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.
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.
Chop Suey is a popular native recipe that is often mistaken to be a Chinese dish. But it is a purely Filipino native dish packed and spiced up with natural native ingredients to perk up the appetite. Even those not keen on eating vegetables will think twice once they sample this native recipe.
A super spiced-up chicken recipe that boasts of a tender, savory chicken and a subtle blend of zesty chicken thick sauce. Top these on a hot steaming rice and dinner will never be the same again. That’s what this native cuisine, chicken “binakol” wonder, is all about.
Pork ‘liempo” with jackfruit is a recipe that exploits the potential of pork, jackfruit, tomato sauce, and native finger chili. The secret is in the simmering of ingredients to attain a subtle blend of flavors that result in a super spicy cuisine.
Philippine native cuisines go with secret native ingredients and procedures to enhance natural flavor blending. Plus, knowing the right natural dip-sauce combination perks up overall richness and taste of a gourmet native dish.
Pinangat is a spicy vegetable wrap that is a delicacy in the Bicol Region of the Philippines. The wonderful taste of seafood, vegetables, and chili peppers would send you asking for more Pinangat and eventually more water.
One of the secrets in cooking Philippine native dishes using pork is to know what appropriate pork part must go with a certain native cuisine being cooked. Some pork cuts are mostly for main ingredients while others for supplementary ingredients. With such basic knowledge, native pork dishes are better prepared and cooked according to how the masters do them.
An all-time trusted and favorite native cuisine is Philippine milkfish “sinigang.” It’s easy to cook and easily delights even the most discriminating palate. This native dish is perpetual thumbs up in Filipino dinner tables.
Philippine native cuisine, Deep-Fried Vegetable Rolls, has been a favorite native dish in the country. Served for elegant dinners or simple afternoon snacks, this very nutritious and appetizing native cuisine has been satiating even discriminating palates for centuries.