Category Archives: Meat

How to cook Pulpog or Filipino Pork Kilawin

How to cook Pulpog or Filipino Pork Kilawin

Try this Pulpog recipe, shared by Come Forth Kitchen at the Maya Kitchen cooking class for its Top Eats edition. This Filipino grilled pork dish is perfect for a Saturday night with friends coming over for a couple of bottles of beer.  There’s a chef I know who literally gets crazy whenever someone refers to our […]

Beef Morcon Recipe -Morcon ala Emilia

Beef Morcon Recipe- Morcon Ala Emilia Filipino Christmas Food

This Beef Morcon Recipe, lovingly called Morcon ala Emilia is a recipe shared by Chef Myrna Segismundo at the Maya Kitchen Cooking class for the Culinary Elite Series for her December Christmas menu. Beef Morcon is a classic Filipino Christmas Food and mostly served only for the Noche Buena menu and on special occasions. Honestly, […]

Kinulob Na Manok (Whole Stewed Chicken)

Kinulob na Manok

Kinulob na Manok If the Koreans have their Samgyetang or Ginseng Chicken, we have Kinulob na Manok. Kinulob in this context means forced cooking and covered tightly. This is our very own version of pressurized cooking in the olden times. This Kinulob na Manok recipe is an easy chicken recipe, more popularly cooked in the […]

Cochinillo (Roast Suckling Pig) Stuffed with Atchara Rice

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A roast suckling pig is a thing of beauty. Feel free to shed a tear or 2 for this beautiful pig, only about 2 – 3 weeks old, prepared just for you! This roast suckling pig was prepared by Chef Jessie, at the Culinary Elite Series Cooking Class for her Filipino Christmas Table where she […]

How to cook Igado

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Learn how to cook Igado, the lowlander watered down version. This Igado recipe only uses pork and liver instead of with hearts and innards. Still as yummy! Igado is not for the faint of hearts, because it’s made of hearts hahahhaahha. Seriously, Igado is an acquired taste. My father is an Ilocano and used to […]

Fried Chicken Ala Max, Shortcut Edition

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Fried Chicken Ala Max This iconic fried chicken, born out of Max Restaurant and remembered fondly by several generations is a very simple fried chicken dish the Filipinos love. Like the original Filipino Fried Chicken, it is not coated and doesnt have breading. Max fried chicken is then served with Jufran banana ketchup and soy […]

Binagoongang Baboy Recipe

Binagoongang baboy recipe (2)

When people think of the Filipino Cuisine, they immediately think of Adobo, Sinigang, Sisig, etc. For me, there’s the Binagoongang Baboy. What could be more Pinoy than that? 😛 Although I do have some beef with how this dish is named. Coming from the Southern Tagalog, I grew up to understand the difference between Alamang […]

Corned Beef Potato Hash Recipe

Some days you just wanna have some breakfast all day long. Probably why concept restaurants that have an all day breakfast is all over Metro Manila. Breakfast is easy. Breakfast is happy. Breakfast makes all the wrong thing in the world right again. Okay, I may be a being a bit overdramatic. I’m having one […]

How to cook Bistek Tagalog Recipe

bistek tagalog recipe

Bistek is a funny name for a Filipino breakfast dish that comes from the English word beef steak. Its funny because it is not even close to traditional beef steak. But I’d choose this Bistek Tagalog Recipe any day over that English beefsteak. We love this Bistek Tagalog at home and consider it a comfort […]

How to Cook Afritada

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How to Cook Afritada Afritada is a simple meat stew with potatoes, tomatoes, and carrots. Its very easy to make and quick to cook. It’s a classic Pinoy dish of just put it together and it will be awesome when its done, lol. Whats the difference between Afritada, Mechado, and Caldereta? When I was younger, […]

Beef Tapa Recipe (Tapa King)

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Beef Tapa Recipe (Tapa King) One of my favorite tapa is the Tapa Queen of Tapa King. (I know that sounds weird but for non Filipino readers, Tapa King is an All Day Breakfast Fast Food in the Philippines and one of their best seller is Tapa Queen,) Between the Queen and King, the runaway […]

How to cook Adobong Manok

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There’s adobo and there’s adobo, my mom would say. And there’s really no right way or wrong way on how to cook adobong manok. The Filipino Adobo can get very addicting and it’s usually a gateway food that starts others when discovering Filipino dishes. Moms love it because it’s frugal, has simple ingredients, and you […]

Slow Cooked Hongkong Style Roast Pork Belly

Slow Cooked Hongkong Style Pork Roast - Relax lang Mom Filipino recipe blog

For an extra scary Halloween, Our menu for today is a putok batok pork recipe. It’s my own version of Hongkong Style Roast Pork Belly, slow cooked to perfection, with a spine tingling melt in your mouth fat. Awooooo! One of the very best things that got me addicted to the slow cooker is how meats […]

Katsu + Curry = Love

I’ve written about both Katsudon and Curry before. They’re both Japanese mainstay in my weekly menu.  What happens when you put them together? It’s a marriage of both crunchy and currylicious. It’s comfort food at its finest. So how do you make it? Really, really simple, just put them together, hmmm. I have given instructions […]

Chicken Liver with Beans, Peppers, and Onions

Chicken liver is one of the “menudencia” food I like that no one wants at home. (Well, except for Nymeria, our dog). If you’re looking for an easy to cook Filipino food recipe, this is a good candidate. I actually like chicken more than pork liver because its creamy and tasty. (or maybe not like […]

The only Pork Tonkatsu Recipe you’ll ever need

A tasty and easy Pork Tonkatsu recipe. Trivia. Did you know that ton means pork and katsu means cutlet? So it’s actually redundant if you say pork tonkatsu. But I’m not gonna argue with my waiter when the menu says Pork Tonkatsu haha. My online Japanese OFW friend was explaining to me that she found […]

5 Ingredient Easy Callos Recipe

Callos is a special dish that only gets prepared once a year at our house. It is actually very simple to make but has so many ingredients that you need to prepare. At the grocery store I passed by the canned beans section and chanced upon this canned callos. So now you’ll probably understand why […]

Easy Golden Japanese Beef Curry Recipe

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Easy Golden Japanese Beef Curry Recipe At my place in Kapitolyo Pasig, we have a grocery that sells weird and wonderful things. They have Korean noodles, Thai chillies, Japanese milk tea, etc. One of them is the delicious Golden Beef Curry. If you’re a Japanese food fan and a curry fan, it will make you […]