Tag: Filipino food

Steamed Pork/Chicken Rice (Cebu Dimsum Style)

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJ09bCUkA38 Enjoy watching the video! Cebuanos know this popular restaurant called Harbour City, also Dimsum Break and Tsim Tsa Shui to name a few. One of the most outstanding and famous dish in the menu is the “Steamed Pork Rice”. You can’t get over with…

Lumpiang Hubad

I feel like having a Spring Fling. OK, calm down now, I was referring to the weather. Spring has remained elusive… well, especially here in St. Louis and in most parts of the East Coast. But this morning, the gentle warmth of the sun touching my…

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Paksiw na Lechon

In the Philippines, Paksiw refers to any stew cooked with vinegar and garlic. This dish that I have for you today is made from roast pork which we Filipinos call lechon. Serving lechon during the holidays and on special occasions has become a tradition in many Filipino homes. The whole roast pig is…

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Bulalo (Beef Shanks with Bone Marrow Soup)

The province of Batangas where my dad came from is known not only for the  famous Kapeng Barako (Batangas coffee) and its beautiful beaches, but also for this comforting beef dish called Bulalo. For many, Batangas is a favorite spot for swimming or scuba diving, and on the…

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Ensaymada

Ensaymada is one of those delicious baked goodies that we Filipinos got from our Spanish colonizers. Known as Ensaimada in Spanish, it is a pastry that originated in Mallorca, Spain and is made with flour, water, sugar, eggs, and lard. The Filipino version however is made…

Igado

It feels like a homecoming! With my luggage in tow, I hold tightly to the pole as the elevated tram moves towards the main terminal of the Orlando Airport.  I immediately felt the peculiar sensation of deja vu; I felt like I was home. At the…

Mango Pie

Honestly, I really don’t know how to make mango pie. I’m making piyaya before, a sweet bread found in the Philippines. It’s a bread stuffed with muscovado sugar. From there I copied the recipe for its crust and used it for my pie crust. Then, I…

Steamed Tilapia With Sitsaro

  Steamed Tilapia With Sitsaro (pea shoot) Looking for something light for dinner?This is one of my favorite recipes for dinner because it is light, healthy, delicious & most importantly, it is easy to prepare & cook. So, if you are health conscious & wanted to…

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Like most kids, my daughters love meatballs! Whether it’s beef, chicken, pork or turkey, they wouldn’t say no to it! Well I love meatballs too… but I’m sure it’s not just a “gene” thing. I guess it’s more of the easy-to-chew goodness that makes meatballs a…

Chicken & Pork Afritada

Chicken & Pork Afritada One of my favorite recipes! Its thick dark red sauce is the secret and know why?….Ingredients3/4 kilo chicken & 1/2 kilo pork belly (liempo), cut into pieces 5 pieces potatoes peeled & quartered 3 pieces carrots peeled & cut into 1/2 inches…

Suman sa Lihiya

As with most Asian countries, rice is the staple food in our country. Most Filipinos love eating rice. It’s something we enjoy not only during the regular meals of the day…but also during snack time in the form of kakanin (sweet delicacies). One of the popular rice…

Sinabawang Isda

It’s about to rain and the sky is all grey and gloomy here…so instead of following my original plan of posting another homemade ice cream recipe today, I thought of sharing with you a comforting fish and vegetable soup. It’s called Sinabawang Isda. Sinabawan came from the root word…

Filipino Custard Cake

Today, I’m excited to share with you one of my favorite snacks during my childhood days in the Philippines. It’s neither pizza nor burgers and fries… it’s a cake! I just love cakes when I was little. I can eat it anytime of the day without…

Mango Cream A La Pie

Mango Cream a la Pie My recipe of Mango Cream A La Pie is very light & easy to make. My son can do it by himself! In fact, we make a lot of it every summer where mangoes are in season and are very sweet,…