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 healthy recipe that … [Read more...]

5 Things to Consider in Making the Best Fried Rice

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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 world. Making fried … [Read more...]

Palitaw

Palitaw

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 became common because … [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 boiled grated ube … [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 ago. Do you know why it … [Read more...]

Fried Bangus

Fried Bangus

Before anything else, let me first acquaint you with a section of this blog called “What’s cookin?” This section (or category) is intended to showcase simple yet delicious food that we usually prepare on ordinary or busy days. Unlike the recipe section, this does not show details on how certain … [Read more...]

Kalderetang Kambing

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Kalderetang Kambing is goat meat stewed in tomato sauce. The adult goat meat, Chevon, is commonly used for this dish. The meat is sautéed with garlic, onions, and tomatoes then stewed in tomato sauce until it becomes tender. Preparing goat meat requires some extra procedures compared to beef or … [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 that you use beef sirloin or tenderloin to ensure … [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 milk make-up the dish. There are some variations … [Read more...]

Atchara (Papaya)

Atchara Papaya

Atchara or Atcharang Papaya is an appetizer made from pickled green papaya. Julienned or grated green papaya are placed in airtight containers and soaked for a week in cooked vinegar and sugar mixture with onions, garlic, ginger, pepper corn, and red bell pepper. This is probably the most famous … [Read more...]