Cake, Bread and Pastries

Chocolate Sponge Cake

Loading… This chocolate sponge cake is so soft, delicious and easy to make. You can bake it for any day, birthday or special occasion. You can top it with any of your favorite frosting like Chocolate Ganache Icing and garnish it with fresh slice of fruits. It’s a perfect chocolate sponge cake recipe. Happy baking… Continue reading Chocolate Sponge Cake

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Breakfast · Filipino Native Food · Merienda

Tinutungang Munggo Recipe

Loading… Tinutungang Munggo Recipe is a sweet glutinous rice porridge with toasted mung beans and thick coconut milk sauce (monggo or munggo beans in tagalog). This is my favorite classic Filipino merienda recipe back in my childhood days, while some will call it Ginataang Munggo or Ginataang Totong. According to comments on our Facebook post:… Continue reading Tinutungang Munggo Recipe

Holiday Recipes · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Seafood · Shrimps

Sizzling Gambas Recipe (Filipino Style)

Loading… Here’s an authentic sizzling gambas recipe. Cooked with fresh tomatoes. In fact, the fresh tomatoes gave so much justice to this gambas recipe, so juicy and healthy for the family! This Sizzling Gambas recipe is the ultimate recipe. The sauce is thick, spicy and tasty. This recipe is just like Gerry’s Grill Gambas..yummm! The… Continue reading Sizzling Gambas Recipe (Filipino Style)

Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Pork Recipes · Seafood · Shrimps · Vegetables

GINATAANG SITAW AT KALABASA

Loading… Ginataang Sitaw at Kalabasa with Pork and Shrimp. Classic Filipino lutong bahay that all our moms cooked for us back in our childhood. What else can make you feel nostalgic? If shrimp is out of the budget you also use hibe or dried shrimp alternatively.  GINATAANG SITAW AT KALABASA INGREDIENTS: 1 small squash/kalabasa, cubed1… Continue reading GINATAANG SITAW AT KALABASA

Filipino Recipe · Fish · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu)

Pinangat na Salay Salay

Loading… Bored at umay ka na ba sa kakain ng karne!? Try mo naman mag healthy ulam ng isda.. Tara na at kiligin sa asim ng Pinangat na Salay-salay. Happy cooking!  Good for 4 servings Pinangat na Salay Salay INGREDIENTS:3 cups rice wash*150-180 grams tamarind fruit (sampalok)1 large plump tomato, quartered1 medium red onion, quartered1/2… Continue reading Pinangat na Salay Salay

Cake, Bread and Pastries · Desserts · Pastries · Puff Pastry

Creme Puffs with Custard Filling

Loading… These cream puffs are absolutely tasty, filled with creamy satiny smooth custard filling. Enjoy and happy baking!  Cream Puffs with Custard Filling INGREDIENTS:Pastry Puffs:1 cup water¼ tsp salt½ cup Butterfresh margarine1 cup all purpose flour4 eggs Custard Filling:¼ cup custard powder (Puratos brand)2 cups (625ml) milk (fresh milk/or evap)2 tablespoon sugar1/2 cup condensed milk1… Continue reading Creme Puffs with Custard Filling

Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Seafood · Vegetables

GINISANG UPO WITH SOTANGHON

Loading… When was the last time you cooked sotanghon with upo vegetable?i This is so yummy with shrimp, chicken or pork. Try it today and Happy cooking!  GINISANG UPO WITH SOTANGHON INGREDIENTS: 1 medium size upo/white gourd, (peeled & sliced) 100 grams vermicelli noodles, soaked in water, drained 200 grams small size shrimp, shelled 1/4… Continue reading GINISANG UPO WITH SOTANGHON

Filipino Recipe · Fish · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu)

Sinaing na Tulingan

Loading… Super sarap ng sinaing na tulingan sa dahon ng saging. Maaring gumamit ng sampaloc or kamias kung anu man ang available sa iyo na pampaasim. I-layer lamang ang isda sa ganitong paraan or maari din ibalot ang bawat isda sa dahon ng saging. Mas mainam kung gagamitin ang palayok imbes na kaldero upang mas… Continue reading Sinaing na Tulingan

