PINOY INGREDIENT

All The Other Ways You Can Cook Monggo

The humble mung beans or monggo is the star of these tasty and hearty recipes.
There is more to monggo than the ginisang monggo recipes you love. Monggo, or mung beans, is a hearty bean that is commonly available, and yet, many of us do not use it for more than the typical soupy monggo recipe that we commonly eat every ...

Here Are Other Ways You Can Cook With Gata More Often

Gata is creamy, aromatic, and delicious!
Gata (coconut milk) is an ingredient we have in abundance and it's one ingredient that can make any dish more delicious. It's a delicious way to amp up the creamy texture and flavors without actually adding any dairy into your dish. If you ...

Ube Creme Brulee Recipe

Think leche flan but lighter, with a crackly sugar layer in a delicate lavender hue.
Delicate and light, this creme brûlée version is infused with ube halaya. Use a culinary torch to burn the sugar until it's caramelized to achieve the signature hard candy surface that you crack open before enjoying.  ...

You Can Easily Make Annatto Oil With 2 Ingredients

It's super easy!
Annatto seeds or atsuete seeds, are used to color the rice served with your your favorite chicken barbecue. It's an iconic and expected of many barbecue places to serve their rice tinged with the yellow-orange hue taken from the seeds. But how does one make it? It's pretty easy ...

5 Ways To Cook With Longganisang Lucban

Make use of the delicious flavor of the garlicky longganisa of Lucban to make these appetizing dishes.
Longganisang Lucban are intensely garlicky fresh sausages which originated from Lucban, Quezon. While it’s great served fried to a crisp together with a salted egg and tomato salsa, sinangag, and a sunny side-up egg, this is not the only way to enjoy these savory links.Here are five other ...

The One Mistake You Make When Using Gulaman

Avoid this simple mistake when working with gulaman.
From the festive Cathedral Windows to the vendors selling sago’t gulaman along the sidewalks, we grew up eating gulaman, a type of gelatin. This seaweed extract is plentiful in our country, making it available all year in markets and supermarkets everywhere.But while ...

Pinoy Pantry: Coconut Milk Creations

Loco for coco milk?
Coconut milk, or gata, is a ubiquitous ingredient in Filipino cuisine. Pour some into your stews and braises for added creaminess, whip up a fantastic dessert with it, or pour it over your coffee. Gata is also a great option for a dairy-free milk substitution! 1  Cook ...

Pinoy Pantry: Get to Know the Local Tablea

Turn your favorite Filipino pantry staples into culinary creations!
Get to know your Pinoy ingredients and turn your favorite Filipino pantry staples into culinary creations! If you have tablea chocolate sitting in your pantry (we know that you likely have them), a satisfying Pinoy merienda is only a few minutes away. Adjust ...
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