Christmas is just around the corner; people are in the rush nowadays to buy gifts, decors and other Christmas related items and many are already planning what they will be cooking on Christmas Eve. We summarize some of the Best Filipino Christmas Recipes below.
Cotton candy had an economic impact at the time it became popular because it was essentially created by William Morrison and John Wharton for...
Your wonderful grill that keeps the people coming over for your parties and barbecue nights has to be protected, right? Most of the time your grill will stay outside or in the garage. But even if you decided to keep it in the middle of your kitchen (it’s okay if you do), you will still want it covered and safe. Choosing the best cover for your baby can be confusing, so we have laid out the choices for you!
Here are the best 4-cup coffee maker that will not take up a lot of counter space without spending much but keeping the quality of rich tasting coffee.
Graham refrigerated cake is super easy no-bake recipe. You can never go wrong with it and you can serve it all year round. The sweetness and saltiness of the ingredients used in this recipe are well balanced that once you eat a spoon, you will be asking for another!
This whipped cream cheese fruit salad recipe is simple, quick and easy to make. Fruit salad is always present during holidays and in any celebration. It is no wonder because it's yummy and can be prepared in seconds. Just cut all the fruits you like and toss it in a bowl and voila! You got yourself the perfect side dish or dessert.
If you are looking for gluten free treats try this easy melt in your mouth Uraro or Arrowroot cookie recipe. Its ingredients are arrowroot flour, all purpose flour, baking powder, vanilla flavoring, butter, eggs and sugar. The result is a delicate, soft and powdery cookies.
Puto bumbong is one of the many puto variants in the Philippines. Puto is a steamed rice cake that is traditionally made from slightly fermented rice dough. Bumbong, on the other hand, is a bamboo tube. Puto bumbong is a rice cake steamed in a bamboo tube and that is why it is called "Puto Bumbong".
Pancit Malabon is a stir-fried noodle dish that originated from Malabon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. It is similar to Pancit Palabok. But unlike the latter, Pancit Malabon is not saucy or has lesser sauce which is just enough to stick in the noodles. The array of seafood toppings and the traditional thick and round rice noodles distinguishes this dish.
Lechon is always present during celebrations. Whenever I see one whole roasted pig on a table, especially during Christmas and birthday parties, one thing is for sure, there will be lechong paksiw the next day. Try this recipe to learn how to turn your crispy lechon into a sweet and tangy paksiw na lechon.
Tocino is a favorite meal in our home. I love it because of its sweet and salty taste. Although it is commonly paired with fried garlic rice, I like mine served with steamed rice, tomatoes and vinegar dipping. Tocino is easy to cook once you have gone through its preparation.
Kwek kwek is a famous street food in the Philippines. It is an egg covered in orange batter and then deep fried. It is sold on the streets along with fishballs, squidballs, kikiam, and calamares. In Manila, kwek kwek is commonly referred to as "tokneneng". Although both names refer to the same food, kwek kwek turns out to be a variation of tokneneng.
Sapin sapin is one of the popular kakanin in the Philippines. Kakanin are native delicacies that are uniquely Filipino. These are sweet snacks or sometimes desserts made from rice, glutinous rice or root vegetables that are slow cooked and usually made with coconut or coconut milk.
Every Friday night, Calamari is one of the mouth-watering "pulutan", small amounts of food eaten with alcoholic drinks, that you can order at almost every bar in the Philippines. It is a perfect match with ice-cold beer and hard liquors when you are already burnt out eating pork and chicken. There are a lot of recipes out there on how to make calamari. If you want a party hit, try this crispy calamari recipe to learn how to make super tender yet deliciously golden and crunchy squid rings.
Dinuguan is a stew of pork, usually pork offal simmered in pig's blood, vinegar, and spices. Blood in Filipino is "dugo" hence the name "dinuguan". If you are not into internal organs, dinuguan can be served without using any offal, using only choice cuts of pork.This dinuguan recipe consists mainly of meat as I am not that into eating pork innards.