Filipino Recipes

Lumpiang Shanghai

Lumpiang Shanghai (Fried Egg Rolls with Pork)[LOOM-pee-ang]Similar to a Chinese egg roll, Lumpiang Shanghai, is a great Filipino finger food that is mainly filled with meat, either pork or beef or both. This dish can be made in advance of…

TIKOY RECIPE

Tikoy or Nian gao is a type of rice cake made from glutinous rice flour and considered as centerpiece during chinese new year. This is also popularly known as Chinese New Year Pudding. INGREDIENTS:3 cups glutinous rice flour1 1/2 warm…

MAJA BLANCA

Maja Blanca is a Filipino dessert made from coconut milk, cornstarch and sugar. Often called coconut pudding, This luscious dessert is easy make and the ingredients are very common. Unknown to many, the original maja blance recipe does not include…

Fish Cardillo

1 kilo whole fish (or fish steak), cleaned1 tsp. saltcooking oil for frying2 cloves garlic, crushed2 medium-sized onions, diced (¾ cup)2 pcs. eggs, slightly beaten1 cup waterSalt and pepper to taste Clean fish; cut crosswise into serving pieces if desired…

Fish Curry

1 kilo fillet of fish (lapu-lapu or any white fish)¼ tsp.  turmeric powder½ tsp.  shrimp paste (bagoong)¼ tsp.  salt3 tbsp.  fish sauce (patis)½ cup  oil1 cup onions, chopped or minced2 cloves garlic, crushed1 tsp.  ginger, crushed1 tbsp.  paprika powder½ tsp.…

Vietnamese Spring Rolls

300 grams  crab meat8 medium sized  shrimps cut into strips⅔ cup  ground pork½ cup  soy bean noodles, (bead thread)2 pcs.  Chinese mushrooms (soaked in water for 1 hour), sliced very thinly1 egg½ of a big onion, choppedWhite part of green…

Leche Flan

Leche flan1¼  cups evaporated milk¾ cups  water8 egg yolks1 tsp. lemon rind or vanilla½ cup caramel syrup * Scald the evaporated milk and water in double-boiler for 15 minutes.  Beat egg yolks.  Add sugar, milk and flavoring.  Pour into 1…

Kuhol Bicol

2 tbsp.  cooking oil⅓ to ½ cup bagoong alamang4 cloves garlic, chopped1 thumb-size fresh ginger, chopped1 thumb-size fresh turmeric (luyang dilaw), chopped1 cup chopped onions3 kilos kuhol  (snails, or escargot)1 to 2 pcs. finger pepper (Jalapeña)5 cups coconut milk2 cups coconut…

Pancit Malabon

There are many versions of the pancit Malabon.  The Pascual family of that town serve the noodles, called Bihon sariwa, and the mixtures, called Sahog, separate.  There would be two kilos of fresh shrimps, the dark variety called swahe, still…

Gado-gado

100 grams cabbage100 grams Baguio beans100 grams carrots100 grams cauliflower150 grams togue1 cucumber2 medium potatoes2 square tokwa, fried until light brown, then cubed Wash and clean all the vegetables.Boil water in a big pan and add a little salt.  Blanch…

Instant Corn Soup with Quail Eggs

6 cups  water4 pcs.  chicken bouillon cubes1 can cream of corn½ medium-sized carrot, finely chopped2 dozens, quail eggs, hard-cooked1 egg, slightly beatenSalt and pepper to taste3 tbsp. cornstarch dispersed in 3 tbsp. water Boil water and bouillon cubes.  Add cream…