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Recipe Navarro's Crab Paste & Dried Melon Seeds

Navarro's Crab Paste & Dried Melon Seeds

(1 vote)
Though I'm prone to allergic reaction, I must try again and again to taste the famous and the best Navarro's crab paste [taba ng talangka], a traditional specialty of Masantol, Pampanga. Made from shore crab meat fat, mixed with cane vinegar, iodized sa
Recipe Paksiw A La Lechon Paksiw (Pork Stewed in Vinegar and Lechon Sauce)

Paksiw A La Lechon Paksiw (Pork Stewed in Vinegar and Lechon Sauce)

(1 vote)
Don?t get confused with the title. This is the same method of cooking I used in preparing ?paksiw na pata? or pork knuckle stewed in vinegar before. This time though, I will be using a leaner pork leg cut instead of ?pata? or hock and double the quantit
Recipe Laing (Taro Leaves Cooked in Coconut Milk)

Laing (Taro Leaves Cooked in Coconut Milk)

(1 vote), (1)
Among the well-known spicy yet very yummy dishes of the Bicol Region of the Southern Philippines which elicit my appetite are ?Bicol Express? and ?Laing?. The two dishes are both basically vegetable entrees with some pork meat and/or select dried fish or
Recipe Braised Beef ala Chowking

Braised Beef ala Chowking

(12 votes)
Ingredients: 1/2 kg beef brisket 4 cups of water, add more if needed and 1/4 cup for cornstarch 2 tbsp Kikoman soy sauce 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 star anise 2 tbsp onion , minced 1-2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp cornstarch ground p
Recipe Halabos na Hipon o Sugpo (Steamed Shrimp or Prawn)

Halabos na Hipon o Sugpo (Steamed Shrimp or Prawn)

(10 votes), (1)
Like ?alimasag? or swimming blue crab, shrimp and prawn are among the readily good-tasting food harvests from the sea, freshwater or even farms that require very little ingredients to transform into delicious and luscious culinary treats. It can be just g
Recipe Rellenong Tahong (Stuffed Mussels)

Rellenong Tahong (Stuffed Mussels)

(3 votes)
When I was blog hopping last week, my attention was caught by a recipe that I found on one of the blogs I recently discovered, Jenn Valmonte's " I Live To Eat ". Jenn is also a Filipina Foodie who shares her food trips and other related food articles o
Recipe Sinunggaok or Dinuguan sa Kamatis (Pork Blood Stew in Tomato)

Sinunggaok or Dinuguan sa Kamatis (Pork Blood Stew in Tomato)

(3 votes)
?Sinunggaok? is a variation of the popular Filipino dish called ?dinuguan? or pork blood stew. This is a Southern Tagalog (Philippines) regional dish usually being prepared and served in the Batangas area and other neighboring provinces. It is just like
Recipe Kamote Que or Camote Que (Deep Fried Sweet Potato with Caramelized Sugar)

Kamote Que or Camote Que (Deep Fried Sweet Potato with Caramelized Sugar)

(2 votes)
As a variation to the traditional Filipino snack or ?merienda? or ?kakanin? called ?banana que? (referred to as ?sundot saging? in the Province of Batangas, Philippines and other nearby Provinces), ?kamote que? (can this be called ?sundot kamote??) was
Recipe Isda Adobo Sa Gata (Fish Adobo in Coconut Milk)

Isda Adobo Sa Gata (Fish Adobo in Coconut Milk)

(2 votes)
We have been cooking distinct variations of the known and well love Filipino dish ?adobo? lately. Just last week I prepared the ?adobong manok sa dilaw? which is basically a chicken adobo flavored with turmeric instead of soy sauce. Earlier before tha
Recipe Pangat na Pampano at Talakitok (Pompano and Trevally in Lime Juice and Spices)

Pangat na Pampano at Talakitok (Pompano and Trevally in Lime Juice and Spices)

(2 votes), (1)
?Pangat?, sometimes referred to as ?pinangat?, is a Filipino dish made of fish poached in calamondin (?calamansi?) or lemon or in this case, lime juice with ginger and some spices. The dish is common in the Northern and Central part of the Luzon Island in
Recipe Beef Brisket With Corn Kernels In Mushroom Sauce

Beef Brisket With Corn Kernels In Mushroom Sauce

(1 vote)
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 Tinolang Palaka (Frog Stewed with Ginger and Chili Leaves)

Tinolang Palaka (Frog Stewed with Ginger and Chili Leaves)

