Filipino Recipes

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Salmon in Coconut Milk

Salmon in coconut milk is a fragrant Filipino dish with ginger and fish simmered in coconut milk. This dish is perfect for fish lovers and those looking for a tasty and delicious fish dish that is easy and quick to make. Salmon is one of the most popular fish in the world. These fish are delicious and loaded with healthy benefits. They are also a great source of omega 3

Adobong Isaw (Large Intestine)

Adobong isaw is an exotic dish. This dish is easy to cook and delicious despite of the fact that its primary ingredient is large intestine. I have learned to love isaw from my father in law. He would often buy large intestine and cooked them adobo style. Adobo is a popular Filipino dish as you can cook any meat into adobo. Isaw is great as appetizer and main dish. Adobong

Pork Giniling with Quial Eggs

Are you wondering about what food to serve your kids that got meat and vegetables? Well, how about pork giniling with quail eggs? My kids love this dish very much that they always beg me to make it. Okey! Beg is such as strong word, but it feels like it whenever they ask me to make this dish. So, there’s no doubt that your kids will also love pork giniling

Ginisang Upo with Sardinas

Looking for an easy, healthy but delicious Filipino food? Ginisang upo with sardines is a simple and healthy vegetable dish. Upo or white squash is as well known vegetable in the Philippines. This vegetable is used in many Filipino dishes. Ginisang Upo is perfect for health conscious individual. People trying to lose weight will definitely love this recipe not only because it is healthy but also quick and easy to

Pork Hocks Soup with Thick Noodles

Looking for ideas about how to cook pork hocks or what recipe to use them in? Pork hocks are often used for soup and other pork dishes. Hock is attached to the hog’s leg, the end of the leg bone. When cooked slowly and long the hocks meat becomes very tender while the broth extremely flavorful. Take note, hock is below the knee and just above the foot which makes

Ginataang Monggo with Dried Fish

Ginataang monggo with dried fish is a healthy dish because green mung beans are loaded with vitamins, high in protein and low in calories. In other words, this dish is loaded with nutrition and healthy benefits. Gintaaang monggo is a must try dish especially for those looking for a new taste. I love ginataang monggo which my mom always prepares when I was a kid. This dish is a staple

Pancit Lomi with Fried Wonton

Across the world, noodles are widely used for different dishes. In fact, noodles are staple food in many countries like Vietnam, China and other Southeast Asian countries. Noodles are made from dough which is then stretched, rolled flat or extruded and cut into several shapes. This recipe that I am sharing is makes use of thick noodles or egg noodles that one used for pancit lomi soup. This is my

Paksiw Na Pata

Paksiw na pata is a Filipino dish that you will love to eat again and again. This pork dish is simple but delicious. Paksiw na pata is made by braising the pork hocks in soy sauce, vinegar and sugar until tender and the sauce is thick. I love paksiw na pata dish, it is one of my favorite pork dish. I love the sweetness and saltiness of the dish. If

Tortang Dilis (Anchovies Omelet)

Tortang Dilis is a simple fish omelet dish. This fish omelet dish is simple to make just like the other omelet dishes that you are familiar with but instead of veggies or ham we will use fish. My mom often cooks tortang dilis when I was a kid. I grow up eating all kinds of dilis dishes from kinilaw to paksiw to tortang dilis. It is my dad’s favorite food

Pan cit(Chinese noodles)Recipe

Pancit is a traditional dish of Philippines is originated from Chinese were ancestors of Philippines,thus they influenced by Chinese Indochinese believe that every diet should provide dietary balance. So they preferred noodles with vegetables and non veg together in one division. Noodles are requiring minimal cooking time.   There are varieties of pancits according to the noodles we use. It is delicious and healthy. Here i used cellophane noodles,which are

Dinuguan Recipe

Dinuguan is a type of dish made from blood, internal organ and meat of a pig. Diniguan also known as pork blood stew or blood stew is a unique filipino dish. This dish is popular and serves often during fiesta, birthdays and special occasion. Dinuguan is paired with puto or eaten with rice. I don’t know the history of this dish, all I know is that other countries also have

Sauteed Talong in Shrimp Paste (Ginisang Talong)

Eggplant or talong is used in my dishes such as tortang talong, stuffed eggplant, baked eggplant, tempura vegetable, pinakbet, siningang and even cooked as ginisang talong or sautéed eggplant in shrimp paste. This vegetable is very abundant in the Philippines, probably why, it is very affordable. I can buy a half kilo of talong for P10.00 unlike other veggies. I often buy eggplant for pinakbet, torta, tempura and whenever I

Sarciadong Tilapia with Egg

Fish sarciado or sarciadong tilapia is a fish dish that is very popular in the Philippines. The tilapia simmered in a sauce composed of tomatoes, onions, and eggs and seasoned with salt and pepper to enhance the dish flavor. In my opinion, sarciadong tilapia with egg is a healthy and inexpensive recipe making it worth cooking. If you have left over fried fish from last night dinner you can transform the

Nilagang Baka Recipe

Nilagang baka is another simple filipino dish. This beef soup is a favorite of many Filipinos because of its simplicity and rich taste. Nilagang baka is prepared in many ways so don’t be surprised if my recipe is different from the other websites you have visited. The nilagang baka recipe I’m a featuring in this page is my own version. It is a recipe that I have learned from my

Kare kare Recipe

Kare kare is a stew flavored with peanut butter. This dish is a favorite of many Filipinos because of its main ingredients thick savory peanut sauce and ox tail, tripe or both. I love kare kare, it is one of my favorite filipino dish. I always cook kare kare for special occasion and whenever I have cravings for its peanut sauce complimented by shrimp paste. When I cook kare kare,

Pork Giniling Recipe

Do you always have ground pork or beef in the fridge? I always have ground pork sitting in the fridge as I buy whenever there is a huge sale. Plus! I can always whip up an easy meal for my family with ground pork, chicken or beef like pork giniling, so I regularly buy ground meat. . Pork giniling is an easy to cook pork dish that uses ground pork

Adobo with Pineapple (Pininyahang Adobo)

Do you love adobo? Many people love adobo as this dish never fails to impress. I always cook adobo because my husband in love with this dish. What’s not to love with adobo, it is quick and easy to prepare. In fact, when I’m too tired to cook or just want to prepare a dish that I can leave for awhile to relax, its adobo. Below is my recipe for

Ginisang Sitaw

Are you looking for easy and budget friendly dish? Ginisang sitaw or sautéed string beans are a common filipino dish. This vegetable dish is a simple dish and very easy to prepare that you don’t need to be a chef to make an appetizing ginisang sitaw. I don’t eat veggies a lot because I’m very picky when it comes to green, orange and yellow thingy LOL. But, when I do

Ginisang Munggo (Mung Bean Soup)

Ginisang munggo is another filipino staple food. This dish is simple and inexpensive, great for budget conscious mom and dad. Ginisang munggo is a dish that I often cook three times a month, usually on a Friday. Cooking munggo every Friday is a norm in many filipino household, LOL. Mung bean or munggo comes from the seed of Vigna radiata, a plant that grows in Pakistan and India. Vigna radiate

Tinolang Manok

Tinolang manok is an onion and ginger based soup that my family loves to eat. Tinolang manok is an original filipino recipe. This dish main ingredient is chicken and usually accompanied with green papaya and chili pepper leaves. I love cooking tinola especially during rainy season as the soup helps keep my family warm and satisfied. This dish is cook usually on low heat to bring out the chickens natural