The basics of Philippine cooking and its cooking styles are pretty easy. The ingredients of the popular dishes of the Philippines can be found at your nearby oriental store. Grab your wok and let’s start cooking!
Adobo is a part of Philippine cuisine that has a Spanish influence. Don’t be surprised if this’ll be the first dish you’ll sample. It is a mouth watering welcome to Filipino hospitality.
Kamayan is the traditional Filipino way of eating with bare hands. Kamayan is also a popular restaurant that highlights this traditional way of eating and let’s customers have a taste of what it’s like to eat like a Filipino.
Native recipes on beef are best cooked with the right beef cut. A basic knowledge of what beef part is needed, and when to buy it from the wet market is crucial for a masterly preparation and cooking of a native cuisine with beef.
Choice pork and fresh, crunchy, and super healthy vegetables in a steaming hot stew of lycopene-rich native tomatoes and onions. That’s the luscious native cuisine, Pinakbet. It’s been a popular dish since man began to savor good cooking.
The Philippines has a history of social interactions with many different cultures through the centuries. This interaction has a distinct influence on Philippine cuisine. It results to a wide variety of delightful experiences to one’s palette.
The Lechon is the star of the festivities in the Philippines. One of the renowned restaurants in the Philippines is Lydia’s Lechon. Here is a look at its beginnings and its eventual success.
All delicious and nutritious “Almon Bigas” is an old Tagalog dish that combines the secret food preparations of the Chinese, Spaniards, and Tagalogs. This Tagalog cuisine is a complete dinner, with meat, soup, eggs, and rice noodles in a gourmet concoction.
Pickled pork and tofu is a simple recipe of easy-to-prepare ingredients. But it is a flexible dish served as finger food, appetizer, or main dish even for elegant dinner tables. It is a pride of simple Philippine culinary art.
Many local cuisines are quite particular about cooking instructions. They may require specific cooking techniques to come up with the way local dishes ought to taste and look. Learning the different cooking techniques is a basic in Philippine culinary arts.