steak topped with bearnaise sauce

How to make a good Béarnaise Sauce

Béarnaise sauce is simply the best sauce to enjoy with a grilled steak! In the 19th century, the French chef, Auguste Escoffer, devised five basic or ‘mother’ sauces that could be adjusted to make many other sauces. A good example is Béarnaise sauce which is an adjusted Hollandaise sauce. Other popular sauces that are also based on Hollandaise sauce include…

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bagoong, eggplant, tomatoes, okras, and boiled eggs

Bagoong Alamang Recipe

Bagoong Alamang, a famous Southeast Asian ingredient that is also known as shrimp paste, is a popular ingredient in the region. It is made from a briny material made from a combination of tiny shrimp or krill fermented for many days. It is also available in jars or in the wet market, despite its strong scent. Because of its unique…

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pancit molo dish

Pancit Molo Recipe

Pancit Molo is a wonton soup dish version of the Filipinos. Here is an easy instruction on how to prepare it for more or less than an hour! Ingredients for the Wonton 1 1/2 lbs. of ground pork15 pieces of medium shrimp (shell must be removed and deveined)30 to 35 pieces of wonton wrapper1 medium yellow onion (minced)1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder1/2…

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grilled salmon with dill sauce

Salmon with beurre blanc and dill

‘Beurre Blanc’ translated from French means ‘white butter’ and this is an excellent sauce to serve with a wide range of fish and seafood. This sauce also pairs well with chicken. This sauce is not the easiest to make as it is an ‘emulsion’, combining two ingredients that do not always happily combine! The key to success is to whisk the…

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