Shrimps and Scallops Pasta


Ingredients:
400 grams spaghetti pasta
250 grams shrimps, peeled, tail intact and deveined
16 units of scallops
8 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
1 large tomato, seeded, diced
1 large onion, diced
4 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
1/2 cup olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large pot, prepare pasta based on cooking instructions. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a nonstick pan, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil then stir fry shrimps and scallops until color turns to pink. Remove from the pan and set aside

Part 3
1. In a same pan, saute garlic, onion, tomato and parsley then saute for a minute.
2. Put back 2/3 of shrimps and scallops then season with salt and pepper.
3. Add remaining olive oil and pasta then toss until coat evenly.
4. Transfer to serving plate, top with remaining shrimps and scallops then serve.

Cheesy Shrimp Carbonara


Ingredients:
500 grams linguine pasta
500 grams shrimp, peeled and deveined
100 grams sliced button mushroom
1 can evaporated milk
250 ml all purpose cream
1 can creamed of mushroom soup
1 head garlic, minced
1 onion, minced
2 tablespoons cayenne pepper
2 large tomatoes, seeded, diced
1 teaspoon ground pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
250 grams grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoon spring onion, chopped(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large pot, prepare the pasta based on cooking instructions. Set aside.

Part 2
1. Sprinkle shrimps with cayenne pepper.
2. In a nonstick pan, heat oil then sear shrimps until color turns to pink. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a same pan, saute garlic, onion and mushroom for 2-3 minutes.
2. Add evaporated milk and creamed mushroom soup.
3. Add the all purpose cream and grated Parmesan cheese. Stir and bring to boil. Season with ground pepper. (Add more evaporated milk or a cup of water if the sauce is too creamy or salty.)
4. Simmer until beginning to thicken. Put back the shrimps then toss to combine. Remove from heat.
5. Prepare pasta into serving plate, top with tomatoes, spring onion and grated Parmesan cheese. Serve and enjoy.

Spicy Ginataang Langka


Ingredients:
6 cups unripe jackfruit(langka), sliced
1 cup coconut cream(first extract)
2 cups coconut milk(second extract)
5 cloves garlic, crushed
1 large onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, sliced thinly
3 pieces green chili(siling haba), chopped
5-7 chili hot peppers(siling labuyo), chopped
200 grams leftover pork liempo, chopped
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a saucepan, heat oil and saute onion, garlic and ginger.
2. Add langka, stir and saute for a few minutes.
3. Pour coconut milk(second extract), simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.
4. When the sauce is almost absorb, pour coconut cream(first extract) and season with salt and pepper.
5. Cook for another 10 minutes or until langka is tender. Stir occasionally to avoid curdling.
6. Add pork and green and red chili, simmer until sauce is thickens and oily.
7. Transfer to serving bowl then serve.

Grilled King Prawns


Ingredients:
8-10 pieces fresh king prawns
3 tablespoons olive oil
salt and ground pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. Wash and clean prawns, cut off the antennae and rostrum on the prawn’s head.
2. Using a sharp knife, make a slit on the back, open up and devein.
3. Season with salt and pepper then brush with olive oil.
4. Grill over hot charcoal until cooked or color turns light orange.
5. Serve with dipping sauce.

Beef and Shiitake Mushroom Stir-Fry


Ingredients:
500 grams beef sirloin, cut into thin strips
200 shiitake mushroom slices
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 white onion, chopped
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine beef, soy sauce, oyster sauce, salt and ground pepper. Mix well and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a sauce pan, heat cooking oil then saute garlic, onion and ginger.
2. Add shiitake mushrooms then stir fry for 5 minutes.
3. Add beef and marinade then stir cook for another 5 minutes.
4. Adjust seasoning according to taste. Add a little water if necessary.
5. Remove from heat then served with steamed rice.

Spicy Crispy Pata


Ingredients:
1 piece(2 kg) pork pata(pork hock or knuckle), cleaned
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 cup vinegar
1 head garlic, pounded
1 white onions, chopped
5 chili hot peppers(siling labuyo), seeded and chopped
12 pieces peppercorns
4 pieces bay leaves
4 tablespoons salt
salt and pepper to taste
water
cooking oil for frying

Procedures:
Part 2
1. In a large pot, pour water then add garlic, onion, peppercorns, bay leaves, chili hot peppers and salt.
2. Add pata then bring to boil over medium heat for 1.5 hours or until tender. Add water if necessary.
3. Drain, pat-dry and let it cool.

