Tonton Recipes

GINATAANG KALABASA AT SITAW

Coconut milk is so comforting. This ingredient adds warmth and nutty flavor to any dish it is added to. Ginataang Kalabasa in Sitaw is a delicious dish made with coconut milk. It’s creamy and delicious and adds a wonderful twist to the bright and fresh flavors of vegetables that we love. Ginataan has a …

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Callos is a great choice for dinner

  The melt-in-your mouth beef tripe and ox legs meat, thick and spicy sauce, and the tender-crisp bell peppers were all too tempting. If you need to know, I ate three cups of rice and two large ladles of this. What is Callos? Callos was one influence of Spanish colonization on Filipino cuisine. This …

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SWEET MANGO BARBECUE CHICKEN SKEWERS

Sweet Mango Barbecue chicken skewers make the best grill food! They’re moist and juicy and packed with fruity and salty flavors. Barbecues are a Filipino tradition. They are especially popular on New Year’s Eve when friends and families gather around a smoldering coal pit to await the new year. Red hotdogs on …

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GINATAANG MUNGGO AT BABOY

Ginataang Munggo is a delicious mung beans stew made with coconut milk and diced meat. It is hearty and delicious, and goes well with steamed rice Mung beans are a common ingredient in my kitchen, and for good reason. These legumes are affordable and healthy. They can also be used in savory …

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GRILLED TUNA BELLY

Another delicious Lent dish is the grilled tuna belly. This recipe calls for thick strips of tuna belly to be marinated in a sweet and spicy combination of oyster sauce, garlic and lemon juice, chili sauce, sesame oil, and then grilled over hot coals. Let me know your thoughts and try it. …

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EASY UTAN BISAYA (LAW-UY)

Utan Bisaya is a Filipino vegetable soup. Locals from the Visayas and those of Visayan heritage can enjoy Easy Utan Bisaya, a vegetable soup that is made from the freshest vegetables and boiled in water. It’s similar to bungling, another popular vegetable soup. We have to give thanks to the Visayans for …

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EASY MEATBALL WITH MIXED VEGETABLES RECIPE

Mixed vegetables and meatballs are the quick way to make a meal when you have limited time. I prepare meatballs in advance and freeze them for up to two days until they are needed. Mixed vegetables are frozen vegies made of long-grain green beans, carrots, green peas, and corn. This …

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CRISPY UKOY

Crispy Ukoy Ukoy, made from green papaya or kalabasa, is a great snack, appetizer, side dish, or main course. These tasty vegetable fritters are crunchy and delicious!Ukoy, or okay, are Filipino-style fritters made from a variety of vegetables, shell-on shrimps, and a batter with atsuete colors. This chunky mixture is poured …

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COCONUT LIME CHICKEN

Are you bored of the same ol’ grilled chicken? Level up your BBQ game with Coconut Lime Chicken! Juicy and tasty with Thai flavours, it’s the perfect summer go-to recipe! If you’re looking for an easy recipe that packs a major flavour, you’ve come to the right place! This coconut lime chicken …

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CHICKEN INASAL COOkiNG RECPiES

Inasal chicken is simple to prepare but packs a lot of flavors. This Filipino chicken barbecue is sure to please everyone! The first part of the year was spent in the Philippines. Mang Inasal Pecho with unli Rice was a large portion of my meals. This Bacolod specialty was introduced to me by …

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