Snack

Hopia Ube Dice

Hopia Ube Dice is a type of Filipino Bakpia filled with purple yam called ube then shaped into dice, usually cooked in a lightly greased flat pan over stove top. Hopia is one of the favourite snacks in the Philippines where traditionally it is made with flaky pastry filled with...

Asian Style Pulled Pork Sliders 1

Asian Style Pulled Pork Sliders

Asian Style Pulled Pork Sliders is a type of sliders prepared using a fusion of Asian and Western ingredients to produce this very tasty and delicious treat of melt in your mouth pulled pork in a lightly toasted slider bun. My team at work loves food, I can safely say...

Tuna Pie

Tuna Pie is a Filipino type of pie made popular by Jollibee made with tuna filling enclosed on a crispy pie pastry, this homemade version is an easy adaptation where it uses white sliced bread that is breaded instead of the usual pastry. You have tried fruit pies, minced pies...

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Black Kutsinta

Black Kutsinta is a type of rice cake from the Philippines derived from kutsinta but rather than a simple rice flour, sugar and water, this version is flavoured with molasses. Most of the time when you don’t live in your original home country and see new dishes and food from...

Panara 1

Panara

Panara is a Filipino dish made with deep fried wonton wrappers filled with bottle gourd, shrimps, onion and garlic. In the Philippines, the slang for drinks is “panulak”, which means something used to push. This recipe for today is the perfect match for that, “Panara” which literally something to block...

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Inday Inday

Inday Inday is a Filipino rice cake from Iloilo made with poached glutinous rice flour dough topped with a thick brown sugar syrup infused with young coconut strips In the Philippines there is a rice cake called Palitaw where it means “to float” and that is how that rice cake...

Filipino Cheese Bread 1

Filipino Cheese Bread

Filipino Cheese Bread is a Filipino type of bread prepared with flour, milk, butter and eggs coated with a creamy, sweet and savoury Cheese soft streusel. Filipino Cheese Bread, if you just base it by its name what immediately comes into mind is a savoury gooey cheese flavoured bread right?...

Home Made French Fries 1

Home Made French Fries

Home Made French Fries is a simple fool proof recipe of shoestring cut potatoes with crispy outer layer and fluffy insides. Do you know who made the French Fries? Take a guess, it’s not the French nor the Americans, it is the Belgians. Yes, you had seen it right, despite...

Easy Samosa 1

Easy Samosa

This Easy Samosa recipe is a simple way to prepare your favourite samosas, instead of using a pastry we utilised spring roll wrappers to cover that delicious spiced potatoes, onions and peas filling. I was not a fan of eating Samosa before, I guess that holds true to most Filipinos...

Pork Belly and Mango Salsa Banh Mi 1

Pork Belly and Mango Salsa Banh Mi

Pork Belly and Mango Salsa Banh Mi is a type of Bánh mì filled with fork tender pork belly, mango and tomato salsa on a baguette served with sweet chilli sauce and mayonnaise. If the Filipino’s can match any ulam with rice, the Italian’s can top up their pasta with...