REGIONAL DISH

WATCH: How To Make Kapampangan Chicken Asado

Tomatoes and a bit of brown sugar gives this asado a tangy, sweet flavor.
Chicken isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you hear asado but trust the people from Pampanga to make something different and delicious. Not only is this asado version made with chicken, but it also has tomatoes. The tomatoes give it a tang but ...

WATCH: This Is How You Make This Tasty Visayan Pancit

This pancit recipe is a combo of canton and sotanghon, and it's delicious!
Pancit was brought to our shores by the Chinese and we have adapted and transformed it into our own like. We have variations from the typical pancit canton version which uses egg noodles to the slippery and soupy version using the mung bean noodles sotanghon or ...

WATCH: This Pork Pata Recipe Is The Perfect Combo of Sweet and Savory

This pata recipe is delicious! It marries sweet and savory all in one bite.
This tender pork pata recipe marries sweet and savory wonderfully to create a dish that's bursting with flavor. The sweetness from the sugar and the sourness from the vinegar creates a delicious and interesting contrast. You also get a combo of salty soy ...

This Is The Local + Easy Version Of The Spanish Paella That You Should Try

This easy paella version uses ingredients you can get at any supermarket or palengke.
Paella is a common enough dish in the Philippines that when it comes to celebrations and fiestas, so we are not surprised to see it on the buffet table. However, the ingredients that you need for traditional paella—the rice variety, the various seafood, the ...

WATCH: This Is How You Can Make A Local + Easy Paella

This is our version of the Spanish paella.
This Christmas, make bringhe, or the Filipino paella. It's a dish we transformed from a Spanish paella recipe but using ingredients that anyone can more easily get.It uses luyang dilaw, or fresh turmeric, to mimic the color of expensive saffron. It also uses malagkit instead of ...

These Are The Regional Pancit Dishes You Should Know About

Have you heard of the Grade 1 pancit?
Pancit is a staple dish in most Filipino celebrations–especially during birthdays as it is believed that it will give the celebrant a longer life. This delicious dish, although brought to the Philippines by the Chinese, is continuously being reinvented by Filipinos into various forms–mixing ...

This Is What People Eat For Noche Buena Around The Philippines

What’s on their table spread this Christmas?
Noche Buena, which is Spanish for “night of goodness,” is the bountiful feast served during the eve of Christmas. The typical Noche Buena spread for most Filipino gatherings include the hamonado, embutido, baked macaroni, bringhe (local paella), and sometimes, lechon. But this isn't the same ...

WATCH: This Is How To Make The Delicious Kakanin From Taguig And Pateros

This sticky kakanin is best served with a side of ice cream!
In the city of Taguig and the tiny town of Pateros, there is a sticky and gooey kakanin that is a relative unknown to the rest of Metro Manila called inutak. Residents of these two places claim the name comes from the texture of ...

This Kakanin From Mindanao Is Served To Royalty

It’s made from coconut milk, sugar, and rice flour.
There’s a kakanin in Mindanao that is said to be a symbol of royalty. Dodol is very similar to the kalamay, pastillas, and even inutak and is cooked the same way with slight differences.What’s similar and familiar to this Maranao version are the ingredients: coconut milk or ...

Ready-To-Cook Bagnet And Chicharon Bulaklak Will Make Your Porky Dreams Come True

Plus, you don’t have to travel all the way to Ilocos Norte just to have your bagnet fix!
Chica’s Chicharronia, a small resto serving porky hits, has been serving its popular crispy bagnet, chicharon bulaklak, and other Filipino pulutan dishes since 2016. Now, you can have your pork favorites whenever the craving hits because Chica’s best-selling crispy pork now come in ...

Have You Tried Pampanga's Version Of Chicharon?

This isn't your typical chicharon.
As sinful as chicharon (fried pork rinds) is, it’s admittedly one of the many Filipino dishes that’s difficult to eat it in moderation. It’s hard not to go for a second or third bite of this porky snack, especially when it’s served ...

These Substitute Fish Recipes Will Satisfy Your Tawilis Craving

Tawilis may be endangered but that doesn't mean you can't have your fish.
The tawilis is as Pinoy as tablea and bangus, so if you're devastated upon finding out that your favorite freshwater fish, the tawilis, is now on the endangered species list, be comforted that there are ways to still enjoy your favorite tawilis without actually consuming the fish. ...

Learn How To Make Kaliskis Empanada At This 1-Day Workshop

These empanadas are next-level delicious.
Do empanadas have a special place in your heart? These Spanish-Filipino pies come in so many shapes and sizes: there's the orange Ilocano empanada, the Vigan empanada, Red Ribbon's famous empanadas, and more. Whichever iteration though, it's a sure thing that these pies are ...

This Is How The Batangas Lomi Is Different From The Chinese Lomi

The Batangas version is quite different!
Batangas is home to many delicious dishes, most notably the hearty and beefy bulalo and the goto that isn't made of rice. However, there is another dish that you think you know but is actually quite different from those we are most familiar ...

Humba

This is the sweet-style adobo recipe your sweet tooth will crave!
If you love ulam recipes that are sweet, then this recipe is for you! The humba is a Southern Philippine recipe. It's likened to the adobo but only as far as the main ingredients are concerned. The taste is where you know this is a different recipe. The sweetness from ...

Beef Papaitan Recipe

You can also use beef tripe and beef meat for this spicy-bitter stew.
This unique dish is a popular regional recipe which traditionally uses goat innards. Not an adventurous eater? No problem! You could substitute the goat innards for beef tripe and beef meat instead! This gives you an opportunity to still try out the dish and ...

La Paz-Style Batchoy Recipe

When it gets nippy, have a steaming bowl of broth and noodles flavored with all-Pinoy flavors.
Little else comes close to a comforting broth such as batchoy. When it gets nippy, there's no better companion than a steaming bowl of broth and silky noodles flavored with all-Pinoy flavors.Batchoy, for those unfamiliar with the dish, is a chicken and ...

Espasol Recipe

You don’t need to go far for a taste of this popular kakanin. It’s easy enough to make at home.
You don’t need to go far for a taste of this popular kakanin. It’s easy enough to make at home. This regional kakanin dessert is made with coconut and sticky rice. it's a simple enough recipe to make at home since what you ...

These Are The Different Comfort Foods In Asia

The love for good food is universal.
What’s your comfort food? The answer will differ from person to person, and especially country to country. What we tag as our comfort food is often found in our local cuisine. These are in the flavors we're most familiar with, in dishes that ...

Igado Recipe (Tagalog Version)

Nakatikim ka na ba ng Igado mula sa Ilocos?
Kilalang putaheng nagmula sa Ilocos ang Igado na may sangkap na lomo at lamang-loob ng baboy. Niluluto ito sa pinaghalong suka at toyo na siguradong magpapalabas ng kakaibang lasa at linamanam nito. Ang mga gulay katulad ng gisantes at red bell pepper ...
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