Arroz Caldo

Ingredients: 2 whole chicken breasts* (bone in, skin on) 1 bulb garlic, minced 1 medium onion, chopped 1 bulb ginger** 3 cups uncooked rice 5L water Cooking oil Salt and pepper, to taste *Two of these. **Slice into thumb-sized pieces and crush using flat side of knife to release juices. Cooking directions: In a large pot,…

Filipino-Chinese Style Chicken Adobo

Basically, a sweeter version of chicken adobo with hardboiled eggs. And look who’s hiding under the table: a very sleepy Pepper! Ingredients: 2 whole chickens (about 2.5kg), cut into pieces* 12 hardboiled eggs 1 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup vinegar 4-6 tbsp oyster sauce 500ml 7up or sprite 2-3 tbsp cooking oil 3 tbsp sugar 2…

Fish Tofu Hotpot

Sometimes, you just run out of dinner ideas. That’s when I turn to the people I cook for — my family. However, one of my brothers is less than cooperative. Whenever I ask him what he wants to eat, most of the time he just shrugs and says it’s up to me, which is a…

Easy Fried Eggplants

Ingredients: Cooking oil Eggplants Dipping sauce: Liquid seasoning (We prefer Maggi Savor Classic) OR Light soy sauce Cooking directions: Wash eggplants and cut the stems off. Slice eggplants however you want (eg. rounds, sticks). Our eggplants are of the purple chinese variety, so we slice them crosswise into 3-inch pieces then further cut them into…

Pork and Beans with Ground Meat

Ingredients: 3 tbsp cooking oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium onion, chopped 300g ground meat 4 390g cans pork and beans 1-2 tbsp sugar (optional) Salt and pepper, to taste 1 cup water Cooking directions: Heat oil in pan over medium low heat. Stir fry onion and garlic. Add ground meat and cook until browned. Add…