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Filipino Food Recipes

  • Shredded Labong (Bamboo Shoots)
    Posted in: Recipes, Vegetables

    Shredded Labong (Bamboo Shoots). Photo by Angie Pastor.

    Labong is the Tagalog word for “bamboo shoots.”

  • Tortang Upo
    Posted in: Recipes

    Mga Sangkap: 3 tasang upo 3 itlog 1/2 tasang arina 1 sibuyas asin Gayating pino ang upo. Lagyan ng kaunting asin at sibuyas. Batihin ang itlog at ihalo sa upo, saka ihalo sa arina. Gawing parang “patties” at prituhin sa marami at mainit na langis. This recipe for Tortang Upo will be translated into English […]

  • Filipino Dish Igado
    Posted in: Meat, Recipes

    Igado by Angie Pastor. This is an Ilocano dish that’s popular not only in the Ilocos provinces, but in other parts of the Philippines and overseas Filipino communities as well. The main ingredients of igado are strips of meat, liver, and other animal organs cooked with garlic, onions, and bell peppers.

  • Bopis: Filipino Food
    Posted in: Meat, Recipes

    Bopis is a spicy Filipino dish made of small pieces of offal such as pork lungs, spleen and heart that are sautéed in onions and garlic, then simmered in vinegar. It is good pulutan, which is eaten while drinking liquor. BOPIS NA MAY GATA MGA SANGKAP 1 buong baga ng baboy 1 puswelong kakang gata […]

  • Homemade Kwek-Kwek
    How To Make Kwek-Kwek At Home
    Posted in: Recipes

    Homemade Kwek-kwek by Bel Perez. What is a Kwek-Kwek? It’s a hardboiled egg covered in orange batter and then deep-fried until crisp. Enjoy a few dipped in a sauce of chilies, garlic and vinegar.   Recipe and more information to be posted after the website upgrade. Please check back!

  • Pagi
    Posted in: Recipes

    This is the Tagalog word for stingray. In the Philippines, pagi is usually cooked in coconut milk. Up until a few decades ago, the spelling page was just as common. But now that the English word page (as in book pages) is so widely used, the preference is to use pagi to avoid confusion, especially […]

  • Pansit ng mga Tagalog
    Posted in: Recipes

    MGA SANGKAP NG PANSIT 4 na kutsarang mantika 6 na itlog na nilaga at hiniwa nang pahaba 4 na balumbon ng dahong sibuyas na pinutul-putol 4 na alimasag na hinimay 1 kilong mike 8 kalamansi 4 na tasang hipong tuyo (hibe) 1/2 pinggan ng kutsay 3 ulong bawang na dinurog Sibuyas na hiniwa 1 1/2 […]

  • Sinigang na Bangus
    Sinigang na Bangus
    Posted in: Recipes

    Bangus is milkfish, the fish most commonly used in recipes for sinigang na isda (sour stew of fish). This recipe is for sinigang na bangus. Ingredients for Sinigang na Bangus   * 1 piece large bangus, cleaned and sliced into serving pieces * 5 cups water * 1 small ginger, sliced * 2 pieces tomatoes, […]

  • Talunang Manok
    Talunang Manok
    Posted in: Meat, Recipes

    The Filipino likes cockfights. When his rooster loses, it is called talunan and goes into a pot. A special recipe is needed to make it tender. A talunan is tougher than a coop-bred chicken but tastes better. After all, being a spoiled fighting cock, it was fed particularly well and massaged and deloused by its […]

  • Escabecheng Isda (Sapsap)
    Posted in: Fish, Recipes

    INGREDIENTS FOR ESCABECHE: one whole fleshy fish (lapulapu, red snapper, carp or mackerel) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper some flour to dredge the fish in 1 tsp minced garlic 1 tbsp ginger root…