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Pork Menudo | Pork Stew in Tomato Sauce

Pork Menudo | Pork Stew in Tomato Sauce

Pork Menudo is a Filipino Pork Stew recipe that is easy to make using these basic ingredients of pork, carrots, potatoes, hotdogs and tomato sauce. Influenced by our Spanish heritage it has become a staple dish that is paired with rice. In Spanish, this might […]

Super Crispy Fried Chicken

Super Crispy Fried Chicken

    If there’s any type of dish that the whole world is soooo familiar with, it’s fried chicken! There are plenty versions allover the internet for that yumilicious fried chicken recipe. Your mom, your lola (grandmother), your sister, or your entire neighborhood probably has […]

Fern Salad (Pako Salad)

Fern Salad (Pako Salad)

I’ve always loved eating ferns (known as pako in the Philippines). Growing up in General Santos City, this type of plant is plentiful and I’m sure in a lot of other provinces in the country too. It grows on the mountain parts and riversides. A word of […]

Chicken and Spinach Fettucine

Chicken and Spinach Fettucine

If you’re on the go and need to whip up something delicious without spending hours in the kitchen, a pasta dish is one of the easy meals that you can prepare.  Another thing I like about pasta dishes is that you can literally add almost […]

Steamed Cabbage Rolls

Steamed Cabbage Rolls

My love for Dimsum started from the famous Dimsum restaurant in Cebu called Harbour City.  Which they also did a fastfood version of their restaurant named Dimsum Break. As much as I love their food, they are getting pricier and pricier. So I made my own […]

Steamed Tilapia

Steamed Tilapia

Tilapia for me is a tasty fish meat that deserves some good old kitchen magic that easily brings out its flavor without that “tilapia fishy smell”. With this Tilapia recipe, I’ve used herbs and spices to make this dish aromatic by simply steaming it. INGREDIENTS: […]

Kinilaw | Filipino Ceviche

Kinilaw | Filipino Ceviche

INGREDIENTS: ½ kilo fish (I’m using a pre-sliced flying fish from my suking tindera at the local fish market, or use tuna or tangigue if you have that) ½ bulb of onions (chopped) 1 ½ thumb size Ginger (finely chopped) 3 green or red chili […]

Tinolang Tahong/Quick Stew Mussels

Tinolang Tahong/Quick Stew Mussels

INGREDIENTS: Chopped garlic – 3 cloves Chopped ginger – thumb size Chopped red onions – medium size Sliced tomatoes – 3 medium size Spring Onions – 3 stalks (Separated the whites from the greens) 1 ½ kilo of mussels/tahong Lokot/Seaweed (optional) Vegetable oil Salt to […]

Sesame Seed Balls / Buchi

Sesame Seed Balls / Buchi

  If there’s anything that I find deliciously appealing as an Asian dessert it’s this Sesame Seed Balls, also known as Buchi in the Philippines. It’s deep fried glutinous rice flour with a surprise filling of either sweet potato, custard and yam. I’ve always been in […]

Sizzling Sisig/Pork Hash (Filipino Style)

Sizzling Sisig/Pork Hash (Filipino Style)

  Sisig is the ULTIMATE pulutan in the Philippines aka the go-to dish paired on a drinking session. The traditional way of cooking sisig is to boil and grill the pork mask, however, for this recipe I’ll show you the easy and lazy way of […]