Thursday, January 29, 2015

Pan Grilled Salmon


A delicious fresh pan grilled salmon served with atsara (pickled papaya) and lettuce, perfect combination. 

Ingredients:
200 grams salmon fillet
1 tablespoon lemon or calamansi juice
salt and pepper to taste

Procedure:
1. Sprinkle the salmon fillet with lemon juice, salt and pepper then set aside.
2. Heat a non-stick pan then brush with a little oil and put the salmon fillet.



3. Continue cooking until done then serve.

You can click the link for atsara recipe
http://melyskitchen.blogspot.com/2013/05/atsara-pickled-papaya.html

Pan De Sal With Ham and Cheese

Just craving for something that I have eaten long long time ago :-)  The breakfast during my elementary days, that's 30 years ago, oh am I that old?  Big smile here :)

Pan de Sal
Ham
Cheese

Just slice the bread then insert the ham and cheese, it is now ready to be served.
Simple yet very special, specially during those days.

Here is my Pan De Sal Recipe, just click the link

http://melyskitchen.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-perfect-pan-de-sal.html

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Ensaladang Kangkong


Masarap na masustansya pa, kaya subukan nyo na ang potaheng ito.


Mga sangkap:
2 Tali kangkong
2 Kamatis 
1 sibuyas
2 tablespoons calamansi Juice
Asin ayon sa iyong panglasa
Pamintang durog ayon sa iyong panlasa

Paraan ng Pagluluto:
1. Linisin ang kangkong, magpakulo ng tubig at kapag kulong-kulo na ilagay ang kangkong at pagklipas ng ilang segundo ay hanguin, ilagay sa isang tabi para tumulo ang tubig.
2. Hiwain ang kamatis at sibuyas ayon sa iyong ibig, paghaluin  ang lahat ng mga sangkap.Pwedeng budburan ng hiniwang dahon ng sibuyas kung ibig mo.
3. Ihain na may pagmamahal :-).

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Sinabawang Lapu-lapu

What are you waiting for? Sip the soup now, it's really yummy!

Ingredients for 2 servings:
1 medium size grouper ( lapu-lapu)
1 stalk lemon grass
1 big tomato ( Sliced to your desired shape)
1/4 kilo Chinese Cabbage
1 tablespoon ginger strips
1 onion ( sliced)
2 tablespoons fish sauce (patis)
2 cups water

Procedure:
1. In a pot put the onion, ginger, lemon grass, tomato then the fish, cover and allow to simmer until the natural juices come out from the fish. After this process add the water and bring to a boil, add salt and pepper to taste, simmer until the fish is fully cooked.
2. Add the Chinese cabbage and simmer  for a minute then turn off the heat.
3. Serve and enjoy eating with your loved ones. 

Monday, January 26, 2015

Sauteed String Beans and Squash



A delicious and nutritious vegetable dish that is budget friendly.


Ingredients:
1 kilos Squash
2 bunches String beans
1/4 kilo shrimps
1/4 kilo ground beef
1 onion
3 cloves garlic
1 cup water ( add if needed)
salt and pepper to taste

Procedure:
1. Saute the garlic and onion then add the ground beef and continue to saute for 2 minutes then add the shrimps, simmer for a minute.
2. Add the water  and let boil then add the squash and string beans, stir well then simmer and stir until almost done.
3. Add salt and pepper to taste,  stir and simmer until done, then turn off the heat.
4. Serve with a smile.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Boiled Potato with Butter

I just wanna share this simple yet satisfying comfort food. I cooked this after a long day at work, while getting to be comfy and well sorted before eating my dinner I just on the stove and leave this cooking, when I am done doing my stuffs, my dinner is done too!! Yummy boiled potatoes.

