Category: Filipino

Carne Frita

Carne Frita is an Ilonggo dish prepared by thin strips of beef fried and drenched in a sauce made with soy sauce, onions, garlic, calamansi, sesame oil and a bit of sugar. Almost similar to Bistek Tagalog but instead of beef sliced into thin steaks, this one is prepared with...

Pancit Bato

Pancit Bato is a type of Filipino noodle dish prepared similarly to pancit canton but the main ingredients are fresh shrimps and pechay cooked together with a type of noodles that are traditionally sun dried over stones dehydrating it giving a unique flavour. Usually consumed with rice or pandesal this...

Mango Cake

I haven’t made a cake for a while, the last one I made was last March and it was this Taisan cake, many months later here we are now making some Mango Cake. I have been planning to this for ages but did not have time, luckily several weeks ago...

Tinadtad na Baka

Tinadtad na Baka is a type of sinigang found in Sta. Rosa prepared with of minced beef and/or chopped beef sautéed in onion, garlic and tomatoes cooked together with vegetables such as lima beans (patani), Daikon radish, okra, string beans, winged bean (sigarilyas), and water spinach (kangkong) flavoured with bilimbi...

Bagbet

Two of the most popular and delicious Ilocano dish combined into one will definitely be a dish to be reckoned with. Pinakbet and Bagnet already is an amazing dish on their own but what if you combined them into one? Will it still be great? Definitely yes! And I love...

Adobo sa Patis

Adobo as most of you know is meat cooked in soy sauce and vinegar, but what if you removed the soy sauce and replace it with patis (fish sauce) will it still taste amazing? Well that is what we are trying to find out today. This recipe is good especially...

Cassava Suman with Macapuno

When I see rice cakes it reminds me of my late grandmother as there was no afternoon that she missed making them, Cassava Suman with Macapuno was one of these. It was a regular merienda when I was young and I certainly learned a lot of kakanin from her. During...

Kulambo

Kulambo is a type of netting placed on top and around your bed to ward of mosquitoes at night and have a good night sleep and I don’t know why our rice cake for today is named like such. Kulambo is a type of rice cake popular in Pangasinan, basically...

Kandingga

If you like bopis and Bicol express then dish is for you, a dish where these two dishes collide and create a wonderful concoction called Kanding-ga. Kanding-ga is the Bicolano’s way of preparing bopis, made with pork offal such as heart, lungs, spleen and other offal cooked in vinegar and...

Abra Miki

Like the song Hey Mickey this dish will blow your mind, while it may look complicated, this dish like any Filipino dish is created out of necessity to nourish hence its easy preparation. With a simple sauté of the usual garlic and onions, add heaps of chicken and pork bones...