Copyright on Most of Our Images

Dear readers, We just found out that a couple of our original posts’ pictures/images (the ones we took and own) are being used by other people in Facebook Marketplace and other blogs without… Continue reading

Macaroni Salad Recipe

  Oh the Holiday Season is still around the corner and it’s also the best time to share one of our favorite holiday recipes – macaroni salad with chunky chicken and luncheon meat… Continue reading

Happy Holidays (2017) from The Kitchen Invader

Happy Holidays!!! Enjoy every meal you cook and eat with the family.      

Why Food Presentation is NOT Just for Restaurants and Hotels

I often hear from non-cooks “why do you need to neatly plate your dishes when you’re only serving them at home?” I wonder why they ask this, especially when they dine out with… Continue reading

Home-made Chick n’ Chips

We love the chick n’ chips of one of the iconic pizza places here in our country. But we don’t always get the chance to eat at a restaurant since we know how… Continue reading

Happy Holidays!


Our 2016 Noche Buena Menu

Keeping it simple and tasty is our motto for tonight’s Noche Buena. We’re trying to avoid multiple meat dishes in one serving particularly on the night before Christmas and New Year since those days… Continue reading

Creamy, Melt-in-your-mouth Leche Flan

It’s that time of the year again and we have tried and tested several recipes for the holidays. Among the desserts we tried this year and a few years back is leche flan.… Continue reading

Growing up with Nora Daza

    Nora Daza’s cookbook was a stalwart presence in my mother’s kitchen. I remember her saying after each recipe we tried, “Yes, this is the way we did it. This is how… Continue reading

Chicken Bon Chon Style

My sister and I have been craving for Bon Chon chicken since the last time we went to Manila. Since there’s no branch here in Laguna, particularly in our town, There is a… Continue reading

Update: Flavoring Food According to Taste

Here’s a new page I’ve added that briefly discusses why we need to flavor dishes according to taste.  <<—- Just click this phrase or the picture below to go to the page.

Home-made Tinapang Bangus

I’ve been meaning to post my mom’s home-made tinapang bangus [boneless smoked milkfish] since the beginning of this blog. But I was hesitant for a long time because this is one of the… Continue reading

Valentine’s Day

This day is definitely special. Though it is not a holiday and we Filipinos have adapted it as one of those special occasions where we cook special dishes or simply go out on… Continue reading

Happy Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year to everyone!!!  

Happy New Year from the Kitchen Invader

Gifting Delicious Goodies for the Holidays

It’s that wonderful time of the year again and we are all very busy thinking, planning, and shopping for the holiday festivities. The holiday season in the Philippines happens a week before Christmas,… Continue reading

Merry Christmas to All

Thai Green Curry

The kitchen invaders love curry, especially Thai green curry with chicken and coconut cream. And of course, it is spicy and very appetizing. The secret to cooking good curry is to use the… Continue reading

Thai Bagoong Rice

Our love of Thai food enables us to try some of the easier dishes with ingredients that are locally available. We tried cooking Pad Thai and it was a hit with the family.… Continue reading

Lengua in Creamy White Sauce

The original kitchen invader (my sister) has done it again! When she invades the kitchen, it becomes her realm. This time, she whipped up an elegant ‘ulam’ that’s only usually served during holidays… Continue reading

Enjoy the Benefits Of Home Cooking

Do you love cooking at home? So do we. Here’s a page we have written that tells you exactly why we need to cook and eat more at home. Source: Enjoy the Benefits… Continue reading


  Pork kulao is also known as pork kinilaw, and it is said to be a dish which originated from Cavite. At home, we cook this dish usually on a weekend whenever my… Continue reading


  Ah, the rainy days are here and it’s time to enjoy those hot, steaming bowl of soups with the usual lunch menus at home. One of our favorites is almondigas (patola and miswa… Continue reading

Chili con Carne

  A great dish for the rainy days is something warm and spicy like chili con carne. This dish is simple, but very hearty and comforting. We’ve been craving for it for a… Continue reading