Cook This: Filipino Chicken Adobo

Cook This: Filipino Chicken Adobo

The idea of adobo Filipino-style is that you simultaneously marinade and cook down the meat so its essences flavor the sauce.

How to Make Lugaw, a Filipino Rice Porridge

How to Make Lugaw, a Filipino Rice Porridge

Lugaw is a Filipino rice porridge. Lugaw works as an excellent base for any kind of meat or seasonings, similar to congee. When you’re sick it’s perfect: warm, filling, and mushy. You don’t even have to chew very much. I like my lugaw with chicken, ginger and lemon.

Dump and Stir Halayang Ube (Purple Yam Jam/Fudge)

Dump and Stir Halayang Ube (Purple Yam Jam/Fudge)

We like the frozen ube by Tastee because the desired halaya consistency is easy to render. The halaya should hold together well and come away from the sides of the pot as you stir it. It's easy to find in your local Filipino or Asian grocery store.