The Elvis. A simple peanut butter and banana sandwich - but this time, with a few tweaks of cinnamon raisin flavored peanut butter and pan de sal instead of sliced bread.
Mamon - Filipino Style Hand Sized Sponge Cake topped with grated cheese
Ensaimada. Filipino-style brioche lavished with melted butter and a flurry of sugar.
Chili peppers stuffed with cheese, then wrapped in egg roll wrappers before being fried. Cheesesticks with a dynamite kick!
Dinuguan. Filipino pork blood stew. Yes, you heard right. Pork blood.
Tangy, salty, tender Chicken Adobo!
Have you tried buko pie? Buko is young coconut. Buko pie is young coconut cream pie.
Beef, Sweet Potato ans Raisin Turnovers from Andrea Nguyen's book, Asian Dumplings--get the recipe and win a copy of the book!
Suman (sticky rice cake) with coconut jam and mangoes
Celebrating 4th of July with an international flare. Filipino-style Pastured Pork Kebabs!
Karioka (Deep-fried Coconut Rice Balls with Brown Sugar Glaze) with ube (purple yam) and langka (jackfruit) filling.
Have you tried binatog? It's a Filipino street food favorite. Hominy with grated coconut and lots of sugar.
Live blue crabs to be steamed in beer, calamansi juice, cilantro, and lemongrass.
Biko cupcakes - baked coconut sticky rice topped with mango sorbet
Find out why this version of one of the most loved Philippine dished is called White Adobo.
Maja Blanca con Mais: Similar to a panna cotta, it's a refreshing summer treat, Filipino style
Fish pinangat. Whole fish simmered and soured in calamansi and tomatoes.
I had no idea that coconut milk could magically transform into a brown sugar-like substance!
Camaron Rebozado. Batter-fried shrimp with mango-pineapple sweet-sour sauce.
Grilled Chicken Inasal: grilled chicken marinated in achuete oil.
Ensaladang lato / Seaweed salad
Braised Adobo Pork Chops: The classic Philippine Adobo is often seen with chicken, but you can adobo so much more.
Sotanghon Guisado: fried mung bean noodles.
Chicken Afritada. Braised chicken in tomato and fish sauce with marble potatoes and red bell peppers.
Vanilla Ice Cream with Coconut Jam and Toasted Coconut Milk Crumbs.
A much loved Filipino dessert the Brazo De Mercedes and my second attempt, tricky to make but I will never give up
Rat-tail radishes: pods that grow from radish roots are crunchy, peppery, & bitter--just like radishes themselves.
Turron - Filipino Banana Eggrolls
Pork Adobo is a Filipino pork dish that's marinated in soy, vinegar, and bay leaves; then it's simmered and browned.
Handmade coconut jam on buttermilk biscuits. Three simple ingredients: coconut milk, muscovado sugar and pandan.
A very tasty vegetable dish thats made out of Butternut, Okra, Eggplants, String Beans and Tomatoes
Ube and Saba Banana Sandwich. If Elvis were Filipino, this would be his go-to sandwich.
Chicken Adobo - I do declare this Filipino chicken dish to be one of the best you will ever eat!
Crispy Pork Belly