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Showing posts from July 7, 2020

Boneless Milkfish with Tofu and Vegetable Lumpia Recipe

Long time ago Carmina use to cook a lot being independent picking what dishes you wanted to make into a meal. There is no rule how you can make a dish when passion comes to your cooking. The free of picking the right ingredients and what is season what makes a dish easy. We go based on what is on sale and in season because this is our way being practical.  Sometimes when we enter inside the grocery store, we have our written grocery list. Often, we walk around finding random vegetables that wasn't on our list. When the item is on sale we tend to grab and make something a part of our meal. Some people say not to shop when feeling hungry because we'll begin to grab unnecessary items that wasn't necessary.  Coming home unpacking what we have purchase begin to think ahead what we want to make a meal. The ideas begin endless not sure what dishes we want to cook.  Majority of our ingredients can be cooked so many ways. Today, I will be using boneless belly bangus milk fish with t

Green Mango with Bagoong Recipe

Green mango can be a dessert or an appetizer where you can eat it alone or with different choices from what you feel like dipping your sour or sweet mango to your dish. Some people eat it with bagoong that comes in a bottle that is already premade to eat bought from the grocery store. Or you can eat it with salt if you are allergic to bagoong like me because it is made of fermented fish or shrimp paste which is called alamang cooked in salt and patis (fish sauce). Green Mango with Bagoong Recipe Ingredients: Green mango (sliced thinly) Salt or Bagoong Enjoy! There are some people who eat it while they are drinking beer with this kind of dish in the Philippines it all depends on you how or when you would like to eat it.

Sinigang Hito na May Puso Saging Recipe

What is alien for you? Alien for me is food I don’t eat because I am allergic to it or because it has a scary face to me. Every day I ask Manang V what food she has cooked for the day some days she would inform me has cooked alien and I already know what food it is either hito (cat fish) we understand one another at this point. Sinigang Hito na May Puso Saging Ingredients: 1- Hito - cat fish (clean and sliced 2 inches) 1 - Fresh banana blossom (sliced 1 inch) 1 - Sinigang Mix 1 - Onion (quarters) 1 - Riped Tomato (quarters) 2 - Cup Kangkong leaves 3 pieces - Long green chili peppers 8 Cups - Water 3 tablespoon fish sauce (patis) Cleaning hito before cooking: Place the hito in a bowl rub salt on the skin of the fish to remove the slimy feel on the skin than rinse it with water until the hito has no more smell. In case the hito still has a smell you can try rubbing vinegar and salt combined together to rinse with water. Cooking Instructions Step 1: In a pot pour small amount of coo

Bopis Recipe

Bopis is made of lungs of the pig and some also add the heart of the pig. This recipe that Manang V cooks at our home only has the pig's lungs and I will give you a technique she does to clean the lungs before cooking the bopis.   I don't eat this kind of dish but there are some people in the house who do like I said. I am a picky eater and only eat certain food but no matter what we are all different. No matter if I don't eat the food I will be sharing you all the recipes being cooked by Mananag V. Bopis Recipe Ingredients: 2 Kilos - Pig's lungs 1 - Radish (peel and chopped small pieces) 2 - Whole Garlic (peeled and chopped) 2 - Onion Medium size (chopped) 1 -  Cup Vinegar 3 - Cups Water Patis to taste How to Clean the Pig's Lungs before Cooking: In a pot boil water add salt place the pig's lungs inside cook for one hour after it has been cooked strain the water and place it under cold water begin chopping the lungs the size of a ground meat small enough. Set a

Kalderetang Kambing Recipe

During the time when my mom and I we're not living in the Philippines we went to a birthday party of her best friend in their  province  at that time they had served authentic Filipino dishes.  I remember my mom always told me as a kid not to eat everything at a party especially when you're traveling because you don't know what kind of meat they use other than beef, pork and chicken. When I was younger I was very picky so there we're a limit of selected food I would eat at a Filipino party and to me I feel I am safe to eat whatever they had offered to me. My mom and I we're seated at the table as her best friend kept offering food to my mom to eaten they had offered her kaldereta which was one of her dish is normally eat.  As my mom was eating she had notice there was a smell on the meat and asked her best friend what was it made of and she said it was kambing (goat). My mom told her friend she doesn't eat goat. Kalderetang Kambing Recipe Ingredients: 1 - Kilo G

Sinampalukang Manok Recipe

Sinampalukang manok is a combination of chicken tinola and sinigang combined together. This is often cooked for native chicken or kambing (goat) in the Philippines. It can also be cooked with any chicken as well. Sinampalukang Manok Recipe Ingredients: 1 - Whole chicken (slice per parts) or 1 pack of choice of chicken parts 1 - Small piece fresh ginger (peel and slice matchbox size) 1 - Chicken broth cubes or 1- can chicken stock 4 - Cloves - Garlic (chopped) 1- Onion (chopped) 2 - Tomato (quartered) 1 - Pack Sinigang Tamarind  2 - Tbsp Patis (fish sauce) 6 - Cup Water 1 - Bunch Mustard leaves (separate mustard leaves from stem) 3 - Pieces Long Green Chili 10 - Pieces Okra (cut top of okra) 1 - Radish (peel and slice 1 inch) 2 - Eggplant (sliced in the center and sliced 2 inch) Small amount cooking oil Medium Pot Cooking Instructions: Step 1: Add small amount cooking oil in hot pot add onions, garlic, ginger, tomato and patis mix together Ad