Caramel French Toast

Filipino Style Recipe: Caramel French Toast is a popular breakfast meal that consisting of sliced bread soak in eggs-milk mixture then coated with sugar. Toast with butter over a low heat then serve with caramel syrup.

Ingredients:
8 slices bread
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder(optional)
a dash of salt
2/3 cup brown sugar
unsalted butter
powdered or confectioner’s sugar(optional)
caramel syrup

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large bowl, combine eggs, milk, cinnamon, salt then mix until well blended
2. Soak the sliced bread for a few seconds into mixture one at a time then gently turn to coat the other side.
3. Coat with brown sugar.
Part 2
1. In a frying pan, melt 1 teaspoon butter over low heat.
2. Toast each bread until bottom turns to golden brown then turn the bread over and do the same way.
3. Repeat the procedures for remaining slices.

Part 3
1. Transfer toasted bread to serving plate, then dust with confectioners’ sugar.
2. Serve immediately with caramel syrup together with hot coffee.

Breakfast Beef and Potatoes

Filipino Style Recipe: Breakfast Beef and Potatoes is a simple breakfast beef dish similar to adobong giniling. The dish is consisting of marinated beef sirloin cut into thin strips then cooked together with diced potatoes. Best to serve during breakfast together with fried rice.

Ingredients:
500 grams beef sirloin, cut into thin strips
2 pieces medium-sized potatoes, peeled and diced
1 red bell pepper, cut into diced
4 gloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
4 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon dried chili flakes(optional)
1/4 teaspoon dried basil flakes(optional)
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano flakes(optional)

Marinade:
3 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon grind pepper
salt and sugar to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Marinate beef for at least 30 minutes.
2. In a pan, heat oil and fry the potatoes until slightly brown. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, heat oil and saute garlic, onion and bell pepper.
2. Add marinated beef then cook until light brown.
3. Add marinade, herbs, and chili flakes.
4. Simmer for 10 minutes then adjust seasoning according to taste. Add water if necessary.
5. Add fried potatoes then cook until sauce is thickens to nearly dry.
6. Remove from heat then transfer to serving bowl then serve with steamed rice.

Breakfast Steaks with Creamy Mushroom

Filipino Style Recipe: Breakfast Steaks with Creamy Mushroom is a simple beef dish made of thin beef slices pan fried then served with creamy mushroom sauce.

Ingredients:
500 grams beef breakfast steak
1/2 cup sliced mushroom
2 cups full cream milk
1 beef bouillon cube
1 tablespoon flour (dissolved in 1/4 cup water)
1/4 cup unsalted butter

Marinade:
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons calamansi juice
salt and ground pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. Marinate beef in oyster sauce, soy sauce, calamansi juice, salt and ground pepper for 15 minutes. Set aside.
2. In a pan, melt butter then pan fry beef until brown. Transfer to serving plate and set aside.
3. In a same pan, stir cook mushroom until light brown.
4. Pour dissolved flour, beef bouillon, milk then bring to boil.
5. Adjust seasoning according to taste then simmer until start to thicken.
6. Pour the sauce over the beef. Serve immediately.

Baked Cheesy Chicken Rice Mixed

Filipino Style Recipe: Baked Cheesy Chicken Rice Mixed is another easy and simple yet delicious complete meal. It is mainly made up of leftover rice, chicken and veggies mixed together and cooked in margarine. Topped with Cheese then bake until cheese is melted.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 40-50 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
3 cups cooked or leftover rice
1 cup chicken fillet, cut into serving pieces
2/3 cup broccoli florets, steamed
2/3 cup cauliflower, steamed
1/2 carrot, cut into cubes and steamed
76 grams baby corn, cut into serving pieces and steamed
6 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons margarine
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
Mozarella or QuickMelt cheese for toppings
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
salt and ground pepper to taste

Marinade:
1/2 cup soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon peppercorn

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine chicken, soy sauce, sugar, peppercorns then marinate for 30 minutes. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then fry marinated chicken over low heat for 3 minutes or until light brown. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a pan, melt margarine then saute garlic until light brown.
2. Add cooked rice then toss until well coated.
3. Add chicken, veggies and Parmesan cheese then toss. Cook for 3-5 minutes.
4. Seasoned with salt and pepper according to taste.

Part 3
1. In a baking pan, lined with aluminum foil.Transfer the rice mixtures then spread evenly.
2. Top with grated Mozarella cheese then bake in a preheated oven at 300 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
3. Transfer to serving plate then serve immediately.

Blackberry Pancakes

Filipino Style Recipe:This recipe gives you a fluffy and delicious pancake that’s perfect for breakfast or even for snack. This can be your a perfect weekend treat after a busy week from work or school.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 10-15 minutes
Good for 3-4 servings

Ingredients:
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon powdered buttermilk
1 cup all purpose flour
3 tablespoon white sugar
1 teaspoon baking power
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg
2 tablespoon butter, melted
1/4 cup blackberry pie filling

Optional for serving:
Slices of butter
Chocolate syrup
Powdered sugar

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a small bowl, combine milk and buttermilk. Let it sit for around 2 minutes. Add the eggs and butter to the buttermilk mixture then beat lightly.In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar,baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
3. Once you are ready to cook, combine the dry, wet ingredients, and the blackberry and mix until just blended. Do not overmix.

