Lumpia Recipe

I found this guy courtesy of extensive google searching. His name is Marvin and he’s a food blogger, sells Filipino food out of a van in Southern California, and just landed a cookbook deal…very cool. I’ve already learned a lot about Filipino cuisine from him. This link takes you right to the lumpia recipe that … Continue reading

Chicken Adobo Recipe

Filipino Chicken Adobo From the Los Angeles Times Ingredients 1 whole chicken 12 whole cloves of garlic 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon ground black pepper 4 dried bay leaves Steamed jasmine rice (optional) for serving Directions 1. Cut the chicken into 10 pieces: breasts, wings, thighs, legs, cutting the … Continue reading

Garlic and a Chicken…Carcass

A quick trip to my newly discovered gem of a grocer… Mabuhay Asian and Oriental Food in Topeka, KS… changed my world yesterday. After taking a look at my recipes and loading me up with all of my “I can’t find these in a normal grocery store” ingredients, the friendly grocer was very pleased to … Continue reading

Once upon a time… I burnt down my house

Burning down my house might veer slightly from the true story, but there were things in a frying pan and the smoke alarm did sound and I think I might have seen something that resembled a flame. Of course this is all just a blur to me because as soon as I saw smoke I … Continue reading