November 2012

Mango Royale

Mango Royale

Mango Royale or Mango Float is a popular Filipino no bake refrigerated cake made out of sweetened whipped cream and mangoes in a Malt cracker base. I am not 100% sure where did this dessert originated but with the American influence in the Philippines it looks like this is a...

Manga at Bagoong

Manga at Bagoong

Manga at Bagoong is one of the most sought after food items in the Philippines and it’s so rampant you can see them everywhere placed in water filled glass jars where street food are sold. Hardly a recipe at all, this snack item is worth to share do to its...

Moroccan Beef Stew

Moroccan Beef Stew

The first time I saw this Moroccan Beef Stew recipe was from a product pamphlet in a supermarket community board, I was curious to have it a try because of the unusual combination of ingredients (at least to me), I haven’t tried a Moroccan dish yet when I saw this...

Pastillas de Leche 2

Pastillas de Leche

Pastillas de Leche if directly translated from Spanish means “milk tablets” or “milk pills” which basically describes this Filipino sweet delicacy. Pastillas de leche are sweet milk candies are made out of carabao (water buffalo) milk shaped into small cylinders, it is hardened by evaporation and addition of sugar during...

Tupig 3

Tupig

Intemtem or Tupig is a popular native delicacy from Pangasinan which is made out of ground glutinous rice and coconuts strips wrapped in banana leaves then cooked over charcoal. When I was in the university I travel almost fortnightly from my school (U.P. Baguio) to home (Quezon City), in that...


Fan Post: Beef Asado by Mercy Grace

Fan Post: Beef Asado by Mercy Grace

This Beef Asado dish is rich in flavour due to the slow cooking of the beef with all the ingredients. The beef can be cooked to tenderness a day before, so you can skim off the fat. Do not use pressure cooker for this dish. This is a very versatile...

Cuban Sandwich

Cuban Sandwich

Cuban sandwich basically is a popular variation of the ham and cheese sandwich, it was created for early Cuban migrants in Florida as well as Cuban cigar factory and sugar mill workers in Cuba during the late 1800s. This series would not be complete without this sandwich as this is...

Pork Roast with Mushroom Gravy

Pork Roast with Mushroom Gravy

It is a popular dish in buffets in the Philippines and its called Pork Roast with Mushroom Gravy, commonly beef is used for this type of dish but for today we will be using those pork today leftovers we still have. If you had frozen your pork roast leftovers then...

Pork Carnitas Pita Pockets 1

Pork Carnitas Pita Pockets

Pork Carnitas Pita Pockets is a Mexican inspired dish made out of heavily marbled cuts pork which is slowly braised or roasted in long periods yielding a very tender meat. Another great idea for using freshly made or leftover pork roast are these Mexican treats called carnitas. Carnitas is a...

Pork Roast, Lychee and Mandarin Salad

Pork Roast, Lychee and Mandarin Salad

What I will be sharing today is my own creation called Pork Roast, Lychee and Mandarin Salad, a unique salad with a hint of Asian taste. It is fruity and filling so a plate of this would be enough, what’s good with this is we can use the leftover meat...