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Recipe Filipino Cuisine: Eggplant Torta

Filipino Cuisine: Eggplant Torta

Linda shared a few Filipino recipes in the Gilmore Park Church Community Kitchen. Linda loves to cook. She used to do catering for parties but she stopped doing so after she had trouble with her hand. Perhaps due to too much heavy lifting while doing the
Recipe Filipino Cuisine: Beef Steak

Filipino Cuisine: Beef Steak

Marian from Philippines demonstrated 3 Filipino recipes in the Caring Place Community Kitchen. Marian used to own a restaurant which specializes on grill items in Philippines before she moved to Canada. We are so glad to learn from her. The first
Recipe Homemade Chicken Sandwich Spread

Homemade Chicken Sandwich Spread

(55 votes), (8) , (1)
Chicken sandwich spread is probably the most popular and fastest selling sandwich spreads in groceries and supermarkets. Unlike the slightly sweet-sourly plain sandwich spread and other expensive versions but rather poorly flavored with either ham, bacon,
Recipe Soup Number 5 or Soup No. 5 or Lanciao (Bull/Ox Gonad Soup)

Soup Number 5 or Soup No. 5 or Lanciao (Bull/Ox Gonad Soup)

(44 votes), (1)
This is my 100th post so I thought I should feature a special cuisine which is authentic and 100% Filipino. A dish that is unique to the Filipino people and its culture. Probably concocted by the common masses and popularized by the same group forming maj
Recipe Kinunot na Pagi (Spicy Stingray Cooked in Coconut Milk)

Kinunot na Pagi (Spicy Stingray Cooked in Coconut Milk)

(19 votes), (4)
Coconut milk in my food! I love it. Coconut milk and chili in my cookery! I like it. Coconut milk, chili and stingray in my meal! You eat it! But, wait a minute. Of course, I?m just kidding with the stingray. It is an astonishing animal so it is very like
Recipe Pork Bistek Tagalog (Pork Steak - Filipino Style)

Pork Bistek Tagalog (Pork Steak - Filipino Style)

(18 votes), (4) , (1)
I know I am still yet to feature here the popular beef dish called ?bistek?, a type of beef steak prepared the Filipino-style, but I have already shared a fish variation of the entree in my post ?bistik na bangus? . While I remained unable to post the re
Recipe Pangat na Sapsap sa Kamatis (Ponyfish Poached in Lemon Juice & Tomatoes)

Pangat na Sapsap sa Kamatis (Ponyfish Poached in Lemon Juice & Tomatoes)

(17 votes), (2)
In my first ?pangat? recipe, where I used pampano and trevally , I mentioned that among the best fish to cook ?pangat? or ?pinangat? is ponyfish locally called ?karalla? here in Sri Lanka and ?sapsap? in the Philippines. Ponyfishes which are also known
Recipe Atsarang Papaya

Atsarang Papaya

(16 votes), (4)
Atsarang Papaya ( Filipino Pickled Green Papaya ) is a famous appetizer in the Philippines. Though there are many variations of atsara (which refers to anything pickled) , green papaya version is the most popular to Filipinos. It's because papaya tr
Recipe Sisig or Kilawing Puso ng Saging (Sauteed Banana Bud/Blossom with Vinegar)

Sisig or Kilawing Puso ng Saging (Sauteed Banana Bud/Blossom with Vinegar)

(13 votes), (1)
For the month of March, the challenge of Kulinarya Cooking Club (KCC) is centered on the mighty food group called vegetables. While most members including me, a perennial vegetable eater (converted by force :-)), were all deeply pleased and thrilled of
Recipe Asadong Dila or Lengua (Pork or Ox Tongue Asado Version 2)

Asadong Dila or Lengua (Pork or Ox Tongue Asado Version 2)

(11 votes)
I have already featured here a recipe for ?asadong dila or lengua? but to satisfy a reader?s request, particularly asking an even simpler way to cook the sweetish-salty Chinese influenced-Filipino dish using just basic and ordinary ingredients, I am pos
Recipe Calamansi Juice & other Uses of Calamondin or Philippine Lemon

Calamansi Juice & other Uses of Calamondin or Philippine Lemon

(6 votes), (2)
It there is one citrus fruit that was used in cookery and mentioned with the most number of times in this blog; it is the internationally underrated fruit and cooking ingredients called ?calamansi? or ?calamondin? and sometimes ?lemoncito? in the Philippi
Recipe Asadong Dila or Lengua (Ox or Beef Tongue Asado)

Asadong Dila or Lengua (Ox or Beef Tongue Asado)

(6 votes), (1)
Ox or Beef Tongue is the tongue of a cow. Our, or to be precise, the human consumption of this unusual beef meat dates back to the days of Paleolithic hunters, who preferred the fatty portions of the carcass including tongues, as well as organs, brains, f
Recipe Pesang Lapu-Lapu (Grouper Stew in Ginger with Vegetables)

