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- Filipino Food-

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…

- Filipino Food-

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…

- Filipino Food-

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…

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…

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…

Baked Rellenong Pusit

Next to shrimps and crabs, squid (or pusit in Filipino) is my favorite seafood. And though I love Adobong pusit and Calamares, this is how I enjoy it the most.. This is called Rellenong Pusit (Stuffed Squid) in the Philippines. Relleno is a Spanish word which means filling, but Filipinos use it…

Kutsinta

Kutsinta is a brown (sometimes orange) and sticky cupcake which is made from rice flour, brown sugar, achuete (which is used to add color and flavor), water and a little lye water. It is cooked by steaming and is served with grated coconut. It is a…

Filipino Menudo

Like everyone else, Filipinos love stew! There are lots of stew varieties in the Philippines, which are mostly soy sauce or tomato sauce based. My parents prepare the best stew so I grew up loving all kinds of it. But I must admit that tomato-based ones…

Homemade Langkasuy Ice Cream

One of my favorite ice cream flavors when I was growing up is Langkasuy.  If you’re not from the Philippines, then probably you haven’t heard of it! Langkasuy is the shortcut for Langka (Jackfruit) and Kasuy (Cashew).  It was made popular by Magnolia Dairy Ice Cream. …