QUINOA TOMATO CUCUMBER SALAD WITH A LEMONY ITALIAN VINAIGRETTE

QUINOA TOMATO CUCUMBER SALAD WITH A LEMONY ITALIAN VINAIGRETTE

This is an easy and healthy salad. I literally could eat this everyday!

Finadene

Finadene

For those who don’t know I was born and raised on the island of Guam. Finadene is a staple on the island of Guam. 🇬🇺 This condiment is found everywhere on island.

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Mickey Mouse Beignets

Mickey Mouse Beignets

Beignets originated in France. Made from the delicate, spongy pâte à choux, these airy, square pastries are basically a doughnut. Disneyland serves these up at Café Orleans or the Mint Julep Bar and they’re Mickey-shaped! Since the parks are still closed (sadface), I felt I should …

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Onigiri (Rice Ball)

Onigiri (Rice Ball)

Onigiri is Japanese for Rice Ball. Typically filled with vegetables or meat, this is basically like a Japanese sandwich and can be enjoyed as a yummy snack or meal on the go. Onigiri always reminds me of my Obaachan (grandma). She always made these for …

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Pandesal (Filipino Bread Rolls)

Pandesal (Filipino Bread Rolls)

I love Pandesal! This Filipino bread roll is a soft, fluffy, slightly sweet roll that is a staple in Filipino homes. Typically eaten for breakfast or merienda (snack) and perfect for dipping in coffee and/or hot chocolate. Since we are supposed to be staying in, …

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Dijon Mustard and Vinegar Potato Salad

Dijon Mustard and Vinegar Potato Salad

Here is a mayo-less potato salad. The creamy dressing is made from a combination of dijon mustard and olive oil. A combination of vinegars adds a delicious tangy flavor. Plus garlic and dill make these potatoes taste like pickles. This a crowd pleaser. Make some …

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Nikujaga (Meat and Potatoes)

Nikujaga (Meat and Potatoes)

Nikujaga is a Japanese dish that literally translates to meat “niku” and potatoes “jagaimo” and is a favorite of mine. This Japanese dish of meat, potatoes and onion is stewed in sweetened soy sauce. Generally, potatoes make up the bulk of the dish, with the …

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