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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.

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… 

Filipino Vegetable Stew or Pinakbet in a bowl

How to Make Filipino Vegetable Stew (Pinakbet)

There’s something about a hearty vegetable stew that feels like a warm embrace, especially when it’s a dish as rich in flavor and tradition as Pinakbet. This Filipino favorite has always held a special place in my heart. It’s not just the medley of textures and flavors that make it stand out, but also the… 

Filipino grilled eggplant salad in a bowl

Filipino Style Grilled Eggplant Omelet and Salad Recipe

Eggplant is one of my favorite vegetables because of its versatility in usage. You can use them for making soups, stews, fried dishes, and even for salad. The eggplant salad and omelet are great appetizers and side dishes. Some even enjoy them as a full meal. How about you join me in learning how to…