Travel Feature: Laki Beach, Bataan, Philippines

The Philippines has over 7,000 islands and many countless powdery white sandy beaches with the clearest and cleanest water and with the perfect temperature year-round so you can swim anytime you want! Here’s a sample of the kind of beaches we have in the Philippines – Laki Beach in Bataan, just 3 hours north of Metro Manila.

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Beef Pares Mami (Filipino Noodle Soup)

This Beef Pares Mami is the Filipino version of pho and is equally tasty. Tender pieces of beef are cooked slowly until meltingly tender in a perfectly seasoned and spiced broth. Fresh egg noodles are then added to make a mouthwateringly delicious soup that is perfect for the entire family!

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Slow Cooker Teriyaki Steak Tips with Peppers and Mushrooms

Cubes of sirloin steak are slow-cooked with bell pepper, onion, and mushrooms in a made-from-scratch teriyaki sauce until perfectly tender. Ladle a big scoop over cooked rice to satisfy those take-out cravings! 

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Instant Pot Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin

This Instant Pot Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin is crazy easy to make and what a delicious recipe! Simply mix the marinade and coat the pork tenderloin, …

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Goi Cuon (Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls)

These classic Vietnamese spring rolls not only present beautifully, they are fun to make and definitely delicious! I love assembling these rolls with my little girl—she loves to pile on the veggies, meat and shrimp and then roll the rice paper—all on her own. If my 10-year-old can make these spring rolls, surely anyone can and it’s certainly a great way to bond over good food!

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6 Delicious Sweet Green Tea (Matcha) Recipes To Try

Do you love matcha green tea? If you do, you’re in for a treat! Here are six delicious sweet treats using matcha green tea not only to add that pretty green hue but also for a yummy twist!

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Bibingka (Coconut Rice Cake)

This coconut rice cake is so tender, moist, delicious and with the perfect crumbs, you won’t believe you’re eating a cake that’s actually completely gluten-free! This Bibingka is so insanely good it can rival any regular wheat cake in taste and texture. Bibingka is often served warmed up with some butter on top and enjoyed with coffee either in the morning or mid-afternoon. It’s delicious as a plain cake for everyday consumption, but for special occasions, it’s topped with extra cheese and some salted duck eggs, too.

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8 Delicious Fried Rice Recipes to Try

Love fried rice? 8 delicious, tried and tested fried rice recipes for you to try! After making a couple or so, you’d be a pro at making the tastiest fried rice recipe!

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Rice. Noodles. Yum. Cookbook: The Back Story

Every book written has a story behind it. This is the story of how the book came about. This is the story of the Lord’s goodness and kindness.

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Pad See Ew (Thai Flat Noodles Stir-fried in Soy Sauce)

Pad See Ew (Thai Stir-fried Noodles) – A very popular noodle dish right up there with Pad Thai. A sweet-salty sauce all soaked up by the noodles then allowed to caramelize in the wok makes this one delicious dish. Easy to make and cooks really fast, it’s dinner or snack in no time!

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Khao Pad Sapparot (Thai Pineapple Fried Rice) and The Making of Rice. Noodles. Yum. Cookbook (featuring Thailand and Vietnam)

This fancy fried rice – Khao Pad Sapparot (Thai Pineapple Fried Rice) combines the flavors of pineapples, raisins and cashew nuts with a hint of curry that work together to produce an exquisite array of tastes in your mouth. If you wish to impress your family and friends, this is the rice to make! This dish can be made vegetarian but it’s common to add shrimp or chicken to the dish. Often served in a hollowed-out pineapple, it is sure to please the crowd every time!

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