Bok Choy Two Ways

Aaahh… bok choy! Whenever I dine out with my friends at any Asian restaurant, there is a prerequisite of ordering vegetables. This is because we believe in ordering “the basic food groups” which means, a chicken dish, a beef dish, a pork dish, a seafood dish and a vegetable dish. I know that’s a lot … Continue reading

Garlic and Butter Broiled Salmon Heads

Butter and Garlic Salmon Heads Stella Dacuma Schour Cooking with Stellaaaa

As I have mentioned before, I have a penchant for buying whole fish. Since buying a whole salmon is out of the question, I prefer cooking its head. Salmon steaks are expensive, and not as fatty and succulent as the meat from the collar and cheeks. Besides, at $1.99/lb, how can I resist a very … Continue reading

Cleaning, Cooking and Eating Head-On Shrimps (Halabos Na Hipon)

Shrimps/Prawns cooked this way is the ultimate rich people food back in the Philippines. The bigger, the better. All I know is that it costs more than beef, chicken, fish and pork. To be honest, I wouldn’t be surprised if house parties are judged by the amount and size of shrimp served at the dinner … Continue reading

Stuff In My Kitchen: DIY Coffeemaker Carafe Replacement

Our coffee carafe broke last week, and I didn’t have time to get a replacement. And I need coffee to function! Here’s my GENIUS yet ghetto replacement. I have a 4-cup coffeemaker (because this is a household of two people, and our small counter space doesn’t allow it.) In any case, this hack totally tells … Continue reading

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