Posts Tagged “Filipino recipe”

Grilled Stuffed Squid

Grilled Stuffed Squid

┬áMy daughter Asi and I were on a seafood kick last weekend but we were tired of shrimps which is what we normally get. We decided to grill some tilapia and squid for a change. When my dad had grilled squid for us in the past, he always used the smaller, more tender variety. The…

Chicken Escabeche

Chicken Escabeche

This dish is a type of a sweet & sour dish that pairs best with steamed rice. With the amount of vegetables in the sauce, there’s no need to cook an additional vegetable dish to round it out either.

Suman – Sticky Rice in Banana Leaf

Suman – Sticky Rice in Banana Leaf

When I think back to special occasions like birthdays and Christmas during my childhood, this delicacy is always present. I had a grandmother who made the best suman and she would always make some everytime we saw her. The whole family claims, to this day, that no one made suman quite the way she did…

LP 22 – Puto

LP 22 – Puto

When I first started brainstorming about what to make for LP 22, I thought of trying my hand at making Tapey, a rice wine common during the holiday season in my mom’s hometown. It requires a yeast called bubud, to encourage fermentation, that I was determined to search for. But, holiday preparations got in the…

LP 22 – Kutsinta

LP 22 – Kutsinta

I grew up eating these and yet and I never really saw anyone make it. Most times my mom or one of our aunts would buy it for our snack from hawkers who come through the neighborhoods shouting, “pooooto, kutsinta” as they walk down the streets. We’d start running after the guy and tell him…

Rice Cakes and Other Sweets

Rice Cakes and Other Sweets

You can’t go to the Philippines and not eat rice cakes. We had our share of just about every way rice can be made into cakes. We were lucky to find the one in the center of the photo above, it is called “patupat”. It is glutinous sweet rice that is cooked in a vat…

Cassava Cake

Cassava Cake

direct payday lenders This is our attempt at Cassava Cake, based on the Radical Chef’s Cassava Pudding.  Ok. Here’s one of our Culinary experiments. Our modified kasava cake was a success. Not so bad actually. It might be a little bit sweet for some people though. So you can try it. We’re thinking about cutting…

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