Cooking my way through the cookbook adventures begin! The first recipe I cooked from Alvin Cailan’s book Amboy- Recipes from the Filipino-Amercian Dream is Beef Nilaga. The way he structures the chapters of his cookbook is based on influential people and places in his life. Beef Nilaga comes from the first chapter titled Mom and Dad. He writes that beef nilaga was a common dish to have at home having it three times a week (Cailan, 2020). Sounds like it’s comfort food to him!
Beef Nilaga, a one pot dish, originates from the provinces of Batangas and Cavite (Tiglao, 2014)…
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What you will need:
2 eggplants, diced
4 medium size tomatoes, diced
1 medium size red onion, diced
¼ tbsp garlic, diced
1 jalapeno pepper, diced
3 stalks of green onions, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
1.) Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
2.) Cut eggplants in half, vertically, and place on a cookie sheet to broil for 20–25 minutes or until gold and brown.
3.) Let eggplants cool down and peel the purple outer layer of the eggplants. …
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3/4 cup of water
1 1/2 cups of sugar
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
Candy thermometer (suggestion)
Jam Jars ( sterilized)
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If you saw last week’s vlog I made Ube puto seco cookies. I confess! I’ve been on an ube kick…and matcha!
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Ingredients for the cake:
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