Looking to add to your collection of Filipino cookbooks, or start one? These three are available on Amazon.com 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
Published 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.
Pan de Sal Bread Rolls
Crispy Lechon Pork
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
As 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.
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
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.
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.