Category Archives: Peek into my kitchen

Lengua for noche buena

I didn’t put up my tree this year. I also knew the world was not going to end. I’d rather be traveling or diving but Christmas in Manila is all about family gatherings. For noche buena or traditional Christmas eve … Continue reading

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Halloween Treats

Here are some great Halloween recipes made by my Garde Manger class for their midterm exams. Some of the ideas are taken from blogs, books and the students’ own creativity. We had a lot of fun preparing the scary goodies.  … Continue reading

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Chilean Seabass Sous-vide

Sometimes chefs are like little kids playing with kitchen toys. This week for our lesson on poaching it was the vacuum machine and the sous-vide apparatus. On the menu was Chilean seabass with infused oils, caper cream sauce and served … Continue reading

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Salt Crusted Fish

I’m teaching a class of twenty wonderful students for Seafood Cookery (SEACOO2) this term.  For our lesson on whole fishes, we made two versions of Salt Crusted Fish. One version uses rock salt and egg whites, while the other is … Continue reading

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