Baked Pesto Cream Dory

Filipino Style Recipe: baked pesto cream dory is another simple and easy dish. This dish is consists of dory fillets baked in a blend of pesto sauce, oyster sauce, and cayenne pepper.

Estimated time of preparation: 15 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 15 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

700 grams cream dory, cut into 4 pieces
1 pack pesto sauce mix(dissolved in 1/4 cup water)
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary(optional)
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

1. In a bowl, combine oyster sauce, cayenne pepper, rosemary, pesto sauce, salt and pepper then mix until well blended.
2. In a baking pan, lined with aluminum foil then grease with olive oil.
3. Arrange fish fillet then spread pesto mixture until well coated.
4. Bake in a preheat oven over 300 degrees Fahrenheit for 15-20 minutes.
5. Transfer to serving plate then serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

Cookies and Cream Polvoron

Filipino Style Recipe: Cookies and Cream Polvoron is another variety of polvoron made up of toasted flour, powdered milk, sugar, butter and ground cookies and cream. This is a simple sweet delicacy and easy to prepared.

Estimated time of preparation: 20-25 minutes(plus wrapping time)
Estimated time of cooking: 15 minutes
Good for 30-35 pieces

4 cups all purpose flour
2 cups powdered full cream milk
1 1/2 cup white sugar
1 1/8 cup butter, melted
1 cup cookies and cream(Oreo), ground

japanese paper or or cellophane
polvoron moulder

Part 1
1. In a pan over medium heat, toast flour for about 15 minutes or until color turns to light brown. Stir constantly.
2. Transfer to a bowl and let it cool. Set aside.

Part 2
1. Add powdered milk and sugar then mix until well combined.
2. Pour melted butter then mix well until smooth.
3. Add ground cookies and cream then stir well.

Part 3
1. In a polvoron mold, scoop and press the mixture until compact.
2. Wrap the molded polvoron with cellophane wrapper then secure by twisting both ends.
3. Repeat until all the mixture are consumed. Done!

Cream-Filled Cupcakes

Filipino Style Recipe: Cream-Filled Cupcakes is another variety of cupcakes filled with cream filling made of cream cheese, sugar, salt and chocolate chips. This can be served during breakfast together with coffee or during mid-afternoon snack.

Estimated time of preparation: 30-40 minutes
Estimated time of baking: 20 minutes(plus chilling time)
Good for 12-14 cupcakes

Dry Ingredients:
1 cup all purpose flour
3 tbsp cocoa powder
1/4 tsp salt
2/3 cup white sugar
3/4 tsp baking soda

Liquid Ingredients:
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 tsp vinegar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Cream Filling:
1 pack cream cheese, softened
4 tbsp white sugar
1/8 tsp salt
2/3 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

Part 1
1. In a mixing bowl, sift together the dry ingredients then mix well. Set aside.
2. In a separate bowl, combine liquid ingredients then mix well.
3. Combine dry and liquid ingredients then mix until well blended.

Part 2
1. In another bowl, combine cream filling ingredients then mix well until sugar is fully incorporated.
2. Add chocolate chips then mix well. Set aside.

Part 3
1. In a muffin pan, line muffin cups then pour batter up to half of muffin cups.
2. Scoop cream filling and put in the center of each muffin cups then pour the remaining batter.
3. Bake in preheated oven at 300 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes or until done.(Cupcakes is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.)
4. Chill for at least 4 hours before serving.

Creme Brulee

Filipino Style Recipe: Creme brulee also known as trinity cream or burnt cream is one of my favorite dessert. It is consists of heavy cream, egg yolks and sugar then topped with caramelized sugar. This is traditionally flavored with vanilla and sometimes can also be flavored with chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, lemon, orange or other fruits.

Estimated time of preparation: 15-20 minutes
Estimated time of baking: 40-50 minutes
Good for 6 ramekins

6 egg yolks, beaten
2 1/2 cups heavy cream
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Part 1
1. In a sauce pan, combine heavy cream and sugar then simmer until sugar is dissolved. Let it cool.
2. In a bowl, combine beaten egg yolks, cream mixture, salt and vanilla then whisk until thick and well blended.
3. Fill up each ramekins with egg-cream mixture then arrange in a shallow pan.

Part 2
1. Fill the pan with hot water until halfway of ramekins then bake over 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 40-50 minutes or until custard is set.
2. Let it cool then cover each ramekins with aluminum foil and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Part 3
1. Sprinkle each ramekins with sugar then shake off the excess sugar.
2. Caramelize the sugar using kitchen torch or broiler until color turns to amber. Serve!

Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Filipino Style Recipe: Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream is a healthy dessert dish made of banana and peanut butter mix together until soft-serve consistency then chill before serve. This dish is a perfect dessert specially during summer season.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes(plus freezing time)
Good for 2 servings

8 pieces ripe bananas, peeled and slice into discs
4 tablespoons peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract(optional)

Optional Toppings:
* grind almonds
* chocolate chips
* crushed chocolate cookies

1. In a food processor or high-speed blender, place bananas then process until creamy and smooth.
2. Add peanut butter and vanilla extract then process again until well blended and soft-serve consistency.
3. Transfer into freezer-safe container then place in freezer for at least 2 hours.
4. Serve chilled with toppings.

Cookies and Cream Smoothie

Filipino Style Recipe: cookies and cream smoothie is another sweet, creamy and refreshing beverage. This is made up of crumbled chocolate cookies, vanilla ice cream, low-fat milk and chocolate syrup. Best to served during summer season.

Estimated time of preparation: 5-8 minutes

10 Oreo cookies or any chocolate cookies, crumbled
2 cups vanilla ice cream, softened
1/4 cup low-fat milk
3 tablespoons chocolate syrup

1. In a blender, combine milk, ice cream and chocolate syrup.
2. Add 1/2 of crumbled cookies then process until blended.
3. Pour into glasses then sprinkle with remaining cookies then serve immediately.

Beef Stroganoff

Filipino Style Recipe: beef stroganoff is a Russian dish consists of beef strips and mushrooms served with sour cream. It became popular to Filipino cuisine and some other countries. Normally the beef sauteed and cooked with mushrooms in a blend of sour cream and seasonings.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 20 minutes
Good for 4-6 persons

1 kilo beef tenderloin or sirloin, cut into large strips
1/2 cup sliced button mushrooms
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 tablespoon garlic powder
2 tablespoons cornstarch(dissolved in 1/4 cup water)
salt and pepper to taste

Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine beef, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Marinate for 30 minutes.

Part 2
1. In a pan, melt butter and stir fry marinated beef for 3 minutes or until brown and tender. Drain and set aside.
2. In a same pan, add butter and saute onion and mushroom until golden brown.
3. Add stir-fried beef, sour cream, salt and pepper. Simmer in a low heat for 3 minutes. Stir constantly.
4. Add dissolved cornstarch and stir for another minute or until thicken.
5. Remove from heat then serve hot with bread, pasta or rice.

1. You may also add condensed cream of mushroom soup if you prefer.
2. You may also used yogurt instead of sour cream.

Creamy Chicken with Mushrooms


Filipino Style Recipe: Craving for something creamy today? This recipe is perfect for you. Serve this creamy chicken with mushrooms over hot cooked rice, biscuits, or toast for a delicious lunch or light supper.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 15 minutes

Good for 4 servings

2 cups chicken, cooked and cut into cubed
1 cup sliced mushrooms
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons corn flour
1-1/2 cups chicken stock
1 egg yolk, beaten
2 tablespoons light cream
salt and pepper to taste

Step 1
1. In a medium saucepan, heat butter and saute sliced mushrooms until browned.
2. Pour in flour mixture, cubed chicken and chicken stock. Stir and simmer for 8 minutes.
3. Adjust seasoning according to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 2
1. In a bowl, whisk the egg yolk, cream and add 1/3 cup of chicken stock, mix well.
2. Pour in the saucepan, stir until hot and bubbly.
3. Remove from heat and transfer to serving plate, sprinkle with dried oregano if desired.
4. Serve hot with rice or bread.

Chicken with Mushroom Cream Sauce Recipe


Filipino Style Recipe: chicken with mushroom cream sauce recipe is another low carbohydrates dish. Normally the chicken comes fried in a crispy batter and the sauce is a blend of mushrooms, sour cream, heavy cream, salt and pepper.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 40-50 minutes
Good for 4-6 servings

1 kilo chicken fillets, cut into serving pieces
200 grams mushrooms, sliced
1/4 cup chicken broth
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 cup canola oil
1 cup flour
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

Part 1
1. In a bowl, mix the flour, salt and ground pepper. Add chicken and stir to coat evenly.

Part 2
1. In a frying pan, heat canola oil and deep fry chicken until chicken is tender and color turns to golden brown.
2. Drain and set aside.

Part 3
1. In a frying pan, heat butter. Saute onions, garlic and mushrooms.
2. Continue sauteing until mushrooms are nice and browned, lower the heat and discard the garlic.
3. Add chicken broth, sour cream and heavy cream. Bring to boil, stir constantly.
4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
5. Simmer for 15 minutes or until the sauce is thick enough.
6. Transfer the chicken to serving plate with mushroom cream sauce on top.
7. Serve with boiled asparagus or steamed string beans.

1. You may add sliced black olives.