Special Turon Recipe

Ingredients: 1/2 dozen ripe saba (banana plantain) 1 cup chopped langka (jackfruit) 1/2 cup brown sugar  lumpia (spring roll) wrappers  oil, enough for deep frying Cooking Instructions: Cut banana in half, and cut each half into 3 pieces. Roll slightly Continue reading

Cardamom Buns

Ingredients: 25g (1oz) melted butter 350ml (1 and ¼ cup) lukewarm milk 500g (1.1lb) strong bread flour sifted 3 tsp easy bake dried yeast ½ tsp ground cardamom 1 tbsp caster sugar 1 tsp salt 1 egg beaten Cooking Instructions: Continue reading

Butterscotch Cookies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup butterscotch chips 3 tablespoons unsalted butter plus 9 tablespoons cut into 9 pieces, chilled 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large egg yolk 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour Continue reading

Batangas Goto

Ingredients: 2 lbs beef tripe 1 lb beef, cut into strips 6 cloves garlic (3 cloves crushed and 3 cloves minced) 1 onion, sliced (divided into two parts) 2 thumb sized ginger, (1 crushed and 1 julienned) 1 bay leaf Continue reading

Avocado Cheese Sandwiches

Ingredients: 1 avocado 4 tablespoons cream cheese 6 slices whole-grain bread 1 small bunch dill 1/3 teaspoon salt Cooking Instructions: Peel the avocado and mash it until pureed. Chop the dill. Mix the avocado puree, cream cheese and dill in Continue reading

Arroz Caldo

Ingredients: For the stock: 1 Whole chicken cut-up into smaller pieces 6 Quarts of water 1 Onion peeled and thinly sliced 1 Tsp. MSG 1 Tbs. Salt For the rice: 1½ Cup of long grain rice (jasmine rice) 9 Cups Continue reading