Budget Meal · Filipino Recipe · Lumpia/Spring Rolls · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Vegetables

Cheesy Lumpiang Puso ng Saging

Loading… Yummy, healthy and delicious Spring Rolls made from the heart of banana blossoms. Simple vegetable recipe with a cheesy take. Its budget-friendly and healthy too. Happy cooking!  Cheesy Lumpiang Puso ng Saging INGREDIENTS: (roughly making 4 cups Cheesy Puso ng Saging Lumpia) 1-2 puso ng saging (roughly making 4 cups when chopped),1 white onion… Continue reading Cheesy Lumpiang Puso ng Saging

Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Pasta & Pancit

Tuna Spaghetti

Masarap na Tuna Spaghetti at all natural ingredients, hindi na kailangan ng instant tomato sauce. Napakadaling lutuin, at swak na swak sa budget.  Kung walang basil herbs, ay huwag na po itong lagyan, optional lamang para mas sumarap pa ang spaghetti at mas mabango kung may herbs. Tuna Spaghetti Recipe INGREDIENTS:400g pasta2 cans tuna flakes… Continue reading Tuna Spaghetti

Filipino Recipe · Fish · Food Business · Food Negosyo Ideas · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Seafood

Special Spicy Gourmet Tuyo

Want to start your own Business with Gourmet Tuyo? This recipe is easy and from the scratch. This is the basic recipe and all you have to do is to put your own spin of flavor to make it your own.  Special Spicy Gourmet Tuyo   INGREDIENTS:½ kilo tuyo (dried herring, boneless)1 cup extra virgin… Continue reading Special Spicy Gourmet Tuyo

Desserts · Holiday Recipes · Leche flan

Cream Cheese Leche Flan (Steamed)

This Cream Cheese Flan Recipe is smooth and creamy and cooked over a steamer! Yes, no need for an oven..and it is so much perfect than the oven. Cream Cheese Leche Flan (Steamed)  Makes 6 servingsINGREDIENTS:For the Caramel:¾ cup white sugar For the Cheese Flan:½ cup granulated white sugar (if you like it sweet use… Continue reading Cream Cheese Leche Flan (Steamed)

Filipino Recipe · Fish · Holiday Recipes · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu)

Steamed Lapu-lapu with Dressing

This coming holiday season or New Year celebration, prepare a delicious colorful dish on your table. Try the colorful Steamed Fish with Mayonnaise Dressing. It’s very easy to cook. Its your time to shine! Bring out some artistic talent and cook this Steamed Lapu-lapu with Dressing. Note: There are two language version of this recipe,… Continue reading Steamed Lapu-lapu with Dressing

Appetizers · Dips, Sauces, Dressings · International Recipe · Salad Recipes

Easy Greek Salad

Easy Greek salad recipe you can make anytime with very basic ingredients, plus with homemade greek salad dressing. Simple, easy and delicious! Easy Greek Salad Recipe INGREDIENTS: 6 tomatoes, chopped1 red onion, julienned 1 small cucumber, peeled & chopped1 cup kalamata olives (or black olives) 6 oz feta cheese 1/2 cup olive oil Fresh or dried oregano1… Continue reading Easy Greek Salad

Beef Recipes · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu)

Pineapple Orange Beef Steak

I literally ran out of Calamansi.. I have to cook beef steak today. Yay.. why not use the orange in the fridge instead of Calamansi. Nice idea! Pineapple Orange Beef Steak INGREDIENTS:250g beef, thinly slice (rib eye steak or sirloin steak)4 tablespoons soy sauce + 2 tbsp marinate1 small can pineapple chunks (227g)3 small onions,… Continue reading Pineapple Orange Beef Steak

Appetizers · Ensalada · Filipino Recipe · Salads · Side Dish

Lolo’s Pipino Salad

Quick and easy vegetable salad you can add as a side dish to any of your main menu. This is the go to recipe of my dad a. k. a. lolo to any of his simple pritong isda combo. Happy cooking and enjoy! Lolo’s Pipino Salad INGREDIENTS:1 large pipino½ cup mayonnaise1 ½ cup baguio beans1/2… Continue reading Lolo’s Pipino Salad

