Chicken in Philippine cuisine. The Tagalog word for “chicken” is manok.
Of all edible fowls known to man, it is perhaps the chicken that Asian cooks love most to prepare in a variety of ways. The white meat is particularly valued for its ability to absorb and blend with so many other flavors.
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 […]
Photo and Cooking by Mayette Garcia Ingredients: chicken, eggs, rice, calamansi… Mga sangkap: manok, itlog, kanin, kalamansi Complete recipe to be posted after the website update. Please check back soon!
Video Clip by Mayette Garcia: Cooking Tinola INGREDIENTS FOR TINOLA 1 kilogram chicken breast 1/2 kilogram green papaya or chayote 1/2 cup sili leaves or malunggay 2 pcs. minced garlic 1 pc. onion sliced 3 cups water 2 tbsp. sliced ginger 1 tbsp. cooking oil salt to taste HOW TO COOK TINOLA Saute the […]
Pinikpikan is a dish from the mountains of the Cordillera region in the Philippines. It is prepared by beating a live chicken with a stick prior to cooking. This is done to tenderize the meat and induce blood clotting.