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sans rival

Sans Rival

Sans Rival is a buttery, creamy, and nutty dessert. Each layer is topped with a generous amount of butter filling and topped with cashews. This recipe is definitely for the dessert lover and is commonly found during fiestas, birthdays and special occasions.   Sans Rival Ingredients12…

tosilog

How to Make Pork Tocino

Tocino is a spanish word meaning bacon or salted pork.  This dish clearly originated during the Spanish colonial rule of the Philippines for 300 years.  This dish is not the same as bacon served with American-style breakfast, but is clearly a version of curing pork in…

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Beef Tapa (Dry Cured Beef)

Beef tapa is a popular Filipino dish (most likely borrowed from Spain) that is usually served during breakfast with fried rice, egg, acahara or grated picked papaya. It has a sweet-salty-spicy flavor and is a great way to start the morning, with choice of coffee or…

filipino taho

Filipino Taho

Taho is a favorite Philippine healthy snack food and is basically made of fresh tofu, brown sugar or vanilla syrup and tapioca pearls. It is high in protein, low in fat and very affordable, that is why this food is well loved by Filipinos.  It was…

paksiw na lechon

Paksiw na Lechon (Roast Pork in Liver Sauce and Vinegar)

Do you have left over lechon (roast pork) from last night’s party? You can make it into “paksiw na lechon”. This is basically spinning left over roast pork into a different dish using the left over liver sauce served with the lechon and adding vinegar. Most…

Canton shrimp fried rice

Canton Shrimp Fried Rice

News Release McCormick Canada Releases Filipino Recipe Mixes for the fastest growing ethnic community in Canada LONDON, ONTARIO–(May 13, 2013) – McCormick Canada once again brings passion to flavour, this time with a Filipino twist! This June, 11 well-loved Filipino Recipe Mixes will hit retailers in…

pancit malabon

Pancit Malabon

It’s been several weeks since I started tweaking this dish,  so far, so good.  I think I’ve done enough to share this with the Foodipino community. First of all, I know a lot of people confuse Pancit Palabok and Pancit Malabon.  Let’s just clarify.  They are…

filipino pork bbq

Filipino-style Pork Barbeque

A Filipino classic.  The pork barbeque varies from family to family. This is my own version with ingredients adopted from my family’s recipe and some added by myself. Auto Draft Ingredients2 lbs Pork butt 1 cup of soy sauce 1 whole garlic, crushed 1 onion minced…

pancit malabon

Pancit Malabon

One of the flavorful noodle dishes of the Philippines.  The recipe originates from, you guessed it, Malabon!  This is the ‘sister’ of Pancit Palabok since it shares some of its ingredients. But Pancit Malabon has other ingredients that make it unique among other noodle dishes.  The…

How to Make ‘Tinapa’ (Smoked Fish)

Now we’re going to talk about a dish that would make most Filipino’s mouths water even if they just smell it. Tinapa (smoked fish) is a favorite and definitely very popular among Filipino’s. You will find this dish sold at street vendors all over the Philippines.…

Crispy Pata

Crispy pata is one of the classic Filipino dishes.  Here is my family’s version. Auto Draft Ingredients1 pata, (pork front or hind leg) 1 12 oz bottle 7Up 1 tablespoon, salt 1/2 tablespoon, baking soda 1 tablespoon, MSG (optional) 4 tablespoons, flour 2 tablespoons, fish sauce…

Sago at Gulaman

Served everywhere in the Philippines (fiestas, parties or on the street).  Sago at Gulaman brings back a lot of memories of my childhood, walking home from school and stopping by the street vendor at Bernardo Park in Kamuning, to take a break and watch the kids…

Pinoy Style Spaghetti

Of all the different dishes we borrowed from other parts of the world, spaghetti is probably the one that really sticks out as being different in Filipino culture. Unlike the others such as pansit (from China), adobo, lechon (from Spain), fried chicken and hamburger (from the USA), Pinoy-style spaghetti may be the oddest because of its Italian origin.

Lechon Kawali

A Filipino favorite…  basically deep fried pork belly.  However, there’s a trick on how it’s done.  You can’t just throw pork into boiling oil and expect the same results. Lechon Kawali Ingredients1 1/2bs pork liempo (pork belly) 3 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 bay leaves 1…

Chicken Afritada

Chicken Afritada Cook Time: 50 minutes Ingredients1 kilo chicken, cut into pieces 5 pieces potatoes, peeled and halved 1 red onion, diced 1 head garlic, minced 1 green bell pepper, sliced into strips 1 red bell pepper, sliced into strips 2 cups pork or chicken stock…