Breakfast · Fried Rice · International Recipe · Japanese Food · Rice

Yakimeshi (Japanese Fried Rice)

Yakimeshi, which literally means “fried rice”, is another staple dish in Japan. It’s a rice dish that’s cooked using leftovers cold rice with eggs, veggies, meats or seafood. This is super yummy with all the Japanese seasoning! Yakimeshi (Japanese Fried Rice) INGREDIENTS:1 Tablespoon vegetable oil2 tbsp unsalted butter½ cup shrimp, chopped3 cloves garlic, minced2 eggs,… Continue reading Yakimeshi (Japanese Fried Rice)

Chips · Dips, Sauces, Dressings · Dressings · International Recipe · Sauces · Tacos

Mexican Salsa Recipe

This easy homemade Mexican salsa is made with fresh ingredients. Better than any store-brought version in the supermarket and guaranteed to be no preservatives. Of course because you made it. This salsa recipe is ideal not only for salsa dippings but also good for toppings to your burrito, sandwiches or even your fried main course… Continue reading Mexican Salsa Recipe

Candies · Chocolate · Desserts · International Recipe

Brazilian Brigadeiro Balls

The best brigadeiro recipe ever. Today Im happy to share to you the traditional and famous truffles of Brazil. This is very easy to make, even the younger ones can help you make these chocolate balls. These brigadeiro balls are not just for desserts, you can also use this to glaze your chocolate cake, or… Continue reading Brazilian Brigadeiro Balls

Asian Food · Holiday Recipes · International Recipe · Pancit · Pasta & Pancit

Mie Goreng (Indonesian Fried Noodles)

This is a Philippine version recipe of Mie Goreng. Also known as mee goreng or mi goreng of Indonesia. I love how it taste because its very close to Filipino taste buds. It taste just like pancit canton, but this one is slightly different because of the veggies, chili sauce, kecap manis and nuts. I… Continue reading Mie Goreng (Indonesian Fried Noodles)

Holiday Recipes · Pork Recipes

German Eisbein Recipe

What do you prefer, smoked or pickled? I would go for Pickled and select only the best. The best results you get are from quality pickled pork shanks If you have a good cured Pickled Eisbein you don’t need to add too much to the boiling process. Just add a bit of Soy sauce to… Continue reading German Eisbein Recipe

Chips · Filipino Recipe · Fish · Food Business · Food Negosyo Ideas · Street food

Fish Kropek Recipe

Kropek or fish crackers are deep fried crackers made from starch and other ingredients. These crackers originated in Indonesia, they call it “Kerepuk” which means prawn crackers or fish crackers.  Kropek is a famous snack in other parts of the world. In Malaysia they call it keropok; kropek in the Philippines and kroepoek in the… Continue reading Fish Kropek Recipe

American Dish · Chicken Recipes · Holiday Recipes · International Recipe

Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu

This Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu is so delicious and cheesy! The chicken breast fillet was spiced up with cajun seasoning. It tasted like smoky barbeque, garlicky and peppery chicken. Then, topped with ham, slices of cheese and a sauce. Yummy! Serving Suggestion:This recipe really goes well with spaghetti, toasted garlic bread on the side and… Continue reading Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu

Cake, Bread and Pastries · Holiday Recipes · International Recipe

Opera Cake

Opera cake is a French dessert cake with six layers of goodness that is made of almond sponge cake soaked in coffee syrup, feuilletine flakes, chocolate ganache and buttercream. Each slice is heavenly gastronomic and undeniably sweet! The Opera cake was invented by Pastry Chef Cyriaque Gavillon of Paris Dalloyau in 1955. It was his… Continue reading Opera Cake

