Garlic Smoky Longganisa


Ingredients:
1 kilo ground pork (30% fat)
2 heads garlic, finely chopped
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup native vinegar
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon grind black pepper
sausage casing or wax paper for skinless

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a mixing bowl, put all ingredients except casing then mix well until fully combined. Refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight.

Part 2
1. Tie one end of sausage casing with a cooking twine.
2. Using a funnel, fill the sausage casing with meat mixture.
3. Once filled, tie the other end to enclose.
4. To form a link of sausage, tie around it every 3-4 inches interval.
5. Place the sausage in a container then refrigerate for at least 2 days.

Part 3
1. To cook, using a toothpick, prick a two holes on each sausage.
2. Place in a pot, then add 1 cup water.
3. Cook in medium heat for 10 minutes or until water evaporates.
4. Add a little oil if necessary then stir-fry until golden browned.
5. Transfer to serving plate and service with fried rice.

Boneless Bangus Teriyaki


Ingredients:
8 slices boneless bangus(milkfish)
salt to taste
1/2 cup flour
cooking oil for frying
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
spring onions, chopped

Teriyaki Sauce:
1/4 soy sauce
1/3 cup sugar
3 gloves garlic, minced
1 cup water
1 tablespoons cornstarch, dissolved in 1/4 cup water

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Season fish with salt, dredge into flour then shake off to remove excess flour.
2. In a pan, heat cooking oil then fry until golden brown. Drain on paper towel and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a sauce pan, combine teriyaki sauce ingredients then mix until blended.
2. Cook in a low heat then add dissolve cornstarch. Keep stirring until sauce thickens.

Part 3.
1.In a serving plate, arrange the fish then pour teriyaki sauce over the fish. Garnish with bell pepper and spring onions.
2. Serve immediately then steamed rice.

Saucy Beef Broccoli


Ingredients:
1 kilo sirloin or flank beef, sliced thinly into strips
1 medium size broccoli, cut into serving pieces
1 medium sized onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 small ginger, chopped
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup oyster sauce
1 tablespoon lemon or calamansi juice
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 teaspoon ground pepper
3 tablespoon cooking oil
1 tablespoon cornstarch(dissolved in 1 cup water)
sugar and salt to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine beef, soy sauce, lemon juice, cornstarch, salt, ground pepper, sesame oil and marinate for 15 minutes.

Part 2
2. Cook broccoli in a boiling water for 1 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse with cold water.

Part 3
1. In a sauce pan, heat cooking oil and stir fry beef until color change to brown and start to sizzle. Set aside.
2. In the same pan, saute garlic, onion and ginger.
3. Add in beef and pour dissolved cornstarch, sugar and oyster sauce. Stir cook for another 5 minutes or until sauce thickens.
4. Adjust seasoning according to taste then add in broccoli and mix well.
5. Remove from heat then served with steamed rice.

Notes:
1. To slice beef very thin, freeze it and slice before it is completely thawed.

Inihaw na Sugpo


Ingredients:
10-12 pieces fresh prawns
5 cloves garlic, minced
2/3 cup soda
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper

Procedures:
1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients then stir well.
2. Add prawns then toss until evenly coated. Marinate inside the fridge for at least an hour.
3. Skewered each prawn then grill each side for 2-3 minutes or until color turns light orange.
4. Serve immediately with dipping sauce.

Spicy Ginataang Suso


Ingredients:
1 kilo snails(kuhol or suso)
2 cups coconut milk
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, sliced
1 thumb-sized ginger, cut into strips
3 pieces green chilli(siling haba)
7 pieces red chili(labuyo)
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. To clean the snails, place the snails in a bowl with water and salt. set aside for a few hours.
2. Rub the shells in water to remove the residues and crack a small opening on the end of the snail.

Part 2
1. In a casserole, heat oil then saute garlic, onion and ginger.
2. Pour coconut milk then add green and red chili, bring to boil over medium heat.
3. Add in the snails, then season with salt and pepper. Simmer until becomes thick and oily.
4. Remove from heat then serve immediately. Enjoy!

Notes:
1. In taking out the snail’s content from the shell, you can use a fork or a toothpick.

Kimchi Rice


Ingredients:
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 pieces skinless longanisa/sausage, cut into small pieces
3 tablespoons kimchi, slices into smaller pieces
2 cups cooked rice
1 tablespoons chili paste (gochujang)

Procedures:
1. Heat oil in a pan then saute garlic until fragrant.
2. Add sausage and then stir cook for 3 minutes.
3. Add rice, kimchi, and gochujang. Mix and cook for 5 minutes or until well blended.
4. Transfer to serving bowl, then serve immediately with other dishes.

Sauteed Vegetables


Ingredients:
1 small size cabbage, cut into serving pieces
1 small carrot, cut into serving pieces
1/4 kilo pork, cut into small pieces
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion chopped
2 cups water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
fish sauce or salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a pan, heat oil and saute garlic and onion.
2. Add pork then continue sauteing until brown.
3. Add vegetables and stir cook for a minute then pour water and oyster sauce.
4. Simmer for 2-3 minutes then season with salt and pepper.
5. Transfer to serving plate then serve immediately with steamed rice.

Garlic Bangus Teriyaki


Ingredients:
1 large-sized boneless milkfish(bangus)
toasted garlic for garnishing

Marinade:
1 cup Teriyaki sauce
1 tablespoon grated ginger or ginger powder
6 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup lime or calamansi juice
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon grind black pepper

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine marinade ingredients then mix well.
2. Add fish then cover and marinate for 30 minutes or overnight inside the fridge.
3. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes.

Part 2
1. In a non-stick pan, grease with olive oil then place marinated fish skin side down.
2. Bake over 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 15-20 minutes. Brush with remaining marinade from time to time.
3. Remove from the oven then transfer to serving plate. Sprinkle with toasted garlic then serve hot immediately.

Coffee Jelly


Ingredients:
1 pack clear unflavored gulaman
5 cups water
2 tablespoons instant coffee
3/4 cup sugar

2 pack 370ml all purpose cream
1 tablespoons instant coffee
1 pack 190 grams condensed milk

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine gulaman, water, coffee and sugar then stir until dissolved. Cook until it boils, stirring constantly.
2. Transfer into flat container and let it chill overnight or until set completely. Cut into cubes, about 1/4 inch and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, mix all purpose cream, coffee and condensed milk. Whisk until the coffee is fully dissolved.
2. Add coffee jelly cubes. Chill for at least 30-60 minutes. Serve immediately.

Spicy Sardines Lumpia


Ingredients:
2 small cans spicy sardines in tomato sauce
1 tablespoons flour
1 raw egg
1 red onion, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
1 small carrot, minced
3 stalks parsley, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

18-20 pieces lumpia wrappers
cooking oil for frying

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Using a strainer, drain sardines and reserve the sauce.
2. In a mixing bowl, combine sardines, flour, egg, onion, garlic, soy sauce, carrot, parsley, salt and pepper then stir while slightly mashing it using a pair of forks.

Part 2
1. Place 1 tablespoon of filling in a line shape at the middle of the wrapper.
2. Fold over the bottom edge of the wrapper to the center.
3. Fold the two sides towards the center and roll. Finally, use water of seal the lumpia completely.
4. Repeat until all wrapped up.

Part 3
1. In a frying pan, heat oil deep enough that wrapped lumpia is half-submerged.
2. When the oil is hot enough, deep fry lumpia for 5 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
3. Drain on paper towel then serve with sweet and sour sauce.