Soft and Airy Pandesal are fluffy little Filipino bread rolls. They are incredibly light, tender and a little bit sweet. What makes these pandesal extra soft and tender is tangzhong. Tangzhong is the special ingredient in many fluffy Asian breads that will make these pandesal softer, airier and will keep them fresher longer.
Pancit Bihon (with Steak) is a tasty dish of thin, glassy noodles, flavorful vegetables and juicy steak. Elegant enough for special occasions, but easy enough for weekday suppers.
Siopao Bola Bola are light and fluffy steamed buns filled with a soft, tasty beefy meatball and served with a sweet-savory soy sauce for dipping. They are hearty, delightful and very satisfying.
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.
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 steamed white rice.
Simple, plain and absolutely essential. Steamed White Rice is the side dish that everyone needs to know how to make.