Mechado is a Filipino dish of tender pieces of beef cooked slowly in a stew of tomato, soy, lemon and bay leaf. Sometimes vegetables such as carrots and bell peppers are added. In our house, we often like to add Spanish olives and crispy potatoes.
Sinigang na Manok is a comforting, brothy, Filipino chicken stew, tangy and tart from tamarind, fragrant from ginger and garlic with a kick of heat from Bird Eye chilies. Serve with steamed white rice and a dipping bowl of fish sauce with a chili crushed into it on the side.
Turon (also known as lumpiang saging or banana spring rolls) is a sweet little snack or dessert of bananas, brown sugar and jackfruit wrapped in a spring roll wrapper and fried crispy.
Adobong Manok is a much-loved Filipino dish of chicken braised in soy, garlic and bay leaf. The chicken is tender, moist and flavorful with crispy skin and plenty of sauce. Always good with plenty of steamed white rice.
Sinangag is a staple in Filipino breakfasts. But this flavorful fried rice topped with lots of crispy garlic can be a delicious part of any meal. Must love garlic!