Gising-Gising

I usually throw away kangkong (water spinach) stalks after taking off the leaves but I found out that it can be turned into a delicious spicy dish with coconut milk which is a perfect pair to fried tilapia (imagine salty crispy skin and soft, flaky meat..yum!) or any fish or grilled meat. Gising-gising is unknown […]

Lechon Paksiw

Lechon Paksiw

Paksiw is a dish cooked in vinegar and Lechon is a whole pig slow-roasted (with frequent basting) in a bamboo skewer over charcoal for several hours – the result is  succulent, tender meat and crispy skin–really mouthwatering-delicious! Oh my, I’m drooling!! :P Lechon is a staple on special occasions and during Holiday season; this dish, […]

Beef Salpicao (Salpicado)

Beef Salpicao (Salpicado)

Beef Salpicao is a Filipino dish of Spanish or Portuguese influence.  It’s  beef tenderloin cut into small pieces or strips and marinated in olive oil and sauteed with garlic..lots of garlic!  Really simple and easy and so quick to cook  just allot some time for marinating. I like to serve this with our favorite side, […]

Spanish Bread

This delicious soft bread roll with buttery crumb filling inside is one of my favorite buys from our neighborhood bakery when I was little.  We used to have it for afternoon snack and sometimes for breakfast, too. I had this recipe for years and have tried it once before, it was a fail ( like […]

Daing na Bangus ( Butterflied Boneless Milkfish Belly)

Daing is a general term for curing and preserving fish with salt and vinegar. The fish is butterflied and is either marinated or salted and sun-dried ( Kulinarya, p.106). Daing is usually eaten at breakfast with fried egg, garlic fried rice, chopped tomatoes, atchara (pickled young papaya) and vinegar for dipping…Mmmm! If you haven’t tried […]

Re-post: Sweet Sticky Rice with Topping ( Bibingkang Kanin)

Bibingkang kanin sweet sticky rice topped with coconut cream custard topping; it’s so yummy and I always feel like  I could eat the whole thing by myself!  It’s  one of my favorite foods and one of my earliest posts, naturally but the photo is blurred, not good at all so I thought of posting it again with much clearer photos and a […]

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