Tag: Garlic

Binagoongang Baboy (Pork Cooked With Shrimp Paste)

Binagoongang Baboy is an authentic Filipino dish which is cooked with pork and shrimp paste. Binagoongang Baboy is considered as one Filipino dish to die for. The smell of the bagoong along with the mild salty taste of the pork makes this dish one of its…

Spaghetti in Spicy Pomodoro with Black Olives

Spaghetti In Spicy Pomodoro with Black Olives This recipe is one of my favorites. Everytime I eat in this particular restaurant, I make sure that I order their version of pomodoro, which is a bit spicy. The aroma of olives & spiciness of jalapeños makes me…

Pinaupong Manok

Pinaupong manok is a chicken dish dry cooked in a palayok (earthenware pot) set on a sitting position placed on a bed of rock salt lined with banana leaf.  This process makes the pot acts like and oven and cooks the chicken using its own juices, the salt…

Filipino Food Fridays: Caldereta

I decided to visit my cousin, Kuya Anton, in Northern California and my cousin agreed to do an episode of Filipino Food Fridays with me! We decided to make goat Caldereta, which my paternal grandfather loves, but Kuya scoured his neighborhood and couldn’t find goat anywhere.…

Sariling Giniling

Ingredients: 1/4 kg. ground beef 2 medium sized potatoes (diced) 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables (corn, carrots, and peas) 6 cloves of garlic (minced) 4 tbsps. black pepper 2 tbsps. salt 1/4 cup sesame oil 2 tbsps. chinese soy sauce 2 tbsps. oyster sauce Preparation: 1.…

Adobo Rice

The much beloved quintessential Filipino dish, adobo, is again given a rehash here. There could probably be a thousand and one ways to do it but I choose to do it the way I like to eat it. I like it on top of rice, of course,…

Inihaw na Pagi

Inihaw na Pagi in Tagalog, Ikan Pari Bakar in Malaysian, or Grilled Stingray in English,  are marinated stingrays grilled in banana leaf seasoned with a special  hot and spicy sauce. A very unusual fish to grill, but trust me, this is really good. Once cooked correctly,…

Lumpiang Hubad

Lumpiang Hubad or “Naked Spring Rolls” is basically vegetable spring rolls without the wrappers. It is usually made out of but not limited to cabbage, green beans, carrots, celery, sweet potatoes, bamboo sprouts, jicama and small amounts of meat like pork chicken and shrimps. Like its dressed…

Lumpiang Sariwa

Lumpiang Sariwa means Fresh Spring Rolls in English, a Filipino dish which is made out of different vegetables such as carrots, bamboo shoots, turnips cabbage double wrapped in lettuce leaves and egg crepes then accompanied by a sweet garlic and peanut flavoured sauce. The origin of…

Adobong Bisaya aka “sinangkutsang adobo”

My husband is an adobo fan–and I mean FAN. He absolutely loves the adobo I learned from my Batanguena mother who uses soy sauce: fall-off the bone tender, lots of garlic with whole pepper corns and bay leaves. Sauce reduced until thick, with a coating of…

Ybanag Longanisa

I am sharing with you a special delicacy from my home town…. Longanisang Tuguegarao or Longanisang Ybanag. Longanisa is very much a part of Filipino breakfast.  Just like chorizos or sausages, it has its different variations depending on where you are from.  My hometown of Tuguegarao…

Chicken Arroz Caldo [Lugaw]

In the Philippines, the Spanish influenced dish called” Arroz Caldo” is also known as “Lugaw,”  which is a rice porridge that is well known in the country. On the other hand it is also known as ” Congee” for Chinese influenced nations. Some provinces prepare plain…

Palabok

      INGREDIENTS: 1 pack Anato seeds  or 1/4 Cup 1 cup garlic oil 1 smoked milkfish (Tinapa) 1 kilo jumbo shrimp 1 cup green onions 1/2 cup cornstarch 1 green lime 1 egg 1 pack poolee noodles 1/2 white onions 1 clove garlic dash…

Green Beans and Chicken with Black Bean Sauce

  Black bean garlic paste has this salty-spicy-sweet quality that enhances the flavor of a lot of Asian dishes. Basically, this paste or sauce is made from fermented beans AKA Douchi, soy sauce, and garlic. It is one of my favorite ingredients especially for flavoring the…

Tuyo Pasta

I accidentally created this dish marrying two Filipino favorite ingredients. The ” tuyo” ( dried fish) and noodles aka spaghetti. My invention of this dish started one day, I was feeling a bit hungry so I went to the kitchen to see what can I eat,…