Thai steak salad

I love Thai food, and one of the things that makes its taste distinct is the flavor of fish sauce. Fish sauce is widely used in Asian cuisine, and it is one of my favorite seasonings. Some people may find the smell offensive, but I think it can make anything taste good. Another element I…

Beef Nilaga

One of my comfort foods is this one pot meal – Nilaga. It is a traditional Filipino dish, with steamy flavorful broth, served with fish sauce with lemon and birds eye chilis. My family loves it! People in the Midwest find it interesting that we Filipinos eat rice with soup, but I say it is…

K- style burrito

I’m always looking for recipes to cook during the week or for when guests come over. While researching for recipe ideas for packed lunches for my husband and daughter, I found this interesting one. After confirming that I had all the ingredients, I decided to try it. I marinated the meat for a few hours,…

Lemon Chicken Sinigang

I love eating vegetables! There has to be a vegetable side dish pretty much every time I eat. I also like very hot soup. When I combine the two, While on a family trip to Disney World Park, and eating nothing but the fried food and hotdogs that were available,  I was craving some Sinigang…

Turkey lettuce wrap

serves 8 1 lb ground turkey 2 tbsp peanut oil 1/2 c water chestnuts, chopped finely 1/4 c carrots, finely choppes 1/4 c celery, chopped finely 1/4 c shiitake mushroom, sliced 1/2 c scallions, chopped finely 1 medium onion, chopped finely 1 tbsp oyster sauce 2 tbsp hoisin suace 2 tbsp soy sauce (I used…