Category: Filipino

Inasal na Liempo

Inasal is a type of dish usually using chicken marinated in a mixture of calamansi, ginger, garlic, lemon grass, and coconut vinegar. After the marinating process this is then grilled over hot charcoal while continuously basted in a butter, lemon and annatto which gives it a distinct red orange colour....

Afripaya

Afripaya, yes, it’s a version of afritada but instead of the usual ingredients like potato, carrots and chicken this Cavinti uses a unique ingredient that will be hard for some to recreate, especially those outside the Philippines, it is made with carabao meat and papaya. Apart from the ingredient usually...

Mango Sago Pudding

Mango Sago Pudding is a tropical dessert prepared with fresh chilled mango cubes served with mini tapioca pearls on creamy sweetened coconut cream sauce. This crowd pleaser is really easy to make even young kids can prepare this, all you need are mangoes, sugar, cooked sago and coconut cream, with...

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Top 8 Philippine Media Noche Culinary Traditions

Fiesta, Graduation, Birthdays, Weddings, Christmas and New Years are just some of the few examples where food is the centre of attention in the Philippines, these occasions are the time where food is bountiful regardless of your social economic standing. Alongside these occasions there are also beliefs on what you...

Nilagang Pasko

It’s sad to see recipes like Nilagang Pasko starting to die because of ingredient availability, commodity prices and for the sake of convenience. Nowadays there are very few Filipino who prepare this dish for Christmas because of the following reasons I mentioned above. A dish prepared by slowly boiling whole...

Filipino Sweet Macaroni Salad

For many the idea of combining Macaroni, Condensed Milk, Mayonnaise, Palm Fruit, Fruit Cocktail and Cheese is quite unusual to say the least but for Filipinos it sounds like a great dessert and we call it Sweet Macaroni Salad. This salad is very popular during the Christmas season and it...

Special Laing

I did made laing before but it was nowhere near my mom’s version, my laing was the version for the lazy, a quick and easy way to make one, my mom’s version is for the patient as it takes more time than my one but that extra time is worth...

Lapu-Lapu de la Reyna (Steamed Fish with Mayonnaise)

Lapu-Lapu de la Reyna or Steamed Lapu-Lapu with Mayonnaise is a Filipino dish of steamed fish served coated with mayonnaise and dressed with assorted colourful vegetables like capsicum, carrots, red onions, pickle relish and eggs, usually Lapu Lapu / Grouper is the fish used on this dish but any large...

Pinoy Style Glazed Ham

In Philippines the Christmas tradition is we celebrate the eve of Christmas basically having a feast after the Christmas Eve Mass and serve whatever money can buy at that midnight. Usually most family members gather together and have this feast called “Noche Buena” where dishes like our post today the...

Pinaso

Pinaso, a Bulakenyo dessert dish, originated in Mexico which dates back to the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade. Pinaso means scorched in English and it is prepared with eggs, milk and biscuits then the top, where sugar is spread, is scorched or caramelized with a very hot heavy iron turner (siyanse), a...