Filipino cuisine

Camote Que - Caramelised Sweet Potatoes

Camote Que – Caramelised Sweet Potatoes

Slices of sweet potato are coated with brown sugar and then fried to cook the potatoes and to caramelise the sugar. It is one of the most common street foods in the Philippines, along with banana cue and turon.Read More
Ginanggang

Ginanggang – Filipino Barbecued Bananas

Ginanggang is a snack food of grilled skewered bananas brushed with margarine and sprinkled with sugar.Read More
Tokneneng

Tokneneng – Battered Hard-boiled Eggs

Tokneneng is a tempura-like Filipino street food made by deep-frying orange batter covered hard-boiled eggs.Read More
Pandesal - Pan-de-sal - Filipino Bread Rolls

Pandesal – Pan-de-sal – Filipino Bread Rolls

Pandesal are popular yeast-raised bread rolls in the Philippines. Individual loaves are shaped by rolling the dough into long logs (bastón) which are rolled in fine breadcrumbs. These are then portioned, allowed to rise, and baked.Read More
Chicken Afritada

Chicken Afritada

This Chicken Afritada is unmistakably a Filipino dish. It has a savoury tomato base sauce and cooked with vegetables such as capsicum (bell pepper), potatoes and green peas.Read More
Sinigang na Isda - Filipino Fish Sour Soup

Sinigang na Isda – Filipino Fish Sour Soup

Few cuisines value sourness quite as much as Filipino. Whether from vinegar, citrus, or unripe fruits, sourness adds sparkle, helping balance intensely fishy flavours and rich, fatty meats. The Philippines’ quintessential sour dish is sinigang, a seafood soup that usually relies on tamarind pulp for tartness.Read More

Peanut Sauce

Peanut sauce, satay sauce, bumbu kacang, sambal kacang, or pecel is a sauce made from ground roasted or fried peanuts, widely used in the cuisines of Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Suriname and Africa.Read More
Banana Ketchup

Banana Ketchup

Banana ketchup is sweeter than tomato sauce and is similar in taste to the Indonesian Kecap manis and the Thai sweet chilli sauce. In Filipino households, this ubiquitous condiment is used on just about any dish - omelettes (torta), hot dogs, burgers, fries, fish and other meats. Read More
Dulce de Membrillo - Quince Paste

Dulce de Membrillo – Quince Paste

Dulce de membrillo is made of quince fruit, sugar and water, cooked over a slow fire. It is sweet and mildly tart, and similar in consistency, flavour and use to guava cheese or guava pasteRead More
Pickled Green Papaya - Atchara

Atchara – Pickled Green Papaya

Atchara is a Filipino recipe of pickled green papaya - Achara is the Philippine contribution to the world of Asian pickles. There are many versions, and virtually any vegetable can be used for making achara. Any mention of achara, though, will most likely evoke thoughts of this type of achara, which uses green papaya.Read More