Rice

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...

Minced Pork and Shiitake Congee 1

Minced Pork and Shiitake Congee

Like pasta, pizza, risotto, fried rice and tacos, congee is so flexible you can use any ingredient (as long as it makes sense) you want, and it would turn out great. Just look at our recipe today, minced pork, fish cakes and shiitake, this would give a lot of flavour...

Pinoy Shawarma Rice 2

Pinoy Shawarma Rice

Filipinos love Shawarma, Filipinos also love rice, that’s why the one who created this Pinoy Shawarma Rice is a genius, Is he? Rice and Kebabs are nothing new, in fact in countries where kebabs are commonly sold, they sell it with the warp or rice, trust me I had seen...

Chao Fan 2

Chao Fan

Don’t be confused with Chao Fan and Chow Fun because one is made with fried rice and another is made with rice noodles, we are making the fried rice today and not the noodles, just to be clear. Chao Fan or Chaofan is a popular dish in the Philippines it...

Deremen 2

Deremen

The wife visited the Philippines around November last year and one of her pasalubongs was this Deremen, a type young glutinous rice popular from Pangasinan that has a unique processing method. Processing deremen is quite laborious, it starts by handpicking the rice stalks individually, toasted on hot embers while it...

Tinapa Fried Rice 1

Tinapa Fried Rice

Tired of usual sinangag or yang chow then try something new, the Tinapa Fried Rice. Tinapa Fried Rice is a Filipino style fried rice prepared with left over rice, smoked fish flakes from tinapa with eggs, spring onions and turmeric, it’s a nice replacement to the usual fried rice you...

Omurice 2

Omurice

Omurice or Omuraisu as what the Japanese pronounce it is a type of yōshoku (Japanese style Western Food) prepared with fried rice and omelette. As the name suggest the name came from the words “Omelette” (Omu) and “Rice” (Rice). Omurice was said to have originated around the turn of the...

Bringhe 1

Bringhe

Bringhe is a quintessential Kapampangan dish, a Kampampangan party is not complete without this. So, what is Bringhe? Bringhe is a rice dish usually served on special occasions, it is commonly prepared with glutinous rice, chicken, chorizo, peppers, raisins, peas, turmeric and coconut milk. It was inspired by the Spanish...

Seafood Doria 2

Seafood Doria

The first time I had this dish was in Hong Kong, I thought it was a Hong Kong dish like the Baked Pork Chop rice until recently when I saw this dish sold popularly in Japan when we had our vacation there a couple of years ago. Hong Kong love...

Pinakufu 1

Pinakufu

If you visited Tuguegarao City then most probably you have tried our rice cake today as it is quite popular with the Ybanags, and if you had tried it you most probably had it with Sinanta, a type of noodle dish popular in the said region. It’s like mami and...