Pesang Lapu-Lapu (Grouper Stew in Ginger with Vegetables)

(4 votes), (1)
I can?t think of a better way to cook my ?lapu-lapu? catch in my recent shore fishing adventure than by the popular Filipino stew dish called ?pesa?. I first ate and since then has been heavily exposed to ?pesa? in the ?Capampangan? area of the province
Recipe Nido Soup

Nido Soup

(3 votes)
Nido Soup Nido Soup is the Filipino version of the Chinese Bird s Nest Soup.  The name came from a place in El Nido, Palawan (An island in the South West part of the Philippines) where these nests are harvested.  This dish is a really expensive delicac
Recipe Chicken Asado Siopao

Chicken Asado Siopao

(3 votes), (1)
We had leftover Rotisserie chicken, and all the siopao I made last Friday are gone...so I thought of making siopao again. But this time, chicken asado siopao. Since all the recipes I've found on the internet made use of all-purpose flour, I trie
Recipe Lumpia or Lumpiang Prito A La Sally (Vegetables Spring Roll)

Lumpia or Lumpiang Prito A La Sally (Vegetables Spring Roll)

(2 votes)
Every mom (or everyone for that matter), who is truly passionate with foods or cooking, has her own specialty dishes. Select entrees which can be prepared by heart, without the aid of any notes, and almost always a sure delight for dinners. These would in
Recipe Adobong Manok ni Dong (Chicken Adobo A La Dong)

Adobong Manok ni Dong (Chicken Adobo A La Dong)

(2 votes)
I believe the popularity of ?adobo? has already transcended into the subconscious mind of most Filipinos. I can say this because during times when our group can no longer think of a new viand, we would always settle with an ?adobo? dish ??? not really
Recipe Bagis Recipe Version 2 (Minced Beef Cooked in Calamansi & Chilies)

Bagis Recipe Version 2 (Minced Beef Cooked in Calamansi & Chilies)

(2 votes)
I have featured this spicy viand before in a version cooked using lime juice and green finger chilies. Since I now have ?calamansi? or ?calamondin? (Philippine lemon) and ?siling labuyo? or bird chili which are the original ingredients in an authent
Recipe Ube Halaya or Halayang Ube (Purple Yam Pudding)

Ube Halaya or Halayang Ube (Purple Yam Pudding)

(2 votes)
Violet was apparently the ?in? color in the Philippines at the time I had my annual vacation last December 2010 to January 2011. Lots of mall rats (shoppers and roamers alike) were seen prominently sporting something in purple like shirts, blouses, bags,
Recipe Southern Tagalog Style Goto (Ox Jowl or Cheek Soup)

Southern Tagalog Style Goto (Ox Jowl or Cheek Soup)

(2 votes), (1)
Aphrodisiac Food??that?s the theme of the Kulinarya Cooking Club challenge for the love month of February. It?s pretty sensible right? The sweetly and hotly (pun intended) celebrated Valentine?s Day or Heart?s Day is the most important occasion of the m
Recipe Ginataang Dalag at Hipon (Mudfish & Shrimp in Coconut Milk

Ginataang Dalag at Hipon (Mudfish & Shrimp in Coconut Milk

(2 votes), (1)
?Ginataan?, sometimes spelled ?guinataan?, is the Filipino term for varieties of dishes cooked with coconut milk or ?gata? as it is called in the Filipino language. It literally translates to "cooked with coconut milk". The term is actually generic which
Recipe Ginisang Alimasag sa Patola at Miswa (Sauteed Blue Crabs with Gourds & Noodles)

Ginisang Alimasag sa Patola at Miswa (Sauteed Blue Crabs with Gourds & Noodles)

(1 vote), (1)
It has been a while since I last posted something on the delectable blue crabs or sea crabs or to be precise the blue swimming crabs of Asia known as ?alimasag? in the Philippines. While we usually have them for our Saturday seafood dinner, we always cook
Recipe Beef Brisket With Corn Kernels In Mushroom Sauce

Beef Brisket With Corn Kernels In Mushroom Sauce

(1 vote), (1)
My mom loved cooking lengua (ox tongue) in mushroom sauce.Though some people consider any dish with lengua exotic or unusual, back in the Philippines, it is a favorite to many Filipinos. Lengua Estofada (sometimes called Lengua Estofado), a dish of Hispan
Recipe Atsarang Papaya

Atsarang Papaya

(1 vote)
Atsarang Papaya ( Filipino Pickled Green Papaya ) is a famous appetizer in the Philippines. Though there are many variations of atsara (which refers to anything pickled) , green papaya version is the most popular to Filipinos. It's because papaya tr



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