Ginataang Papaya Recipe

Ingredients: 1 small green papaya, cut into wedges 3 pieces medium sized dried fish (daing), fried 2 ½ tablespoons fish sauce 2 cups coconut milk 1 cup malunggay leaves 1 small yellow onion, sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons cooking oil 1 thumb ginger, minced ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 3 pieces chili (optional) ½ cup water Directions: Heat the oil in a pan. Saute the garlic and ginger. Add the onion. Continue to cook until the onion becomes soft. Add the fried dried fish (daing). Stir. Cook for 1 minute. Pour-in the coconut milk; stir. Simmer for 5 minutes. Add the papaya. Cover and cook in medium heat for 15 minutes. Add water if necessary. Put-in the malunggay leaves. Stir and cook for 2 minutes. Pour-in the fish sauce and add the ground black pepper and chili (chili is optional). Stir. Cook for 2 minutes. Transfer to a serving plate. Serve. Share and enjoy. Recipe via PanlasangPinoy


Paklay Recipe

Ingredients: 1 cup julienned Bamboo shoots 1 lb. pig liver, sliced into thin strips 1 (20 oz.) can Pineapple chunks, drained 5 pieces dried bay leaves 1/2 lb. pig kidney, cleaned 1/2 lb. pig heart 1 lb. ox tripe 1/2 lb. pig stomach 1 large red onion, minced 1 head garlic, minced 2 1/2 teaspoons Annatto powder 2 thumbs ginger, minced 1 large red bell pepper, julienned 1 piece beef cube (or 2 teaspoons beef powder) 2 cups water (for cooking) 5 cups water (for boiling) Salt and pepper to taste 3 tablespoons olive oil Directions: Boil 5 cups of water in a large cooking pot. Once the water starts to boil, add 1 tablespoon salt, pig stomach and ox tripe. Boil in medium heat for 60 minutes. Add the kidney and heart. Continue to boil for another 60 minutes or until all the innards are tender. Discard the water and let the innards cool down. Chop the innards and set aside. Meanwhile, heat the cooking oil in a large clean cooking pot. Sauté the onion, garlic, and ginger. Once the onion gets soft, add the chopped innards, bay leaves, and liver. Cook for 3 minutes. Add the pineapple chunks, bell pepper, and beef cube. Pour-in 2 cups of water and add the annatto powder. Stir and let boil. Add the bamboo shoots. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Add more water if needed. Add salt and pepper to taste. Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve. Share and enjoy! Recipe…


Kalabasa Soup with Ampalaya Leaves

Ingredients: 1/2 medium butternut squash; peeled, seeds removed, and cubed 3 cups chicken broth 3 cups water A bunch of Ampalaya (bitter melon) leaves 1 medium yellow onion, sliced 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Salt to taste Directions: Combine chicken broth and water in a cooking pot. Bring to a boil. Add the onion and butternut squash. Boil for 20 minutes. Put-in the garlic powder. Stir Put-in the ampalaya leaves. Cook for 5 minutes. Add salt to taste. Serve. Share and enjoy! Recipe via PanlasangPinoy


Leche Suman Recipe

Ingredients: 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 water 6 egg yolk 1 condensed milk 1 evaporated milk 1/2 tsp of lemon zest or juice 2 Cups glutinous rice 1 Can condensed milk 4 Whole eggs Directions: In a saucepan, mix water and the brown sugar. Bring to boil until the sugar caramelizes. Pour caramel into the moulds and spread on the bottom. Let it cool. Separate egg yolks to white, use yolk in this recipe. In a bowl, mix together yolks, condensed milk and evaporated milk gently and thoroughly. Add the lemon juice to the custard mixture and stir gently and thoroughly, to avoid bubbles on the mixture. Gently fill 1/2 of the mould with the custard mixture. Steam for about 35-45 minutes, and let it cool. In a bowl, mix together eggs and condensed milk. Stir gently and thoroughly. Add the pre-boiled glutinous rice and stir to incorporate well. Pour the suman mixture on top of the steamed leche flan, filling up to the top of the moulds. Steam for about 20-25 minutes and let it cool. Recipe via PinoyHapagKainan


