Octopus sa Kamatis

Octopus with tomatoes

This recipe was sent to us by Melissa Polito of Polomolok, South cotabato, Philippines. This is the first time that we'll feature an octopus recipe and I'm pretty much excited. By looking at the ingredients and procedure, this seems to be a quick … [Read more...]

Beef with Broccoli Recipe

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Beef with Broccoli is an Asian beef main dish. As the name suggests, this dish is mainly comprised of beef and broccoli combined with different sauces for that delightful Asian flavor.This simple recipe is so easy to follow. I would suggest though … [Read more...]

Pininyahang Manok

Pininyahang Manok Pineapple chicken

Pininyahang Manok literally translates to pineapple chicken. This Recipe calls for chicken slices to be marinated in pineapple juice then stewed with pineapple chunks. Aside from pineapples, secondary ingredients such as carrots, bell pepper, and … [Read more...]

Breaded Pork Loin

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Breaded Pork Loin is a simple recipe using  pork loin as the main ingredient. Pork Loin is dipped in whisked egg and milk mixture then dredged in bread crumbs and fried to perfection. This easy-to-do dish requires just a little time to prepare and is … [Read more...]

Grilled Isaw

Grilled Isaw

Grilled Isaw or Inihaw na Bituka ng Baboy is pig's large intestine boiled until tender then grilled. This is  probably the most sought and most popular street food in the Philippines. This food goes well with beer or liquor and has earned the … [Read more...]

Kamote Que

Kamote Que is deep fried sweet potatoes with a coating of caramelized brown sugar. This is a common meryenda (mid-afternoon snack) in the Philippines and can mostly be seen peddled around the busy streets. I would say that Kamote Que is one of the … [Read more...]

History of Filipino Food and Recipes

Filipino Food and Recipes

Ever wondered how your favorite Filipino recipes came about? Noticed how the cooking methods and use of ingredients in one region differ from the other? Have you seen similarities of Filipino Food with dishes from other countries? There are a lot … [Read more...]

Bon Voyage

Last friday, we threw a simple despedida (Farewell party) for our friend Tess, Noel, and baby Nathan. We all met with all our Filipino friends for a potluck dinner to bid them farewell and wished them a safe trip. After working here in Illinois for … [Read more...]