Part 2
1. In a pan over low heat, scoop 2 tablespoon of the batter. Wait for it to have some bubbles before flipping on the other side. Cook the other side for about 1 minute or until lightly browned.
2. Put on serving plate, top with slices of butter, drizzle with chocolate syrup, sift powdered sugar and enjoy!

Cheesy Baked Corned Beef Hash Brown

Filipino Style Recipe: Cheesy Baked Corned Beef Hash Brown is another delicious and mouth-watering breakfast dish. This dish is consists of corned beef and chopped potatoes cooked and sauteed together with bell peppers, garlic and onions in butter. The corned beef-potato mixture arrange and press down in ramekins or any baking pan then submerged in egg-milk mixture. Sprinkle with Cheddar and Mozzarella cheese then baked until done

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 10 minutes
Estimated time of baking: 15-20 minutes
Good for 3-4 servings

Ingredients:
2 cups Corned Beef
2 cups cooked potatoes, chopped
1 cup Cheddar Cheese, grated
1 cup Mozzarella Cheese, grated
2 pieces red and green bell pepper, cut into cubed
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 large onion, chopped
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil and melt butter then saute garlic and onion.
2. Add bell pepper, corned beef, and potatoes then season with salt and pepper.
3. Stir cook for 3 minutes or until light brown. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine beaten eggs and milk then stir well. Set aside.
2. In a ramekins, arrange and press down corned beef-potatoes mixture then sprinkle with cheddar cheese.
3. Pour egg-milk mixture then sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.

Part 3
1. Bake in a preheated oven over 300 degrees Fahrenheit for 15-20 minutes.
2. Remove from oven then serve immediately.

Notes:
1. You may use quickmelt cheese as an alternative to Mozzarella cheese.

Pork Tocino

Filipino Style Recipe: Pork Tocino is a popular breakfast dish along with garlic rice and egg. This dish is made of pork meat cured in red food coloring and delicious spices. The meat is marinated and refrigerated for several days to achieved the best result.

Ingredients:
1 kilo pork loin, slice into pieces

Curing Mixture:
1 tablespoon salt
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/4 cup pineapple juice
1/2 teaspoon food coloring(red)
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine curing mixture then mix together until well combined.
2. Rub and press the meat into curing mixture until evenly distributed.
3. Cover and place in the fridge for at least 3 days.

Part 2
1. To cook, heat oil over medium heat then fry for 3 minutes per side.
2. Transfer into serving plate, then serve with garlic rice and fried egg. Enjoy

Crab Fried Rice

Filipino Style Recipe: Crab fried rice is another easy and simple delicious fried rice dish. It is mainly made up of fried rice and crab meat mixed together until cooked. This dish is usually served during breakfast together with your favorite dish and soup.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 15-20 minutes
Good for 4-5 servings

Ingredients:
5 cups cooked rice, leftover
3 big-sized crabs, cleaned
6 cloves garlic, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
salt to taste
2 tablespoons chopped spring onion(half for garnishing)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, boil crabs in salted water over low heat for 10 minutes or until cook.
2. Drain and let it cool. Scoop out all crab meat from shells. Set aside

Part 2
1. In the pan, heat oil and saute ginger, garlic and spring onion.
2. Add crab meat then stir cook for a minute over low heat.
3. Add cooked rice then seasoned with salt and ground pepper according to taste.
4. Keep stirring for 5 minutes then transfer to serving plate and garnish with spring onion.

Homemade Pancakes

Filipino Style Recipe: homemade pancakes or hotcakes is a thin and flat cake is consists of flour, baking powder, eggs, milk, salt and sugar. Blend together then cooked in a pan until golden brown. This is usually served during breakfast with strawberry syrup, butter and mango slices.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 20-30 minutes
Good for 4-6 servings

Ingredients:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup evaporated milk
2 eggs, beaten
4 tbsp melted butter

Serving:
strawberry syrup
butter
mango slices(optional)
powdered sugar(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt. Mix well.
2. Add the evaporated milk and eggs
3. Stir in the butter until well blended.

Part 2
1. Heat a non-stick pan in a low heat, grease using melted butter then scoop and pour 1/4 cup of batter.
2. Swirl the batter then cook for 20 seconds or until top starts to bubble. Flip and cook the other side until golden brown.
3. Repeat the steps for the remaining batter.
4. Transfer the pancakes to serving plates. Sprinkle with powdered sugar then serve with strawberry syrup and topped with butter and mango slices.

Skinless Longanisa

Filipino Style Recipe: Skinless Longanisa is a Filipino sausage traditionally made of ground pork then seasoned with herbs and spices. There are several varieties of Filipino sausages and the most popular are sweet hamonado and garlicky flavor with different shapes and sizes.

Estimated time of preparation: 30-40 minutes(plus chilling time)
Estimated time of cooking: 10 minutes
Good for 24 pieces

Ingredients:
1 kilo ground pork(20% fat)
1/4 cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons vinegar
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 head garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground pepper
cooking oil for frying

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients then add ground pork and fat. Mix well then refrigerate for 2 hours.
2. In a 5 x 5 inches wax paper, scoop about 2 tablespoons of mixture then mold into sausage shape.
3. Repeat the procedure to the remaining pieces then arrange in a container and refrigerate before cooking.

Part 2
1. In a frying pan, heat oil then fry longganisa until fully cooked. Drain.
2. Transfer to serving plate then serve with garlic rice and sunny side-up egg.