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Filipino Food Recipes

  • Classic Tall Glass for Haluhalo
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks, Recipes

    Photo by Tarshera of HALUHALO, an icy Filipino treat that is most popular during the very hot summer season in the Philippines, in April and May. It’s a hodgepodge of sweetened preserved fruits, evaporated milk, and crushed ice topped with ice cream or leche flan.

  • Bulanglang with Squash and Malunggay Leaves
    Posted in: Recipes

    Bulanglang is a dish whose vegetable ingredients vary with the backyard and the season and from region to region. Here is one recipe for this versatile dish.

  • Kare-Kare
    Posted in: Meat, Recipes

    Photo by Ma. Luisa Oblea of Kare-Kare, an ox-tail stew cooked with vegetables in a peanut sauce.

  • Closeup of Lumpiang Ubod Ingredients
    Lumpiang Ubod
    Posted in: Recipes

    Also known as lumpiang sariwa (fresh lumpia). Ubod is the heart of the coconut palm where the leaves and the nuts are formed. The tree dies when the ubod is removed. The Visayans who started this kind of lumpia set aside enclosures of coconut trees barely a foot apart, all meant to be cut down […]

  • Aceitunas Aliniadas
    Posted in: Recipes

    This recipe for Aceitunas Aliniadas (aceitunas aliñadas) treats was used by the nuns of Santa Clara for making the jarred olives that were Christmas gifts to the Spanish friars.

    Olives are imported because they do not grow natively in the tropics.

  • Sarsa
    Posted in: Recipes

    Recipe in Tagalog for “Sarsa Supreme” — sauce for grilled, fried o baked fish, shrimp, beef or pork.

  • Pancit Molo
    Pancit Molo
    Posted in: Recipes

    Pancit Molo is a Chinese-influenced dish associated with Visayan cuisine. It is similar to pork wonton soup.