• Inun-Unan (Fish Stewed in Vinegar)

    Inun-Unan (Fish Stewed in Vinegar)

    Inun-unan is a Filipino dish prepared by simply combining fish and spices in a pot and cooking it in vinegar for just a few minutes. This dish is popular among the Visayan people living in the islands of Visayas and Mindanao. It is our version of “paksiw na isda”. Just…

  • Espasol

    Espasol

    Soft, gooey and chewy. Espasol is a Filipino delicacy made from toasted glutinuos rice flour combined with coconut milk, sugar and salt. The mixture is formed into a sticky paste which is then molded into a flat rectangular or cylindrical shape, dusted with toasted flour. The first time I had…

  • bola-bola quesadilla

    Leftover Bola-Bola Quesadilla

    I am a Filipino, but I love quesadillas. On busy weeknights, I like to crumble leftover meatballs or “bola-bola” and warm them with gooey cheese inside a tortilla – hence, the birth of my Bola-bola Quesadilla recipe! Using leftover meatballs will not only help you save money but will also…

  • Latik (Coconut Milk Curds)

    How to Make Latik (Coconut Milk Curds)

    “Latik” is the Filipino term used to refer to coconut milk curds or coconut milk syrup. Coconut milk syrup,  is prepared by boiling coconut milk and sugar until it reduces its volume and becomes sticky. This syrup is used to combine with sticky rice for making biko, sabah bananas for…

  • Tinolang Isda

    Tinolang Isda

    My husband loves to go fishing even after a long day at work. He’s had several good catches during the summer and now we still had a few kahawai fish left in our freezer so I decided to make Tinolang Isda out of them.  This Tinolang Isda recipe is really…

  • pancit canton

    Pancit Canton

    Pancit canton is the Filipino version of the Chinese stir-fried noodles “chow mein” or “lo mein”. The term “pancit canton” refers to the type of noodles used for the dish and it is also the name of the dish. We, Filipinos love eating pancit in general. In fact, we always expect…

  • leftover sotanghon spring rolls

    Leftover Sotanghon Spring Rolls

    I was really tired when I came home from work yesterday and as I was searching the fridge, I saw my leftover sotanghon guisado sitting right in the chiller staring back at me. So I thought I’d turn it into something different and exciting for dinner. After a few minutes,…

  • Tapsilog

    Tapsilog

    Tapsilog is a classic Filipino breakfast composed of “tapa” (cured beef), “sinangag” (fried rice) and “itlog” (fried egg). Tapsilog is just one of the “silog” class of Filipino breakfasts where various meat dishes like longganisa and daing are served with sinangag and itlog. Beef Tapa is traditionally prepared by curing…

  • tortang talong (filipino eggplant omelet)

    Tortang Talong ( Filipino Eggplant Omelet)

    We, Filipinos love fried items for breakfast. Think tapsilog, longsilog and all the “silog” dishes containing fried rice, fried egg and meat. But if you are looking for healthier options, this tortang talong recipe is just perfect for you to try. Tortang talong is an eggplant omelet cooked Filipino-style. To…

  • pork chicharon

    Pork Chicharon

    The weather is scorching hot today, but here I am in my kitchen, sweating hard while drying some pork crackling in the oven. And as if that’s not crazy enough, I then proceeded to deep frying the crackling in hot oil and then fell in love as I watched the…