My favorites

My favorites

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My favorites
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
Shepherd's Pie (Filipino-style)

Shepherd's Pie (Filipino-style)

I wasn't sure at first if it would work but when I served it my whole family gave it a nod of approval and the rest is history
PORK ADOBO

PORK ADOBO

If there is one dish that a Filipino should learn how to cook, it should be adobo.  It is the quintessential Filipino cuisine
Bulanglang

Bulanglang

Assemble these supplies. 1 cup malunggay leaves1 cup squash, cubed1 cup upo, sliced Salt 1 teaspoon vetsin1 cup tolova, cubed, fried1/2 onion 1 cup rice water Tomatoes Steps in preparation
Ukoy

Ukoy

Assemble these supplies. 2 cups rice flour 2 eggs 2 cups water 4 cloves garlic 1/4 cup atruwete water 1/4 cup green onion 1 cup fried sliced tokwa 2 cups sprouted mongo Steps in preparation
Tocino del Cielo

Tocino del Cielo

Assemble these supplies. 25 egg yolks 4 cups sugar 3 cups water Steps in preparation. Boil sugar and water until the syrup forms a soft ball when dropped in water
Cooking Pork Liver Steak

Cooking Pork Liver Steak

Serve with hot steamy rice. Cooking pork liver steak is easy to do. It's a simple home cooking recipe that requires so little preparation
Cooking Pork Tapa (How to Make Tapa)

Cooking Pork Tapa (How to Make Tapa)

Perhaps you may also fancy my Garlic 'n Pepper Pork recipe. Cooking pork tapa is a famous delicacy in Taal, Batangas, Philippines
Cooking Garlic Pork with Coriander

Cooking Garlic Pork with Coriander

This is my personal rendition of Thailand's "moo kratiem". Thai's garlic pork is one of my favorite dishes when I first set foot in this country
Making Tuna Salad Sandwich

Making Tuna Salad Sandwich

If you're a tuna sandwich lover like me, read on to get my personal tuna salad sandwich recipe. The first one was with my Braciole Pasta recipe
Cooking Munggo with Ginger (Soup Recipe)

Cooking Munggo with Ginger (Soup Recipe)

Good thing my cousin taught me a new twist in cooking munggo. I think I have (finally) mastered the art of cooking ginisang munggo (stir-fried mung beans)
Making Tokwa't Baboy Sauce

Making Tokwa't Baboy Sauce

My tasty sauce for tokwa't baboy (tofu and pork) actually came from the hubby. I few posts back, I've shared with you the secrets in cooking fried tofu (tokwa)
Cooking Chicken Adobo Recipe

Cooking Chicken Adobo Recipe

I've shared several with you in my pork adobo ginisa-style post. as well as my recipe for adobong spare ribs
Fried Cheese "Palitos" (Palitos fritos de queso)

Fried Cheese "Palitos" (Palitos fritos de queso)

  Assemble these supplies. 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated 1/2 cup flour 1 tablespoon soft butter  1 egg, separated 1/4 teaspoon salt olive oil Steps in preparation
Espasol

Espasol

Espasol is a cylinder-shaped Filipino rice cake originating from the province of Laguna. It is made from rice flour cooked in coconut milk and sweetened coconut strips, dusted with toasted rice flour
Lechon Sinigang

Lechon Sinigang

My cousin graduated a few weeks ago and in true Filipino fashion, the family just had to celebrate, complete with the ubiquitous lechon
A Perfect Party Appetizer

A Perfect Party Appetizer

 Filipino Spring RollsA Perfect Party Appetizerby Victoria ChallancinOn Wednesday of this week, I taught a cooking class to Mexican cooks living here in San Miguel de Allende, my home
Pork and Liver Bistek

Pork and Liver Bistek

Bistek is the Filipino style beefsteak. But don't expect to be served with a regular steak and mashed potatoes