Lumpia – Spring Rolls

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Very good! When I was younger my mom would make spring rolls stuffed with cheese (similar taste as gouda). She served them as snacks, usually after she was making spring rolls. I loved nibbling at the crunchy wrapper as the cheese oozed out… Anyways, last night I made Spring rolls that […]

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Shrimp Alfredo

♥ ♥ = Getting there! Hands down, this is my second try at making Alfredo sauce from scratch. This one recipe I am continually trying to perfect. This time, the aromatic flavor of the shrimp mellowed down quite a bit that all I could taste was the mirin and garlic overpowering the pasta. Don’t get […]

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Garlic & Shrimp

What is a Shrimp? I’ve been eating shrimp ever since I can remember. My mom cooked them in many different ways such as soup, pan fried, and even steamed. And yet, I know nothing about these little crustaceans. “Shrimp” n. a small free-swimming crustacean with an elongated body, typically marine and frequent harvested for food. Word Origin: middle […]

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