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Rice Recipes

Kutsinta Recipe

Besides Puto and Sapin-Sapin, Kutsina is another Filipino favorite kakanin. It’s a brown sticky rice cake that is prepared by combining rice flour, sugar, lye water and food coloring and then steamed to solidify. Kutsinta is best served with grated coconut. Kutsinta Cooking Procedure: Mix all the ingredients in a […]

Seafood Recipes

Pinaputok na Isda Recipe

Pinaputok na isda is a traditional Filipino fish dish cooked by frying the fish wrapped in banana leaf, traditionally, Kitang is the fish of choice. Nowadays, other fishes (Tilapia is among the favorite) are being used and aluminum foil came into the picture. Pinaputok na isda is best served hot […]


Nilupak na Balinghoy Recipe

Nilupak na Balinghoy is another variety of the Pinoy’s favorite merienda, the other being the Nilupak na Saba, this recipe requires additional ingredient, i.e. milk. Nilupak na Saba Cooking Procedure Peel and cut cassava into cubes, boil them until they become soft (not soggy). Mash it manually (or you can […]


Nilupak na Saba Recipe

Nilupak can either be saba (banana variety) or cassava, it’s a favorite merienda for Filipinos. Traditionally, Nilupak is prepared by pounding all the ingredients in a large mortal and pestle (lusong). For this recipe, I used saba as the main ingredients, Nilupak na Balinghoy (cassava) recipe is also available. Nilupak […]

Seafood Recipes

Tinolang Isda Recipe

Tinolang Isda is a clear fish soup and a popular soup dish for Filipinos. Preparation of the dish differs based on the region, Visayans love to add tomato, from my native region, we love to add certain vegetables like chayote or papaya. Another variation of Fish Tinola is Pesang Isda. […]

Pork Recipes

Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

Sweet and Sour Pork is one of the most popular Chinese dish, it evolves into different ways of preparation and even serving. Americans would fry the pork twice for a crispier meat, others prefer to add the fried pork to the sauce before turning off the heat. My version is […]

Poultry Recipes

Chicken Insal Recipe

Chicken Inasal Cooking Procedure: Pinoy Chicken Inasal Quarter the chickens, or if using the small ones, halve them. Marinate in the vinegar, garlic and salt, several hours or overnight, turning several times. Preheat grill to 350 degrees. Make sure your grill is cleaned and oiled well. Cook over indirect heat […]