Seafood Paella


Ingredients:
5 cups sticky rice(malagkit)
1/2 kilo prawns
200 grams squid, sliced
1/2 kilo fish fillets(salmon, tuna, etc), cut into cubes
1/2 kilo mussels(tahong)
1 large chorizo, sliced diagonally(optional)
5 gloves garlic, sliced
1 large onion, chopped
2 pieces bell pepper(red, green), sliced
1 pack(270 grams) tomato sauce
1 tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon saffron
1 cup green peas
1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
1/2 cup olive or vegetable oil
fish sauce, salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, place mussels then pour enough water. Bring to boil until the shells open. Drain. Set aside the broth.
2. In a pan, heat oil then fry prawns, squid and fish fillets for 2 minutes or until cooked. Drain and set aside.
3. In a same pan, fry chorizo until golden brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a paella pan, heat olive oil then saute garlic and onion.
2. Add green peas, paprika, saffron, tomato sauce and rice then stir until colored distribute evenly.
4. Pour mussels broth then simmer until rice is almost tender and mushy. Add more water if needed.
5. Add parsley then season with salt and pepper to taste.
6. Arrange bell peppers, seafood and other remaining ingredients on top.
7. Continue simmering until sauce is absorbed. Transfer to serving plate then serve.

Salted Caramel Crepe Cake


Crepe Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
3 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 large eggs
2 1/4 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons butter, melted

Whipped Cream Ingredients:
3 cups heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons powdered sugar

Sauce:
salted caramel sauce

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Mix together until well combined.
2. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, vanilla and butter until smooth.
3. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix well.
4. Refrigerate for one hour or overnight to allow the bubbles to settle.

Part 2
1. In a small nonstick pan, grease using melted butter. Wipe off excess oil with a paper towel.
2. Scoop 1/4 cup of batter then pour and swirling the pan to make as thin as possible.
3. Cook for 30 seconds or until slightly brown, Flip and cook the other side for 10 seconds.
4. Remove from the pan then repeat the steps for the remaining batter.

Part 3
1. Using hand mixer, beat the cream until it forms soft peaks.
2. Add vanilla and sugar then stir until well combined. Do not over beat.

Part 4
1. In a cake stand, place one crepe then add a thin layer of whipped cream.
2. Add the crepe and layer the cream until you have reached the desired height.
3. Allow the cake to chill for at least 30 minutes.
4. Drizzle with salted caramel sauce then cut the cake with a sharp knife. Serve.

Pork and Beans with Cabbage


Ingredients:
1/4 kilo white beans(bitsuelas)
1/2 kilo pork, cut into small pieces
4 gloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1 onion, chopped
3 pieces tomatoes, discard seeds and diced
1 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup tomato ketchup(optional)
1 liter water
sugar, salt and pepper to taste
1 small cabbage, cut into serving pieces

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, soak beans in water overnight. Wash on running water then drain. Set aside.
2. In a pot, boil water then cook beans for an hour or until tender. Add water if necessary then set aside.

Part 2
1. In another pot, heat oil then saute garlic, onion and tomatoes.
2. Add pork and cook until light brown and tender.
3. Add boiled beans, tomato sauce, ketchup, sugar, salt and pepper according to taste.
4. Simmer until well blended and thicken. Add water if necessary.
5. Add cabbage then simmer for another 3 minutes. Remove from heat then serve with steamed rice.

Crispy Dinakdakan


Ingredients:
1/2 hog head(cheek, nose and ear), cut into 2-4 pieces
1/2 cup mayonnaise/hog brain
3 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
1 tablespoon peppercorn
1 tablespoon rock salt
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
4 medium-sized onions, chopped
4 pieces red chili(siling labuyo), chopped
a bunch of fresh onion chives, chopped thinly
1/4 cup calamansi juice/vinegar
salt and ground pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a big cooking pot, place water and bring to a boil.
2. Add hog head then add peppercorn, bay leaves and salt. Simmer for 30 minutes or until tender.
3. Place the hog brain into plastic bag then boil in the same cooking pot for 5 minutes.
4. Remove the meat and brain from the cooking pot, drain and let it cool for a few minutes.

Part 2
1. Cut the hog head into grilling size and grill until color turns to brown and crispy.
2. Remove from heat then cut into small slices.

