, face, leg, tripe or all of them together, and a variety of vegetables in a sauce flavored and thickened with roasted ground peanuts (peanut butter is just as good!) and toasted rice flour.Another way to prepare kare-kare is to cook the vegetables … [Read more...]


Pork with spicy lime and peanut butter sauce

I love peanut butter but never between two slices of bread. So, no, I don't eat peanut butter sandwiches. But I cook and bake with peanut butter. For this dish, the peanut butter is in the sauce that coats the pork strips. Seasoned pork is dredged in flour, fried, then … [Read more...]


Campfire cones (without the campfire)

Speedy saw campfire cones featured on some TV show on Facebook, he was immediately smitten and, less than twenty-four hours later, he had all the ingredients for making them.What are campfire cones? Sugar cones with the insides slathered with peanut butter, layered with … [Read more...]


Chicken with spicy peanut butter sauce

If you like chicken satay with peanut butter sauce, you're going to enjoy this. No need to skewer and grill. Whole chicken thighs, with bones for maximum flavor, are lightly browned then braised in spices, soy sauce and rice wine vinegar. When the chicken is tender, peanut … [Read more...]


Peanut butter and cream cheese pie

You don't need an oven to make this pie because there is absolutely no baking involved. You don't even need special equipment. An electric mixer is handy but a wire whisk will do the job too although the process will take longer and your arm muscles will get more exercise as … [Read more...]


Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

When I was searching the net for recipes for peanut butter chocolate chip cookies, I found so many I got overwhelmed. But the one I found at Nestle's Very Best Baking seemed to be the simplest so I went for it. Sadly, the cookies didn't turn out the way I expected.Of … [Read more...]


Tuna and cabbage spring rolls

It's tempting to create a food blog dedicated to vegetable spring rolls and nothing else but I don't think it's wise to eat spring rolls exclusively everyday. Much as I love spring rolls, too much of anything, no matter how good, can become boring. So, let me just say that … [Read more...]