Homemade Ingredients · Pastries

Pailleté Feuilletine Flakes

Callebaut Pailleté Feuilletine are tiny bits of crunchy, caramel light biscuits that adds crunch to any dessert. A wonderful garnish/sprinkle ingredient to texturise pastry cake interiors and confectionery fillings. Usually only seen in professional pastry kitchens and used by many french pâtissier. Feuilletine is one of the secret ingredients of the famous french dessert “Opera… Continue reading Pailleté Feuilletine Flakes

Appetizers · Asian Food · Food Business · International Recipe · Japanese Food · Street food

Takoyaki (Filipino Style)

If you like Takoyaki.. welcome to the club. I’m one of the fan of this Japanese appetizer/street food since childhood. In Japan, Takoyaki means octopus balls. It is a japanese soft-ball-shape snack made of a wheat flour-based batter, cooked in a takoyaki molded pan and drizzled with sauce, bonito flakes and dried seaweeds. Yummy! This recipe… Continue reading Takoyaki (Filipino Style)

Japanese Food · Sauces

Homemade Tonkatsu Sauce

Tonkatsu is a japanese sticky brown sauce made primarily of worcestershire sauce and other ingredients. Japanese Tonkatsu (Breaded Pork) is never complete without this sweet sticky sauce we love. Enjoy! HOMEMADE TONKATSU SAUCE INGREDIENTS:1 tablespoon ketchup2 ½ teaspoons Worcestershire sauce1 ½ teaspoon Oyster Sauce1 ⅛ teaspoon sugar INSTRUCTIONS:In a bowl, stir all ingredients until incorporated.… Continue reading Homemade Tonkatsu Sauce

Appetizers · Asian Food · Korean Food · Side Dish · Street food

Tteokbokki Recipe (Korean Rice Cake)

안녕하세요 (Hello!) Tteokbokki is one of the most popular street food in Korea. Today’s recipe is made with Korean rice cakes (tube shape), Korean fish cakes (flat shape), Korean soup stock / dashi stock, and gochujang (Korean chili paste). Perfect side dish to your Samgyup meal. You can add some veggies, boiled egg and I… Continue reading Tteokbokki Recipe (Korean Rice Cake)

Ice Cream

Custard Ice Cream

Enjoy this rich creamy homemade custard ice cream at your home. This is so easy to make and it doesn’t need any ice cream maker. All you need is a hand mixer (alternatively a food processor or a blender) whichever is available for you to use.  For this recipe, I used whipped cream, but you… Continue reading Custard Ice Cream

Beef Recipes · International Recipe · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu)

Pepper Steak Beef

Homemade meals are simply the best for our family, why not try our Pepper Steak Beef recipe today. These thin slices of pan seared breakfast steak beef, poured with white sauce on top and garnished with corn & carrots is so perfect! This absolutely a great meal you can prepare for any weekend special. Cooking… Continue reading Pepper Steak Beef

Asian Food · BBQ · Korean Food · Pork Recipes

Samgyupsal Recipe (Filipino Style)

Are you planning to have your own Samgyeopsal/Samgyupsal Buffet at home? Worry no more, here’s s a simple guide to your cravings! Remember, you don’t need to prepare all these.. you just ought to know which ones you prefer to have and which ones are feasible. Planning ahead is important so you can order the… Continue reading Samgyupsal Recipe (Filipino Style)

Asian Food · Korean Food · Side Dish · Tofu

Korean Spicy Braised Tofu (Dubu-Jorim)

Korean Spicy Braised Tofu or also known as Dubu-jurum is a popular Korean side dish (banchan). The tofu is basically pan fried and then braised in a delicious korean sweet and spicy sauce mixture.  This dish is an ideal side dish to any samgyupsal meal or buffet. For the korean ingredients, you can easily order it… Continue reading Korean Spicy Braised Tofu (Dubu-Jorim)

Korean Food · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Pork Recipes

Korean Stir-Fry Spicy Pork (Jeyuk Bokkeum)

Korean Stir-Fry Spicy Pork – Jeyuk Bokkeum “Jeyuk means pork, and Bokkeum meaning to cook food or food ingredients with little or a small amount of liquid by stir-frying over heat” This sweet and spicy pork is so quick, easy and my favorite. It only takes 10-15 minutes to cook. Yes, fast and easy food… Continue reading Korean Stir-Fry Spicy Pork (Jeyuk Bokkeum)

