Tagged: Steamed

Lapu-Lapu de la Reyna (Steamed Fish with Mayonnaise)

Lapu-Lapu de la Reyna or Steamed Lapu-Lapu with Mayonnaise is a Filipino dish of steamed fish served coated with mayonnaise and dressed with assorted colourful vegetables like capsicum, carrots, red onions, pickle relish and eggs, usually Lapu Lapu / Grouper is the fish used on this dish but any large...

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...

Steamed Broccoli with Olive Oil, Garlic and Lemon 1

Steamed Broccoli with Olive Oil, Garlic and Lemon

Don’t you hate a simple steamed broccoli served just with salt? I bet you when its served to you the feeling would be similar to you lying on a hospital bed served with a fat free, low sodium, high fibre diet. But don’t worry you can still have a better...

Yum Cha Style Beef Tendons 1

Yum Cha Style Beef Tendons

I honestly don’t know how to make this but gave it a shot, with no recipe at all I will just base it on similar dished I tried. The last time I had this was in a Yum Cha place in North Shore which challenged me to make one at...

Fried Fish Gua Bao 2

Fried Fish Gua Bao

Gua Bao or “Taiwanese hamburgers” is such a versatile steamed bun, like most breads you can basically fill it with anything and it would work. Its popular with pork bellies but it is also amazing with pulled pork, fried chicken, pork ribs, tofu and even bacon and egg. Today we will...

Filipino Tamales (Bubuto) 1

Filipino Tamales (Bubuto)

Tamales like most of us know is a popular Mexican dish, but did you know there is a Filipino version of it? While Philippines cuisine is usually associated with the Spanish cuisine did you know that Mexico has an influence as well? Champorado, avocado, azucena, cereza / aratilis, sayote, tsokolate,...

Taco Pao 1

Taco Pao

Taco Pao is a fusion of three different cuisines Mexican for the taco concept then Chinese and Filipino for the pao, a steamed bun folded like a taco filled with asado style pulled pork, shredded cabbages, pickled radish, sliced chillies dressed with creamy mayonnaise. I am not sure who invented...

Puto Ube 1

Puto Ube

Puto Ube like most puto is a steamed cake that can either be made with rice flour or just the usual all-purpose flour, it is easy to distinguish compared to most due to its vibrant purple colour coming from its main ingredient called ube or purple yam. The taste will...

Puto Pao 1

Puto Pao

Puto pao is a type of steamed mini buns made out of rice and/or all-purpose flour filled with seasoned pork then topped with salted duck eggs, think of it as a cross between siopao and puto. This steamed cake is nearly like a siopao but instead of using a yeast...

Kutsinta 1

Kutsinta

Kutsinta or kuchinta is an orange brownish sticky jelly textured rice cake made from a mix of rice flour (sometimes mixed with all-purpose flour), sugar and lye water served with freshly grated coconuts. This rice cake is one of the most popular rice cakes in the Philippines and every morning...