Chicken Tinola Recipe

Tinola is a ginger and onion based soup with chicken as the usual main ingredient. Chicken tinola is an authentic Filipino main dish and best complimented with green papaya wedges (an alternative is chayote) and chili pepper leaves. As a traditional dish, the chicken is usually cooked in low heat for quite some time to bring out the natural flavor. This dish is best served … [Read more...]

Tinolang Bangus Recipe

Tinolang Bangus is a delicious Filipino soup recipe; it is a hearty ginger soup composed of bangus (milkfish) and vegetables such as chayote, hot pepper leaves, and malunggay leaves. This is best eaten with white rice along with a spicy fish sauce dip.   For this tinolang bangus recipe, I used fresh medium to large sized milkfish. It was able to get a nice fresh piece of … [Read more...]

Pork Tinola

Pork Tinola is a delicious Filipino soup dish. Cubed pork butt or pork belly are cooked and tenderized in a stock composed of ginger, beef broth, and rice washing. This is best eaten with steamed white rice and dipped in fish sauce with crushed chili pepper. Aside from pork, Tinola can also be made with any kind of meat. In fact, chicken tinola is the most common and popular … [Read more...]

Fish Tinola

Fish Tinola is a Filipino ginger based soup dish. This is composed of fish (fillet or otherwise), papaya or chayote wedges, malunggay and/or hot pepper leaves. It is best consumed during the cold and rainy weather. Fish Tinola is usually eaten with white or brown rice. You can also have this as an appetizer. Preparing tinola is very easy and quick as well. Since we are dealing … [Read more...]

Chicken Binakol

Chicken Binakol is a delicious chicken soup dish. It is similar to Chicken Tinola, although the use of of coconut meat and coconut water makes this dish unique. Traditional methods of cooking Chicken Binakol requires native chicken simmered for several hours. The meat of native chicken is tougher than regular dressed chicken, but it has more flavor. Simmering native chicken … [Read more...]