Spanish Influence on Filipino Food

Thanks to http://filipinokastila.tripod.com/Food.html Spanish Influence on Filipino Food Filipino Food Philippine cuisine has numerous indigenous and foreign influences. Throughout the centuries, the islands have incorporated the cuisine of the early Malay settlers, Arab and Chinese traders, and Spanish and American colonizers, along with other Oriental and Occidental accents and flavors. The strongest culinary influence is … Read more Spanish Influence on Filipino Food

French Influence on Filipino Cuisine

Filipino cuisine as we know it today is a multi-layered expression of culture and history. It has a very Malay matrix in the “native” or indigenous foods like sinigang, pinangat and pinais. It has very strong Chinese influences, as we see from everyday food like lumpia,pancit and mami. The very visible Spanish layer one sees in fiesta food like lechon, relleño and morcon; Arab and Indian … Read more French Influence on Filipino Cuisine

Philippine Desserts

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  Bibingka Cassava Original Leche Flan Pumpkin Leche Flan Fruity Caramel Flan Coconut Rice Turon Ube Halaya Palitaw Pianono Cascaron – bitsu-bitsu Pich Pichi Mango Cream Cake Steamed Palm Sugar Custard Yema Balls Mango Chocolate Cream Cups_ Buko Pie Brazo de Mercedes Ginataan Kutsinta Puto (Rice Muffins) Gulaman at Sago Champorado Peanut Squares Cassava Cake … Read more Philippine Desserts

Pancit Palabok

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  Pancit palabok and pancit luglug are essentially the same recipe/ dish. The main difference being that luglug uses thicker noodles… 1 pkg. noodles (thick), soaked in cold water 1 hour 1/4 c. shrimps, shelled & deveined 2 sticks Chinese sausage (dry), sliced thin 1 box tofu (soy bean cake), cut in sm. cubes 1/2 … Read more Pancit Palabok

How To Make Sizzling Pork Sisig

How To Make Sizzling Pork Sisig

Sizzling Sisig is a dish originated from Pampanga. It is considered to be a Kapampangan delicacy. It is a popular dish especially in resto bars. This is the favorite to-chow appetizer for resto bar goers as it is a perfect blend of savory, and spicy with delicious flavor to love. But nowadays, it has only … Read more How To Make Sizzling Pork Sisig

How To Make And Cook Pancit Bihon Guisado

How To Make Pancit Bihon Guisado

A Filipino noodle dish that is composed mainly of noodles, shrimp, shredded chicken and vegetables. It is also known by some as Pancit Bihon Guisado. When making Pancit Bihon Guisado, I typically used our local noodles which is called Bihon. Guisoda is simply referring to the method used in cooking this dish, which mean ‘Saute’. … Read more How To Make And Cook Pancit Bihon Guisado

How To Make and Cook Lumpia (Filipino Fried Spring Rolls)

How To Make and Cook Lumpia

Lumpia is a Filipino word inspired by the famous spring roll in China that are often filled with vegetables such as cabbage and carrots, Meat such as pork or beef and or Seafood such as shrimps. For me, I prefer Lumpia with meat coz it is cooked best when fried. In some Asian countries they … Read more How To Make and Cook Lumpia (Filipino Fried Spring Rolls)

How To Cook Pinakbet or Pakbet Tagalog Version

How To Cook Pinakbet or Pakbet Tagalog Version

Pinakbet is a popular dish in the Philippines that consists of Pork (Either Lechon Kawali or Crispy Fried Pork Belly) and mixed vegetables such as Sitaw (String beans), Kalabasa (Squash), Okra, Ampalaya (Bitter Melon), and Talong (Eggplant).  A delicious dish that so easy to cook. This is actually one of my favorite dish that doesn’t … Read more How To Cook Pinakbet or Pakbet Tagalog Version

How To Cook Kare-Kare (Oxtail Stew)

How To Cook Kare Kare

Kare Kare is a popular dish in the Philippines that is mostly served during special occasions. The main ingredient used is the Oxtail, tail of a cow. There are several versions of how to cook Kare-Kare: Beef Kare-Kare, Seafood Kare-Kare and Pata Kare-Kare. The only difference between the versions is the meat being used. Oxtails … Read more How To Cook Kare-Kare (Oxtail Stew)