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”)
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.
Bangus (Milkfish) cooked in vinegar with vegetables, this is a dish that can keep well. Make ahead and serve with any meal.
“Sisig” means to “to snack on sour foods”. This is commonly used for eating fruits that is dipped in vinegar and salt. It is also a method of fish and meat preparation especially pork, which is done by marinating the meat in sour liquid or marinate like vinegar or lemon juice.
Bibingka is among the most loved native delicacies of Filipinos. It is made from ‘galapong’ or rice flour. In almost all Filipino special occasions, expect that you can find bibingka. Even every Sunday morning after the mass, you can find plenty of Bibingka vendors outside the church.
Everybody thinks that Laing or taro leaves in coconut milk can only be eaten with rice, think again. Say, try it with pasta or noodles!
Buttered Chicken or Chicken Tikka Masala is one well-known Indian food all over the world. Its gravy can be made as hot or as mild as you can, whichever suits your palate. “Tikka” means to chunks or cutlets and “Masala” means a mixture of various spices, which can be a combination of spicy paste or dried spices. In this recipe, chicken fillets are used and marinated in a spicy yogurt mixture
Vietnamese spring rolls are a nice break from the usual fried variety and from any other fried food. In addition, they are easy to make and they can be prepared in a few minutes. They are versatile too, the recipe can be altered to accommodate different preferences or availability of ingredients and they can be served any time of the day or in any season.