Bistek and Sotanghon Noodle Salad
Cold glass noodles. Hot grilled steak. Smoky, charred bell peppers and scallions. And juicy summer tomatoes. All tossed in a simple dressing of soy sauce, calamansi citrus, and thinly sliced shallots. Consider this cold noodle/grilled steak mashup
Sisig & Beer Pairing
This Sisig recipe is something I’ve been tinkering with for nearly 10 years now. I first wrote about Sisig way back in 2008 (my first Sisig recipe). Anthony Bourdain (RIP) first sang Sisig’s porky praises in 2009 when he visited the Philippines
Pulutan! Cookbook Available for Pre-Order
This has been in the works for the last 2 years or so, but I’m happy to announce that my latest cookbook Pulutan! Filipino Bar Bites, Appetizers and Street Eats will be released on September 11, 2018! It’s full of recipes for Filipino
Instant Pot Arroz Caldo
It’s crazy to think that the first time I wrote about Arroz Caldo on this blog was over 10 years ago (I’m old), wherein I explained the Filipino chicken and rice porridge’s place within my own family traditions. Though Arroz Caldo
Filipino-Style Pork Sausage with Ramps (Longganisa with Ramps)
Sprouting from the soil every spring, Ramps are the much ballyhooed and hyped allium with broad green leaves, purplish stems, and white bulbs that everyone seems to go crazy for this time of year. Why all the hype? Perhaps it has to do with their
Toasted Coconut Thumbprint Cookies with Rum & Ube Jam
I consider myself somewhat of a Christmas cookie connoisseur. Shortbread and gingerbread. Chocolate snowflakes and chocolate chips. Macarons and macaroons. Cookies in the shape of stockings and cookies in the shape of States. Those cookies with the
Rum & Ube Jam (Halayang Ube)
From cupcakes, to pancakes, to donuts, and even pop tarts, I’ve been known to experiment a time or two with Ube, the Filipino sweet purple yam. Despite my many Ube experiments and recipes over the years, I’ve never attempted to make Halayang
Adobo Road Cookbook Signing at Savor Filipino in San Francisco
Hello Filipino Food lovers! On Saturday August 30, 2014 I’ll be signing copies of The Adobo Road Filipino Cookbook at the inaugural Savor Filipino event in San Francisco at Justin Herman Plaza. Savor Filipino was founded by The Filipino Food