My favorites

My favorites

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My favorites
Mochi

Mochi

Several weeks ago I was surprised when my daughter told me we have Mochi for snacks, my wife made them and it was so good we finished it all in no time
Pininyahang Manok

Pininyahang Manok

Pininyahang Manok (Tagalog), Gang Ped Gai Sapparot (Thai), or Chicken with Pineapple is a dish made out of chicken that is marinated in pineapple juice then cooked together with pineapple and other vegetables such as capsicum, carrots and onions
Lechon Paksiw

Lechon Paksiw

In the Philippines every big occasion or major events like weddings, birthdays, fiestas and even family gatherings a whole spit roasted pig at the centre of the dining table is a must
Slowly Braised Oxtail

Slowly Braised Oxtail

In my own opinion this meat cut is underrated, for me this is the most tasty and succulent part of the beef
Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee or Hokkien Char Mee is a type of dish made out of thick yellow noodles cooked in thick dark gravy made with dark soy sauce, pork, squid, fish cake/balls, cabbage and crispy fried pork fat
Chicken Gumbo

Chicken Gumbo

Okra gumbo - Okra is another traditional thickener used in gumbo, using this vegetable will also give a different texture as it will be thick but slimy as well
Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread

I remember my mom used to make these before and the thought of using zucchini in a sweet bread makes me think twice whether I will eat it or not
Sotanghon Soup

Sotanghon Soup

Sotanghon also known as Cellophane noodles, Chinese vermicelli, Tang Hoon, Bean Threads, Bean Thread Noodles, Crystal Noodles, or Glass noodles is a type of transparent noodles which are made out of mung beans (green beans)
Bistek Tagalog

Bistek Tagalog

Bistek is a very popular Filipino dish, it is in fact considered as one of our national dishes. The name came from a Filipino slang word which was derived from the word “Beef Steak”, but this beef steak is cooked differently, meat is usually pan fried then cooked again by simmering it in a thick … Continue reading »
Thai Green Chicken Curry

Thai Green Chicken Curry

Thai Green Chicken Curry is a type of an Asian curry made out of chicken, vegetables, coconut milk and green curry paste
Guisadong Upo

Guisadong Upo

Guisadong upo is one of the sautéed vegetable dishes popular in Philippines more commonly on provinces where bottle gourds are abundant
Kikiam

Kikiam

Kikiam or Quekiam is another popular street food in the Philippines usually sold by street vendors pushing wooden carts equipped with deep frying woks
Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken

Orange chicken is a dish made out of deep fried battered chicken pieces dressed with savoury sweet and sometimes spicy orange sauce
Nam Tok Moo

Nam Tok Moo

Nam Tok Moo is a Thai dish that can either refer to a soup or a meat dish. They are two totally different dishes so when you order it in a Thai restaurant you need to specify what you want
Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef

Like the Mongolian Barbecue don’t be fooled by its name thinking that this is a Mongolian dish, it’s totally not and it’s a product of American marketing making it sound exotic
Pancit Luglug

Pancit Luglug

Pancit Luglug the very saucy version of the Pancit Palabok and Pancit Malabon, similar to both this is also a noodle dish served with an array of seafood garnish, spring onions, hard boiled eggs in thick rice noodles
Crispy Tadyang ng Baka

Crispy Tadyang ng Baka

Crispy Tadyang ng Baka or Crispy Beef Ribs is type of Filipino pulutan (beer match), it is made out of twice cooked beef ribs first boiled in an adobo sauce then deep fried

Crispy Pata

Crispy pata is one of the all-time Filipino favourite dishes usually is served in special occasions. it has a similar reputation as a lamb leg roast or Thanksgiving turkey in the Western World
Pinoy Barbecue

Pinoy Barbecue

Barbecue is well-loved outdoor dish all over the world and each country have different styles and methods where meat is marinated, basted or rubbed with a special sauce and cooked either by the use of smoke, charcoal, open flame, gas or even electricity
Bukayo

Bukayo

Bukayo is a sweet Filipino dessert / snack that originated from Lingayen, it is made by simmering coconut strips in a mixture of coconut water and sugar until liquid is heavily reduced, mixture is then formed into balls or flat circles and left to harden to a chewy consistency
Pancit Malabon

Pancit Malabon

Pancit Malabon, Pancit Palabok and Pancit Luglug, they all look alike and taste alike so what are the differences between these noodles
Manga at Bagoong

Manga at Bagoong

Hardly a recipe at all, this snack item is worth to share do to its popularity in the Philippines as well as its weirdness especially with non-Filipinos
Adobong Manok sa Gata

Adobong Manok sa Gata

Adobo is a term to define food items in the Philippines where meat or vegetables are stewed in a mixture of vinegar, soy sauce, spices and lots of garlic
Kway Tiew Nahm Sai (Clear Noodle Soup)

Kway Tiew Nahm Sai (Clear Noodle Soup)

Kway Tiew Nahm Sai or Clear Noodle Soup is one of the most basic Thai noodles soups but don’t be misled with the word basic as this dish packs a lot of flavour