The Philippines is considered as the melting pot of Asia. People of different race and origin call it their home. Along with themselves, these peolple (migrants, traders, and colonizers) brought their culture, tradition, and food. This is the reason why spices such as curry has made its debut in the Philippine cuisine.
Pork Menudo is the number one on the list of my comfort foods and it’s hard for me to last a month without trying one…literally. Some would say that I am addicted to this food while others would use the term “obsession”, I just simply look at it as a necessity – a basic necessity that I cannot live without.
Arroz Valenciana is a dish similar to Paella. The Filipino version of this dish makes use of coconut milk, malagkit (glutinous or sweet rice), boiled eggs, and chorizo, which is what this recipe is all about. Arroz Valenciana is served during holidays and special occasions. Since it is only a few days before Christmas, I…
If you’re a kid who grew up in the Philippines, you’ve probably had Jollibee spaghetti at least once in your life. One of their most popular menu offerings, Jollibee spaghetti is a staple at nearly every birthday party for both kids and kids at heart. Its unique sweetness sets it apart from original spaghetti recipes,…
Craving for a rich and tasty pasta dish? This Chicken Pasta Alfredo recipe is worth a try. The sauce is so rich and tasty and it also has ample amounts of protein from the chicken and nutrients from the broccoli. Most of us are busy these days, but we and our family deserve a nice…
Here is a delicious dish that you can serve during lent: Tuna Casserole.
This tuna pasta recipe is quick and easy to prepare. All you need to do is mix the ingrdients and then bake. Most of the ingredients for this recipe are common. You can easily find them in your favorite grocery.
I like this dish because it is rich and creamy. The flavor of tuna blends well with the other ingredients. I also like the crunch that the french fried onion brings.
Fruit Salad is a general term referring to a fruit dish. This dish is typically composed of an assortment of fruits served as is or combined with different types of sweet liquid and table cream. This can either be served as an appetizer, a side dish, and as a dessert.
In the Philippines, fruit salad is considered to be more of a dessert rather than an appetizer or side dish. The Filipino version of the fruit salad requires the use of condensed milk and table cream which makes the dish rich and sweet.
The typical Filipino fruit salad is composed of canned fruit cocktail combined with condensed milk and table cream. However, there are also some versions wherein buko or young coconut is added (this should not be mistaken as the buko salad wherein young coconut is exclusively used).
This Fruit Salad Recipe makes use of the typical Filipino fruit salad ingredients with the addition of other fruits that are in season. Besides the canned fruit cocktail, nata de coco, fresh strawberries, fresh blueberries, and kiwi were also added.
I’m pretty sure that you have your own fruit salad version. How do you make your fruit salad? What are the fruits that you regularly use?
Your opinion matters; hope to hear from you.
Sweet and Sour Sauce is a sauce made by combing a sweet component and a sour component with cornstarch as the thickening agent. Some of the common sweet components are brown sugar, granulated white sugar, and honey. Rice vinegar, white vinegar, apple-cider vinegar, and pineapple juice are some of the common ingredients used as sour component.
This sweet and sour recipe will give you a good sauce with the right balance of flavors.
Chicken Empanada is a type of pastry that is stuffed with chicken meat, potato, carrots, and sweet pea.