Filipino

A collection of Filipino recipes from all across the 7100 islands of the Philippines plus some that has been created overseas by Filipinos, whether is traditional, forgotten, heirloom, modern or even the most common day to day Filipino dishes we have it.  We are trying to research all of these recipes, cook it, document it and showcase it to the world.

Giniling with Alugbati at Kalabasa

Giniling Kalabasa at Alugbati is a simple Filipino vegetable soup dish prepared with minced pork, alugbati (Malabar spinach) and buttercup squash. It’s simple, delicious, nutritious and affordable, this is what a dinner should be! In your home country what does the typical daily meal look like? It’s interesting to see...

Ube Biko

Ube Biko is a type of Filipino rice cake based on Biko Kalamay where it is infused with ube flavour then topped with a topping similar to yema. Nowadays everything seems to be given that ube twist, from waffles, doughnuts, macarons and even croissants, name it there is an ube...

Sabo Kamatis

Sabo Kamatis is a Filipino soup dish from Pampanga prepared with slowly boiled pork or beef bones with tomatoes, onions and garlic served with bok choy, cabbage and radish. All of you most probably would agree that Pampanga has the best dishes compared to other provinces that is why most...

Hapunan (Huapai, Auckland, New Zealand)

This place is perhaps the most popular Filipino restaurant / food truck in Auckland probably for nearly a year now. They serve familiar name Filipino dishes, some are traditional and some with a twist but most of them are highly regarded by Aucklanders and received a lot of great positive...

Mango Bango

Mango Bango is a Filipino dessert inspired by Buko Salad and/or Fruit Salad where Mangoes, Nata de Coco and Kaong are mixed together and served with Cream and Condensed Milk. East and South East Asian desserts are quite simple, not too intricate and not too overly sweet. East and South...

Copycat Ribchon Baby Back Baboy

Copycat Ribchon Baby Back Baboy is a copycat Baby Back Baboy recipe from the famous Tagaytay restaurant Ribchon. A pork rib dish seasoned with spices and aromatics used in lechon then slowly grilled to tender perfection. Let me start this post by mentioning that I haven’t tried the real thing...

Japanese Siomai

Japanese Siomai is a type of minced pork and sometimes with prawns where it is wrapped in nori sheets instead of the usual dimsum wrapper, giving it a unique seafood taste. I have been into Japan, Hong Kong and China and probably I had seen one of these types of...

Paotsin Green Hainanese Rice and Chicken

Paotsin Green Hainanese Rice and Chicken is a copycat recipe inspired by Paotsin made with Hainanese Rice infused with pandan leaves then served with Asian style crispy chicken. One thing that makes me want to visit my home country badly are the interesting new dishes I discover on a regular...

The 11 varieties of the Filipino Longganisa

When you think about sausages, I guess the first thing that comes to mind is either the German Brats or Hungarian Sausages but did you know that this encased meat was probably first invented as a means of preserving blood, offal, and small scraps of meat in the stomachs and...

Nilagang Manok na Puti na may Asparagus

Nilagang Manok na Puti na may Asparagus is a Filipino soup dish made with chicken and vegetables like potato, carrots, cabbage, and asparagus. In the Philippines, during the old days, when someone of high stature prepares chicken for dinner, a whole chicken is used, literally. This means whether they are...