Eggplant With Ground Pork In Oyster Sauce

Pork

Eggplant, with its distinct tenderness and mild, slightly bitter flavor, is a versatile ingredient that plays a significant role in many Filipino dishes. Among the array of recipes that feature this nutritious vegetable, “Eggplant with Ground Pork in Oyster Sauce” stands out as a savory and healthy choice. This dish is not only delicious but also easy to prepare, making it a perfect option when you’re in the mood for a simple yet flavorful meal. While the ingredient list may …

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Chicken Sotanghon Soup

The Filipino version of chicken noodle soup is Chicken Sotanghon Soup. Shredded chicken and sotanghon noodles are used in this soup. Carrots and cabbage are also included. The addition of roasted garlic, scallions, and fish sauce seasoning makes it stand out. I enjoy Chicken Sotanghon Soup at any time of day, regardless of the season. It always makes me feel at ease. I usually have it as a mid-afternoon snack, but I occasionally crave it first thing in the morning. …

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Almondigas Recipe

Recipe

Almondigas is a soup with two main ingredients: meatballs and patola (also known as Chinese okra loofa). I’m not sure where this dish came from, but it reminds me a lot of a similar Spanish dish called Albondigas. I used to call this dish Misua and Patola soup until I was in high school. I had several foodie friends back then, and we always shared food and cooking ideas. During that time, I also assisted my mother in her catering …

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Ube Halaya With Cheese

From leche flan to halo-halo, the Philippines has a plethora of delectable local desserts to try. We enjoy experimenting with various sugary ingredients to find the perfect flavor balance. Ube Halaya, with its comfortingly velvety texture and mildly sweet flavor, is one of those delectably well-balanced desserts. It’s also known as ube jalea, ube jam, or ube haleya. They all, however, represent the same consistently creamy and delicious dessert. We basically make it by cooking some ube or purple yams. …

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How To Make Macaroni Salad For The Holidays

Macaroni Salad

The arrival of the holidays necessitates food that is as bright and colorful as the season itself. Filipinos are famous for having one of the world’s longest Christmas seasons. While most people begin their Christmas preparations in December, Christmas carols and yuletide plans can often begin as early as September! It’s no secret that Filipinos adore Christmas for a variety of reasons, one of which is the opportunity to spend time with all of their loved ones. Despite the world’s …

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Garlic Butter Shrimp Pancit Canton

Garlic Butter

An assortment of ingredients, a harmony of sauces, and delicious noodles to boot—there’s no dish quite like pancit canton! While sinigang and adobo typically take the coveted national dish spot, I’d say pancit is in a league of its own. This dish is the perfect balance of sweet and savory, with its medley of ingredients bringing out the best in each other. The no stress, no fuss preparation of pancit canton makes it enjoyable for people from all walks of …

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Bagnet Pancit Canton

Bagnet Pancit

Can you call yourself a true Filipino foodie unless you’ve tried pancit canton? This dish is virtually as common in Filipino households as a big bowl of white rice, whether sauce or dry, meaty or vegetable-heavy. If you haven’t had pancit, it’s not for a lack of possibilities; pancit is a regular guest at any celebration, from the most cheerful to the most solemn. For decades, Filipinos have enjoyed the combination of tossed noodles and fresh, crisp vegetables. And, because …

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