Going Healthy with Vegan Filipino Food

Almost two months have already passed since the start of the New Year. Did you put leading a healthier life at the top of your resolutions? If yes, were you able to stick with the positive changes you’ve started, or did you only do it for the first month? Making a conscious choice to eat…

The Worldwide Influence Of Chop Suey

Did you know that Chop Suey literally means “mixed small bits” or “odds and ends”? In the culinary world, chop suey just refers to a type of stew made of various ingredients mixed together. Chop suey is not just a dish that is known to Filipinos. It is a popular Chinese dish that has spread…

Chicken Soup in a Rice Cooker

In almost every culture, chicken soup is always a part of a home menu. The ingredients used slightly vary from one culture to the other but the soup base is the same. Brands of chicken broth are conveniently available at any grocery stores which makes it easy for anyone to quickly make a nice pot…

Why Bacon, When You Can Have Filipino Chorizo

In America, we wake up to the smell of good crispy bacon sizzling on a pan. But does anyone remember how mornings smell like in the Philippines? Waking up to the smell of chorizo being sautéed perks up the mornings and cause us to jump out of bed and rush to the dining table. This…

Jordan Andino Opens Second Flip Sigi Café in New York City

Jordan Andino, the noted chef and food TV star, has opened his second New York City Flip Sigi café at 1752 2nd Ave, near 90th Street. (The other location is in the West Village at 525 Hudson St.) Conceived as a cool introduction to Filipino tastes, textures and traditions for American masses, the fast-casual Filipino…

Three Great Pinoy Cookbooks

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…