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 and healthy one. Imagine a … [Read more...]

5 Things to Consider in Making the Best Fried Rice

How to Make Best Fried Rice

Fried Rice is the result when steamed or boiled rice are fried in oil or animal fat. For practical reasons, the Chinese first used this method to preserve and recycle leftover steamed rice for consumption. Nowadays, several varieties of fried rice are enjoyed throughout the … [Read more...]

Palitaw Recipe

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Palitaw is a term used to call a sweet flat rice cake that is eaten in the Philippines as a snack or dessert. Originally, grounded or pounded sticky rice is used to make this rice cake (called kakanin in the local language) – however, the practice of using packaged rice flour … [Read more...]

Ube Halaya

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Ube Halaya is a dessert made from boiled and grated purple yam which is locally known in the Philippines as “Ube”. Aside from Ube Halaya, different desserts and pastries such as ice cream, tarts, and cakes makes use of this root crop. In this presentation, I used a ready-made … [Read more...]

Corned Beef with Potatoes

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Eating breakfast like a king is what I’ve been doing since I can remember. This improves my metabolism and fuels-up my day. There is nothing like a good Corned Beef meal for breakfast especially when served with garlic rice (sinangag): this is what I had just a few hours … [Read more...]