Pork Binagoongan sa Gata (Pork Stew with Shrimp Paste and Coconut Cream)

Pork Binagoongan sa Gata (Pork Stew with Shrimp Paste and Coconut Cream)

This is another version of cooking pork with shrimp paste stew (Binagoongang Baboy). This version has gata (coconut milk or coconut cream) and cooked without pre-boiling the pork first. I like this one better because I love anything cooked with coconut milk. For those who are unfamiliar with this dish (a lot of non-Filipinos are, […]

Chicken in Coconut Milk (Chicken Tinola with Gata)

Chicken in Coconut Milk (Chicken Tinola with Gata)

I’m not sure what’s the name of this dish. So I just gave it a name. ūüôā I bought this unknown dish from one of the stalls in a food fair in a mall.¬† I haven’t had this dish before but it¬†has gata (coconut milk) and¬† I can see some of the yummy coconut and […]

Tuyo in Olive Oil (Dried Herring Fillets in Olive Oil)

Tuyo in Olive Oil (Dried Herring Fillets in Olive Oil)

This is an upgrade for the humble tuyo that I, like most Filipinos love to eat for breakfast. It’s usually part of that silog meal¬† (sinangag +itlog) garlic fried rice and egg. We didn’t have bottled tuyo in olive oil when I was growing up. Thank you so much for whoever thought of bottling tuyo […]

Pork Binagoongan (Pork in Shrimp Paste)

Pork Binagoongan (Pork in Shrimp Paste)

This is one of my favorite Filipino dishes. It’s very easy to make. Promise. My friend who doesn’t normally¬†cook was able to make it and she nailed it the on her first try and now¬†having this on repeat ūüôā I am not surprised though because this is really simple¬†make and super¬†yummy.¬†¬†Forget about your diet of […]

Prawn Curry

Prawn Curry

Hello. I missed you my dear blog. I could tell you 13 reasons why I am sooooo slow in posting but that will not help anything. I tried to write it all down here actually, about to share to everyone who will read this about how ¬†difficult it is for me to make an update, […]

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 […]

Sapin-Sapin (Layered Sticky Rice Cake)

Sapin-Sapin is a Filipino multi-colored (and flavored) layered sticky rice cake. It’s traditionally made of galapong (sticky rice dough) mixed with coconut milk and sugar which is then divided typically into 3 parts; purple yam, pureed corn are usually added to make the purple and yellow layers respectively, then the third part is just left […]

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!! ūüėõ Lechon is a staple on special occasions and during Holiday season; this dish, […]

Beef Sinigang ( Beef in Tamarind Broth)

Beef Sinigang ( Beef in Tamarind Broth)

Sinigang is tamarind base soup; Pork, shrimp, fish and beef can be use to make this soup. I like pork sinigang the best, and I am so very proud to say even before I hardly knew how to cook that I can make a really good sinigang but it didn’t come from me, my sisters […]

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, […]

Bibingka Espesyal (Bibingka Royale)

Bibingka espesyal or Bibingka Royale or simply just bibingka to many, is very popular during Christmas season. It’s like a pancake with cheese and salted egg, sugar and grated fresh coconut topping-if only it’s as easy as pancake to make at home. ¬† Bibingka is a special rice cake ¬†made of rice dough called galapong […]

Pan de Sal (Salted Breakfast Buns)

Crusty on the outside, soft on the inside that’s how I remember the pandesal from my childhood. It’s what we usually have when my mom didn’t have time to cook breakfast and our favorite after-school snack. We buy it fresh and hot from a neighborhood bakery; I like to eat some on the way home […]

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