Tag: Pinoy Favorite
Nilagang Baka

Nilagang Baka

Nilagang Baka Favorite Sunday lunch menu! I remember my mom used to cook Nilagang Baka every Sunday when we were growing up. This recipe is one of the simplest & effortless yet flavorful dishes you can make & also one of the family’s favorite Sunday dish.…

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…

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…

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,…

Sisig Tenga with Chicken Liver for Pulutan!

Sisig Tenga for Pulutan! I didn’t think that I could make this recipe because of its hassle & tedious procedure, not to mention the grilling part, although grilling the pig’s ears is the best way to do it, still lighting the charcoal & getting the grill…

Echoes of a Fiesta: How to Make Lechon

Our town fiesta falls in August. At this time of the year, people in my hometown of Tuguegarao are busy preparing all sorts of activities to celebrate the occasion. Living overseas, I always ponder upon all the memories I had celebrating the occasion. I remember how our…

Ala eh– Tsokolate!

Flashback 42 years ago: my mother woke us from deep slumber at about 4:00 in the morning. Tried as we might to protest, she prevailed and we clumsily got out of bed to dress up. Literally dumping us inside the car, by 5:00 am we were…

Pancit Sotanghon with Sardines

Last weekend was all rainy here in my side of the world. Though I don’t like rain (especially very hard rain that could stop me from doing things), I just love the sound of it. It kinda makes me feel relaxed. Ehhhr, I guess lazy is the…

Cassava Suman

Sumang Kamoteng Kahoy which is cassava wrapped in banana leaves, is a variation of the more popular Sumang Malagkit (steamed glutinous rice wrapped in banana leaves). Aside from the more simple process of preparing Sumang Kamoteng Kahoy compared to Sumang Malagkit, this kakanin is a favorite merienda to many Filipinos because of…

Kalamay with Pinipig Topping

Kalamay is another favorite sticky rice-based kakanin (sweet delicacy) in the Philippines.  It comes in the form of a very sticky brown paste, although other colors in less viscous versions also exist. It actually has different versions, consistency, packaging and texture depending on location. In Bohol,…

Mais Queso and Ube Macapuno Ice Candy

It’s now summer in the Philippines, and it’s that time of the year again when I feel like I really want to go there so I could enjoy summer the way I used to. Just like here in Texas, the scorching heat of the sun back…