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Chasen's Kitchen: Spicy Tuna Carbonara (Filipino Style)

As you may have noticed, I changed my blog name from blahblahblogchef to Chasen Dreams (Chasing Dreams) though the url is still the same.Why did I name it blahblahblogchef? What was I thinking?Lol. It’s supposed to be a food blog of a chef wannabe but then it evolvedinto a whatever-enters-my-mind blog.However, my love for food and cooking has not changed.I am still passionate about preparing food for my family.I still dream to cook not just for my family… to make money from my passion.When I retire,I will  open  a cafeteria na medyo konti lang ang tao para hindi ako mapagod. Besides, I will retire to pursue my passion not to get tired. Lol.
Now, I’m gonna share the recipe of my future bestseller.  It’s actually the recipe of my friend. I just tweaked it to match my taste.

½ kg Pasta (I used Penne) 1 canLuncheon Meat (I used Delimondo) 1 420gCentury Tuna Hot and Spicy 1 250mlNestle Cream 1 410gCarnation Evaporated Milk 1 can Mushroom 1Onion (chopped) 2 clovesGarlic (minc…

My 2018

I did not blog for the year 2018. I was busy offline.  And I think I lost my blogging mojo but I’m in the process of getting it back (What?! Feeling consistent magblog). Anyways, I am still alive, and I would want to believe that 2018 was good to me.Please allow me to summarize my 2018 in one blog post.
In  the second quarter of the year, my family and I were confronted with a dilemma.  It was whether or not  we let our mother undergo an operation.   Both options have repercussions.    It was such a difficult decision to make but  we chose to deal with the problem head-on.  Although I was soooo scared, inilaban namin.  Thank God, we made the right choice.  Mom’s surgery  went well and there were no complications whatsoever.      Indeed, our God is such a good God.  He never abandoned us.  He   sent the best persons to assist and help us aka the doctors, friends and relatives.   We are beyond grateful.

Cean is already 4 years old, very cute and very smart (sorry, nan…

Baby C's Peppa Pig Themed Party at McDonalds

I was a bit hesitant to host a birthday party for Baby C here in Manila because I was afraid that nobody would attend since our families are in Naga.  Actually, my initial plan for her birthday was to go out of town.  However, Baby C told me that she wanted a  birthday party.  She excitedly told me that she wanted cake, balloons and games.  The spark in her eyes made me say yes. After all, it was her birthday, and all I really wanted was to make her happy on her special day.   Indeed, it was one of the best decisions I’ve made. OA na naman ako. Haha.  But, yes, she was very very very happy.  When she saw the venue of her party, her eyes literally twinkled.  OA na kung OA but   I got teary eyed when I saw how happy she was.  She had so much fun that I want to  throw a birthday party on her 4th birthday. haha
The party was held at McDonalds Eton Centris.   Before booking McDo, I  scouted for other party venues at Eton Centris.  I went to Jollibee first, but the events area is small, an…

Baguio City with Dan and Baby C