Part 3
1. Prick pata with a fork to make holes all over, rub with salt and pepper.
2. Deep fry over low heat for 20 minutes or until skin becomes crisp and golden brown.
3. Drain then serve with dipping sauce(soy sauce, calamansi, chili, chopped onion).

Sizzling Crispy Sisig


Ingredients:
1 kilo pork meat(combination of cheek, ear and snout)
200 grams chicken liver
1 cup pineapple juice
1/2 cup butter
1 cup onion, minced
3 gloves garlic, crushed
3-4 chili hot peppers(siling labuyo), seeded and chopped
3 tablespoons soy sauce or liquid seasoning
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 pieces bay leaves
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon peppercorn
1 teaspoon ground pepper
4-5 pieces calamansi
crushed chicharon(optional)
1 raw egg(optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine pork meat, garlic, bay leaves, salt and peppercorn.
2. Pour pineapple juice and water enough to cover the meat, simmer for 40 minutes or until tender. Drain.

Part 2
1. Grill over hot charcoal until crisp and browned.
2. Slice the pork cheeks and ears into small pieces. Set aside.

Part 3
1. In a pan, melt butter then saute ginger and onions.
2. Add chicken liver, crush the liver while cooking until tender.
3. Add chopped pork cheeks and ears and stir fry for 5 minutes.
4. Add chopped chili, soy sauce, ground pepper and mayonnaise. Mix well.
5. Transfer to sizzling plate, add raw egg and crushed chicharon on top. Serve with calamansi. Done

Pancit Canton with Lechon Kawali


Ingredients:
500 grams pancit canton noodles
500 grams lechon kawali, chopped (recipe)
2 pieces pork cubes
10 cups water
1/4 kilo baguio beans, slice diagonally
2 cups cabbage, sliced into strips
1 carrot, julienned
1 cup celery(kintsay), sliced
4 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
4 tablespoons cooking oil
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon garlic flakes

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a wok or frying pan, saute the garlic and onions.
2. Put-in ½ of lechon kawali, sauté for 3 minutes.
3. Add soy sauce, water, and pork cubes then simmer for 3 minutes.
4. Put-in pancit canton noodles then cover and simmer until the liquid has been absorbed by the noodles.
5. Add oyster sauce then toss until well combined.
6. Put-in the remaining vegetables, cook for 7 minutes.
7. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper according to taste.
8. Transfer to serving plate then top with remaining lechon kawali and sprinkle with garlic flakes. Serve with calamansi. Enjoy!

Barbecued Pork Kebab


Ingredients:
1 kilo pork meat with fat, sliced into thin pieces
bamboo skewers (soak in water for 15 minutes)
4 pieces red/yellow onion, quartered
2 pieces bell pepper, cut into square
4 pieces tomato, quartered

Marinade:
1 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup calamansi or lime juice
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground pepper
2 teaspoons garlic powder

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large container, combine marinade ingredients and pork. Marinate inside the fridge overnight.
2. Remove pork from marinade.

Part 3
1. Arrange marinated pork, bell pepper, onion, and tomato as desired on bamboo skewers then brush with marinade mixture.
2. Repeat the steps for the remaining pieces.

Part 4
1. Grill pork kebab over hot charcoal for 5 minutes on each side or until tender while basting with marinade mixture.
2. Transfer serving plate and serve with dipping sauce. Enjoy!

Pan-Fried Pork Steak


Ingredients:
2 pieces pork steak (10 ounces each)
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
salt and grind pepper to taste

Brine:
3 cups water
1/2 cup salt
1/4 cup brown sugar

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Prick pork both sides with a fork then marinate in brine for 30 minutes or overnight.

Part 2
1. Remove pork from the brine and pat dry with paper towels.
2. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Set aside.

Part 3
1. In a cast-iron skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
2. Add pork and cook for 3 minutes on each side. Baste with melted butter.
3. Transfer to serving plate then serve with gravy. Serve hot immediately.