American Dish · Beef Recipes · International Recipe

Spicy Meatballs

Don’t let your cereals just stand by in your pantry.. try these spicy meatballs. It’s baked in the oven with a mild spicy, sweet tomato sauce. You can use rice krispies and alternatively you can use any cereal you like as a meatball extender. For the spicyness just adjust the chili pepper base on your… Continue reading Spicy Meatballs

Asian Food · Korean Food · Pancit · Pasta & Pancit

Bibim Guksu (Korean Spicy Mixed Noodles)

Bibim guksu is a korean spicy mixed noodles usually served in summer. It’s a korean recipe of cold noodles tossed in spicy, sweet and sour sauce. Yummy!  Bibim literally means mixing and guksu is commonly known as pasta in Korea. The cold noodles are served with the toppings on top and you mix everything with… Continue reading Bibim Guksu (Korean Spicy Mixed Noodles)

Cake, Bread and Pastries · Holiday Recipes · Icing · International Recipe

3 Easy Icing Recipe

These 3 Easy Icing recipe are simple and so delicious! Great frosting for your cupcakes, muffins, bundt cake, breads or loafs. Budget-friendly and less complicated to make. This caramel Icing recipe is great to spread to any sponge, bundt, cupcakes, pancakes, and bread. Ideal for cake layer fillings too. It has a spreadable consistency and… Continue reading 3 Easy Icing Recipe

American Dish · Breakfast · Eggs · International Recipe · Sandwich

Eggs Benedict Recipe

Want some American inspired breakfast? Try the Eggs Benedict which was popularized in New York City. Eggs Benedict is an open-face sandwich that consists of two halves of an English muffin (alternatively use any slice of bread or flat bread) each topped with a ham or bacon, poached egg, with hollandaise sauce on top. So… Continue reading Eggs Benedict Recipe

Spread

Easy Apple Marmalade

Got loads of extra apples sitting on the pantry? Why not turn them into easy homemade, all natural apple marmalade. This sweet and delicious marmalade is also good when you add some orange juice and orange zest for add-on flavor. Happy cooking! Listen to Audio Recipe: EASY APPLE MARMALADE INGREDIENTS: 1 kilogram Apples (about 5… Continue reading Easy Apple Marmalade

Bread · International Recipe · Japanese Food

Hokkaido Milk Bread

These rolls are fluffy, pillowy soft Japanese Hokkaido style milk bread. Bake it today with this simple recipe. It’s a perfect make ahead bread because they stay soft for days! You gotta try these Japanese Milk Bread rolls. This method does not use the tangzhong roux method. If you live in Hokkaido, you may use… Continue reading Hokkaido Milk Bread

Beef Recipes · Filipino Recipe · Holiday Recipes · Lutong Bahay (Daily Menu) · Pork Recipes

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

This Sweet and Sour Meatballs recipe is just perfect! The meatballs are baked, so its really healthy, less oil and no hassle from frying. Its more convenient to cook. The herbs I used are just optional if you’re aiming for a budget-friendly recipe. However, for special occasion, you may want to add the herbs I… Continue reading Sweet and Sour Meatballs

American Dish · Cake, Bread and Pastries · Holiday Recipes · International Recipe · Old Recipes

New York Cheesecake

What is the difference between say a regular cheesecake and the New York Cheesecake? This New York cheesecake recipe is crustless and baked in the oven. It has rich, dense, smooth, and creamy consistency that melts in the mouth. While, the regular cheesecake is a no-bake cake. It is white, light and airy in taste.… Continue reading New York Cheesecake

Beef Recipes · Burgers · Grilled · Old Recipes

Delicious Burger Patties

A hamburger patty that stays juicy and will never crumble. The secret is Carnation evaporated milk, the double-rich milk like no other. That’s right, it takes evaporated milk to hold the ground beef mixture together. It keeps the moist and the crackers crumbs makes it tender. It won’t dry out or fall apart because of… Continue reading Delicious Burger Patties