Archive for 2017

This is the yearly posts archive section. Posts are displayed by year.

Puto Bumbong

Posted December 23, 2017 | By
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This is Puto Bumbong. It is traditionally made from a special variety of sticky or glutinous rice (called pirurutong) which has a distinctively purple color. Puto Bumbong is commonly eaten during Christmas in the Philippines. It is served topped with butter or margarine and shredded coconut mixed with brown sugar. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of white glutinous rice 1 cup of purple glutinous rice (pirurutong) 1 ...

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Kilawing Baboy (Pork Ceviche)

Posted November 28, 2017 | By
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This is Kilawing Baboy (Pork Ceviche). There is nothing more delicious than pairing your drinks and spirits with a good ceviche. This variation of Kilawin will really get the guests at a party talking. The flavors of the grilled pork blends with the brine of the ceviche creating a truly unique flavor. If you haven’t tried this version of Kilawin before, give it a try. You won’t regret it. Enjoy this recipe from all of ...

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Ube Roll Cake

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This is Ube Roll Cake . Ube Roll Cake is one of the most popular cakes in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Cake Batter: 1 cup of cake flour 1⁄2 cup of sugar 1 – 1 1⁄2 teaspoon of baking powder 1⁄4 teaspoon of salt 5 large eggs 1⁄2 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1⁄4 cup of evaporated or fresh milk 1 teaspoon of ube flavouring 1 teaspoon ...

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Ginataang Labong at Hipon

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This is Ginataang Labong at Hipon. Labong or Bamboo shoots is a vegetable that is rich in fiber and has very few calories. Combined with shrimp and coconut milk, this dish is absolutely delicious. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of bamboo shoots (labong) 1 pound of shrimp, shells removed and deveined 1 can (400 ml) of coconut milk 3 cloves of garlic, peeled then minced 1 medium-sized ...

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Mango Float

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This is Mango Float. Mango Float is a great dessert best eaten any day. This is so easy to make and the ingredients are so few it won’t hurt the bank. We normally make this dessert whenever we crave for it. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 3-4 tablespoons of condensed milk 2 cans (8 ounces each can) of table cream 9 pieces of graham cracker 6 small ripe mangoes ...

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Lumpiang Shanghai (Spring Rolls)

Posted October 26, 2017 | By
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This is Lumpiang Shanghai (Spring Rolls). Lumpiang Shanghai (otherwise known as Spring Rolls in other culinary traditions) is a mainstay of the Filipino party foods. You will often find this crispy appetizer at weddings, birthday parties, holiday gatherings, or any other social gathering you can think of. It’s not hard to see why. Once you try one, it’s hard not to eat the whole batch of them. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at ...

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Binagoongang Baboy (Pork in Fermented Shrimp Paste)

Posted October 17, 2017 | By
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This is Binagoongang Baboy (Pork in Fermented Shrimp Paste). Binagoongang baboy is a traditional Filipino dish, cooked with pork and shrimp paste. This is a favorite dish of many Filipinos and some has many different ways in cooking this dish. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 1⁄2 pounds of pork belly, cut into cubes 3 tablespoons of shrimp paste 2 pieces of large tomatoes, chopped 1 red onion, finely ...

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Potato Wedges

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These are Potato Wedges. To me potato wedges really are the perfect side dish for barbeque or hamburgers. They are similar to french fries but the wedges are just a different cut of the potato. They are often left unpeeled too which preserves the nutritional value of potato skin. And since it is baked, rather than deep fried like french fires, the fat content is lower for this dish. Enjoy this recipe from all of ...

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Roasted Pork Belly (Lechon Liempo)

Posted October 05, 2017 | By
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This is Roasted Pork Belly (Lechon Liempo). Lechon is traditionally a whole suckling pig roasted for hours over hot coals. Lechon is a must-have in every occasion in the Philippines and since Filipinos who live abroad are unable to roast a whole suckling pig, we realized there is another way to enjoy lechon. And that is what this recipe is for. We used the Pork Belly which is more convenient and easy to find at ...

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Kare Kare (Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce)

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This is Kare Kare (Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce). Kare Kare is a traditional Filipino dish made with beef oxtail and tripe but can be substituted to any cut of beef. Variety of vegetables are added to this dish with a thickened peanut-based sauce. This dish is usually served on special occasions. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of oxtail, cut into serving pieces 1 pound of tripe ...

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