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Gourmet Pies – Mushroom and Spinach

pies….just playing with the layers of spinach in this pie, it is a simple pie made with traditional and all time favorite spinach and feta combination plus a herb roasted mushroom and bacon topping. You can never
Be wrong with this recipe, so simple tet very satisfing taste. Must try!!!!

Ingredients: makes 6 – 8 pies

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 18 pcs button mushrooms (cut in half)
  • 5 pcs streaky bacon (cooked)
  • 12 pcs fresh spinach leaves
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1/2 cup fresh milk
  • salt and pepper
  • mix dried herbs (marjoram and thyme)
  • fresh chopped parsley
  • Savoury pastry sheets approx 2 pcs 12 x 12
  • grated cheese for topping


  • In a muffin pan, spray oil and mold pastry sheets using a standard saucer. you can make pie molding of 6 or even 8 pcs on 2 pcs of 12×12 savoury pastry. Place and tear spinach leaves approc 1.5 pcs each molding. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk and cream and seasoned with salt and pepper and little herbs. Mix well. Pour in to pie molding about 3/4 full. Bake in 160 degrees at 20 minutes. Let it cool then Set aside
  • heat a wide pan seared or pan roast mushroom and seasoned with salt and pepper and little herbs.
  • Then assemble mushroom and bacon to pie molding topped with cheese. Bring to oven for same degrees allowing the cheese to melt for about 5 minutes.
  • Serve hot with your favorite coffee or tea.

Banquet Stlye – Beef with Mushroom Sauce

A popular dish for banquet and caterings. It’s always on the menu list of our clients back in the philippines (celebrity sports plaza) It is a tender slices of beef served with mushroom sauce. You can pair this dish with roast chicken, buttered vegetables, fish fillets and a pasta plus the soup & salad bar.(that was one of our banquet set menu) …Did you know that mushrooms are among the best foods you can eat to bolster your immunity. Maintaining a strong immune system is very important, especially as you get older.  It produce a compounds known as beta glucan, which keep immune cells in a state of vigilance, guarding against disease. Some research reveals that mushrooms contain ergothioneine, an antioxidant that contributes to immun health, as well as to the protection of the eyes, skin, liver, kidneys and bone marrow.

Ingredients: (good for 3-4 persons)

  • 1 kl of beef (sirloin ) cut in thinly slices
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups cream of mushroom sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 medium onions (diced)
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 tsp cornstarch dissolve in 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup oil for stir-frying
  • Botton mushrooms (optional for extenders)


  • in a container, season beef with salt & pepper, soy sauce & baking soda-helps beef become more tender)
  • in a pan, heat oil and fry beef until medium done. set aside
  • in the same pan, cook onion on the remaining oil until caramelize. add butter. then pour botton mushrooms and cream of mushroom sauce, let it boil and add cornstarch mix as thickening agent. seasoned with salt & pepper.
  • toss beef on the pan and remove from heat. Serve hot.
  • Enjoy!!

Burger Steak in mushroom gravy sauce

langhap sarap!!!!

Burger steak…I am thinking of “langhap sarap”..Gush, I miss this food… I remember when I was working in SM megamall, at lunch time, I always look for a meal that will suits my budget…and this is one of those…a cheap meal but quite satisfying…Did you know that Mushrooms are excellent source of potassium, a mineral that helps lower elevated blood pressure and reduces the risk of stroke.

In the plate:

  • 2 pcs burger steak
  • mushroom gravy
  • 1 cup steamed rice
  • buttered veggies

Burger Ingredients:

  • 500 gms minced beef
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1 med minced onions
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • In a bowl, mix all ingredints together and form a patties at approx 80-100 gms each
  • your choice of cooking methon will be, pan fry or grill.

Mushroom gravy:

  • 1/2 cup drippings
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 cups water
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 50 gms butter
  • 50gms mushroom slice


  • brown flour in a sauce pan using a low heat then add butter to make a rue…add in drippings and 1 cup water.let it boil.
  •  combine flour and the remaining water. seasoned with salt & pepper..and soy sauce for a little coloring effect. adjust texture or thickness by adding little by little water, continue string until cooked. add mushrooms.
  • Enjoy!!!
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