Brazo de Mercedes Cupcakes Recipe

Ingredients: For the filling 8 egg yolks, lightly beaten 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1/4 cup cornstarch 300 ml condensed milk 300 ml water (just use the condensed milk can to measure this) For the meringue 8 egg whites 1 cup sugar 1 tsp. cream of tartar 1 tsp. vanilla extract Directions: For the filling Pour condensed milk into a small pan. In a small bowl, mix water and cornstarch together. Add to the condensed milk and start heating up the pan. While still not too hot, whisk in the yolks. Don’t add in one go, do it slowly. Please whisk continuously, until thick. Whisk, whisk, whisk until the texture is of piping consistency. Set aside to cool down. No need to cover, just whisk once in a while so a skin won’t form. For the meringue  Beat egg whites until foamy then add the vanilla and cream of tartar. Gradually add sugar while continuously mixing the egg whites. Mix until stiff.   Recipe via BakeHappy


Inun-unan Recipe

Ingredients: 2 lbs. fish (tulingan), cleaned and innards removed 1 medium ampalaya (bitter gourd), cored and sliced 1 medium Chinese eggplant, sliced 1 small onion, chopped 1 thumb ginger, sliced 5 pieces long green chili or Serrano pepper 1/2 cup cane or white vinegar 1 cup water 1 teaspoon whole peppercorn Directions: Arrange the onion, fish, ginger, whole peppercorn, water, and vinegar in a cooking pot. Cover the pot and turn the heat on. Let the liquid boil. Once the liquid starts to boil, adjust the heat to low. Cook for 15 minutes. Add the eggplant, bitter gourd, and chili (or pepper). Cover the pot and continue to cook until the water completely evaporates. Transfer to a serving plate. Serve. Share and enjoy! Recipe via PanlasangPinoy


Ginataang Monggo

Do you want to cook your own Pilipino dish with a bit of a twist? Well, Ginataang Monggo is one special Filipino dish - one of the best and sweetest dishes in our country. The main ingredients of this dish are toasted Mung Beans or monggo blended with sticky rice cooked in a special liquid known as "gata" (made up of milk, sugar, and coconut milk). The "gata" is both delicious and nutritious! However, preparing your own sweet concoction or "gata" is not easy because you need to be careful on the mixture to create the proper texture and taste. You can cook and serve Ginataang Monggo as a dessert or snack since the dish is delicious, sweet, and full of minerals and nutrients. Make sure you pay extra attention to your “gata” as it plays an important role in your Ginataang Monggo!   (more…)

Dinakdakan Recipe

Dinakdakan (or Warek Warek) is a recipe known in Ilocos. This recipe uses a cream sauce comprised of blended pig’s brain to add aroma and flavor to the dish. The grilled head and non-muscular parts of the pig make the dish more delicious and tasty. For these reasons, this dish has become the epitome of finger food or “pulutan” not only on in Ilocos, but everywhere in the country. You can serve the dish without any reservations, since this is perfect for any occasion. You can serve the recipe during your family dinners, outings, and even candlelit dates and dinner! For those who are faint of heart, you can substitute mayonnaise for the pig's brain.   (more…)

Beef Curry Recipe

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word "Curry"? Well, most people would say that curry can have quite a strong flavor, taste, and aroma. Curry is extremely delicious when it is prepared properly with the proper blend of ingredients and spices suitable for your palate. Curry Recipes are extremely popular, and Beef Curry is one of the best recipes that use beef as one of its main ingredients. You can prepare this recipe in many ways to find the perfect blend of spiciness and flavor for your family. Just be careful though because Beef Curry has a strong character, so it would be best to try the mild version before venturing into spicier territory. Beef Curry is a perfect dish for those who can withstand its spiciness and hotness!   (more…)

Kinamatisang Isda Recipe

Kinamatisang Isda or Pinangat is one easy and common lutong bahay recipe that you can cook, prepare, and serve on your table with a short amount of time. This is a perfect dish because it is delicious and nutritious. You are giving you and your family the right amount of nutrition and mineral needed by the body to function well. There are many varieties of fish you can use. Depending on what is available, you can cook, prepare, and serve the best Kinamatisang Isda. However, you need to learn first the different varieties, classes, and kinds of fishes available in the market before you can cook and prepare this dish. This is an important process because this is where you can find the perfect fish for your Kinamatisang Isda Recipe. You can also add seasonings, spices, and additional vegetables so that your dish will have deep, rich flavors that you will enjoy.   (more…)