Kare kare, oxtail and peanut stew

Kare-kare is a Filipino stew with a thick savory peanut sauce. It can be made from a stock made with different types meats and parts of the cow, but it is common to just use oxtail and a mix of vegetables. This stew is flavored with ground roasted peanuts and peanut butter, onions, garlic and shrimp paste(bagoong). It is…

Mung bean and coconut stew with centella

The past few weeks I have posted a couple of mung bean stews, one that I grew up with(see recipe HERE) and one with lechon leftovers(see recipe HERE), this time I am making an all vegan mung bean caserolle with coconut milk. In the traditional filipino dish you use malunggay leaves for this dish, but this time I…

Munggo with lechon

  My cousine have never made mung bean stew when I come over for a bite to eat, because she knew that I used to hate it, but last time I went to visit her she hade made a pot of the stew. I read on your blog that you like munggo now, so I…

Slow cooking short ribs while playing in the snow.

Me: You have to help me out, I need to take a few pictures of kids, snow and cooking. Brother: Sure I just need to ask her mum if it is alright that you take pictures of her. So off we went playing in the snow by the beach, while the base for the evenings dinner…

Kimchi jjiggae, Kimchi stew, 김치찌개

  Kimchi jjiggae  is one of the most popular all the stews in Korean cuisine and is made from mature kimchi, tofu, and meat or seafood. It is a warm, hearty, spicy and savory dish. When ever we were out eating korean bbq we often got a bowl of this stew and a bowl of rice at the end of…