Simple and easy to prepare recipes
Lumpia is commonly found in Indonesia and the Philippines. This spring roll of Chinese origin is made of thin crepe pastry skin called “lumpia wrapper”. In the Philippines, Lumpia is one of the most common dish found in any kind of gathering and celebration
Finding the best baon for our kids has always been a challenge. It is our role as parents to provide what is best for them. And when we say best, nutritional value has to be at the core of it all.
Spicy Gambas is a Filipino adaptation of Gambas al Ajillo, one of many famous “tapas”. Originally, an appetizer from the south and center regions of Spain, it is prepared by sautéing shrimp and garlic in olive oil.
Halang-halang, derived from the word meaning “spicy hot”, is a sought-after dish in the Visayas and Mindanao. It uses different types of chilies, such as siling espada or finger chili and siling labuyo or bird’s eye chili, as main ingredients. It is a great dish that you can serve at home on a regular basis with no muss, no fuss.
Chicken Lollipop is one of the most famous dishes enjoyed by many. It is believed to be an appetizer dish. As a matter of fact not everybody knows that this delicious chicken dish is made from chicken wings.
Bagoong alamang, the Filipino version of the shrimp paste, is usually a shrimp-salt mixture left to ferment for a few days. Unlike its Southeast Asian counterparts, which are smooth paste, it has a chunky consistency and the shrimp is identifiable.
The refrigerator cake is a very popular dessert. It’s quick, it’s easy, and doesn’t require the use of an oven.
Crispy pata is one of the most famous pork dishes in the Philippines next to Lechon. It is truly a must-taste dish when you are in the Philippines or when you live in the Philippines
Shu mai, siu mai or siomai are traditionally Chinese dumplings filled with pork served as dim sum. Different Chinese provinces and Asian countries have variations on this dish
Squid is a popular food around the world. In various languages around the Mediterranean sea, squid are usually termed related to the Italian “calamari” (singular for “calamaro”)