Tag: Bagoong

Bulanglang

Bulanglang and Pinakbet what is the difference between the two? Though the ingredients might be the same the way it is cooked and flavoured is different, as a start we can safely say that Bulanglang is the recipe of the Tagalog’s and Pinakbet is for the Ilocano’s. Another difference is…

Ginisang Bagoong Alamang (Sauted Shrimp)

“Kung sa Iloilo ang pera ay ginapiko at ginapala, sa amin sa Navotas ang Alamang ay Pinapala at Inaapakan”… Hmmm, pero masarap! Fourth year high school ako noon nang matira ako sa aking tiyahin na nakapag-asawa ng anak ng isang may ari ng Alamang Consignation sa…

Crispy Pork Binagoongan

When I was younger my mom and aunts cook bagoong with crispy pork on a regular basis but it does not look like the one on the photo as it contains more bagoong than pork, and that is why when this is served I usually pick…

Kare Kare

For today we will be posting a dish is called Kare-kare, a popular stew in Philippines that is served on special occasions like Feast Days (fiesta), Birthdays and family gatherings. The dish’s defining ingredient is its peanut sauce which is made out of peanut butter, ground toasted rice…