Grilled Stuffed Squid


Ingredients:
1 kilo large/medium sized fresh squid, clean
1/2 cup soy sauce
4 tablespoons calamansi juice
salt and ground pepper to taste
2 tablespoons cooking oil
3 large tomatoes, chopped finely
2 onions, chopped finely
1 thumb-sized ginger, julienne
1/4 cup chopped parsley(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Marinate squid in soy sauce, calamansi juice and ground pepper. Refrigerate for 6 hours. Drain.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine tomatoes, onions, ginger and parsley, salt and pepper. Toss together.
2. Stuff the mixture inside the squid then secure with toothpick. (Do not to over stuff the squid)
3. Grilled over hot charcoal for 10 minutes. Baste with marinade and cooking oil.
4. Transfer to serving plate then slit the squid vertically.
5. Serve with liquid seasoning.

Baguio Beans Gising Gising


Ingredients:
450 grams baguio beans, cleaned and chopped thinly
300 grams ground pork
1 cup coconut cream(1st extract)
1 teaspoon sauteed shrimp paste(bagoong alamang)
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
salt and pepper to taste
4 pieces red hot chillies(labuyo), sliced into small pieces
1 cup coconut milk(2nd extract) (optional)

Procedures:
1. In a saucepan, cook pork meat until color turns to light brown and start to render oil.
2. Add garlic and onion then saute until translucent.
3. Add shrimp paste, cumin powder and continue sauteing for a minute or until cooked.
4. Pour coconut milk, simmer until reduced and thick.
5. Pour coconut cream, baguio beans and chopped chili, cook for 3 minutes or until tender and crisp.
6. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper then transfer to serving plate then serve.

Calamari Salad


Ingredients:
500 grams squid, clean and cut into rings
3/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon paprika(optional)
salt and pepper to taste
1 egg, beaten
cooking oil for frying
1 pack romaine lettuce (greens)
4 pieces cherry tomatoes, halved
6 pieces pineapple chunk
chopped toasted nuts (optional)
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
chopped cilantro for garnishing

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine flour, paprika, salt and pepper. Mix well.
2. Add squid and dip in beaten egg, deep-fry for a minute or until golden brown. Do not overcooked. Drain on paper towel and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a serving bowl, arrange lettuce, tomatoes, pineapple and toasted nuts.
2. Combine lime juice, wine vinegar, salt and pepper then drizzle into salad.
3. Top with fried calamari and cilantro. Serve immediately.

Garlic and Parsley Shrimp


Ingredients:
1 kilo shrimps, removed head and shells
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons butter
6 cloves garlic, minced well
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons honey
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine butter, garlic and parsley then mix until well blended.

Part 2
1. In a nonstick pan, heat oil then stir fry shrimps until color turns to pink.
2. Pour butter mixture, lemon juice, honey, salt and pepper then simmer until cook.
3. Transfer to serving plate then serve with fried rice.

Soy Garlic Shrimps


Ingredients:
500 grams shrimps, head removed
1/4 cup soda
6 cloves garlic, pounded
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons olive oil

Procedures:
1. In a pan, Add shrimps and soda then simmer over low heat until fully absorb.
2. Add oil, soy sauce and garlic then toss until brown.
3. Transfer to serving plate then serve with cold beer.

Cream Dory Teriyaki


Ingredients:
2-3 pieces Cream Dory
3 tablespoons calamansi/lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste
toasted sesame seeds
spring onions

Teriyaki Sauce:
3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
1 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon Spanish paprika
1/2 teaspoon ginger powder
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Marinate cream dory in calamansi juice for 30 minutes. Set aside.
2. In a bowl, combine teriyaki mixture then mix until blended.

Part 2
1. In a baking pan, lined with aluminum foil.
2. Season cream dory with salt and pepper then pour teriyaki sauce on top.
3. Bake in a preheated over 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes or until cooked.
4. Transfer to serving plate then drizzle with teriyaki sauce.
5. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and spring onions. Serve.

Broccoli Flower with Toasted Garlic


Ingredients:
1 medium-sized broccoli flower, cut into serving pieces
1 head garlic, minced
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
2/3 cup chicken stock
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch (dissolved in 1/4 cup water)
a dash of dried chili flakes (optional)
sugar, salt and pepper to taste.
2 teaspoons sesame oil

Procedures:
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic until light brown. Remove and set aside.
2. In a same pan, add broccoli, chili flakes, chicken stock and oyster sauce then adjust seasoning according to taste.
3. Simmer for 2 minutes then transfer to serving plate.
4. Top with toasted garlic. Serve immediately.

Spicy Teriyaki Salmon Belly


Ingredients:
500 grams Salmon belly, cut into serving pieces
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
2 tablespoons chopped spring onions(optional)

Sauce:
4 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon Spanish paprika
2 teaspoons grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, marinate salmon belly in lemon juice for 30 minutes inside the fridge. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a non-stick pan, heat oil then fry salmon belly until light brown.
2. Pour sauce mixture and chili flakes then simmer over medium heat until the sauce reduce in half.
3. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with sesame seeds and spring onions.

Watermelon Salad

Ingredients:
1/2 head green ice Lettuce, remove leaves and tear into serving pieces
2 slices watermelon, cut into cubes
200 grams grilled meat(pork, beef or lamb), cut into small pieces
6 pieces cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tablespoons olives(optional)
2 tablespoons capers(optional)
1/2 cup balsamic dressing

Procedures:
1. In a large bowl, arrange lettuce, watermelon, cherry tomatoes, olives and capers.
2. Add grilled meat then drizzle with balsamic dressing. Serve immediately.

Stir Fry Beef and Mushroom with Asian Sauce

Ingredients:
500 grams beef sirloin, slice thinly into serving pieces
1 cup sliced mushroom
15 pieces snow peas
1 onion, chopped
salt to taste
3/4 tablespoon cornstarch, dissolved in 4 tablespoons water

Asian Sauce:
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

Procedures:
1.In a pan, heat oil and beef then stir fry over high heat for 3 minutes or until light brown.
2. Add onion and mushroom then cook until beef is almost tender.
3. Add snow peas and Asian sauce then stir cook for a minute.
4. Add beef broth then simmer for another minute. Season according to taste.
5. Add dissolved cornstarch then cook the sauce thickens.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve immediately with steamed rice.