Between the main dining area and the dessert bar at Casa Vallejo's Hill Station is a stand where preserves for sale are displayed. There were three things I couldn't pass up … [Read more...]
Asian noodles. And pasta too.
Recipes for favorite Asian noodles and pasta dishes.
Macaroni salad in the Philippines is almost always taken to mean "chicken and macaroni salad" -- shredded chicken meat, pineapple tidbits and macaroni are tossed with … [Read more...]
The best ground meat for this dish is sausage meat. Buy sausages, peel off the skins, crumble the meat and fry in butter. Or you can create your own sausage meat by seasoning … [Read more...]
Leftover boiled chicken recycled into a quick pasta dish that is as aromatic as it is tasty. The sauce is simple and light -- extra virgin olive oil, minced garlic, roughly … [Read more...]
A bit sour and mildly hot, this noodle soup was inspired by the Korean jjampong. The traditional base for jjampong is broth made by boiling shellfish with kelp. My very easy … [Read more...]
Misua (also spelled miswa or mee swa) is a thin Chinese noodle made from wheat. In Chinese and Chinese-influenced cultures, it is often cooked as a stir fry for special … [Read more...]
I was about to start this post by saying that that's ziti in the photo and not penne but that wouldn't really be accurate. Ziti is a variant of penne and what distinguishes it … [Read more...]
When Sam announced a couple of weeks ago that she would be inviting some half a dozen friends to spend the weekend, the announcement came with a "preferred menu" -- sinigang … [Read more...]
I wish I could say that this pasta dish is a toast to summer but it isn't. It's a toast to the rain that fell late yesterday afternoon that finally broke the suffocating heat … [Read more...]
If you're a fan of the Korean japchae (jabchae, chapchae or chapchee), this is a simpler version. Less steps to perform, less ingredients to prepare, shorter cooking time. But … [Read more...]