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.

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

How does not love meatballs, it’s easy to make, very affordable and its very versatile, hence we see this humble lump of fried meat in many dishes like soups, pasta, noodles, in gravy and Chinese stir fries like our recipe for today, sweet and sour. Basically this is minor modification...

Maki Mi

In the Philippines, if you are looking for a starchy hearty noodle soup dish then the first thing comes to mind is lomi and its many different varieties but did you know you have an alternative to that and it is as equally delicious, it is called Maki Mi. This...

Copycat Jolly Spaghetti

Jolly Spaghetti, this is one pasta that defies all Italian pasta rules, for first timers it will be a shock to their system because what you see is not what it seems. It’s one dish that Filipinos all over the world crave for, this super soft noodles drenched in a...

Black Kutsinta

Most of the time when you don’t live in your original home country and see new dishes and food from there all you can do is just drool over your computer screen and wish that someday that new type of food arrives in your country either through a pasalubong or...

Sugpo sa Gata

This is one of those dishes that will make you eat more rice, just look at that sauce, it packs a lot of flavour from coconut and the juices from the prawns, you just want to drench your rice on it. I know for non-Asians having the head of the...

36 Recipes that proves Filipinos love Rice

If you have lots of Filipino friends, you would probably have noticed their love for rice. We eat them during breakfast, teatime, lunch, snacks, dinner and dessert, but why? Rice is pretty much a staple food for the Filipinos, since birth we were trained to eat them like its starchy...

Kalabasang Ukoy

Ukoy usually is prepared with prawn or shrimps, some version adds buttercup squash, but our post today will be made mostly with buttercup without the prawns. At first you would expect this might be flavourless, well think again, I was surprised as well the I first made it since I...

Pospas de Gallina

Goto, Arrozcaldo, Lugaw and Pospas de Gallina what are the differences between these Filipino style congee? Many of us use at least the first three names interchangeably with this chicken and rice porridge dish, even I never knew what a real arrozcaldo was. Now to set things correctly here is...

Beef Lumpia 1

Beef Lumpia

In the Philippines when you are served with lumpia by default it will be made with pork mince, it is very seldom that you see it is made with beef, it makes sense since pork in the Philippines is cheaper than beef and pork tastes better than beef in this type...