(1 vote)
Edible frog and other eating-varieties of the tailless amphibians are still not a universally acceptable table fare in spite of its whitish or yellowish and relatively fine looking meat (maybe debatable), good taste and high nutrients contents. Even if Fr
Recipe Pesa (Fish in Miso Soup)

Pesa (Fish in Miso Soup)

(1 vote)
Pesa (Fish in Miso Soup) Pesa might have originated from a Chinese cuisine as Pesa is Hokkien word meaning ?plain boiled? and it used in define a method of cooking fish meat and not any other meat.  But the Philippine version of Pesa is not plain boile
Recipe Bistik na Bangus (Milkfish Braised in Soy Sauce, Lemon and Onion)

Bistik na Bangus (Milkfish Braised in Soy Sauce, Lemon and Onion)

(1 vote)
Milkfish, referred to as ?Chanos chanos? in the scientific world is known in many parts of the world and called by many names such as ?vaikkaya? in Sri Lanka, "bangus" or "bangos" in the Philippines, ?sabalo? in Mexico and Spain, ?bandeng? or ?bandang? in
Recipe Larry?s Chicken Adobo Recipe

Larry?s Chicken Adobo Recipe

(2 votes)
Since I m not too familiar with Filipino cuisine, I thought it would be nice to try something out of our norm. Daniel s friend Larry has a great recipe for Chicken Adobo and he shared it with us, which turned out to be much easier than it sounds! The best
Recipe Ensaladang Labanos sa Alamang (White Radish & Tomato Salad in Shrimp Paste)

Ensaladang Labanos sa Alamang (White Radish & Tomato Salad in Shrimp Paste)

(1 vote)
Simplicity brings out the best in anything. It is said to be the first step towards attaining great things. Quite startling still, simplicity sometimes provides us with the grandest form of excellence ??? of perfection ??? of sophistication. Indeed, there
Recipe Sinigang sa Buko (Fish Stewed in Tamarind and Tender Coconut)

Sinigang sa Buko (Fish Stewed in Tamarind and Tender Coconut)

This is quite an unusual but exciting ?sinigang? , the generic term that refers to highly varied Filipino stew flavored with any of the many types of natural souring agents such as tamarind, camias or ?calamansi? . The use of young or tender coconut in
Recipe Adobong Sitaw with Tofu

Adobong Sitaw with Tofu

When it comes to Filipino cuisine, I can say that adobo is the most versatile dish. You can cook adobo with almost anything...from seafood, poultry, pork and even vegetables. Adobong Sitaw ( String Beans Adobo ) is the most common veg
Recipe LECHE FLAN CHEESE CAKE

LECHE FLAN CHEESE CAKE

Leche flan (creme caramel) always evoke memories of town fiestas. Although the ingredients are just eggs, milk and sugar, it is always part of the array of special fiesta fare. I don't really know if you can make just one leche flan as the recipe alway
Recipe Ground Pork in Tomato Sauce and a Bunch of Awards

Ground Pork in Tomato Sauce and a Bunch of Awards

My pollen allergy is acting up and I'm still not feeling well, but the bunch of awards I received today from Manu of Manu's Menu is enough reason to do a Monday post and share this recipe with you. :) It's called Ground Pork in Tomato Sauce
Recipe Adobong Sitaw with Tofu

Adobong Sitaw with Tofu

When it comes to Filipino cuisine, I can say that adobo is the most versatile dish. You can cook adobo with almost anything...from seafood, poultry, pork and even vegetables. Adobong Sitaw ( String Beans Adobo ) is the most common veg
Recipe Rellenong Tahong (Stuffed Mussels)

Rellenong Tahong (Stuffed Mussels)

When I was blog hopping last week, my attention was caught by a recipe that I found on one of the blogs I recently discovered, Jenn Valmonte's " I Live To Eat ". Jenn is also a Filipina Foodie who shares her food trips and other related food articles o
Recipe Adobong Pusit (Sauteed Squid or Squid Adobo)

Adobong Pusit (Sauteed Squid or Squid Adobo)

As I have already stated here, Filipino ?adobo? with its countless variants and derivatives encompassing major meat commodities such as beef, pork and goat or mutton; poultry such as chicken, duck, geese and turkey; vegetables such as ?kangkong? or water
Recipe Chicken Afritada (Tomato Base Braised Chicken)

Chicken Afritada (Tomato Base Braised Chicken)

If there s one Filipino food I love that is tomato based, it s chicken afritada.  It s a simple, comforting dish cooked by stewing chicken in a tomato based sauce.  I absolutely love it.  It has a nice savoury taste to it a bit sour, sweet and salty. Th



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