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Chicken Biryani

This was an attempt to try something that I had hoped would be easy and not time consuming. I managed to organize myself, my ingredients, and the cooking times of each step without having to wait long for one step to finish. I managed go find all the ingredients at Coop so no worries for… Continue reading Chicken Biryani

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Pinoy-Style Crispy Fried Chicken

Another tribute to Philippine cuisine is another childhood favorite. As a child, I remember the weekends spent playing with my cousins in the compound and then you start smelling the a familiar scent that you know everyone will start fighting for at the table. It’s grandma’s crispy fried chicken, absolutely delicious. What’s in it: Flour,… Continue reading Pinoy-Style Crispy Fried Chicken

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Weightloss Meal | Baked Sweet Potato, Baked Chicken and Cooked Spinach

Recently, I started using the MakeMyPlate app and after 3 weeks and working out at least once a week and I managed to lose 2kg which was also evident in my overall work performance (energy) and body figure. This app already has food combinations that you’re allowed to eat in each meal according to your… Continue reading Weightloss Meal | Baked Sweet Potato, Baked Chicken and Cooked Spinach

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Honey Garlic Wings and Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Another mushroom pasta recipe for all the mushroom lovers out there. These time I made a creamy pasta sauce and paired the past with baked honey garlic chicken. The rustic flavor of the sauce and the sweetness and brightness of the honey garlic marinade complements each other hand-in-hand. However, you can always cook these on… Continue reading Honey Garlic Wings and Creamy Mushroom Pasta

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Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

With the weather changing so often, it gets confusing to match a dish that suits whichever comes up. In the end I chose the freshness of the broccoli to match the thickened marinade of the beef to balance this dish. What’s in it: Beef, strips or cubed Broccoli, bite-size florets Soy sauce, 1 1/2 c… Continue reading Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

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Chicken Korma Curry

For some reason, I had a craving for curry and this came in to mind. Although I’m a big fan of thai curries, I love this specific indian curry which I tweaked to accomodate my weight loss needs. Healthy option alternatives that you can use are tofu instead of meat wherein vegetable stock will be… Continue reading Chicken Korma Curry

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Pan-Grilled Salmon (no skin)

After having a nice and warm sunny day, it was time to end it with grilled salmon paired with mixed broccoli and cauliflower salad and lentil fusilli. Looking forward to grilling more and having more seafood at home and what’s even better is that for dieting and weight loss purposes, this dish is perfect for… Continue reading Pan-Grilled Salmon (no skin)

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Seafood Quinoa Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

As the sun comes out in Switzerland, I’m greeting it with a nice seafood pasta. There’s nothing like the feeling of being on the seaside, breathing in the nice fresh air and sea breeze. As I avoid creamy sauces, this freshly made tomato sauce is as diet-friendly as it gets with a kick from the… Continue reading Seafood Quinoa Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

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Baked Honey Garlic Cauliflower and Quinoa Spaghetti

On Pinterest, I came across this recipe of using cauliflower instead of chicken for a meatless meal of the same dish. It is sweet and spicy, bursting with flavor and heat. It doesn’t take long to prepare and cook. As for the pasta alternative, I managed to get quinoa spaghetti from Egli which is great… Continue reading Baked Honey Garlic Cauliflower and Quinoa Spaghetti

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Homemade Stir-Fried Noodles | Chow Mein

Noodles are very easy to cook, tweak and can be served as a soup or stir-fried. Our household favorite is definitely fried. You could easily stock up on noodles at home and cook which of the two styles you want on any day as opposed to ordering take away which would cost about 18CHF when… Continue reading Homemade Stir-Fried Noodles | Chow Mein