Monthly Archive: December 2011

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Bulalo

Every Filipino knows that if you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure or any heart related ailments then dish dish is to be avoided as this is one of the most guilty a Filipino food can get (I guess), it has more fat than your double or triple beef patty...

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Mais Con Yelo

Mais Con Yelo or Maíz con hielo means corn with ice in Spanish. It is another popular drink dessert in the Philippines made out of shaved ice, corn kernels, sugar and milk. Similar to halo halo but way much easier to prepare as it contains less ingredients and preparation is cloese...

Swedish Capricciosa (Ham, Cheese and Mushroom Pizza) 13

Swedish Capricciosa (Ham, Cheese and Mushroom Pizza)

Still got leftover ham? Like yesterday we will be using again that leftover ham you got in that fridge. Another great idea is to use them as a pizza topping so for this post we will make the classic Ham, Cheese and Mushroom Pizza. This pizza might be a popular...

Asparagus, Ham and Mushroom Stir Fry 0

Asparagus, Ham and Mushroom Stir Fry

Do you have lots of leftover ham and don’t know what to do with it? Well let me share a recipe that let you use that leftover ham in a different way, an Asian inspired stir fry dish made out of asparagus and straw mushrooms.  Since this is a free...

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Paella

Paella perhaps is the most popular Spanish dish, it can be categorized into 3 different types which are: Valencian Paella (“Paella Valenciana”) – made out of rice, green vegetables, meat (chicken, duck, and rabbit), snails and beans. Seafood Paella (“Paella de Marisco”) – made out of rice and mixed seafood...

Bicol Express (Chilli and Pork in Coconut Gravy) 33

Bicol Express (Chilli and Pork in Coconut Gravy)

Now this dish is for the brave who would dare to take one of the hottest dishes in the Philippines. Bicol Express originated from Bicol which is a Southern Luzon province which is popular for its chillies and coconuts, the chillies grown here in are called “siling labuyo” or Birds...

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Brazo de Mercedes

To my surprise, I came home today with a big log of Brazo de Mercedes and some Danish pastries that my wife had baked. It was a feast! And this post is about it. This dish is one of her specialties and this is frequently requested by friends and families...

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Pinoy Spaghetti

I guess you will be surprised if I told you that Spaghetti is a popular and favourite dish in Philippines. In most of the occasions like parties and gathering spaghetti will be the one of the main stays, even McDonald’s and other popular fast food chains have spaghetti on their...

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Banana Cake

Banana cake or banana bread is a type of moist and sweet baked item made with mashed bananas either served with cream cheese icing, chocolate icing or just plain unfrosted. Banana cake according to history have been invented during the Depression era of the 1930’s by housewives finding other means...