Vigan Longganisa


Ingredients:
1 kilo ground pork (30% fat)
1/4 teaspoon salitre
2 heads garlic, crushed
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cracked 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.

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 caramelized browned.
5. Transfer to serving plate and service with fried 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.

Chicken Wings Teriyaki


Ingredients:
8-10 pieces chicken wings, separate drumette from wing
2 cups flour
salt and ground pepper to taste
cooking oil for frying
1 teaspoon unsalted butter
3 cloves garlic, pounded

Teriyaki Sauce:
4 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon Spanish paprika
1/2 teaspoon ginger powder

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine flour, salt and pepper.
2. Toss chicken then shake off excess.
3. In a frying pan, heat oil then fry chicken wings until golden brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, melt butter then saute garlic.
2. Pour teriyaki mixture then stir and simmer until well combined.
3. Add chicken wings then toss until well coated.
4. Transfer to serving bowl then serve with steamed rice.

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.

Ground Pork Hardinera


Ingredients:
1/2 kilo ground pork
1/2 cup tomato sauce
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
4 hotdogs, sliced in half horizontally
1/2 cup pineapple slices, halves
1 small size red bell pepper, slice diagonally
2 tablespoons sweet pickled relish
1/4 cup raisins
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup pork broth
2 tablespoons cooking oil
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a casserole, heat oil then saute garlic, onion and ground pork for 3-5 minutes.
2. Add pork broth and tomato sauce then stir and simmer for 20 minutes or until tender and the liquid is absorb and sizzle. Remove from heat and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine cooked pork and the rest of the ingredients. Mix until well combined.

Part 3
1. In a glass or grease aluminum molds, put the mixture and spread evenly.
2. Cover with aluminum foil then steam for at least 30 minutes or until firm.
3. Remove the molds then transfer to serving plate. Serve hot.

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.

Sinigang na Pork Ribs sa Pakwan


Ingredients:
1 kilo pork ribs, cut into serving pieces
12 tamarind(sampalok) Or sampaloc mix
1 big onion(diced)
6 tomatoes(quartered)
1 regular sized watermelon, peeled, seeded, sliced
6 pieces okra, cut diagonally
1 bundle of stringbeans(sitaw), cut into 2 inches long
1 bundle of river spinach(kangkong leaves)
4 pieces taro(gabi), peeled and cut into cubes
Salt and Fish Sauce(patis)
2 litres of water

Procedures:
Part 1
1.Boil tamarind, pound and strain the juice. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a casserole, add pork ribs, onion and tomatoes to boil until tender.
2. Add tamarind juice, watermelon and gabi, continue simmering for 30 minutes or until gabi is tender.
3. Add okra and string beans then simmer for another 5 minutes.
4. Season with salt or fish sauce according to taste.
5. When tender, add kangkong leaves then serve hot immediately.

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.