FILIPINO DISHES

5 Red Hot Bicolano Recipes You Need To Learn

It's all about those coconuts and chilies!
We love Bicolano food. The eastern Philippine region's cuisine is iconic for its use of rich coconut milk, spicy chilies (uncharacterstic in most Filipino cuisines) and taro leaves or gabi. Their food is often rich, bright with spice, and packed with fresh produce.Given ...

Dinengdeng Recipe

Fried or grilled fish is added to a medley of veggies cooked in shrimp paste.
Dinengdeng is a Filipino veggie dish which originated from the Ilocos region. Fried or grilled fishis added to a medley of veggies cooked in  shrimp paste. ...

Pochero Recipe

This well-loved Filipino stew is made with meat, tomatoes, and saba bananas.
There are so many ways to make a good pochero recipe. It can get confusing trying to decide which recipe to use. It begs the question: This Filipino stew incorporates ingredients such as tomatoes, saba bananas, and bok choy to make it a satisfying ...

Weekday Recipes for Busy Moms

Don't be a slave to the stove with these easy meals that can be prepared in under 30 minutes.
Weekday cooking can be tough: mornings are rushed and there are plenty of tasks to finish before the day ends. These fast and easy recipes require minimal prep and cooking time. Remember to read through the recipes several times to cook seamlessly ...

Recipes You Loved in April: Salted Egg Fried Chicken, Adobong Pusit + More

Plus, summer-perfect desserts you won’t get tired of.
If you haven’t tried them yet, now is the perfect time to try these recipes:1 Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Wings RecipeCoat fried chicken with a rich salted egg sauce. Choose the saltiest eggs you can find—the taste will rise above the other flavors, ...

Recipes You Loved in July: Pan-fried Chicken, Ginisang Pechay + More

Making your Pinoy food favorites just got easier with these recipes!
Weekday cooking means fuss-free recipes with easy-to-find ingredients—we’ve got you covered! Bookmark last month’s most popular recipes and try them on busy weekdays:1 Pan-fried Chicken in Garlic Cream SauceSmother pan-fried chicken with a delicious creamy sauce and be prepared for zero leftovers.2 ...

This One Ingredient Can Instantly Make Any Dish More Flavorful

This will make your usual dish taste more appetizing.
Not everyone has the time nor the patience to make stock, a flavorful broth used as a base for a lot of dishes. It needs at least eight hours of simmering before its ready to use (fish stock, though, needs only 30 minutes). It's a ...

What To See + Eat in Quezon Province in 36 Hours

Consider this your Quezon Province itinerary.
Heritage advocate and cultural entrepreneur Rina Marquez shows us how to maximize a day and a half in exciting Quezon.6:00 a.m. – Take South Super Highway going towards Lucena, which is 136 kilometers from Rizal’s monument. Stop at Sariaya, the town right ...

All The Dishes You Can Make For Dad

Greet him on his special day with these hearty meals.
If you’re thinking of making Father's Day an extra special one for the father in your life, these lucky men who love to eat will be crazy over these meals.From crispy pork dishes that resonate with his Pinoy heart to the unrivaled steak ...

Welcome Your Balikbayan Home With This Meal Plan

Don’t let your loved ones miss out on their Filipino favorites during their visit!
There’s no place like home—especially when it comes to food! If your loved ones live outside the Philippines, we’re sure they’re missing the taste of home. If they don't have time to visit the far-flung provinces just for their great grandmother’s dish of ...

From North To South: Make These Dishes If You're Missing A Taste Of Home

Cook these regional favorites so you won't get homesick.
Few dishes evoke nostalgia more than regional favorites you grew up with. The unique flavors, textures, and ingredients of a dish made from what's available in an area not only creates a dish that's local, it also creates a dish which has passed ...

Filipino Dishes Are Still The Go-To Recipes, Even For This Pinoy Chef

This Food Hero Asia host turns to Pinoy dishes to wow friends and viewers.
You may have seen Anton Amoncio on his cooking shows on the Asian Food Channel and the Food Network or perhaps on an early morning on "Unang Hirit" or even on the teleserye "Inday Will Always Love You" last season. You've seen him ...

6 Must-Try Recipes From Batangas

Savor the flavors of Batangas at the comfort of your own kitchen.
Batangas isn’t just a quick vacation from the metro, it’s also home to many of the dishes we all know and love. Turns out, Batangas is responsible for more than just our memories of beautiful beaches and the Taal Lake. It's also ...

7 Wonderful Beef Stews Around the Philippines

There's more to beef stews than Nilaga.
Rich beef stock is what makes a beef stew one comforting dish but adding a myriad of wonderful flavors to it makes a big difference. With the diverse indigenous fresh fruits, vegetables, and spices per region, there's more than one beef stew recipe to try: The simple ...

Try Out This Kapampangan Mom's Meal Plan!

Experience what it means to eat like a Kapampangan.
According to Junie Sinio, a mom from San Fernando, Pampanga, she only began to appreciate cooking once she had her own family to feed. When she was a kid in the barrio, she used to watch her elders cook in the kitchen ...

6 Classic Pinoy Stews You Can Make The Whole Week

End everyday right with a homey and hearty stew.
When we think of meal plans and meal prepping, we can’t help but think of fried, steamed or roasted dishes. Those dishes do make a week much easier, but sadly, little else is as rewarding or satisfying as finishing off a day with ...

Chicken Afritada Recipe

There is so much to love about this hearty chicken and tomato stew.
This local chicken dish is sure to be an easy family favorite. It's loaded with whole chicken pieces, big chunks of potatoes and carrots, and simmered in a flavorful tomato sauce. Two things about the afritada recipe make it irresistible: it's a stew and it's made ...

All Your Favorite Filipino Classics Made Better With Cheese

Cheese makes everything better.
We daresay that cheddar cheese is a Filipino classic in itself. It’s the staple topping to a number of kakanin and is often found in our meaty, hearty dishes. The taste for the salty and creamy ingredient is evident in every Pinoy ...

All The Different Kinds Of Pancit You Can Find In Cavite

How many of these have you tried?
Have you ever wondered why there are so many different kinds of pancit? This handaan, merienda, or even daily staple, finds its roots long before Spanish colonizers came. Instead, the iconic noodle dish began with the Chinese when they settled and traded ...

Tinolang Manok Recipe - Paano Lutuin At Mga Sangkap

Magpahinga habang humihigop ng mainit na sabaw ng tinola.
Ang tinola, isang tradisyunal na putaheng Filipino gawa sa sinabawang manok, ay isang masustansiyang lutuin na tamang-tama para sa buong pamilya. Maari nyo itong ihain kasama ang mainit na kanin o bilang sabaw lamang. Anumang paraan ng paghain, siguradong magugustuhan ito ng ...
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