Squash and zucchini fritters

I debated for an hour on how I should post this recipe. Squash, in the Philippines, is kalabasa and there is only one kind -- squat and round. I'm not sure what the English … [Read more...]


Italian-style vegetable stew

Vegetables, pesto and tomato sauce. What can be simpler? But a vegetable stew, when properly cooked, is anything but simple. With just the right amount of aromatics, and slow … [Read more...]


Mashed potatoes and squash

A side dish that I haven't made in a long time, mashed potatoes and squash is a good partner for grilled, roasted and fried meat or fish. With Christmas coming and most people … [Read more...]


Squash soup with sage toasts

Inspired by a recipe from Jamie Oliver. The soup is so rich and thick and filling. Serve it with generous slices of French baguette and you have a complete lunch that won't … [Read more...]