homemade flour tortillas
Bread | Family Table

Easy Homemade Flour Tortillas

We eat a lot of fajitas, wraps, soft tacos and shawarma at home. We usually buy tortilla wraps from the grocery, but I have always wanted to make these from scratch at home. Of course, making homemade flour tortillas will take some time, but it tastes way better than what we buy. Bonus as well […]

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Appetizers | Family Table

Gyoza (Japanese Pan-Fried Dumplings)

Whenever I am in a Japanese restaurant and gyoza is on the menu, I always order it. Who cares if I won’t be able to finish my main course? I first tasted Japanese gyoza when I was already working in Manila. There was this Japanese fast-food restaurant just at the back of our office where […]

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Mama Meals

Easy-Peasy Ramen for one

Ramen has always been one of my quick go-to meals. As a young corporate employee, instant noodles were quick to prepare when hunger struck. Now, I’ve upgraded it a bit by making my own broth. I wanted to start a category of Mama Meals, which are single-serving, easy to make, lunches or snacks. I kick […]

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cacio e pepe potatoes
Family Table | Sides

Pecorino Romano Oven Roasted Potatoes

I really wanted to make Potatoes Anna by Deb from Smitten Kitchen (see here), once I saw her post it on Instagram. It is a very delectable looking gallette. I had all the ingredients, but I didn’t read the instructions beforehand.  It needed an hour in the oven plus preparation time! I cannot slice potatoes […]

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oven-roasted broccoli
Family Table | Sides

Oven-roasted Broccoli

Would you believe my almost 2-year old daughter likes broccoli? But only if it’s roasted in the oven.  She used to eat only the stalks, but she surprised us tonight by eating the florets as well. Yes, the stalk of the broccoli is edible. I used to throw those out, until I read somewhere that […]

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