Chicken Inasal

Chicken Inasal

Grilled (or air fried) chicken, Filipino style. Mmm yum!!!

Bibingka Cornbread

Bibingka Cornbread

Combined a favorite Filipino food with a favorite American food. Everyone should make this!

Tuna Mushroom Pasta – Japanese Style

Tuna Mushroom Pasta – Japanese Style

I love visiting Japan as often as I can, but due to the state of the world, it has been a long time since I have been able to go visit (unless you count the transit time I had there a few weeks ago). If 

Beef Broccoli/Broccoli Beef

Beef Broccoli/Broccoli Beef

Hello. Beef Broccoli or Broccoli Beef or add “and” in between the two words – whatever you call it, I love it! Easy and quick lunch or dinner (or breakfast). I try to keep it simple using what I have on hand. Give this one 

Garlic Shrimp!

Garlic Shrimp!

This is an easy weeknight meal. Brings me back to my trips to Hawaii, eating at Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck. Every week we have some iteration of garlic shrimp. We eat it with bread, with pasta, with rice, etc..! And sure, you can have a salad 

Gyoza (Japanese Dumplings)

Gyoza (Japanese Dumplings)

Hello! Anyone love a good dumpling as much as I do?????? Japanese Gyoza has been a favorite of mine since I was a child. It is something I always had to have when eating ramen or a happy addition to the bento boxes my dad 

Chamorro BBQ Chicken

Chamorro BBQ Chicken

In case you didn’t know, I was born and raised on the island of Guam. One of the most memorable foods from back home has to be the Chamorro BBQ. I always miss home and being able to make food that connects me to my 

Japanese Hambagu (ハンバーグ) Meatballs

Japanese Hambagu (ハンバーグ) Meatballs

Japanese style Hamburg steak aka Hambagu (ハンバーグ) is a popular dish in Japan. It is made from ground meat with finely chopped sautéed onions, eggs, and breadcrumbs flavored with various spices, and usually formed into a flat, circular shape. You usually find this served with 

Lechon Manok

Lechon Manok

Lechon manok is a Filipino spit-roasted chicken dish made with chicken marinated in a mixture of garlic, bay leaf, onion, black pepper, soy sauce, and patis (fish sauce). The marinade may also be sweetened with brown sugar. It is typically stuffed with tanglad (lemongrass) and 

Binagoongan

Binagoongan

So… what is binagoongan?? I mean besides super delicious. According to Wikipedia: Binagoongan is a Filipino cooking process consisting of vegetables or meat sautéed or braised in bagoong alamang (fermented shrimp paste), garlic, black peppercorns, and bay leaves. Some recipes also add pineapples, chilis, or