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Seafood Recipes

Sinanglay na Tilapia Recipe

Sinanglay na Tilapia is a traditional Bicolano dish where the fish is wrapped in Taro (or Pechay) leaves and cooked with coconut milk. The dish is almost similar to it’s Tagalog version Ginataang Tilapia sa Pechay with just tiny variation on its cooking process. Although Taro leaves is more appropriate, […]

Desserts

Homemade Banana Chips Recipe

There are several ways of preparing Banana Chips, some prepare baking it in a oven but Pinoys want it crisp and sweet. For most Filipinos, Banana chips are cooked by deep frying slices of bananas and dipping it in a simple syrup. The delicacy is normally consumed as merienda (snack) […]

Rice Recipes

Ginataang Totong Recipe

This is one of my favorite merienda when I was a little boy, Nanay would cook Ginataang Totong in a large cauldron and sell it in front of our sari-sari store. My participation on the cooking process is to roll a (gin) bottle to the already toasted mung beans to […]

Pork Recipes

Tokwa’t Baboy Recipe

Tokwa’t Baboy is a Filipino dish composed of Tokwa (firm tofu) and pork (combination of pig’s ear and pork belly) served with sweet, sour & spicy sauce. Although it is normally served as sides for Lugaw (rice porridge) or Goto, Tokwa’t Baboy can also be served as appetizers or pulutan […]

Beef Recipes

Kansi Recipe

Kansi is a steaming bowl of bone marrow soup famous in the city of Bacolod (and the whole Western Visayas Region). The dish is a cross between Bulalo and Sinigang, but unlike Sinigang, the dish uses Batwan as a souring agent. So forget the diet and indulge to the tempting […]

Pork Recipes

Vigan Empanada Recipe

Vigan Empanada differs in most of the empanadas that I’ve tasted in many ways, for one, it uses the local longganisa (sausage), that were perfectly seasoned and cured. Another reason is the use of green papaya to add texture to the dish. When I tasted it, I realized, I need […]

Pork Recipes

Pata Tim Recipe

Pata Tim is a Chinese inspired braised pork legs (pata) dish that is somewhat similar to pork adobo. The recipe uses pork legs, and cooked for a long time to tenderize the meat. It is best served with rice. Pata Tim Cooking Procedures: In a pot heat oil then saute […]

Desserts

Maruya Recipe

Maruya (Maruyang Saging) is the Filipino version of banana fritters, it’s one of the favorite afternoon snack for Pinoys. The snack is made out of Saging na Saba coated in a batter and fried until golden brown, the sprinkling of powdered sugar adds sweetness to the dish. How to prepare […]

Poultry Recipes

Chicken Binakol Recipe

There are 2 versions of cooking Chicken Binakol, Batangueños cook their Binakol using native chicken and cooking them in bamboo tube, while Visayans added the young coconut to the dish, however you want it to be prepared, the dish will surely impress your family (or guest). On this recipe, I […]

Desserts

Carioca Recipe

Carioca is one of favorite snack during my childhood days, every afternoon, a vendor carrying this delicious snack would walk in our street and shout “Karioka!” Growing up, Karioka vendors are almost non-existent, this is the reason why I started researching for its recipe. Carioka Balls (or Karioka in Filipino) […]