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…

Seafood Brochette

½ kilo large prawns, shelled½ kilo large squid, peeled and cut into 1 inch rings (save tentacles for another dish)½ kilo lapu-lapu fillet, cut into match box size cubes¾ cup virgin olive oil2 tbsp. brandy1 tsp. Italian seasoning or a few…

Tuna Macaroni Rolls

¾ c.  salad macaroni, cooked al dente2 c.  water1 can  tuna flakes in brine (184 grams), drained1 egg, beaten¼ c.  frozen peas1 tbsp. Maya all-purpose flour½ c. grated cheddar cheeseSalt & pepper to taste18 pcs.  large lumpia wrappersOil for frying Cook…

Pancit

Pancit Canton (noodle stir fry)Pancit, a term for “noodles” in Filipino cuisine, was introduced by the Chinese centuries ago. Filipinos have adopted and improvised the Chinese noodle recipes, and integrated them into our own cuisine using locally-available ingredients. As a…

Superslaw

Salad dressing:6 tbsp. rice vinegar8 tbsp. olive oil5 tbsp. creamy peanut butter3 tbsp. soy sauce3 tbsp. brown sugar2 tbsp. minced fresh vinegar1½ tbsp. minced garlic 7 c.  shredded cabbage2  red bell pepper, blanched and cut into matchstick strips½ c.  fresh…

Chocolate Pavlova

Chocolate Pavlova (meringue-based dessert)This dessert was created by a Kiwi chef who named it after Russian ballet dancer, Ánna Pávlova, during her world tour visit to New Zealand in 1926. Commonly known as the “pav“, it is a meringue-based cake…

Beef Empanada

Beef Empanada (Sweet stuffed pastry) The Filipino empanada was introduced by the Spaniards made by folding a sweet pastry dough around filling that usually contains ground beef or pork, chopped onion and raisins. Baked and flaky fried versions of empanadas…

Gỏi Cuốn (Summer or Fresh Roll)

Summer or Fresh RollVietnamese summer rolls served cold are refreshing appetizers on those hot summer days (here’s hoping we get some soon!). The rolls hold fillings that typically consist of shrimp, chicken, pork, fruit, herbs and vermicelli rice noodles all…

Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo (Braised Chicken) Chicken Adobo is viewed as the national dish of the Philippines. Adobo is both a specific dish and a method of braising meat, seafood or vegetables in soy sauce, vinegar, bay leaf, crushed garlic and peppercorns.…