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Bottled Adobo Pate – Another Pinoy Bottled Gourmet for Gifts or Selling

Adobo Pate - for your Christmas Menu -Bottled Gourmet Fift

Bottled Adobo Pate I’m so glad to have discovered this recipe, courtesy of Chef Myrna Segismundo, as part of her Christmas menu, to add to my Gourmet Bottled Collection. As you might know, I am addicted to making bottled food that I share with friends and sometimes sells in the shop. I’m happy to share […]

Tiger Prawns With Laing -Ang pina sosyal na laing

Tiger Prawns with Laing

Growing up, laing is not one of my most favorite food. I grew up in Marinduque, an island province in Southern Tagalog Region of the Philippines. We have an abundance of gabi – yam leaves, and coconut in our yard. Naturally, this dish is part of our diet almost weekly because it’s free. My mother […]

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 […]

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? ūüėõ 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 […]

How to cook Adobong Manok

how to cook chicken adobo -Relax Lang Mom Filipino Food Blog

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 […]

Holy Mackerely! Mackerel fish could hold the secret to weight loss

We all know that Mackerel Fish is healthy because as an oily fish, it has Omega 3 that could help prevent heart diseases, lower risk of diabetes, and¬†control blood pressure levels. Mackerel also has much lower in Mercury than tuna. It is high in protein, and-6 oils, vitamins A and D, and some B vitamins. […]

Crispy Ukoy Recipe -Shrimp Fritters with Sweet and Sour Sauce

The crispy Ukoy, or shrimp fritters, is usually a snack sold as a street food in the afternoon by vendors on the streets. It can serve as an appetizer or partner with a vegetable recipe like¬†Chopsuey¬†or¬†Ginisang Pinakbet sa Giniling (Tagalog) and you have a whole meal. Crispy Ukoy Recipe -Shrimp Fritters with Sweet and Sour […]

Easy Meal: Classic Filipino Chicken and Pork Adobo

I realize I have been remiss in posting this classic Chicken and Pork Adobo recipe in my blog.¬†The Filipino adobo is such throw together and simmer affair that I always forget that maybe some people would require a recipe guide. My kind of Chicken and Pork Adobo is tostado. I usually let it boil till […]

Filipino Ginataang Adobo sa Dilaw Recipe (Adobo in Turmeric)

Looking for Adobo Sa Dilaw recipe that uses our native¬† yellow turmeric and not the Indian curry recipe? This is the recipe you’re looking for! I have rich childhood memories of this Adobo sa Dilaw. Truth to tell, this was more familiar to me when I was growing up than the Tagalog Adobo in soy […]

Shrimp and Vegetable Crispy Okoy Recipe (Chef Tatungs Version)

The crispy Okoy version that most people know is the shrimp okoy, our version of fritters. It uses small shrimps, and served as a snack with vinegar dipping sauce. My mother sometimes prepares a pure vegetable okoy too, using either togue or kalabasa. One Saturday morning, at the Maya Kitchen,¬†Chef Tatung¬†taught us how to cook […]

Tinapang Sisig Bangus Recipe

How to make bangus sisig. This Sisig Bangus Recipe is a very simple recipe and can be made in under 10 minutes. It’s already Tinapa and good on it’s own, why make it into sisig, you ask? A friend just came from Dagupan and brought me a lot of these Tinapang Bangus so I had […]

Pork Liver Steak Recipe

Pork Liver Steak brings me memories of early Sunday mornings. Along with Marinduque’s version of kare kare, my mom would always buy this when she does her early Sunday market shopping so we can have breakfast as soon as she comes home without having to cook. Pork Liver steak is a “bistek” style recipe, but […]

Slow Cooked Pinapaitan Recipe

With all the craziness of being a Blogger, a Virtual Assistant, a Web Designer, plus stay at home mom with no help or yaya, plus homeschool duties, friends are asking, how am I able to cope with all of that? Well, I admit, my house is not spic and span, that’s my first concession, plus […]

Vegetarian Kare Kare Recipe with Tofu

I love Kare Kare but sometimes, for health reasons, and when we’re trying to avoid pork, I cook this Vegetarian Kare Kare Recipe with Tofu. I still get the creamy taste of peanut butter and peanuts with none of the cholesterol. (If you’re looking for the regular Kare Kare, head here:¬†Slow cooked Kare Kare Recipe […]

Slow cooked Kare Kare Recipe Mama Sita (Oxtail Peanut Stew)

A simple Slow cooked Kare Kare Recipe Version that anyone can do. This is a slow cooker version but you can cook this Kare Kare Recipe Mama Sita in the stove too! Jump to the recipe. Kare kare is a dish that I discovered late in life. I’m not sure why but I dont have […]

Special Kinamatisang Bisugo Soup

Looking for a special fish recipe for an occasion? This¬†Special Kinamatisang Bisugo Soup is tasty, warm, comforting, and easy to make. ¬†¬† When I was young and living in the islands, Bisugo is one of the local fishes available that is cheap and tasty. It also happens to be a white fish, which¬†is the only […]

Pinoy Christmas Recipes with Chef Jessie Sincioco at The Maya Kitchen

Cook Pinoy Christmas Recipes that family and friends will love! Chef Jessie Sincioco is coming back to The Maya Kitchen!¬†This event will be the last event for Maya Kitchen’s Culinary Elite Series this year. Today she’s preparing Pinoy Christmas Recipes titled The Flavors of an Elegant Filipino¬†Christmas. I can tell that The Maya Kitchen went […]

Slow Cooked Spanish Style Adobong Bangus Sardines

This is a rice busting recipe. So yummy Adobong Bangus is¬†in the house! Perfect for breakfast, Bangus Dip, and Adobong Bangus Sardines Spaghetti. Jump to recipe. I always did the tomato version of this recipe using baby Bangus (by Connnie Veneracion) but have not tried this one until a craze hit one of my food […]