Posts from the ‘Filipino Foods’ Category

Pork Intestine Adobo: Philippine Exotic Recipe | Notecook

Pork Intestine Adobo: Philippine Exotic Recipe | Notecook.


Here’s one of the best exotic recipe in the Philippines: the pork intestine adobo.


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Spicy Kilawing Isaw (Spicy Pork Intestine): Philippine Exotic Recipe | Notecook

Spicy Kilawing Isaw (Spicy Pork Intestine): Philippine Exotic Recipe | Notecook.


Here’s one of exotic recipe in the Philippines: the spicy kilawing isaw or spicy pork intestine.


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Crispy Pork Intestine (Crispy Chicharon Bulaklak): Philippine Exotic Recipe | Notecook

Crispy Pork Intestine (Crispy Chicharon Bulaklak): Philippine Exotic Recipe | Notecook.


Here is the one of the best exotic recipe in the Philippines: the crispy pork intestine or crispy chicharon bulaklak.


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Spicy Kalderetang Kambing (Goat Meat)

Try one of the most popular dishes in the Philippines.

Goats are widely raised in the Philippines and in almost all parts of the earth, and one of the most popular Filipino dishes where cuts of goat meat is use is kaldereta. Several meats can be used in cooking kaldereta, these include chicken and duck but pork, beef and goat are the three more popular cuts of meat used. Goat meat is my personal favorite because it has lesser cholesterol and it’s tastier than the other meats. I also like to use duck in cooking kaldereta.


  • 1 kg goat meat, cut into medium-sized pieces
  • 1 medium-sized ginger, peeled and cut into strips (optional – if you don’t like the taste of ginger)
  • 3 medium-sized onions, chopped
  • 3 medium-sized cloves of garlic, peeled and minced
  • Soy sauce to taste
  • 750 g Tomato sauce/paste
  • 1 big can of Liver Spread
  • 1 glass of coconut cream (kakang gata)
  • 6 pieces bell pepper, 3 red and 3 green, seeds removed and cut into squares
  • 6 medium-sized potato, peeled, cut into pieces and deep-fried
  • 2 medium-sized carrots, peeled and cut into pieces
  • Black pepper
  • 6 laurel leaves
  • chili powder or fresh and chopped chili pepper locally called siling labuyo

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Spicy Goat Meat (Kilawing Kambing)

Try this spicy Ilocano delicacy from the Philippines.

Kilawin or Kappukan is an Ilocano delicacy that became widely popular in the entire archipelago of the Philippines and in other parts of the world where Ilocanos and Filipinos in general live.


  • 1 kg goat meat (preferred cuts are from the thigh, loin, neck and shoulder area
  • Goat’s brain, boiled
  • 10 large-sized onions, finely chopped
  • 2 pieces ginger, peeled and finely chopped (optional)
  • 20 pieces (or more) chili pepper or siling labuyo, finely chopped (chili powder will do)
  • 20 pieces kalamansi, (citrus fruit), extracted and strained (vinegar will do)
  • Spring onions, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • msg (optional)


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Popular Culinary Uses of Cassava in the Philippines

Here’s a list of popular culinary uses of cassava in the Philippines.

There are two kinds of cassava; the bitter and the sweet. Bitter cassava are used as source of flour that are use to make tapioca, bread, cakes and pasta. It is also the source of ethanol for fuel and animal feeds. It has some medicinal uses too.

Cassava is the third largest source of carbohydrates for human food in the world. This article will focus on the culinary uses of sweet cassava. Especially now that the price of rice had gone so high and some countries are experiencing rice crisis, like the Philippines. Cassava is the best alternative. Cassava is much cheaper than rice and can be prepared in several ways as a food.

Cassava Cake

Grated cassava are mixed with condensed milk, evaporated milk, coconut milk, sugar, eggs and grated coconut and then baked for about 25 minutes. Toppings are added consist of egg yolks, condensed milk, coconut milk and coconut cream and then baked again for another 25 minutes. This is a Filipino favorite desert.

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Chicken: A Miracle Food?

Let’s find out why chicken is considered as a miracle food and exotic food as well in the Philippines.

Within a period of 45 days, chicken are already full grown and ready for consumption. In the Philippines, it is the one of the most important sources of foods aside from fishes. Literally speaking, it is considered as a miracle food because almost all part of the chicken is eaten in the Philippines. Nothing is wasted except the feathers, the beak and nails. You will also notice on this article that Filipinos are very fond of barbecue.

Proben or chicken proventiculus barbecue or deep fried

Proventiculus is the internal organ of the chicken that connects the gizzard and the crop. It can be barbecued or coated w/ flour and seasoning before frying.

IUD or Isaw – Chicken intestine barbecue

It was named IUD because it looks like the contraceptive material used by women in order not to get pregnant. These are boiled and seasoned before grilled.

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