Beef

Salisbury Bistek: Filipino-style Salisbury Steak with Calamansi and Onion Gravy

Salisbury Bistek: Filipino-style Salisbury Steak with Calamansi and Onion Gravy

Growing up with parents that worked odd hours, my brothers and I were often left to fend for ourselves when it came to dinner time.  Which, more often than not, meant that we raided the freezer for its bounty of frozen TV dinners. Although my
Kare Kare Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich: Sous-vide Oxtails with Peanut Sauce and Caramelized Onion & Bagoong Jam

Kare Kare Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich: Sous-vide Oxtails with Peanut Sauce and Caramelized Onion & Bagoong Jam

Thanks to television shows like “Top Chef” and “Iron Chef”, cookbooks from the likes of Thomas Keller and Nathan Myhrvoid, and perhaps your friendly neighborhood fancy-pants restaurant, “Sous-vide cooking” has
Corned Beef and Cabbage Sinigang

Corned Beef and Cabbage Sinigang

In Claude Tayag’s and Mary Ann Quioc’s Philippine food and travel book, Linamnam, they make mention of Sentro, a restaurant in Metro Manila that serves Corned Beef Sinigang (corned beef in a Filipino sour tamarind soup). Tayag and Quioc
Bistek & Pancit: Together At Last

Bistek & Pancit: Together At Last

The Chinese influence on Filipino cuisine is perhaps most evident in the Philippines’ vast array of noodle dishes known as Pancit. Pancit Miki, Pancit Molo, Pancit Palabok—all Filipino noodle dishes, and all of Chinese origin. And although
Home-Cured Corned Beef

Home-Cured Corned Beef

Take a peek into most any Filipino’s pantry and you are just as likely to spy a can of corned beef as you are a bottle of fish sauce, banana ketchup, or vinegar. Because the Philippines was an American colony from 1901-1946, American canned