Beef Papaitan

Beef Papaitan

Beef Papaitan is an Ilocano soup using beef bile. I thought Papaitan was a very difficult dish to cook. Using innards and bile sound too complicated so I didn’t really bother finding out how to cook it before. I wasn’t even interested in eating it……

Tinolang Halaan with White Corn

Tinolang Halaan with White Corn

Very delicious and nutritious, this tinolang halaan with white corn is quick, easy and affordable. It only takes about 15-20 minutes to cook and uses 5 very affordable ingredients. There’s a bit of an effort to clean the clams (halaan) and to grate/puree the white…

Chicken Sotanghon Soup

Chicken Sotanghon Soup

Here’s a homecooked, feel-good, Filipino chicken noodle soup from scratch, Chicken Sotanghon Soup. This is one of my favorite Filipino chicken noodle soup. I remember enjoying bowls of chicken sotanghon growing up. My aunt would cook a big batch and I would always ask for…

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,…