Cheesy Green Mussels (Tahong)


1/2 kg. asian green mussels
6 cloves garlic (minced)
1/4 cup melted butter or margarine
1/2 cup grated cheese

Steam the green mussels until the shells open. Remove the shell without meat then set aside. In a pan, saute garlic on melted butter or margarine until golden brown. Add the green mussels then add the grated cheese. Another delicious seafood recipe.

Grilled Stuffed Squid

1/2 kg. squid
corn bits
turnip (cut into strips)
carrot (cut into strips)
beans (cut in 2 inches long)
1 onion (minced)
small piece ginger (chopped)
powder seasoning
ground pepper

Clean the squids. Rub it with powder seasoning then set aside. Mix together the vegetables, onions, ginger, powder seasoning and pepper. Stuff the squid with the mixed ingredients then grill. For the dip, you can have soy sauce with lime juice. Another easy recipe and delicious “pulutan”.

Crispy Crablets

Crispy Crablets


1 kg. crablets (shells removed)
1/2 cup flour
powder seasoning
ground black pepper
cooking oil

1/2 cup vinegar
onion (chopped)
dash of salt
2 tbsp. sugar
small red chili (if you want it hot)

Mix all together the first 4 ingredients. Deep fry then drain. For the dip, just mix all the ingredients. This is very easy but delicious. Perfect for “pulutan” too.

Vegetables in Coconut Milk (Ginataang Gulay)

My husband loves this dish. He likes it with thick coconut milk.

string beans
bitter gourd
pork (cut in small pieces)
thick coconut milk
cooking oil
garlic (minced)
onion (sliced)
msg (optional)
Saute onion, garlic and pork. Add the string beans, bitter gourd and the squash. Add the coconut milk and salt to taste. Let it boil until done but do not over cook the vegetables.

Ham and Cheese Macaroni

It is Food Trip Friday again. I want to share this time the recipe of my steamed Macaroni with Ham and Cheese.

1/2 kg. macaroni (boiled and drained)
4 pcs. sweet ham (cut in small squares)
quickmelt cheese (grated)
1 big onion (minced)
3 cloves garlic (minced)
1 cup cheese spread
1 cup all purpose cream
1 tbsp. butter or margarine (melted)
msg (optional)
In a non-stick pan, saute onion and garlic until golden brown. Add the ham and cook for 30 seconds. Add the all purpose cream and the cheese spread. Then add the macaroni. Let is simmer for a minute or 2. Transfer the mixture in a greased or non-stick pan. Top it with grated quickmelt cheese. Simmer for 15 minutes. You can now serve your Steamed Macaroni with Ham and Cheese.

You can join us here. Happy Food Trip Friday everyone!