Baked Biko

I have to give credit to my maternal side's grandparents - my late Lola Dading & Lolo Inting as they make the best biko I have ever tried. I have to be honest that no matter how much I tried, I can never copy the taste but rest assured that my adaptation is still delicious! … Continue reading Baked Biko

Tofu Sisig (Sizzling Tofu)

I am very pleased to share with you all this yummy sizzling tofu recipe that you will like for sure! This can be made also into vegan version as well. 🙂 Ingredients 500 grams firm tofu, cut into bite-sized cubes 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt1/2 teaspoon garlic powderdash of ground black pepper 1 tablespoon potato … Continue reading Tofu Sisig (Sizzling Tofu)

Monggo Bread

Monggo/munggo or mung bean in English is another staple in Filipino cooking. We have several recipes depending on the region where you live and we normally prepare monggo dishes every Friday for religious reasons. Aside from the savory monggo dish that I love, monggo bread is something I like that I can eat it every … Continue reading Monggo Bread

Classic Pork Humba

Author's Note Humba is a braised pork dish that is famous in the Visayan region in the Philippines. Humba is a bit sweet because of the added sugar and it has fermented black soybeans added along with dried banana blossoms that makes this dish more distinct from its more famous cousin, adobo. Also, this dish … Continue reading Classic Pork Humba

Tofu & Kangkong Guisado

This recipe is very simple yet so tasty and is vegan friendly - to all my vegan and vegetarian friends, this is for you! 🙂 And yes, you can replicate this easily from your own home. You can also do your own variation like adding tuna flakes or if you like to use meat of … Continue reading Tofu & Kangkong Guisado

Classic Filipino Chicken Adobo

Author's Note Adobo is considered a national dish in the Philippines and while there might be a lot of versions depending on the region where you come from, the main ingredients remain very basic and are a pantry staple - consists of meat or even vegetables, vinegar, soy sauce, peppercorns and garlic. I hope you … Continue reading Classic Filipino Chicken Adobo

Ginataang Champorado

Author's Note Growing up with my grandparents in a small farming town in Bohol and with the abundance of cacao trees surrounding our house, we always have our own supply of homemade tableya or pure chocolate tablets. It is customary at home that my Lola Laida will prepare champorado or sampora as she calls it … Continue reading Ginataang Champorado

Ginisang Kalabasa at Sardinas

Mga sangkap 500 gramo ng hiniwang kalabasa1 lata ng sardinas2 1/2 kutsara ng toyo 3 piraso ng bawang, hiniwa ng maninipis 1 piraso ng sibuyas, hiniwa ng maninipis 1 malaking piraso ng kamatis, hiwain ng malilit1 lata ng tubig, gamit ang pinagbuksan na lata ng sardinas kaunting durog na paminta Pamamaraan sa pagluto Sa isang … Continue reading Ginisang Kalabasa at Sardinas

Pan de SOY

Have you ever imagined of mixing soy sauce to your bread dough? Well, I did and I love the result! As a pan de sal lover, I recommend that you try this as well. This recipe is derived from our famous Pan de Sal. Instead of using sal or salt, I substituted it with the … Continue reading Pan de SOY

Spanish Bread

Spanish bread is another panaderya classic that I really love through the years and I am happy to share with you this personally tested recipe for you also to make at home. I hope that you will enjoy the end product as much as I do! 🙂 Ingredients: Dough 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour + … Continue reading Spanish Bread