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Filipino Recipes

All of our Filipino recipes are authentic and made by a Filipina. From Biko, Shakoy, Lecheflan, Mung bean soup, and more. Easy step-by-step instructions, videos, and pictures.

Coconut milk curds on a spoon

Coconut Milk Curds (Latik) Recipe

Delightful Coconut Toppings Filipino cuisine is rich in flavors and textures, especially when it comes to our beloved desserts or kakanin. A key ingredient that adds a unique taste and texture to these treats is coconut. In this guide, I’ll walk you through two popular coconut-based toppings that are essential in garnishing various Filipino delicacies.… 

Chocolate Butternut Donut Holes

Choco Butternut Munchkins, also known as donut holes, are a unique offering from Dunkin’ Donuts, the Philippines’ premier coffee and donut shop. These delightful treats combine the rich taste of chocolate with the distinct crunch and flavor of butternut streusel. Unavailable in the US, these munchkins have captured the hearts of many with their soft,… 

Beef Tapa prepared in an iron skillet with a side of rice with an egg over the top

Beef Tapa Recipe

Hello, fellow food enthusiasts! Today, we dive deep into the savory world of Beef Tapa, a cherished staple in Filipino breakfast tables that has captured the hearts of many across the globe. As a proud Filipino, I’m excited to share with you the rich history, unique taste, and cultural significance of this beloved dish. What… 

Purple Yam or Ube Pudding in a bowl

Ube Pudding Recipe

Ube also known as purple yam is a tuberous vegetable. They grow in tropical countries like the Philippines. They are very easy to It is starchy with bright purple flesh. Its sweet-vanilla-like flavor and nutty texture are very tasty. We use this a lot in making different delicacies, and other sweet treats back home in… 

Filipino Ube Bars stacked on a wooden cutting board

Ube Bars Recipe

Ube Bars or Purple Yam Bar Bread is a soft, buttery, and flaky bread in bar forms. They are fully dipped in Ube or purple yam syrup. As a finishing touch, it is heavily dredged in unsweetened coconut flakes or desiccated coconut until it is completely coated. The bread texture is similar to a biscuit… 

Escabeche Isda or Sweet and Sour Fish in a bowl

Escabeche Isda

Escabeche is a dish Filipinos adapted from Spanish and made local modifications of our own. There are different variations from all over the Philippines. Moreover, this dish usually consists of fish or meat cooked in vinegar and spiced with carrots, peppers, garlic, onions, and peppercorns or ground peppers. We then made some modifications and gave… 

Filipino chicken inasal with rice on a banana leaf with sauce

Chicken Inasal Recipe

Chicken Inasal or roasted chicken is also known as Lechon Manok. Manok is a Filipino word for Chicken and Inasal means roasted. This sumptuous dish is one of our common chicken dishes in the Visayas part of the Philippines. It is a specialty in the province of Bacolod. It’s a variant of marinated chicken cooked… 

A stack of filipino lumpia shanghai on a plate with spring onions

The Best Filipino Lumpia Shanghai Recipe

Lumpia Shanghai or Filipino Spring Rolls are a classic Filipino treat. Lumpia Shanghai is the Chinese-influenced version of Lumpia in the Phillippines. If you have had Lumpia before with Banana, this recipe will be a different experience as it contains meat. It won’t be as sweet. Best way to describe these would be closer to…