Ingredients:
3 Potatoes 
1 tablespoon butter
salt and pepper to taste


Procedure:
1. Put the potatoes in a pot then put water up to the level of the potato and cook over medium heat until done.
2. When cooked, remove from water cut cross on top then spread the butter, sprinkle with salt and pepper  then serve.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Ginataang Gulay


This is the vegetable dish that I always let my mom cook at our farm during my younger days, because for me this is so yummy, the coconut milk makes the taste so creamy and yummy. I learned this from her.

Ingredients for 10 servings
250 grams any fish of your choice ( cleaned and fried)
500 grams squash
250 grams eggplant 
250 grams string beans
1 bunch talbos ng camote
6 okra pods
1 bunch of malunggay ( cleaned)
3 cups thin coconut milk
1 cup thick coconut milk
onion
ginger
salt to taste

Procedure:
1. In a pot put the ginger, fried fish  and 3 cups coconut milk then bring to a boil.
2. Add the squash then simmer until almost half cooked then add the string beans, eggplant and okra then simmer and add the green leafy vegetables, simmer until almost done.
3. Add the  thick coconut milk, salt to taste then simmer until cooked.
4. Serve it hot.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Easy Tortang Talong

Cooking the tortang talong without flour makes your torta soft and juicy. I love it like this.

Ingredients:
1 kilo eggplant  ( boiled or grilled then clean fully)
6 pieces eggs ( beaten)
salt and pepper to taste

Procedure:
1. Flatten the eggplants and set aside
2. Put salt and pepper in the beaten eggs then mix well. Dip the eggplant  in the beaten eggs then fry both sides until fully cooked.
3. Serve and enjoy.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Chicken A La Barbecue




Just experimenting this but it turned out delicious so I am sharing this to all of you, happy cooking.

Ingredients:
1 whole chicken ( chop into serving pieces)
1 head garlic ( toasted and set aside)
1 onion (minced)
1/4 cup calamansi or lime juice
1 cup ketchup
1/2 cup tomato sauce
 2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 cup Sprite
Salt and pepper to taste

Procedure:
1. Marinate the chicken with lime juice, salt and pepper for an hour then fry until half cooked, set aside.
2. Saute the onion then add the soy sauce, tomato sauce, ketchup and Sprite then allow to simmer, once it is simmering add the chicken, cover the pan and simmer it for 5 minutes over low fire. After 5 minutes stir well, add salt and pepper according to your taste, then simmer until the chicken is fully cooked.
3.When done topped it with toasted garlic and serve, make sure to have an extra rice and reserve your big smile after the last bite :-).




Saturday, January 17, 2015

Quail Egg Salad


This is a simple salad that I designed for a friend who visited me, I made a bed of vegetables to look like a nest for my quail egg salad. I served this with rice and grilled chicken. Excellent! My friend said.

Ingredients:
6 pieces quail eggs ( hardboiled and de-shelled) 
1/2 cup olives seedless
1/2 cup cubed white cheese ( any white cheese ) 
1 teaspoon lemon or calamansi juice
pinch of oregano flakes 
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon olive oil ( Extra virgin olive oil is the best)

Quail eggs

Procedure:
1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl until fully mixed.
2. Serve and enjoy.





Thursday, January 15, 2015

Tupig


Tupig is one of the best Filipino dainties that I like it made from glutionous. Sticky, sweet, chewy, and delicious specially if it is still hot.

Ingredients:
2 cups rice flour(malagkit)
1 cup young coconut strips
3/4 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup brown sugar
wilted banana leaves for wrapping, about 3 inch width

Procedures:
1.Combine all the ingredients.
2. In a banana leaf, put a tablespoon of mixture then spread evenly and wrap.
3. Grill over hot charcoal for 5-10  minutes or until done. Turn frequently.


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

My Festive Viand for Breakfast

It's been a wile that I have not eaten fried tilapia, today I'm really craving for it, so I went to the market and bought some really fresh Tilapia. After cooking I paired it with salted egg and tomatoes. Fantastic!

