Cheesecake Crunch Bites Recipe from The Maya Kitchen

It’s time to celebrate a milestone as the graduates receive their diplomas this month of March. Canapés and finger foods are simple to prepare.

Cheesecake Crunch Bites
Cheesecake Crunch Bites

For a unique dessert, what better way to toast a graduate than with a wine bottle made of fudge brownie cake? Cover it with fondant and write a very apt greeting of Congratulations! (more…)

Journal for Cooks and Foodies from The Maya Kitchen

There is a new book that is sure to delight both the serious cook and the kitchen novice alike.

Maya Food Journal
Maya Food Journal

The Maya Kitchen Journal for Cooks and Foodies is a compilation of more than 180 recipes for all occasions, tried and tested by The Maya Culinary Kitchen. The over 400-page book is divided into the 12 months of the year with each page containing a recipe and a blank space for notes and reminders. The recipe selection is a merry mix of appetizers, main courses, desserts and snacks of local and international flavour. Tips and secrets are also sprinkled here and there. (more…)

Pasta with Tuna Tuscan Recipe

Pasta is one of the fastest recipe to cook if you are preparing for a dinner with friends. With the introduction of canned or bottled pasta sauce, all we need is to cook the pasta, saute the spices and mix it with pasta.. That’s easy right?

Pasta with Tuna Tuscan
Another Pasta Recipe brought to you by The Maya Kitchen


 1 bottle of BRAVO Tuna Tuscan Sauce

  •  90 g  pasta
  •  20 g  olive oil
  •  30 g  minced garlic
  • 120g tuna in oil
  • anchovy pieces to taste
  • Ground pepper to taste (more…)

Pasta Al Adobo Recipe

Pork Adobo is probably the most popular Pinoy Dish and it comes with different preparations. The most common way of cooking Adobo is by simply boiling the pork with soy sauce and vinegar and other ingredients until the fat comes out and the pork is tender.

Pasta Al Adobo
Pasta Al Adobo Recipe from Chef Gen Capati

Pork Adobo is best paired with Rice or Pasta, YES Pasta!!! Checkout Chef Gen Capati’s recipe of Pasta Al Adobo.. Here it is:) (more…)

Eggplant Medley Recipe

Eggplant is one of my favorite vegetables and its probably one of the easiest to find in the market. If you think serving eggplant dish is boring, wait till you taste Eggplant Medley Recipe from Chef Gen Capati of The Cookbook Kitchen.

Eggplant Medley Recipe
Eggplant Medley Recipe by Chef Gen Capati

Eggplant is a fruit of a plant originally from India, eggplant is botanically classified as a berry and is eaten as a vegetable. Eggplant can also be stuffed with meat, rice, or other fillings and then baked. Chef Gen Capati shares his Eggplant Medley Recipe, Hows the taste? Its perfect. Heres the recipe:) (more…)

Boston Poached Fish Recipe

Last Saturday, I was invited to join Chef’s Gen D. Capati of Cookbook Kitchen’s cooking demo along with the participants along and other other bloggers @ The Maya Kitchen.

Boston Poached Fish
Boston Poached Fish

Chef Patron Gen Capati demonstrated some of his restaurant’s most popular dishes like CBK Stuffed Spring Chicken brimming with cheese, ham and basil; Boston Poached Fish is fish fillet poached in white wine and grapes along with crowd favorites Meaty Herbed Eggplant, Pasta al Adobo and Decadent Chocolate Rhum Cake, a creation of Chef Capati himself. (more…)

Decadent Chocolate Rum Cake Recipe

During the Cooking Demo at The Maya Kitchen last Saturday, Chef Kittin Constantino demonstrated the procedures of baking one of her favorite holiday dessert – Decadent Chocolate Rum Cake. Rum Cake is also one of my favorite cakes ( Rum Cake with Dates, Chocolate Rum Cake) coz it can stay longer because of the wine content. It also has a lot of variations and its easy to bake:)

recipe Decadent Chocolate Rum Cake
Decadent Chocolate Rum Cake

Some experts traced that the origin of Rum Cake is the Caribbean in which the cake serves as a Christmas Dessert. The traditional Rum Cake has fruits in it which makes it similar to fruitcake but with a lighter texture. (more…)