Appetizers

Creamy Chicken Spring Rolls with Salsa

Don’t you just love the crunch of a crispy spring roll? When I saw this recipe for creamy chicken spring rolls in very old meal planner I got from a friend years ago, I knew that I should make it. I’ve adapted the ingredients to what I had on hand and I was very happy […]

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gyoza
Appetizers

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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una lumpia (filipino tuna spring rolls)
Appetizers

How to Make Tuna Lumpia (Filipino Tuna Spring Rolls)

Tuna lumpia is a great alternative to pork lumpia. It is healthier, but you are not sacrificing any taste. Lumpia is more often than not present at Filipino gatherings – house parties, fiestas, birthdays and the like. Making lumpia is quite labor intensive, but it is often made with friends and family, so the work […]

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