Kare Kare

Kare Kare is peanut entrée that is made of ox tail and peanut butter. What can we say about Kare Kare that is different from the other ones that we have cooked so far? Well for one this one has a condiment that is a perfect combination for each other, it is call bagoong. When you mix the kare kare and the bagooong in one spoon, the creaminess of the peanut butter married with the saltness of the shrimp paste, it is a match made in heaven. This one is truly holds a special rank on the Filipino recipes pantheon. Ingredients: Kare Kare 3 tbspRead More →

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One of the unique recipes that I know, that uses a not so ordinary ingredient: Lengua with liver sauce. That is beef tongue with liver sauce The reason that I love cooking lengua with liver sauce is that it is not your typical adobo or sinigang recipe. This is take a unique ingredient and it is easy cook for the weekend. You can use a pressure cooker or a slow cooker to make it tender the tongue. After that is a quick saute of the ingredient together and that’s it. There are different variations of this dish using the same basic lengua. It can beRead More →

Valentine's Day - Steakhouse 55

Valentine’s Day is one of the important days of the year for us, it celebrates the love between two people. Usually we try to have a dinner and just reminisce about the years that we have spent together. I have always tried to book a dinner at the Disneyland Resort since that’s one of the important places that we have went to when we were still dating. This year the restaurant that we were fortunate to try is Steakhouse 55. We have went to Steakhouse 55 a couple of times before and also the second time for Valentine’s Day. The previous time that we wentRead More →

Leche Flan

Leche Flan has been the go to dessert when brining dessert to a gathering. Flan is the traditional dessert of the Philippines and one of the top desserts known around the world. Various countries have their variation of this dessert. We haven’t found anyone that have tried this recipe to not like our flan. It might be time-consuming to prep but the cooking is just steaming it so pretty much you are done after the preparation. We love using the traditional lanera to cook the leche flan. Leche Flan is one of those desserts that are a staple at Christmas time along with the fruitRead More →

Dinuguan Recipe

Dinuguan recipe is one of the staple recipes of the Philippines. It combines the different flavor and profile combination. Dinuguan merries the wonderful sour taste of blood, vinegar, and pork into an world of awesome flavors. Dinuguan uses different textures from the ear and meat of the pork will give you an interesting bite after each one. Wait, did I say ear? Yes I did, the ear of the pork gives a crunchy and sometimes chewy texture along with some parts of it with fatty cartiliage. Some people might not be ready for this, but I assure you that this will be worth it if this isRead More →

chicken and pork adobo

Chicken & Pork Adobo is the national dish of the Philippines. It is a sweet and sour dish that uses chicken and pork as its proteins. It can be done with only chicken or pork. A lot of variations of this recipe and we’re glad to share with you what we use for a quick and easy adobo. Adobo is one of the staples of the Filipino household. Everyone has their twists on how their family enjoys it. One of the things that we do that makes it easy for us is that we cut the pieces into bite size so that we can baonRead More →