Category: Filipino

Batso nga Tabungao

Batso nga Tabungao is an Ilocano vegetable dish made with sliced bottle ground and small shrimps sautéed together with garlic, onions, tomato and annatto, a dish almost similar to Ginisang upo but instead of using pork this dish usually uses small shrimps and with a bit of help from annatto...

Ginarep

Of all the Bicolano dishes that I tried this is the one that does not look like one as most of the Bicolano dishes are usually prepared with coconut milk or is hot because of the chillies. My roots from my mother side is Bicolano so I grew up with...

Tinowang Isda

Tinowang Isda is a Visayan soup dish prepared with fleshy white fish alongside leafy vegetables cooked in water infused with ginger, onions, tomatoes and spring onions. Basically, this is the Tinola of the Visayans, where cooking procedure and ingredients are almost similar to each other. I said almost similar because...

Ginataang Kangkong

We prepared several simple dishes during the last couple of weeks and I wish to continue that trend, especially now its Lenten season, it’s the best time to abstain from meat, a time for Catholics and various Christian denominations to show acts of penance and sacrifice which exercises their freedom...

Ginisang Okra at Dilis

Majority of the Filipino dishes are created more for sustenance and necessity more than anything else hence almost all of the daily dishes served on households are quite simple and nutritious unlike other cuisines that are quite elaborate and flavoured with tons of herbs and spices. Most of these simple...

Copycat Razon’s Halo Halo

The last time I was in the Philippines was last year but before that it was 2003 and from that time to 2018 a lot has changed specially in term of food that is available, a lot of the traditional stuff was spinned off to make another creation like this...

Sardines and Upo Misua

I guess many Filipinos prepare this on a regular basis specially those ones who are on a tight budget, if you have upo growing in your backyard all you need to buy is sardines and misua which is very affordable back home, then this can feed a lot. Sardines on...

Sinigang na Ulo ng Salmon sa Miso

Sinigang will always be my favourite dish, I grew up with it and its very comforting, so regardless of what type of sinigang it is it will always be on my top one. This time we are making sinigang prepared with salmon head and miso, I was craving for this...

Top 67 Filipino Lent Recipes

I know some of you are looking for recipes on what to serve during the Lenten period, I had that issue during the days I was not blogging yet. I know it’s quite hard to think of these when you are so used to preparing your usual Adobo, Sinigang, Nilaga,...

Corned Beef Spaghetti

Filipinos are very resourceful that is why we have dishes like this, when a certain ingredient is unavailable, we try to replace it with something that can work, take this spaghetti for example. Usually spaghetti back home usually is prepared with a mixture of pork and beef mince, extenders are...