Posts filed under: Travel Inspired Recipes

  ~Carmen Joe and I love Japanese food.  Joe lived in Japan for three years so he knows his sushi.  Hopefully, he’ll be able to take me to Japan someday soon.  In the meantime, when I’m feeling “wifey”, I’ll make Joe sushi at home (usually he does all of the cooking).  I must admit, it......
~ Carmen Adobo chicken is considered the unofficial national dish of the Philippines.  Marinated meat in vinegar/soy sauce (high in salt) liquids have been used for centuries in many tropical climates to preserve food.  When the Spanish invaded and settled in the Philippines, they called the process adobo which is the Spanish word for marinating......
~ Carmen One of the first Filipino dishes Joe made for me was Pancit, a quick and easy noodle meal that actually tastes better the second day.  Because it warms up easily, I love to take the leftovers for my lunch. Panic is a perfect dish to pair with lumpia, Filipino spring rolls.  Or use......
~ Carmen Five years ago I married a handsome, Filipino guy. I call him Island Boy. Others call him Joe. Besides having a husband who treats me like a princess, I also married an excellent cook. People who know Filipino food always ask if Joe can make lumpia. Lumpia is a spring roll of Chinese......
~ Carmen The saying goes, “Texas, It’s a Whole Other Country”.  One visit to Fredericksburg will confirm that slogan.  Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-1800s.  Taking great pride in their town’s culture, the people of Fredericksburg have given preservation of the town’s history and German culture a high priority. You might also want......
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