Tag: Soy sauce
- Filipino Food

How to Make Bistek (Stir-fried Steak)

If you like beef, then you will love Bistek (stir-fried steak.) My Lola called it beef steak, so I did a double take when I saw, “Bistek,” written out! Bistek is thinly sliced beef marinated in soy sauce and lemon juice, so it’s got tons of…

Cooking Pork Caldereta Like A Pro

Caldereta is a popular dish in the Philippines. Caldereta or pork caldereta in general is commonly cooked and served during special events or occasions only since cooking pork Caldereta can take a lot of time, effort and patience to cook. Below is a simple Pork Caldereta recipe that…

Arroz ala Cubana

Arroz a la Cubana is a Philippine dish that consists of sautéed minced beef, white rice, fried egg and fried cardaba (saba) banana. A dish that originated from the Spanish arroz a la cubana which is nearly similar but instead of the sautéed beef it is…

Sweet and Sour Pork

Sweet and sour pork is one of the most popular Chinese dishes around, it is of Cantonese origin and I guess it can be found anywhere around the world. The dish originated from a traditional Jiangsu called Pork in sugar and vinegar sauce which shares nearly…

Filipino Food Fridays: Lumpia

Lumpia was the most requested dish from the viewers on my YouTube channel and I was afraid to make it because I knew it was not going to be easy for someone like me who has not rolled a piece of lumpia before. I had to…

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.…

Adobong Manok (Chicken Adobo)

Hmmm… ang bango naman n’yan, nakagugutom!   Alam na alam ko kapag adobong manok ang ulam ng kapitbahay namin noon sa Jolo dahil sa amoy pa lang nito tiyak gugutumin ka talaga. Nagluluto din ako noon ng adobo pero hindi ko tlaga mahuli ang amoy na…

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,…

Adobong Sitaw

Adobong sitaw is the vegetable variation of the famous Filipino dish Adobo, but instead of just using big chunks of pork and chicken, we use long beans or some call it string beans cooked with some pork pieces.  It is another popular dish in the Philippines, and…

Inihaw na Pusit

Knowing that Philippines is surrounded by waters, it is given that most of our grilled dishes comprises of seafood and the popular ones are squid, prawns, mussels and fish. If in America, you do your barbecues at the backyard, the common practice in Philippines is to…

Pancit Cabagan

Pancit Cabagan is one hell of a delicious noodle dish that originated from the Isabela province, like any other noodle dishes in the Philippines its roots are of Chinese origin. This dish for me looks like a cross between the Pancit Canton and Pancit Palabok, sometimes it…

Pancit Batil Patung Upclose

I wouldn’t be surprised if Anthony Bourdain and his crew find their way to the northern tip of the Philippines to try the much loved Batil Patung. Batil Patung is the local version of stir fried noodles served with an egg topping (patung). and a side serving of egg…

Pata-tim

Where the Wind Takes Us… Chances are that if you are coming to visit me, the first place I would take you is my sanctuary: the beach in Del Mar. I love to go there to walk or just sit around and gaze at the Pacific Ocean.…