Entrees

Chicken Adobo [Take 2, Purple Yam recipe]

I went to a community event where I met the owners of Purple Yam, a well-known Filipino restaurant in Brooklyn, New York. The owners, Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan, published a cookbook called “Memories of Philippine Kitchens.” The cookbook includes the chicken adobo recipe they use at their restaurant. Going to Purple Yam is definitely on my bucket list the…

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Chicken Sopas (Take #1)

My first time making Chicken Sopas, one of my favorite comfort foods my mom cooked throughout my childhood. This is pretty much like American chicken noodle soup, except using macaroni/elbow pasta. The difference in pasta noodle just makes such a difference to me in terms of texture and nostalgia. Ingredients Used: Chicken Breast Tenders, 0.85lb – $4.67 Twisted Elbow Veggie…

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Desserts

Ube Rice Krispy Treats [Take 1]

First try and these turned out amazing! Toasted the rice crispy cereal in a pan, mixed it in ube-flavored melted marshmallows and drizzled the bars with pandan-flavored icing. I actually made the rice crispy treats at 2am on a Saturday night after being out with friends…I may or may have not been faded. Actually it’s obvious in the video that…

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Entrees

Chicken Adobo [Take 1, Spicy]

This was my first try making chicken adobo EVER. I was too lazy to go through the trouble of calling my mom and asking her how she makes it so I just pulled a random recipe from a Google search (searched “healthy adobo” and found this hah). And of course it ended up not tasting like the adobo I grew…

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