Beef

Tapa 2

Tapa

Tapa is a Filipino dish made with beef, mutton, venison or horse meat that is cured or dried and cut into small portions or thin slices then pan fried. What is a Tapa? If you are non-Filipino, the first thing that may come to your mind are those small dishes...

Smashed Burger 1

Smashed Burger

Smashed Burger is a process of preparing hamburger patties by cooking loosely packed beef mince ball into a very hot skillet by pressing it flat with a spatula as it cooks causing a Maillard reaction. So what is the difference between a normal burger with a smashed burger? Well it’s...

Filipino Style Beef Curry 1

Filipino Style Beef Curry

Filipino Style Beef Curry is a Filipino style curry dish prepared with beef, curry powder and coconut milk, it’s less spicy than the Indian curry. Unlike in most of South East Asian countries, Indian Curries are not popular in the Philippines because powdered spices were not a major part of...

Pinoy Shawarma Rice 2

Pinoy Shawarma Rice

Pinoy Shawarma Rice is a Filipino dish inspired by the Middle Eastern Kebab where tapa style grilled beef is served with a safflower and margarine seasoned rice together with lettuce, cucumber and tomatoes. Filipinos love Shawarma, Filipinos also love rice, that’s why the one who created this Pinoy Shawarma Rice...

Tiyula Itum 1

Tiyula Itum

Tiyula Itum is a Filipino beef soup prepared with beef or goat pieces that were cooked with lemongrass, ginger, turmeric and charred coconut meat. Its black like dinuguan but it does not contain any blood, so where does this dish take its colour from? Burnt Coconut Meat, it may sound...

Pancit Macao 1

Pancit Macao

Pancit Macao is a Macanese inspired Filipino dish prepared with fresh yellow noodles stir fried with Chorizo de Macau, char siu pork, beef, prawns and vegetables. Though this dish sounds like it originated from Macau well that is only partly true because this noodle dish is called like such because...

Kusahos 1

Kusahos

Kusahos is an Ilonggo Style tapa prepared by sun drying beef strips marinated in a mixture of garlic, soy sauce and vinegar. If you love tapa then you will love this even more, its meatier and its tastier due to the process it undergoes before cooking. Basically it’s made with...

Hinalang 1

Hinalang

Hinalang is a Filipino dish from the province of Visayas prepared by boiling beef or carabao meat with ginger, spring onions, onions and chillies Hinalang, just the name alone sounds hot and spicy because it is. “Halang” in Visayan means Hot or Spicy and this is what this dish is...

Vanilla Braised Beef Cheeks 2

Vanilla Braised Beef Cheeks

Vanilla Braised Beef Cheeks is a type of beef stew cooked simply with wine and vanilla bean together with herbs and spices like garlic, onion, thyme and bay leaves. Vanilla in a savoury dish, that for me at least was unheard of, my reaction when I saw this once on...

Sopas ala Pobre 1

Sopas ala Pobre

Sopas ala Pobre is a Filipino soup dish made with Bulalo Broth, Misua noodles, turmeric and moringa leaves. Poor man style soup, that’s what the name Sopas ala Pobre means, why? Because in Philippines all of the ingredients of this dish are either free or very cheap.  Beef leg bones...