Part 3
1. In a big bowl, put the sliced hog head with ginger, onions, red chili onion chives, ground pepper, calamansi juice, and brain. Mix well and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper according to taste.
2. Serve and enjoy!

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Feet


Ingredients:
1 kilo chicken feet
1/4 cup vinegar
2 pieces star anise
1 piece bay leaf
1 tablespoon salt
1/4 cup honey

Sauce:
3 cloves garlic, peeled and grated
1 thumb sized ginger, peeled and grated
2 tablespoons chili paste
1/4 teaspoon dried chili
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons soda (sprite)
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Garnishing:
toasted sesame seeds
chopped spring onions

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Cut off chicken feet claws then scrub well with vinegar and salt. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
2. Remove the liquid and rinse 3 times thoroughly and drain.

Part 2
1. In a pot, boil chicken feet with start anise, salt and bay leaf for 30-45 minutes or until very tender. Drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a large bowl, mix all sauce ingredients then add cooked chicken feet. Mix thoroughly until everything is coated with the sauce.
2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Part 4
1. In a pan, heat oil then pour marinated chicken feet and sauce.
2. Stir-fry for 10-15 minutes, when sauce starts to thicken add-in honey. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
3. Transfer to serving plate, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and spring onion. Serve.

Sizzling Tofu Sisig


Ingredients:
400 grams firm tofu, cut into cubed
1 red bell pepper, chopped (optional)
1 green bell pepper, chopped (optional)
1 medium sized yellow onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon butter
Cooking oil for frying
1-2 pieces bird’s eye chili

Sauce:
1/4 cup Mayonnaise
1 tablespoon liquid seasoning
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine sauce ingredients and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a frying pan, heat oil then fry tofu until light brown. Drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a pan, heat 2 tablespoons oil then saute onion and bell pepper.
2. Add fried tofu and stir cook for a minute.
3. Add 1/2 of sauce mixture then stir cook for another minute.

Part 4
1. In a hot sizzling plate, melt butter then transfer tofu mixture.
2. Add remaining sauce mixture then toss.
3. Topped with bird’s eye chili then serve hot immediately.

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.

Mango Sago


Ingredients:
4 cups cooked mini sago
4 ripe mangoes, cut into cubed
1 can condensed milk
1 pack all purpose cream, chilled
1 small can evaporated milk
Mango extract(optional)

Procedures:
1. Put the chilled all purpose cream in blender and blend for 1 minute.
2. Add 1/4 of the ripe mango, condensed milk, and evaporated milk into the blender and blend together until the mangoes are blended thoroughly.
3. Transfer to a mixing bowl then add the cooked sago and the remaining cubed mangoes, and 4 drops of mango extract.
4. Mix and transfer to containers with lid. Put in the freezer for at least an hour before serving.

Stir-Fry Spicy Chicken Feet


Ingredients:
1 kilo chicken feet
1/4 cup vinegar
1 tablespoon salt

Sauce:
3 cloves garlic, peeled and grated
1 thumb sized ginger, peeled and grated
2 tablespoons chili paste
1/4 teaspoon dried chili
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons soda (sprite)
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Garnishing:
toasted sesame seeds
chopped spring onions

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Cut off chicken feet claws then scrub well with vinegar and salt. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
2. Remove the liquid and rinse 3 times thoroughly and drain.

Part 2
1. In a pot, boil chicken feet for 30-45 minutes or until very tender. Drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a large bowl, mix all sauce ingredients then add cooked chicken feet. Mix thoroughly until everything is coated with the sauce.
2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Part 4
1. In a pan, heat oil then pour marinated chicken feet and sauce.
2. Stir-fry for 10-15 minutes. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
3. Transfer to serving plate, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and spring onion. Serve with java rice.

Tahong Sisig


Ingredients:
1 kilo mussels(tahong), cleaned with beard removed
1 thumb-sized ginger, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon paprika
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
1 red onion, minced
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 pieces green chili pepper(siling haba), chopped
2 pieces red chili(labuyo), chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, place ginger and mussels with enough water. Bring to boil until the shells open.
2. Drain then remove the mussels from the shell. Set aside.

Part2
1. In a pan, heat oil the saute ginger and garlic.
2. Add mussels then season with paprika, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
3. Turn off the heat the transfer to mixing bowl.
4. Add onion, mayo and chili. Toss and serve.