Tag: Cookware and bakeware

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…

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…

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…

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

It looks like having a theme for a week has been quite popular so we will try to bring you a themed post once in a while and for every special occasions. Since there is something for us to celebrate this week (can anybody guess what…

Pan de Coco

Pan de coco which means “coconut bread” in Spanish is a popular bread in the Philippines and Honduras. Though two versions are named similarly they are made differently to each other, the Philippine variant is a sweet bread with a sweetened grated coconut filling served as…

Custard Cake

Another surprise as I came home and saw a big baking pan of custard cake with a note telling me to take a picture of it, my wife is getting up to speed with her baking. Now I am excited on whats next on the bakers…

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…

Brazo de Mercedes

To my surprise, I came home today with a big log of Brazo de Mercedes and some Danish pastries that my wife had baked. It was a feast! And this post is about it. This dish is one of her specialties and this is frequently requested…