Ginisang Bagoong Alamang

Ingredients: 1/4 Bagoong alamang 1/8 cup Brown sugar 3 tbsp vinegar (to lessen saltiness) 5 cloves garlic 1 onion 1 Long chili (siling haba) 1 Cayenne pepper (siling labuyo) 1 pc calamansi (optional)   Instructions: In a small pan, saute garlic to medium toast, divide your mince onion in 2 parts and saute the 1… Continue reading Ginisang Bagoong Alamang

Pizza · Sauces

Homemade Pizza Sauce

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large garlic clove, thinly sliced 400g can diced Italian tomatoes 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano Instructions: In a pan, heat a small amount of oil in over medium-low fire. Saute garlic until until it turns light brown. Remove garlic from the pan. Then add tomatoes. Cook… Continue reading Homemade Pizza Sauce


Homemade Siopao Sauce

This homemade siopao sauce is easy, yummy and delicious! Simple and homemade sauce for your homemade Siopao Bola bola or Siopao Asado. Ingredients: 2 cups beef stock 1 pc star anise or 1/2 tsp five spice powder 2 tbs cornstarch diluted in 4 tbs of water 1/4 cup onions, diced 2 cloves garlic, chopped a… Continue reading Homemade Siopao Sauce

Lutong Bahay (Tagalog Version) · Sauces


Sangkap: 1 cup real mayonnaise (replace part or all of this with sour cream for a creamier version) 1/4 cup ketchup or chili sauce 1 tablespoon pickle juice (or 1/2 tablespoon vinegar) 1/2 teaspoon creole seasoning 2 teaspoons paprika 1/4 teaspoon mustard 1-4 teaspoons prepared horseradish (I like 1 teaspoon when serving with seafood, but… Continue reading REMOULADE SAUCE



Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons Roma tomatoes 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice Kosher salt 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno for heat (optional) Instructions: 1. Halve and pit the avocados. 2. Scoop out their flesh into a large bowl. With a fork, mash the flesh into a coarse paste. 3. Stir… Continue reading GUACAMOLE


Fish Ball Sauce (ala Manong’s Sauce)

Ingredients: 4 cups water ⅓ cup soy sauce 2 tbsp cornstarch 2 tbsp flour ¾ cup brown sugar 1 shallot, finely chopped or minced 3 cloves garlic, minced salt Instructions: In a pan mix all manong’s sauce ingredients, mix well until free of lumps. Cook in stove top and let it simmer in medium to… Continue reading Fish Ball Sauce (ala Manong’s Sauce)


Butterscotch Sauce

Ingredients: 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup all purpose cream 3 tbsp butter 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp salt Mama’s Guide Method: 1. Keep all the ingredients measured and ready. 2. In a heavy bottomed sauce pan, melt butter on low heat. 3. Before the butter melts entirely, add the sugar at medium-low heat. 4.… Continue reading Butterscotch Sauce