Burnt Lumpia

Filipino-Style Pork Sausage with Ramps (Longganisa with Ramps)

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

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)

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

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
Hatch Chile & Mango Empanadas

Hatch Chile & Mango Empanadas

Grown in the Hatch valley of southern New Mexico, Hatch Chiles have a short growing season spanning from August and into September. During these few weeks of late summer and early fall, New Mexicans go crazy for the green capsicums—buying up bags,