Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ella Bella’s Mulligatawny Chicken Stew

Prep time: About 15 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes Calories per serving (based on 4 servings, 1 chicken thigh per serving): 364 “Oooooohhh, ahhhh!” That was my reaction when I saw a mulligatawny recipe on the recipe book my husband … Continue reading

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Ella’s Bella’s Whole Wheat Pandesal (Filipino-style breakfast rolls)

Prep time: approximately 30 minutes Waiting time: Minimum of one hour Baking time: 20 minutes Calories per piece: 85 amazing calories! Love, love, love pandesal! I know it sounds Spanish/Latin and the reason for that is really because the Philippines … Continue reading

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Ginataang Tilapia (Tilapia fillets cooked in coconut milk)

Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Calories per serving: 196 (at 4 servings, 1 fillet each)   I grew up eating tilapia with bones in them. I always thought they were really tasty that way. I always loved … Continue reading

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Beef Tapa ala Ella

Prep time: About 10 minutes Wait time (for marinating): Minimum of 1 hour Cooking time: 5 minutes Calories per serving (4 servings): Only 155! Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! You must be going out on a date tonight or cooking something … Continue reading

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Delightful Spinach and Feta-stuffed Chicken Breast

Preparation time: 15 to 20 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes What you need: 1 lb (2.2 kgs) boneless, skinless chicken breasts 4 oz feta crumbles 1.5 cups fresh spinach, sautéed in garlic and oil ¼ cup green bell pepper, diced … Continue reading

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Hearty Camote (Sweet Potato) Soup

Prep Time: About 20 minutes Cooking time: 6 hours on low or 3 hours on high using a crockpot; stove top, about an hour on medium low heat Number of servings: 4 medium bowls (about 1.5 cups) Calories per serving: … Continue reading

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