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Longanisa

Longanisa, does this word sounds familiar to you? No? Okay, then let me tell you what it is then. Longanisa sausage is the Filipino version of the Hispanic Longaniza. Although the original sausage is dry and ready to be eaten the way it is; Filipino longanisa is a bit different than the Hispanic version. The […]

Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo is the unofficial national food of the Philippines due its versatility, easiness to cook, and the fact that it can easily fit-in to any household regardless of their income. Although Adobo can be made out of just about anything from veggies, to meat, poultry, and seafood; the chicken version is the most popular […]

Pork Adobo v.2

Philippines is an archipelago of over 7,200 islands and abundant with culinary ingredients from spices to pork, beef, lamb/goat, seafood, and vegetables. Also, back in the day, Philippines encountered numerous visitors and aggressors from whom Filipinos inherited a great number of cooking techniques and methods. The one that had the most influence was the Spaniards […]

Beef Kaldereta

Kaldereta or Caldereta is definitely a top ranked, favorite dish in the Philippines. This dish is served wherever there’s a gathering whether it’s formal or just a family get together. Caldereta has been adapted from the Spaniards during their occupancy in the Philippines and Filipino’s didn’t waste any time in making their own version. The […]

Dill Pickles

Dill Pickles, as we all know, are a perfect companion when it comes to a variety of sandwiches or as a low calorie snack when eaten by themselves. I tasted many store bought brands and most of them are good, but not until I tried some made by a local farmer, did I realize how […]

Chicken & Broccoli

Chicken & Broccoli

Chicken & Broccoli is another favorite among Filipinos. Although it’s not really a traditional Filipino food, it does share just about every ingredient that is commonly used in the Philippines. With that being said, Filipinos didn’t have any trouble adapting to this wonderful dish. The way I cook this recipe is pretty much the same […]

Ginataang Alimasag

Ginataang Alimasag - Crag Legs in Coconut Milk

Ginataang Alimasag (crab legs in coconut milk) is the one dish that could keep a whole family at the dinner table for a little while. Why do I say that? Well, before you can eat this stuff, you have to crack the legs and the clamps and by doing that it slows the eating process. […]

Ginisang Pechay

Ginisang Pechay

This dish, Ginisang Pechay, takes me back to memory lane during my young age in the Philippines. I guess the main reason is that I was a picky eater when I was a boy and just like most kids eating vegetables was not my top priority. However, as far as I can remember I didn’t […]

Tinolang Manok

Tinolang Manok - Ginger Chicken Soup

Tinolang Manok or Ginger Chicken Soup is another dish that most Filipinos would rave about. This dish definitely ranks high when it comes to Filipino soups for many reasons. First and foremost, it is very tasty and satisfying, and it is so easy to make no wonder it’s seen often on menus across the Philippines. […]

Adobong Pusit

Noun: squid / skwid:  -“An elongated, fast-swimming cephalopod mollusk with ten arms (technically, eight arms and two long tentacles), typically able to change color”… –Source: Tagalog English Translations and Dictionary.  Adobong Pusit / Squid Adobo is a very popular dish in the Philippines; want to know the reason why? Well, Filipinos love squid no matter how it […]

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