Tapa Rice Recipe

Tapa Rice Recipe
Tapa is called by Filipinos on marinated pork or beef sirloin. One of the very famous breakfast by the locas here in the Philippines and they usually call it TAPSILOG (Tapa Sinangag at Itlog). Here in my receipe of Tapa Rice, I made use of theTapa bought in Taal, Batangas. I usually buy Tapa in Taal because it is one of the best I’ve tried. Good thing we have a friend who’s parents sells Sepcial Tapa and Longganisa at the public market of Taal, Batangas. Gerry & Lheen is the name of the stall. GERRY & LHEEN Special Tapa & Longganisa Taal Public Market Taal, Batangas For advance...
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Crock Pot Beef Mechado (Slow Cooker) Recipe

Crock Pot Beef Mechado (Slow Cooker) Recipe
I really don’t know how to properly cook beef to make it tender, especially for the Mechado recipe. So I decided to use a crock pot or a slow cooker to make sure the beef comes out tender. It makes me wonder if I just feel too excited to eat all the time that most of my beef recipes are poorly cooked in terms of beef tenderness. This time, I used a crock pot to avoid further disappointments. Here’s my mom’s version of beef mechado cooked in crock pot or slow cooker. Ingredients: 1/4 beef sirloin cubed to 1″ 5 clove of garlic minced 1 medium head white onion quartered 1 native...
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French Beef Stew Recipe

French Beef Stew Recipe
One stormy lazy afternoon, a friend blogger Aileen Apolo de Jesus of  Mabuhay ang Bagong Kasal Blog was experimenting on a new recipe called The French Beef Stew.I was really excited to read the outcome of the recipe she’s making. Her blog about the French Beef Stew came up and I excitedly listed the ingredients and headed that evening to a nearby grocery and bought the missing ingredients that I need. The following day, I was chatting with her for the last minute preparation just in case I missed or misinterpreted some of the recipe’s details. Then, another friend, Ria Jose of Kusina ni...
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New Italian Flavors at Melo’s the home of Angus and Wagyu Beef

New Italian Flavors at Melo’s the home of Angus and Wagyu Beef
Melo’s is a pioneering restaurant in the Philippine specializing in certified Angus and Wagyu steaks. It was established by Carmelo “Melo” Santiago when the restauranteur introduced America’s finest beef to the Philippines in 1988. Since then, Melo’s has become known for its combination of fine food, excellent service, and unique ambiance in its restaurants located in Makati, Alabang, Taguig and Quezon City. What’s new at Melo’s? Melo’s kitchen has new Italian offerings! Creamy Pepper Steak with Aglio Olio, Steak Mediterranean and Steak Porcini.  The Steaks are made...
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Tagaytay Mahogany Market (Quicky Escape Trip to Tagaytay Part 3 of 3)

Tagaytay Mahogany Market (Quicky Escape Trip to Tagaytay Part 3 of 3)
My mom told me every time I go to Tagaytay, don’t forget the little empty cooler along and pass by Mahogany Market. Why? Because you can buy cheap fresh beef meats, fresh vegetables and fruits at Mahogany Market. Inside the compound of Mahogany Market, there are lots of carinderia (mini restaurants) that specializes in Bulalo (a Filipino beef dish). I dunno how they call Bulalo in English but try it! It’s great! Quality cheap Beef meats I really love cooking especially when your meat and vegetables are Fresh. Vegetables at the Market Fresh Fruits One more thing I discovered at the back of...
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