How to make: Special puto

The recipe is a modification of Nora Daza's puto recipe in her Galing-galing Cookbook. I was intrigued by it because stiffly beaten egg whites were among the ingredients. … [Read more...]


How to make: Macaroni salad

Macaroni salad was a very common family reunion party fare when I was a child. My father and my aunt, his sister, had their own versions and both were really great. My … [Read more...]


Paksiw na pata ng baboy

Paksiw is a Filipino cooking method. With fish and seafood, paksiw means cooking with a sour base. The souring agent is usually vinegar or kamias. When cooking meat, paksiw … [Read more...]



Misua is the name for fine rice noodles used mostly for soup dishes because of its tendency to get soggy once it becomes wet. This is an old recipe from my grandmother. My … [Read more...]