Beef is the culinary name for meat from cattle and is a source of high quality protein and essential nutrients. Beef is one of the best and delicious, well, for me it’s the best meat in the entire world! WE ALL LOVE BEEF! Unless you have a pet cattle?
We all know that Beef is one of the most expensive meats in the market but we still choose to buy it because eating beef dishes is HEAVEN. From the cheapest to the most expensive kind of beef is all classic.
Today I’m going to give you the best homemade round-up Beef Dishes!
Flautas, sometimes called taquitos, are very similar to chimichangas which are deep fried burritos. They can be filled with ground or shredded meat, cheese, beans, or a combination of any of these. This is also one of our favorite homemade beef dishes.
I was never much on Mexican food until I discovered the Chimichanga. I still remember the first time I had this deep fried burrito. It was at the Mexican restaurant chain called Chi-Chi’s. The chain is long gone from the United States, but my love for the chimichanga remains.
Winner, winner, chicken dinner!!! Who doesn’t eat chicken, other than vegans? Even people who have allergies have eaten chicken. There are so many breeds of chicken. In the Philippines we have our own famous breed called “NATIVE CHICKENS”. They come from provinces across the country and are famous for their flavor and reduced fat.
Chicken across the country; across the sea; and across the world; chicken is everywhere! Today I’m going to give you a round-up of chicken recipes from around the world!
Pastillas de Leche is a Spanish dialect which means (milk tablets) or (milk pills) which basically describes this Spanish-Filipino sweet delicacy. This is made from evaporated milk with powdered milk and some mixtures to form a dough like mixture, formed into small shape and coated with sugar.
Pastillas de Leche are sweet, soft milk candies that are served for dessert and snacks. This is very easy to prepare and to cook. Today, I will give you my version of Pastillas de Leche Filipino style recipe. Enjoy!
1 can 14 ounces, condensed milk
2 cups powdered milk, sifted
½ cup granulated sugar, sifted
In a large mixing bowl, place the condensed milk.
Fold-in gradually the powdered milk. “The texture of the mixture will be similar to dough once all the powdered milk was added completely.
Scoop some of the mixture and mold into cylinders.
Roll each molded cylindrical mixture on granulated sugar.
Crema de Fruta is another popular Filipino dessert that usually consists of sponge cake topped in succeeding layers of custard cream, fruits and gelatine. This dessert is usually served during Holidays like Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Festival, Birthdays and Etc.
It’s a delicious recipe that leaves no leftovers during celebrations and still makes your crave for more and more. Today I will give you my version of Crema de Fruta Filipino Style Recipe. Enjoy!
1 large can fruit cocktail, 30 ++ ounces
2 tbsp. unflavored gelatin
4 cups milk
8 pcs. egg yolks
1 tsp. baking powder
⅓ cup butter
1½ cup flour
1½ tsp. vanilla extract
1¾ cups sugar
2¼ cups water
Sponge Cake Procedure:
Sift the baking powder and 1 cup flour using a flour sifter. Set aside
Add the 4 egg yolks in a mixing bowl and then beat until the texture becomes thick.
Add-in ½ cup sugar gradually while beating the eggs.
Slowly add the sifted flour and baking powder mixture then mix the ingredients thoroughly.
Combine the 1 cup milk, butter, and vanilla extract in a pan and cook until butter melts.
Pour the cooked mixture milk, butter, vanilla extract into the mixing bowl and mix with the existing concoction until evenly distributed.
Preheat the oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Pour the combined mixtures in a baking pan then bake for 23 minutes or until sponge cake is ready.
Heat a saucepan and placing ¼ cup sugar.
Add ¼ cup of water immediately and cook until the sugar completely dissolves then let cool for a few minutes.
Pour the simple syrup on top of the sponge cake and then spread using a brush.
Combine ½ cup flour, 1 cup sugar, and 3 cups milk in a pan then cook while stirring until the mixture thickens.
Add half of the cooked mixture on the bowl where the 4 egg yolks are placed, then mix well.
Put everything back in the saucepan with the rest of the ingredients.
Mix until texture is thick enough “this is now the custard”.
Apply the layer of custard evenly on top of the Sponge cake.
Drain the liquid concentrate from the fruit cocktail and set aside.
Arrange all the fruits on top of the custard layer.
Make sure to place them evenly.
Dilute the gelatin in 2 cups of water.
Heat the saucepan then pour the diluted gelatin and fruit cocktail concentrate and bring to a boil.
Immediately after boiling, turn off the heat, let cool down until temperature is a little above normal for a room temperature.
Pour the gelatin mixture on top of the fruit cocktail layer.
Tocino is a cured process meat product famous and native in Philippines. We got this dish from the Spanish who dominated Philippines for long time ago. Tocino is a Spanish word which is used to describe cured meats. It is made from beef, chicken or “Pork Tocino”. The preparation is quite similar to bacon and ham. It is often reddish in color and has a sweet and savory taste.
Today, I will give you my version of Pork Tocino (Sweet Cured Pork) Homemade Recipe! Enjoy!
1 kilo pork belly (ham, butt or shoulder) cut into ¼ inch thin
¼ cup fruit juice (pineapple, apple) – optional
¼ tsp. natural red food coloring –optional
¾ cup brown sugar
2 tbsp. rice vinegar
3 cloves garlic, finely minced
1 tbsp. soy sauce
11/2 tbsp. salt
½ tbsp. finely ground black pepper
Combine all ingredients except for the pork slices in a big bowl and mix until well blended.
Add the pork and mix together using hand gloves to avoid stains then mix for several minutes to an hour.
Transfer to a container with cover and let it sit overnight.
Mix again for a couple of times before putting in the fridge. Cure for 24 hours or up to
And it’s ready to cook. You can cook and stir it with or without cooking oil. It’s up to you.
Serve while it’s hot for breakfast or anytime of the day.