Thyme Crackers

Za’atar is a Middle Eastern spice blend usually made of thyme and other herbs and spices. Great with almost everything from fish, meats, vegetables, and even pastries! Here’s a basic cracker/lavosh recipe spiced with homemade za’atar using thyme from Bauko, Mt. Province. Za’atar Spice Blend2 tbsp thyme, fresh or dried2 tbsp sumac2 tbsp sesame seeds,Continue reading “Thyme Crackers”

Deconstructed Lasagna

Lasagna might seem complicated because there are several components but you can always prep them in advance and assemble/cook as needed. IngredientsPesto1 cup basil, blanched1 head garlic, minced1/2 cup cashews, roastedto taste saltto taste pepper1/2 cup olive oil Combine all ingredients except the oil in a food processor and puree. Slowly drizzle olive oil whileContinue reading “Deconstructed Lasagna”

Gulay Grazing Table

Lazy kitchen hacks to feed 4 hungry gulay packers (when you’re one of them): cut veg, season generously with salt, pepper, spices and/or herbs, fat of your choice. Grill or roast in a preheated grill pan or oven. You’ll know its ready once its nicely caramelized and your house is filled with the smell ofContinue reading “Gulay Grazing Table”

Langka Steak with Mushroom Gravy

“This would make me vegan.” This was largely the reaction when we served this smoky, hearty event of a plant steak from Jjoyce’s neighbor’s jackfruit tree. Hyperlocal! IngredientsSteak: 1 pc whole langka, peeled, halved lengthwise and cut into 2″ thick wedges To taste steak rub (recipe to follow) To taste salt To taste black pepperContinue reading “Langka Steak with Mushroom Gravy”