Category: Filipino

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Goto (Ox Tripe Porridge)

Goto is a type of rice congee popular in the Philippines, it is made similar to congee where rice is boiled in prolonged time with a generous amount of stock, the one thing that...

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Gambas

Gambas or “Gambas al Ajillo” is a type of Spanish tapas that is made out of flash fried shrimps with garlic and chillies. Though it is consumed as tapas in Spain, in Philippines it can...

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Fiesta Float

Fiesta float is a type of an icebox cake which consists of sweetened whipped cream, graham crackers and fruit cocktail. Perhaps one of the easiest dessert recipes you can make as it requires not baking at...

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Chopsuey

Chopsuey is one of the first vegetable dish I learned to eat when I was a child, it’s so flavourful and chunky you won’t notice you are eating vegetables. This Chinese dish usually consists...

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Sinigang na Corned Beef

I just recently learned how this dish is prepared and this is probably the 5th time I will be doing this, it is also a recent addition to the Philippine cuisine and I just...

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Gisadong Sayote

Most of my college days this is what my mom as well as our house helper commonly serve if they ran out of ideas on what to cook. It was so easy for them...

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Nilagang Baka

Nilagang Baka or Boiled Beef is one of the simplest dishes you will encounter but don’t be deceived by its simplicity because once done right it will be flavourful. So how really simple it...

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Pesa (Fish in Miso Soup)

Pesa is one of the least popular dishes in the Philippines, a humble dish usually made out of boiled fish with miso and vegetables like cabbage and tomatoes. The dish might have originated from...

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Ensaladang Talong

As I had mentioned before Philippines does not have a lot of salad type dishes and most of it are consumed either as a side dish or appetizer rather salad entrees due to the strong...

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Chicken Tinola

Tinola, the Pinoy version of the chicken soup and like any other chicken soups it gives you that comforting effect even the ill feels relieved. Having said that soups like this will always be good...