Chicken Asado (Stew): Few ingredients and full of flavor but one key ingredient makes this special. Find out what it is.
Chicken marinated in a mixture that includes 7-Up or Sprite, basted with a syrupy sweet and savory sauce that gives it a distinct Filipino flavor.
I have been experimenting with Filipino cooking. This is Chicken Adobo and it can be made in countless ways. Mine is bold and spicy.
Homemade leche flan (caramel custard) with candied lime peels.
For your purple sweet tooth: How to make ube pies using purple sweet potatoes.
Flank steak stuffed with ground pork, eggs, and chorizo, morcon is a classic Filipino special occasion dish. This is my great-grandmother's recipe.
Filipino BBQ with Gluten-Free Soy Sauce
Vanilla malt polvoron: Filipino milk candies that are like a bite sized vanilla malt!
Polvoron. A Filipino milk candy that is simple to make.
Almond & Cardamom Polvorons
Quick and Easy Chicken Adobo
So simple and easy, it's almost like cheating. Made in one pot with almost no fuss, this can be on the dinner table in less than an hour.
Chipotle Chicken Empanadas
Rocky Road Ice Cream made with Filipino chocolate, purple yam marshmallows, and peanuts.
Crêpes with Shrimp and Green Papaya (Lumpia Sariwa)
Very purple. Very tasty. Ube ice cream sandwiches with Mitchell's Ice Cream and homemade pan de sal.
Oxtail in Peanut Sauce (Kare-Kare)
Comfort food in a can: canned corned beef hash, Filipino-style, on top of hot pan de sal.
Chicken, chorizo and mushroom empanadas - a really delicious and portable chicken pot pie!
Ever have palitaw? Sweet rice dumplings with sesame sugar and grated coconut. Easiest dessert ever!
Arroz Caldo. This is the chicken soup that feeds my soul.
Braised Beef Short Ribs Adobo with Gnocchi
Pancit Canton: a very popular Filipino dish! Egg noodles w sliced meat, Chinese sausage, carrots, other veggies, shrimp & other seafood... All it's missing are NEON-PINK QUAIL EGGS!
Revisiting La Loma in Manila and its endless rows of lechon or roasted suckling pig.
Chicken Pancit (Filipino Noodles) - quick and easy recipe!
Ginisang Ampalaya: A Filipino vegetable dish of sauteed bitter melon, onions, garlic, tomatoes, and scrambled eggs.
Filipino Banana Soup
Filipino Comfort Food: A humble Lugaw of chicken and jasmine rice, seasoned with ginger, fish sauce, and green onions
My favorite winter comfort food: Filipino beef stew, caldereta.
Cocoa? Not! It's Coconut! Matamis na Bao (Filipino coconut jam) has the deep color of chocolate but the rich flavor of coconut milk & molasses. Served over a rice-flour aebleskiver (Danish pancake ball).
Filipino-style hot wings: Crispy chicken wings with a Spicy and Sweet Adobo glaze.
Clear Oxtail Soup: a light, but definitely beefy broth, with Corn, Cabbage & Potatoes.
Poached Burro Bananas with Condensed Milk. An attempt to recreate a traditional Filipino (Philippine) snack/dessert.