FILIPINO FOOD

WATCH: This Pork Giniling Recipe Is Loaded With Potatoes

Instead of using the usual frozen mixed vegetables, use potatoes instead.
Level up your favorite go-to pork giniling recipe with a flavorful and heartier version. This recipe, instead of using the usual frozen mixed vegetables, uses just patatas or potatoes instead. Plus, to give it extra flavor, we used fresh tomatoes. This is ...

Pork Chop Bistek Recipe

Use fast-cooking pork chops instead.
One of the best reasons to cook at home is that you can be versatile. Whether you have an ingredient or not, you can tweak recipes to your liking.That's why swapping out one kind of meat for another kind is totally acceptable. This bistek recipe may classically be ...

7 Food Festivals In The Philippines You Should Know About

What a delicious way to celebrate!
If there’s anyone who loves to eat, it’s Filipinos. And what better way to enjoy food than to celebrate with a festival? We’ve gathered some tasty fiestas around the archipelago to help you plan your trips, in case you’re looking to experience ...

Sweet And Sour Beef Recipe

Make it meatier with beef.
What makes this beef recipe super flavorful is the sweet and sour chunks of pineapple that not only flavors the sauce but also gives another element of sweetness and sourness. The beef adds the ultimate umami flavor that complements the tangy sauce. You will love this ...

Lutik Recipe

This Ilonggo recipe is similar to the ginataang kalabasa.
You'll love this extra special combination of squash, pork, shrimp, and coconut if you love the ginataang kalabasa. Lutik is a classic Ilonggo dish enjoyed by many households in Bacolod, Iloilo, and the Negros island in the south. It’s very similar to the traditional ginataang ...

Vegetarian Pancit Canton Recipe

Veggies can be just as delicious, too.
Who needs meat when your pancit canton can be just as delicious and satisfying without it? There are many ways to make your stir-fried noodles recipe or pancit canton more appetizing even without the meat. The umami is found in the meaty mushrooms, the soy ...

Ilocano Okoy Tiyosko Recipe

This okoy has something different that makes it super delicious!
Okoy recipes make fantastic merienda food. These easy fritters are crispy, fried, and loaded with vegetables. Since it's so easy to make, you can let your creativity guide you and make it super special with additional ingredients. This Ilocano version called the Okoy Tiyosko is made extra special. It's not ...

You Can Find Strawberry Sinigang At This QC Restaurant

Yes, it has strawberry slices.
They say you shouldn’t mess with a classic and if you are a sinigang purist, you may balk at the mere mention of putting fruits such as strawberries in sinigang. We say, don’t knock until you’ve tried it: this fruity twist on ...

Chicken Tapa Recipe

Beef isn't the only meat you can use!
When it comes to breakfast food, the fast and easy version seems to be the better option. When it cooks fast and is delicious too, it's an instant winner for many people who dread having to cook breakfast when they'd rather be asleep. That's why thinly sliced ...

Spicy Ginataang Hipon Recipe

Chili makes this dish more delicious.
Coconut milk and shrimp are simply sauteed for this simple dish, made more appetizing with the chilis. To make this even more special, this ginataang hipon recipe gets a boost in umami from the bagoong or shrimp paste. That plus the spiciness makes this ...

Chicken Bistek Recipe

Swap the meat with chicken for a faster and easier bistek Tagalog meal.
You can definitely make the bistek Tagalog faster to cook by doing this simple meat swap. Since beef and even pork usually need time to tenderize to the bite, using fast-cooking chicken is a genius idea that can save you time when you're in a rush to get food ...

Okoy With Kalabasa Recipe

Make your kalabasa crispy and crunchy.
Crispy and crunchy, this vegetable fritter recipe is made different from your usual okoy (also spelled as ukoy). Carrots are still in the mix and so are the shrimp. What makes this unique is its slivers of kalabasa or squash instead of the usual togue or ...

KBL (Kadyos, Baboy, at Langka) Recipe

The sourness of this "sinigang" is from batuan.
"Sinigang" doesn't always mean the dish made with sampaloc or tamarind. In fact, the root word is "sigang" or to cook or stew in a broth. Many dishes have been made into a sinigang but not all are made with sampaloc. Take this KBL recipe. It's ...

WATCH: Make An Easy Lumpiang Shanghai Recipe

You don't need a knife to prepare the ingredients.
You can't attend a party without this party food staple! A classic lumpiang shanghai recipe is a savory ground pork mixture, usually with finely chopped vegetables and seasoned with Asian sauces to make the filling even more flavorful, rolled into fresh flour wrappers. These ...

Love Lumpia And Adobo? These Iconic Filipino Food Keychains Are For You!

Check these out.
If you absolutely love Filipino food, then why not add a cute accessory that makes that statement? Lakbay Museo is an organization that offers tours that highlight the Philippines' rich culture. Apart from the tours, they also offer keychains that realistically look ...

All The Restaurants To Go To In Metro Manila If You Love Adobo

It's a great Pinoy dish!
Love adobo? You’re not alone. This classic Filipino dish that harmoniously puts together salty, vinegary, and meaty flavors makes the bulk of our favorite childhood memories. Now, it’s time to take your love for adobo to a whole new level by exploring ...

Filipino Resto Bad Saint in D.C. Hailed Among Most Important Restaurants of the Decade

Hooray for Filipino food!
It’s been a rollercoaster of a decade with tons of ups and downs for the Philippines, but here's something one worth celebrating: DC-based Filipino restaurant Bad Saint just made it to Food & Wine’s Most Important Restaurants of the Decade list. The online magazine praises its “brash, ...

LIST: Filipino Restaurants In Manila Where You Can Bring Your Balikbayan

You can find all your Pinoy food favorites here.
Looking for a place to bring family and friends to a resto “where there’s Pinoy food”? We’ve got you covered with this quick list: from those that serve traditional dishes to places where regional dishes share the spotlight with your favorites, here are ...

This New Cookbook Highlights All The Pinoy Dishes You Didn't Know About

Because Philippine cuisine is more than just sinigang and adobo.
Let’s admit it, sometimes, all we know of Pinoy food are the dishes served in our homes. Once in awhile, you get to sample regional dishes you’ve never had before and wonder what else it out there.This was the case for food ...

WATCH: How to Make Sabaw Sa Kamatis

This 5-ingredient pork bone broth is simple yet incredibly tasty.
Never underestimate this simple and humble soup! Made with a few simple ingredients such as pork ribs (buto-buto), tomatoes, onions, string beans, and patis, this easy broth recipe makes for a comforting dish. With only five ingredients, you get a no-fuss comforting soup. Use ...
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