Ginisang Pusit

Ginisang Pusit

One of the things I miss about Malolos is the abundance of fresh seafood. Surrounded by bodies of water, live seafood is common in the market. Fish is not limited to bangus, tilapia, galunggong, dalagang bukid. You can cook different kinds of seafood dishes anytime…

Easy Chicken Tinola Recipe

Easy Chicken Tinola Recipe

Chicken Tinola is a classic Filipino soup that is very easy to cook and uses very simple ingredients. It is a very common dish in the Filipino household that deserves more appreciation. It’s warm, comforting and hearty. Cook it real good and rediscover the goodness…

How to Cook Chicken Binagoongan

How to Cook Chicken Binagoongan

This dish is one of the first 4 vlogs I posted on youtube, How to Cook Chicken Binagoongan or Binagoongang Manok. We are all familiar with Binagoongang Baboy (Pork Binagoongan), but have you tried Chicken Binagoongan? After reading blogs and watching vlogs, I finally decided…

12 Friday Friendly Recipes for Lent

12 Friday Friendly Recipes for Lent

My version of Pinoy inspired Lent recipes to add to your Munggo Friday The Filipino kitchen has always been a melting pot of different cultures, it’s probably the reason why some of my dishes from this list may not look Pinoy because of the ingredients…

Chicken Feet with Black Beans and Oyster Sauce

Chicken Feet with Black Beans and Oyster Sauce

Chicken Feet may be an acquired taste. But I think a major key to make it appealing is to make sure they are cooked tender.  We used to buy chicken feet dimsum in Chinese restaurants. I’ve always wondered why it was so expensive until I…

Corned Beef Caldereta

Corned Beef Caldereta

Have you heard of corned beef caldereta? I recently have, and it was so interesting I have to cook some.  I read about Delimondo Corned Beef Caldereta recently, and I am so intrigued by it. However ang layo nila para puntahan ko. Kaya nagresearch ako…

Cornmeal and Dill Crusted Tilapia Fillets

Cornmeal and Dill Crusted Tilapia Fillets

3:30AM, that’s when my alarm goes off on weekdays. I need to be at work before 6AM, so for school lunch to happen, I’ve to be up by 3:30. Like a diesel engine, it takes some time before I can really get going. I need…

Mango Pork Adobo

Mango Pork Adobo

This is a good dish to make when you have ripe mangoes that are sour. Too sour you can’t eat it on its own nor make desserts out of it. I would often use the fruit closest to the seed as that is the most…

Adobong  Halo Halo sa Gata

Adobong Halo Halo sa Gata

Squid and Pork Adobo sa Gata but also there’s sitaw , potatoes, and eggplant so maybe we can call it Adobong HaloHalo. And when all that is left is the sauce, pour it over on some boiled eggs. Delightful.  Ingredients ½ kl pork adobo cut…

Chicken Liver Carinderia Style

Chicken Liver Carinderia Style

Spicy Chicken Liver in soy sauce and ketchup. Yes, ketchup. That’s what’s in those spicy, salty, sweet chicken liver from carinderias or at least the ones I know.  Ingredients:2 cloves garlic, minced1 onion, chopped1/2 kl chicken liver1/2 cup water1/2 cp soy sauce5 tbsp ketchup1 tbsp…

Sinigang na Tinapa at Hipon sa Mangga

Sinigang na Tinapa at Hipon sa Mangga

Not all recipe books and sites are good. I only trust a few of them. One of my favorite recipe book is Chef Gene Gonzalez’s Little Books. This sinigang is inspired by his Little Sabaw Book and it is absolutely divine. When mangoes are cheap,…

Pangat na ulang

Pangat na ulang

If you are not a fan of pangat, this might change your mind. This dish is not as sour as sinigang but is bursting with umami flavor. A one pot dish, this takes about 30 minutes to make from preparation to cooking. Recipe1/2 kl Ulang1…