Egg sarciado

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Hard-boiled eggs and vegetables braised in chunky homemade tomato sauce. Think of it as a meatless version of afritada. I added potato and eggplant wedges, but there are a lot of other vegetables that will go well with this sauce. Green beans, sweet peas, … [Read more...]

Omelet cupcakes

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Some three-and-a-half years ago, I baked omelets in cupcake molds for the first time. They were so cute and, with the addition of sardines, two to three omelet cupcakes, with bread, were more than enough for a very filling meal.Last week, I made … [Read more...]

Baked eggs with ham, greens and cheese

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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 technique was more of a … [Read more...]

Pork and cabbage frittata

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Soup bones (which we really can't live without because we haven't used bouillon cubes in years) were at a bargain price yesterday. Buy one, take one. I browned one pack in the oven, transferred the bones to a huge pot, threw in aromatics, simmered them to … [Read more...]

Ham and cheese quiche: easy and tasty

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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 medieval Lotharingia, however, is … [Read more...]

Kailan and bok choy tips omelet

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I'm not a fan of monotony. Although there are dishes that I consider all-time favorites -- like adobo -- every time I cook a dish, there is always something different. Maybe, it's the cut of meat, the cooking procedure, the ratio of ingredients... You can … [Read more...]

Spinach, bacon and cheese frittata

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There is an Italian chef who guested on The Chew, I can't remember his name but I can't forget something he said. "Everything sounds sexier in Italian." In the case of the frittata, I agree. You say frittata and it's almost like a caress. But as foreign … [Read more...]

Spaghetti with malunggay pesto, pork tapa and egg

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During the Apicius Culinary School Cook-off, one of the entries that really impressed me was the tapalog or rustic beef pasta with malunggay pesto on toast by Jose Lorenzo Manalo because I loved how the concept of fusion was interpreted. Unfortunately, … [Read more...]