Archive of ‘Home Cooking’ category

Homemade Tomato Sauce


Who would have thought you can make a simple homemade tomato sauce? I use two different brands of tomato based sauces ever since I started cooking for my family. I have a favorite spaghetti sauce brand which I will never replace. After trying this homemade tomato sauce of Giada de Laurentiis, I may have to ditch my go-to […] Read more…

Chicken Sinigang


The week before started a little gloomy in my side of the world. Light showers added to the cool December air. With this kind of weather, comfort food keeps me warm and fuzzy. Thinking about taking a spoonful of that hot sopas (macaroni soup) as my kids it. Or maybe that Nilagang Baka with corn […] Read more…

Adobong Bangus


Savory adobo is known around the world as a Filipino delicacy. Unfortunately, I found out that this is not true.  The Filipinos’ version of adobo was an adaptation from the Spaniards way of pickling or marinating food. This method called “adobar” was used by the Spanish homemakers to preserve their choice of meat using vinegar and salt. Since […] Read more…

My Chicken Binagoongan


It’s almost a year since my husband had a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Say what??? Peewee had his gall bladder surgically removed in December last year. The stomach pains were getting worse that one afternoon, I had to rush him to the emergency room. After laboratory tests and ultrasound, doctors found the infected gall bladder as the culprit and […] Read more…

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