Monggo Car-Car Style

Mongo beans are rich in minerals like calcium, iron and potassium. With very low fat content, mongo beans is good foir reducing weight. Here’s a delicious mongo beans recipe to try. Save Print Monggo Car-Car Style   Ingredients 1¼ cup yellow or green monggo (mung bean) ¼ cup dried squid, sliced into matchsticks 1 tbsp pork … Read more

Pork Adobo (Laguna Version)

Here’s a variant of the pork adobo recipe, probably the most popular Filipino dish. This adobo recipe is usually used in the Laguna area.

Stuffed Pork Roast with Prunes

Tired of serving the same old set of standard Filipino dishes for Christmas? Try this stuffed pork roast with prunes recipe for your Noche Buena.

Arroz a la Valenciana (Rice Casserole)

This recipe is a local version of the Spanish dish “paella”. Arroz a la Valenciana is great for fiestas, birthdays, and family get-together after the Sunday mass. It’s a complete meal, a one-dish meal of meat, rice and vegetables. It’s healthy, too. I don’t actually cook this dish but I tasted one that really made … Read more

Fresh Lumpia

You, too, can enjoy delicious fresh lumpia right in your own home. Just follow this fresh lumpia recipe. By the way, fresh lumpia is Filipino for spring rolls. This recipe yields 10 servings.


For most Filipinos, embutido is one of the mainstay dishes at the Christmas dinner table. If you’re looking for Christmas dishes to prepare, you should definitely include embutido. Here’s our very own Filipino embutido recipe.

Lechon Paksiw

Lechon paksiw is usually cooked a day or two after a big feast. It’s a pork recipe and the main ingredient is the head of a roasted suckling pig (lechon) or what was left of it. This lechon paksiw recipe is easy to cook. And once you’ve tasted it, you’ll definitely want another serving.

Pork Barbecue

Are you planning to have an outdoor party? Why not delight your friends and visitors with this pork barbecue recipe? Save Print Pork Barbecue   Ingredients 2 kilo pork slices (liempo) 1 bottle 7-UP 1 cup brown sugar ½ cup soy sauce ½ cup vinegar 2 Tablespoons minced garlic 2 Tablespoons hot sauce or fresh … Read more


Kids love tocino (Filipino for “cured meat”). But buying tocino from the supermarket may be expensive and you’re not really sure if it was prepared in a clean environment and with good ingredients. So why not make tocino yourself at the comfort of your own home? Here’s a tocino recipe that’s as easy as ABC.

Pork Adobo

Adobo is typically made of chicken, pork, squid (pusit) or vegetables cooked in vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, peppercorns and bay leaf. If you are just learning how to cook adobo, try this adobo starter recipe.