Ingredients:
3 pieces medium size Tilapia ( Cleaned)
 1 tablespoons calamansi or lime juice
salt and pepper to taste

Procedure:
1. Sprinkle the fish with calamansi or lime juice, then salt and pepper and set aside.
2. Heat the oil until ready for frying then put the tilapia and fry it until golden brown, serve with anything you want and enjoy it with your loved ones. :-). 

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Camarao ao Alho e Oleo


This Brazilian dish is very easy to cook. Try it.
Muito delicioso!!!

Ingredientes:
300 gramas camarões grandes inteiros
2 colheres (sopa) de óleo
1/4 colher (sopa) de sal
3 dentes de alho picados

Modo de Preparo:
1- Numa frigideira, aqueça o óleo e frite os camarões por um minuto, mexendo de vez em quando.
2- Ajunte o alho e refogue por mais de seis minutos ou até os camarões ficarem avermelhados.
3- Tempere com sal e retire do fogo.


English version 

Ingredients:
300 grams large whole shrimp
2 tablespoons of oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 cloves garlic, minced

Procedure:
1. In a skillet, heat the oil and fry the prawns for a minute, stirring from time to time.
2. Add the garlic and cook for six minutes or until the shrimp become red.
3. Season with salt and remove from heat.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Dangsilog

I consider this a feast, what a lovely morning when your breakfast is like this! Wash your hands now and eat with me :-). Dangsilog is one of the best selling among silogs, the dried rabbitfish (danggit) is so delicious and crispy   in every bite.

Serve it by frying the egg, danggit and rice then prepare in a serving platter and enjoy.                                                          
Danggit- Dang
Sinangag- Si
Itlog------Log = Dangsilog

Friday, January 9, 2015

Special Ground Beef Omelette


Simple, affordable and delicious. :) I know that everybody can cook this but I just want to share. Happy weekend everyone.


Ingredients for 6 servings:
6 large eggs
150 grams ground beef
1 carrots (minced)
1 potato (minced)
1/2 cup green peas
1 onion (minced)
salt and pepper to taste

Procedure:
1.  Saute the onion, add the ground beef, carrots and potato then continue to saute and simmer for 5 minutes, add salt and pepper to taste then the green peas and simmer fo r a minute and turn off the heat. Set aside.
2. Beat the eggs then add salt and pepper. Heat a flat bottom pan and put half of the beaten eggs, when it is already half cooked put half of the sauted meat mixture then fold the side and roll towards the other side to form a roll or simply fold both sides to meet at the center then continue cooking until done. ( Cook in 2 batches)
3. Slice then serve.


Monday, January 5, 2015

Ham and Cheese Waffles


I am fond of eating waffles when I was a kid, now that I am old it's time to make it for the kids. :-)
Ingredients for 10-12 waffles:
250 grams flour
100 grams corn starch
100 grams sugar
5 grams baking powder
7 grams salt
600 ml fresh milk
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 teaspoon oil
1 egg yolk
1 egg white ( beaten until foamy)
1/2 cup diced ham
1/2 cup grated cheese


Procedure:
1. In a blender put the egg yolk, salt, sugar, baking powder, oil, butter and milk then blend for a minute, add the cornstarch and flour then blend until  no more lumps.
2. Pour the mixture in a big mixing bowl then fold in the egg white and continue folding until fully combined.
3. Set the waffle machine  at 250C and brush it with butter, when it is hot, pour each mold up to 1/2 full then put the some ham and cheese, add more batter until totally full and close the cover and wait for 2-3 minutes or until cooked.
4. Waffles are now ready to be served.


Saturday, January 3, 2015

Salad with Poppy Seeds Dressing

 A healthy salad tossed with poppy seed salad dressing, a perfect start to boost your appetite. Highly recommended, really yummy and low in calories.

Ingredients:
2 cups lettuce (Cleaned well)
2 big tomatoes ( diced and seeds removed)
1 avocado (diced)
Poppy seed salad dressing ( according to your taste)


Procedure:
1. Combine the first 3 ingredients then drizzle it with poppy seed dressing and serve.

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