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.

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.

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

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.

Beef and Enoki Mushrooms


Ingredients:
500 grams beef sirloin, cut into thin strips
200 grams enoki mushrooms
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 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 enoki 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.

Pork Pochero with Chorizo


Ingredients:
1 kilo pork liempo, cut into serving pieces
1 large chorizo, sliced diagonally
1/2 head garlic, chopped
1 medium size onion, chopped
2-3 pieces tomatoes, sliced
4 pieces saba, sliced diagonally
2 potatoes, quartered
1 small bundle, green beans, trimmed
1/2 small cabbage, quartered
1/2 cup tomato sauce
3-4 cups water
1 tbsp. peppercorns
salt, fish sauce and sugar to taste
1/4 cup cooking oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a sauce pan, heat oil and saute garlic, onion and tomatoes.
2. Add chorizo and pork then stir cook until color changes and start to sizzle.
3. Add tomato sauce, water and peppercorns then stir and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until pork is tender.(Add more water as necessary).
4. Add potato and simmer for another 3-5 minutes or until potato are tender.
5. Add in banana and the other vegetables, cook for 3-5 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
6. Adjust seasoning with fish sauce, salt and sugar according to taste.
7. Remove from heat then transfer to serving plate. Serve with steamed rice.

Spicy Kalderetang Kambing


Ingredients:
500 grams goat meat, cut into serving pieces
1 can (85 grams)liver spread
3-5 hot chili(labuyo), chopped
2 red and green bell peppers, diced
1 large onions, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
250 grams tomato sauce
4 tablespoons soy sauce
3 large potatoes, cubed
2 large carrots, cubed
3 bay leaves
4-5 cups water or beef stock
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup vinegar
sugar, salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large container, marinate meat with vinegar, salt and pepper for an hour. (This is to lessen the unwanted odor.)
2. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan heat oil and fry potatoes and carrots until golden brown.
2. Drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a pan, heat oil then stir fry meat until light brown. Set aside.
2. Reduce oil then saute garlic and onion. Combine with the meat then continue sauteing for 2 minutes.
3. Add tomato sauce, soy sauce, liver spread and bay leaves, simmer for 5 minutes.
4. Add water and simmer for at least 45 minutes or until beef is tender. Add water if necessary.
5. Add carrots, potatoes, bell pepper and chili. Simmer for 5 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
6. Adjust seasoning with sugar, salt and pepper according to taste.
7. Transfer to serving plate and serve with steamed rice.