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Arroz Caldo at Goto

The last time I made Arroz Caldo, it had chicken in it. It was fantastic! My pinsan suggested I make it again with tripe, so that’s what we did! Like Arroz Caldo at Manok, this was a very easy dish to make. The only difference 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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Pancit Luglug

If you have some time on your hands, and if there are at least two of you in the kitchen, then prepare Pancit Lulug because it is sarap! My cousin was in town for the holidays and we decided to make Pancit Luglug which requires shrimp,…

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Asadong Manok

If you’re looking for an easy chicken dish to prepare for you and your loved ones, then look no further! Asadong Manok (Tangy Chicken Stew) is so easy that not even a novice like myself can ruin it! It’s chicken with some vinegar and paprika and…

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Embutido

Embutido (stuffed pork sausage) is a delicious meat dish that I enjoyed during special occasions growing up. Sometimes the raisins were too strong, but it was worth the risk to have the sweet taste of pork. The sweetness comes from the sauce, which includes tomato sauce,…

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Halo Halo

I finally made Halo Halo, which is a dessert I enjoyed growing up. My favorite part is the mung beans! I was surprised to learn that my love for mung beans hasn’t changed since I was a child. You know what else hasn’t changed? My dislike…

Beef Pochero

If you like red meat and vegetables, then you will love Beef Pochero (Beef and Sausage Stew.) But make sure you have time, because the beef takes a long time to stew, a good hour to 90 minutes. I say start the beef and vegetables, and…

Cassava Tea Cake

Cassava Tea Cake, also known as Bibingkang Kamoteng-Kahoy, is a simple, affordable dessert to make. If you like Cassava, milk, coconut milk and macapuno, then you will love Cassava Tea Cake! You have to use the oven, and even the broiler for this dessert! This was new…

Avocado Ice Candy

A while back I posted an ice candy recipe and that was back when it was mid-winter here (it’s just a fix for our craving), now it’s getting warmer I guess it is now appropriate for us to make another one and for today we will…

Filipino Food Fridays: Mechado

My mother and my Lola made Mechado (Braised Flank Steak) quite often while I was growing up, so I was really excited to make this dish. Now that I’ve made Menudo and Mechado, I know the difference between the two! I couldn’t tell for the longest…

Triple Chocolate Pancake

My brother, who is currently working in Abu Dhabi, sent a package containing appliances, toiletries and chocolates. I received a pack of Toblerone mini, some Snickers and some toiletries. As I ate the Toblerone, this recipe just bumped into my mind. I told my wife that…

Fresh Pesto Pasta with Tomatoes

After enjoying the taste of Fresh Pesto Pasta With Garlic Bread, I made another one but this time I added tomatoes. I have read that basil and tomatoes are perfect together so I gave it a try. After tasting this recipe, I have concluded that basil is…

Filipino Food Fridays: Arroz Caldo at Manok

A couple of YouTube users–drlilibeth and J.C.–asked me to make Arroz Caldo for my weekly Filipino Food Fridays YouTube cooking segment, so I did! I don’t know why I waited so long, especially since I learned I enjoy rice dishes, like Arroz a la Valenciana, that I…

Filipino Food Fridays: Nilagang Manok

So I got a request to cook Nilagang Baka, and that is on my list of things to make, but I figured I’d start with Nilagang Manok because that was the recipe in my book. This was a very easy dish to make and it turned…

Sisig Tofu with Crispy Kangkong (Water Spinach)

Sisig Tofu with Crispy Kangkong (Water Spinach)

Sisig is a Filipino dish which originated from Pampanga. The usual main ingredient of sisig is pork but nowadays different ingredients are being used by local chefs such as chicken, fish, squid, and so on. Sisig tofu is a healthy alternative in cooking sisig. If you…