July 14, 2008
The abundance of vegetables in our tropical country is best expressed in the folk song “Bahay Kubo”. Indeed, you can plant vegetables and herbs in you own backyard and pick hem just a few minutes before cooking. That’s an assurance of freshness, superior taste and nutrition.
July 14, 2008
Adobong Pusit (Squid Stew) Ingredients:
1 kilo squid, cleaned
2 tbsp oyster sauce
1 small pack adobo mix
1/3 cup water
5 cloves garlic, peeled
salt to taste
Adobong Pusit (Squid Stew) Procedures:
1. Saute garlic in oyster sauce. Add squid, then 1/3 cup of water.
2. Remove squid from saucepan as soon as the mixture boils. Sprinkle adobo mix over squid.
3. When the sauce in the pan thickens, put back squid. Mix thoroughly. Don’t overcook.
Note: If the squid is not fresh, add a teaspoon of sugar to the mixture.
July 11, 2008
* 1 kilo oxtail, cut into serving pieces
* 2 eggplants, slice diagonally
* 5 pieces string beans, cut into 4 cm length
* 2 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
* 1 medium sized onion
* 3 tablespoons cooking oil
* 2 teaspoon salt
* 5 cups water
* 1/2 cup unsweetened peanut butter
* 3 tablespoon sauteed shrimp paste (bagoong)
Filipino Empanada Cooking Ingredients:
* 1 package ( 14 oz ) frozen puff pastry dough
* 3/4 lb. ground chuck or lean pork
* 1 medium potato, pare and diced
* 3/4 teaspoon of salt
* 1 small chopped onion
* 3 tablespoon of raisins ( this is optional )
* 2 tablespoon of diced red sweet pepper
* 1 clove of minced garlic
* 1/8 teaspoon of pepper
* 2 tablespoon of oil