• Sopas
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    Sopas

    Sopas means soup in tagalog. This is a Filipino soup known for its creamy blend of elbow macaroni, milk and carrots. It’s best served hot and keep you warm during cold or rainy days. It is also recommended that you try to consume sopas immediately rather than eating it later. If there are leftovers, there are chances that the macaroni will absorb the liquid over time. Then you will have a bloated macaroni noodle dish. Adding more milk or water the next day will just make things worse. Print Recipe Sopas Cuisine Filipino Servings Ingredients 1 cup chicken meat2 tsp garlic4 tbsp onion chopped8 cup water3 cup elbow macaroni uncooked1/2…

  • chicken adobo
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    Adobo

    Adobo is considered as the national food of the Philippines. It comes from the Spanish word adobar which means marinade, sauce or seasoning. It’s a cooking process that can be done in meat, seafood and vegetables, seasoning it with vinegar, soy sauce, black pepper and bay leaf. Before the Spanish regime in the Philippines, the natives used to cook meat using vinegar and it was also used as a preservative to keep food fresh for longer. When Spaniards came they introduced the use of soy sauce. Which since then became popular and become part of this recipe. It was then first recorded in the dictionary Vocabulario de la Lengua Tagala…

  • Bulalo
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    Bulalo: Filipino Beef Soup

    Bulalo is a Filipino beef shank soup that originated in province of Batangas. It has been one of the favorite main dishes in the Philippines and can be found in the menu of many restaurants and eateries. The recipe below will guide you how to make Bulalo. It is straightforward and easy. Print Recipe Bulalo Course Main Dish Cuisine Filipino Prep Time 5-10 minutes Cook Time 4 hours Servings Ingredients 1 kilo beef2 onion medium size, cut into quarter1 tbsp black pepper2 corns cut one inch thick1 pechay1 cabbage cut into quarter6-7 cup waterfish sauce to tastespring onion for garnish (optional) Course Main Dish Cuisine Filipino Prep Time 5-10 minutes…

  • Biko - Sticky rice cake
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    Biko – Sticky Rice Cake

    Biko is a sticky rice cake from the Philippines. It is made of malagkit rice (gluttonous rice) , brown sugar and coconut milk. It is our favorite desert during celebrations and parties. Ingredients 2 cups malagkit rice 1 ½ cups water 2 cups dark brown sugar 4 cups coconut milk 1 tsp star anise Directions Wash the malagkit rice and add the water. Cook it in rice cooker. In a pan heat the coconut oil Add brown sugar stir continuously Add star anise to add flavor Stir in the cooked cooked rice until mixture is well blended. Remove the heat and flatten the surface. Serve and enjoy!

  • Buko Pandan Salad
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    Buko Pandan Salad Dessert

    Buko Pandan Salad is a popular dessert in the Philippines. It is present on every party in The Philippines or during Christmas. Buko Pandan Salad is creamy and delicious made with green gulaman, pandan essence, coconut and milk. If you’ve been to The Philippines before, you’ll know ‘buko’ is a coconut Ingredients 2 shredded coconuts 1 pack table of cream 1 can condense milk 1 ½ nata de coco For green gulaman ingredients 1 pack green jelly powder 3 cups water 1 cup sugar 2 tsp pandan essence Prepare green gulaman Gradually sprinkle jelly powder in a pot of 3 cups water ( not hot or boiling ). Stir until…

  • chicken adobo
    Food

    Adobo

    Adobo is considered as the national food of the Philippines. It comes from the Spanish word adobar which means marinade, sauce or seasoning. It’s a cooking process that can be done in meat, seafood and vegetables, seasoning it with vinegar, soy sauce, black pepper and bay leaf. Before the Spanish regime in the Philippines, the natives used to cook meat using vinegar and it was also used as a preservative to keep food fresh for longer. When Spaniards came they introduced the use of soy sauce. Which since then became popular and become part of this recipe. It was then first recorded in the dictionary Vocabulario de la Lengua Tagala…