Pinoy Food Blog is now part of the Pinterest Community in the Philippines #PinItPinas

Jun 19

Pinoy Food Blog is now part of the Pinterest Community in the Philippines #PinItPinas

Follow Share I’ve had a Pinterest Board for many years. There are many boards that I created ranging from Home styling, inspirational quotes, infographics, makeup , personal style and my food recipes.  If you haven’t heard of Pinterest, it’s a visual bookmarking tool that helps you discover and save. Below  are pins from various readers around the...

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Pateros Express: mixed sautéed seafood in salted egg sauce.

Jun 11

Pateros Express: mixed sautéed seafood in salted egg sauce.

Follow Share An XO46 original dish of mixed sautéed seafood in salted egg sauce. Bicol Express is not alone. There is an original dish called “Pateros Express” from XO46 XO 46 Bistro Filipino. The dish is made of mixed sautéed seafood like shrimps, squid and fish in salted duck egg sauce. The dish was recently featured in The Maya Kitchen’s...

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Chicken Halang-halang: A Visayan staple of chicken with coconut milk and turmeric.

Jun 07

Chicken Halang-halang: A Visayan staple of chicken with coconut milk and turmeric.

Follow Share Growing up in Cebu, Halang-halang is a Visayan dish my mother prepared as part of our regular menu. For Tagalogs, the halang halang tastes similar to a Chicken Tinola but the difference is coconut milk is added and the broth is reduced to a sauce consistency. Halang means spicy so expect this recipe to be spicy since red siling labuyo will be...

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Humba, a Visayan staple dish of stewed pork in soy sauce, vinegar & sugar.

Jun 03

Humba, a Visayan staple dish of stewed pork in soy sauce, vinegar & sugar.

Follow Share Remember my Humba recipe? Humba is a Visayan staple dish of stewed pork in soy sauce, vinegar and sugar. My sister has her own Humba version in the US which is basically Americanized. This time, let me share to a Humba recipe from XO46 Heritage Bistro, the brainchild of husband and wife restaurateurs Andrew Masigan and Sandee Siytangco-Masigan, as...

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Korean Beef Stew

Jun 02

Korean Beef Stew

Follow Share I first ate Korean Beef Stew at the old Kimchi Korean Fastfood in the mid-seventies. My love for Korean beef stew inspired me to make my own version similar to the Kimchi Korean beef Stew. Here is my version that is a hit with my guests. Korean Beef Stew 1k beef ribs (half kilo is lean and half kilo are beef shanks or short ribs) 1/2 cup sugar 2...

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Tamales or bobotu to Kapampangans

May 23

Tamales or bobotu to Kapampangans

Follow Share Tamales is a comfort food. My mother served Tamales during special occasion and loved the flavor bursting goodness .  It is a complete meal in itself without the veggies. Surprisingly, Tamale, is a favorite comfort food in Mexico, eaten as both breakfast and dinner, and often accompanied by hot atole or champurrado and arroz con leche (rice...

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Merienda ideas from Mondelez Philippines’ products

May 18

Merienda ideas from Mondelez Philippines’ products

Follow Share Do some of these brands sound familiar? Tang, Eden Cheese, Oreo, Cheez Whiz, Toblerone, Cadbury Dairy Milk, Halls and Tiger Energy Biscuits? Well , you might not know it but you have been snacking with the treats from Mondelez Philippines for quite some time now. Did you know that they have been around for five decades? Whether your snack is savory...

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Filipino Style Spaghetti

May 15

Filipino Style Spaghetti

Follow Share Before Jollibee or even Tropical Hut came out with the Filipino version of the Italian Spaghetti, there was Makati Supermarket’s spaghetti sold in their coffee shop in the early sixties. This is probably how the sweetish Filipino spaghetti evolved. A popular American blogger once commented that our Jollibee spaghetti tasted horrible. It must...

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A romantic Raclette dinner to celebrate our 30th anniversary

May 07

A romantic Raclette dinner to celebrate our 30th anniversary

Follow Share You can purchase the Severin 4 pan Raclette Party Grill online at Lazada. Just click here. How does one celebrate 30 years of married life? A romantic dinner at the hotel or a romantic dinner at home? Then I remembered  our Afternoon Delights with  Braun and Severin kitchen appliances. During that event, I got to bring home this Severin Raclette...

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Having Braun and Severin appliances in your kitchen

May 04

Having Braun and Severin appliances in your kitchen

Follow Share Mom bloggers were in for a treat when we got introduced to German quality brands : Braun and Severin appliances . My kitchen has almost all of the appliances I needed but for sure, I need additional ones to complement my existing ones. Well the treat is we got to know two quality and reputable brands with modern design and practical features. They...

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