Three Great Pinoy Cookbooks

Cooking hotpotLooking to add to your collection of Filipino cookbooks, or start one? These three are available on as Kindle downloads or printed books. (If you need the ingredients for them, our trusty FilStop team can ship them to you right away.)

The Filipino Cookbook: 85 Homestyle Recipes to Delight your Family and Friends, by Miki Garcia and photographed by Luca Invernizzi Tettoni

filipino cookbookPublished last February, this collection of 85 tried and tested recipes from the Philippines showcases the full range of authentic dishes from the country. Each region has its own distinct food culture and this book relates the secrets and soul of dishes that create the cultural mosaic that is the Philippines.

Recipes include:

Pan de Sal Bread Rolls

Wonton Soup

Crispy Lechon Pork

Chicken Adobo

Sweet and Sour Fish

Mung Bean and Spinach Stew

Noodles with Shrimp and Tofu

Sweet Banana and Jackfruit Rolls

Iced Tapioca Pearl and Jelly Drink

The Adobo Road Cookbook: A Filipino Food Journey-From Food Blog, to Food Truck, and Beyond, by Marvin Gapultos

adobe cookbookAs a food blogger-turned-gourmet food trucker, Marvin interprets traditional Filipino flavors with equal parts kitchen savvy and street smarts–providing easy-to-follow, tried and true recipes that serve as a guide to the pleasures of Filipino cooking. The nearly 100 recipes in these pages pave a culinary road trip that transports home cooks to the roadside food stalls, bars and home kitchens of the Philippines, to the hungry streets of L.A., and even into the kitchens of Marvin’s grandmother, mother and aunties.

Recipes include:

Slow-Braised Pork Belly and Pineapple Adobo

Spicy Sizzling Pork (Sisig)

Salmon and Miso Sour Soup (Sinigang)

Chili Crab Spring Rolls (Lumpia)

Coconut Milk Risotto with Kabocha Squash and Long Beans

Chicken Adobo Pot Pies

Sweet Corn and Coconut Milk Panna Cotta

Gin Fizz Tropical

Banana-Nut Spring Rolls

Filipino Homestyle Dishes: Delicious Meals in Minutes, by Norma Olizon-Chikiamco

51eKFFgv2FL._SX340_BO1,204,203,200_This spiral-bound classic offers more than 60 classic Filipino recipes as they are prepared in Filipino homes. It includes step-by-step photographs and a helpful glossary of ingredients.

Recipes include:

Tasty Pork and Shrimp Spring Rolls

Braised Vegetables with Fish

Shrimp Rice Noodles

Chicken and Pork Adobo

Stuffed Beef Roll

Iced Fruit Mix (Halo-Halo)

And many more, all of which have been prepared by the author in her home kitchen.

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