Saturday, July 2, 2022

Rice & Noodle

Odong at Tinapa

I was raised in a place where this dish is a common fixture in the table: odong and tinapa. While tinapa means smoked fish, Cebuanos refer this to canned sardines or mackerel. Odong is salted flour noodles characterized by...

Pancit Bihon

Pancit bihon is commonly known as a Filipino type of noodles. Noodles in every Filipino's life is very significant. For instance, eating and serving noodles especially during your birthday is symbolic way of saying "may you have a long...

Pancit Palabok

There are many ways of cooking noodles, locally known as pancit or pansit. This is a term of noodles in Filipino cuisine the Chinese immigrants introduced to the Philippines. Another type of it is pancit palabok. It is a kind...

Paella

Paella  is a Valenciana rice dish that originated in its modern form in the mid-19th century near lake Albufera, a lagoon in Valencia, on the east coast of Spain. Many non-Spaniards view paella as Spain's national dish, but most Spaniards consider it...

Stir-fry Udon With Stripped Chicken Fillet

Udon is a type of thick wheat-flour noodle of Japanese cuisine. It is usually served hot as noodle soup in its simplest form as kake udon, in a mildly flavoured broth called kakejiru which is made of dashi, soy...

Pancit Canton with Shredded Sausages and Vegetables

There are quite a number of Filipino noodle varieties: from the popular Malabon, sotanghon and bihon guisado to the lesser-known alanganin, alahoy and cabagan. Each has its own distinct characteristic, influenced by foreign visitors or locally available ingredients. So...

Saute Pancit Canton

Pancit or pansit is the term for noodles in Filipino cuisine. Noodles were introduced into the Philippines by the Chinese and have since been adopted into local Pinoy cuisine. Noodle dishes are also standard fare in local restaurants and come in different forms and cooking methods. Food...

Roasted Potatoes With Cheese and Bacon

You may say that potato is not a staple food for Filipinos. Correct, yet, with fusion of many dishes influenced by neighboring countries, it's inevitable that new ingredients slowly encroach the Filipino table. And yet, many of us won't...

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