Monthly Archive: December 2014

Meatball Pho 1 2

Meatball Pho

Day three and today it’s New Year’s Eve and like I said early this week, noodles in the Filipino and Chinese tradition symbolizes longevity hence were posting noodle recipes for the whole week. Another important information about this belief is that in the Chinese culture these noodles should not be...

Crispy Chow Mein Noodles 1 4

Crispy Chow Mein Noodles

Day two of our noodle week and let’s make something crispy today, something vibrant, a dish with lots of character, the Chow Mein Crispy Noodles. Chow Mein means stir-fried noodles in Chinese where “chow” means fried and “mein” means noodles. There are two main types of this dish, first one...

Bánh Canh Giò Heo 1 1

Bánh Canh Giò Heo

Noodles in the Filipino tradition symbolizes long life and this came from the Chinese belief with the same context hence in most important occasions and celebrations like birthdays and New Year dishes that uses noodles are always a part of the menu. Now that New Year is several days away,...

Lechon Manok 1 11

Lechon Manok

I guess most of the Filipinos living in the Philippines would never make this at home as it is readily available everywhere, with the market penetration of the two popular brands Andok’s and Baliwag, I guess you will never miss their shops where ever you go. I saw the growth...

Banana Split Icebox Cake 1 4

Banana Split Icebox Cake

Before everything else let me all greet you a Merry Christmas, hope you are enjoying you day so far. I know it would be hectic for others as you prepare for your dinners tonight and for most Filipinos I guess most of you are still sleepy or have some hang...

Filipino Fruit Salad 1 2

Filipino Fruit Salad

I think if I am not a Filipino I will be confused if someone tells me that the fruit salad is a very popular dessert item in the Philippines. This dessert is served in most of the important occasions such as birthdays, graduations, family gathering and this holiday season due...

Tuna Casserole 1 3

Tuna Casserole

Another idea for you on what to serve this coming Christmas, this is useful especially when you don’t have enough time to have a trip to the supermarket as this recipe uses mostly things you can find in your pantry. This is an excellent add-on to what you already plan...

Lucban Hardinera 1 4

Lucban Hardinera

Hardinera is a type of steamed dish made out of pork, hotdogs, pineapple, peppers, raisins, eggs and pickles, it closely resembles embutido but instead of ground pork hardinera used chopped pork pieces. Hardinera also is steamed traditionally in a llanera or a mould used to cook leche flan unlike embutido...

Pandan Chicken 1 5

Pandan Chicken

The first time I had this was in Malaysia, it was in a restaurant near my work. At first I was wondering what was that thing wrapped in leaves and a colleague told me that those are fried chicken wrapped in pandan leaves. I immediately ordered some and got hooked,...