It is truly a fact that people love to eat, and the same thing holds true for Filipinos. One of the advantages of being a condo dweller is being located near shopping malls, restaurants, and other major food districts.
Generally, condo in the Philippines allow easy access to any kind of food that your taste buds are longing for. You also have the freedom to comfortably cook in your well-designed condo kitchen. But what if you wanted to try and explore new easy condo recipes straight from your leftovers or the food in your fridge? Have you ever wondered how to cook foods in your condo? Time to satisfy your appetite with our 8 easy and totally crazy dainty recipes that you can quickly prepare straight from your condo pantry.
1. Grilled Cheese Sandwich with a Kick of Salsa
Among the condo recipes that we’ve listed, grilled cheese sandwich will always be part of the list. Add a twist to your all-time favorite grilled cheese sandwich through this recipe. Instead of using just cheese for your sandwich, add a dash of salsa for a new taste that goes well with the cheddar taste. This is also a good alternative to your usual tomatoes and cheese sandwich and this one is a good example of foods you can cook in a toaster oven. Just toast or grill your bread, wait until the cheese melts, and add a layer of salsa. Cover it with another layer of bread and you’re sure to enjoy a new variety of your usual grilled cheese sandwich.
2. The Comforting Lemon Garlic Pasta
Tired of the usual pasta with red or white sauce? Tickle your taste buds with this simple lemon garlic pasta recipe. It boasts of its important ingredients: lemon and the roasted garlic. Be sure to have lemon juice, lemon zest, 10-25 cloves of garlic, olive oil, salt and pasta and you’re good to go. You can make it a little spicy with the addition of red pepper flakes. If you don’t have roasted garlic, just heat it in the oven and it will be ready after 30 minutes. This recipe is not just simple, but also good for your health since lemons has alkalizers that balance the body’s pH while roasted garlic has potential benefits against cancer and heart ailments.
3. Feel Frozen with the One-Ingredient Ice Cream
One-ingredient ice cream, you say? Yes, you heard it right. This easy to whip-up dessert contains only one ingredient: bananas. There’s no secret recipe behind this unique ice cream; what’s more important is you can easily make it in your condo! Cut the bananas, freeze them, and put them in a food processor. Eat and if you’re not yet satisfied, just refreeze some more bananas and blend it again. You can mix your favorite berries or chocolates to add flavor to this yummy ice cream. Simple, right? Follow the easy steps to make this creation here. This ice cream is one of the best foods you can cook and freeze. You’ll also be happy to know that Bananas help in decreasing the risk of asthma, as the Imperial College of London found out that children who ate this fruit once a day reported 34% less risk of developing asthma.
4. Chicken Piccata
Aside from the Lemon Garlic pasta, you can still use lemons to add a zesty flavor to your leftover chicken breasts. Make sure that the chicken breasts are sliced thinly so that the lemon juice will seep more effectively inside the chicken. Don’t forget the white wine as well, as it serves as one of the important ingredients for this dish. Cook this for thirty minutes with your trusted condo cookware and condo kitchen essentials and you’ll have sumptuous meal that can be paired with a good serving of rice.
5. Sink your Tastebuds with the Kitchensink Quesadillas
Quesadillas are generally easy to make. With the right ingredients depending on your taste preferences, you’re sure to create this tasty delicacy in no time at all. Go healthy all the way by creating a no-meat quesadilla, only making use of canned goods such as black beans, corn kernels and salsa. Top it up with shredded cheddar cheese and an optional side salad, and you’re on your way to a healthy and easy go-to meal that you can prepare anytime of the day.
6. Strawberry Jam-Filled French Toast
French toast is a favorite by many and this can be ranked among the easy and best recipes you can do in your condo. But did you know you can add a touch of strawberry in it for a sweet escapade in your condo kitchen? This recipe can easily be prepared in just 20 minutes with almost all of the ingredients present in your cupboard (such as strawberry jam, fat-free skim milk and cheese, vanilla, bread). You’re sure to crave for more after taking a bite of this delectable French toast.
7. Deep Dish Pizza Cupcakes
Pizzas are among the recipes you can do in your condo. No need for large ovens for your condo pizzas. Be different the next time you make your pizzas by making use of crescent rolls and pressing them to each muffin cup with your pizza toppings such as mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, ham, mushrooms and onions. These deep dish, condo-made pizzas can be thick in taste and it will never disappoint you for those restaurant-made pizzas. Be sure to include this in your next condo menu for your condo visitors.
8. Peanut Butter and Jelly Banana Waffle Sandwiches
All set for baking with your baking needs at your condo? If you’re thinking of an alternative to plain waffles, this sumptuous recipe will make you crave for more. This Peanut Butter and Jelly Banana Waffle Sandwich is addictive that you will want to make additional ones after finishing a batch.
Condo living will not be complete with good food that adds flavor to your everyday living. Being able to enjoy the condo lifestyle also includes preparing sumptuous meals in your condo pantry. DMCI Homes gives the opportunity to its condo residents to cook in their personalized condo kitchen designs. With these easy, but crazy dainty, condo-cooked foods, you’re sure to take your eating escapades a notch higher right in the comforts of your own condo.