• Ginataang Puso ng Saging Recipe
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    Ginataang Puso ng Saging with Dilis

    One of the few dishes that I miss in my hometown is Ginataang Puso ng Saging with Dilis (Banana blossom/heart in Coconut Milk with Anchovies). I told my husband about it and fortunately, he knows how to cook it. Sharing the recipe here for future reference. “Banana blossom, also known as a “banana heart”, is a fleshy, purple-skinned flower, shaped like a tear, which grows at the end of a banana fruit cluster.” – theguardian.com Ingredients 1 whole puso ng saging (sliced/chopped)2 cups coconut milk4 cloves garlic (minced)1 onion (chopped)1 1/2 tbsp vinegar1/2 tsp pepper1 tsp saltanchoviespork (optional)chili (optional) Procedure Peel the outer layer of the puso ng saging /…

  • Chicken Caldereta
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    Chicken Caldereta Recipe, How To Cook Caldereta Using My Trusted Mix

    Can I let you in on a little secret? Before I got married, I don’t know how to cook complicated dishes without a cookbook. The only ones I know by heart were fried dishes, ginisang ampalaya, adobo, and sinigang. So, how did I know how to cook chicken caldereta? The answer is Mama Sita’s Meal Mixes. Mama Sita’s® line of food mixes and sauces was born out of Mrs. Teresita “Mama Sita” Reyes’ pity for Filipinos abroad. She was worried that ‘children would grow up without getting to savor Filipino cuisine due to the absence of necessary ingredients and the time-consuming way of preparing them.‘ **Information is from Mama Sita’s…

  • CDO Karne Norte Picadillo
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    CDO Karne Norte Picadillo

    “Guisado na naman?” Tired of listening to this line whenever I tell him that we will eat CDO Karne Norte for breakfast or lunch. So, I scoured the internet to look for a new recipe to try. After an hour of searching, I found nothing that he liked. With exasperation, I checked the label in the can and found out that they have a written recipe there, and you guessed it right, the recipe is CDO Karne Norte Picadillo. Sharing the recipe and video here with you: Ingredients: 2 cans of CDO Karne Norte⠀onion, garlic, tomato⠀potato, carrots⠀cabbage, green peas, bell pepperwater, egg⠀salt, pepper How to Cook: 1. Saute garlic, onion,…

  • Mango Pie
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    Easy Homemade Mango Pie

    ECQ made me do it! haha Since we’ve been cooking a lot these days, we created our own Youtube account where we can share the recipes that we are trying, of course, named after this blog — Homebound Mom. First on our list is this Easy Homemade Mango Pie. If you are from or went to the Philippines and visited the ever famous Jollibee, you probably tried their Peach Mango Pie. I’ve been seeing a lot of posts on social media recreating it, but, we don’t have peaches so we just made Mango Pie using sliced bread. Here’s how we did it: Ingredients: – 2 big ripe mangoes– 3 tbsp…

  • Fusilli Carbonara with Mushroom
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    Fusilli Carbonara with Mushroom Recipe

    Whenever my son doesn’t want to eat rice, our go-to food would always be pasta, pancit bihon, pancit canton, or any noodles topped with white or red sauce. And, today is one of those days. Good thing pasta and sauce are included in our monthly grocery staples! I prepared a very easy to cook Fusilli Carbonara with Mushroom for lunch so the picky toddler can eat. I do not have time to check for the best recipe online, so I just cooked it like a normal pasta would be cooked. Here’s how I did it. Ingredients: 3 cups Fusilli pasta 200g Del Monte Carbonara Style Spaghetti Sauce water salt oil…

  • Chicken Adobo
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    Best Chicken Adobo Recipe

    Chicken Adobo is considered a national dish in the Philippines (unofficial) and every town or province has its own way of cooking it. Some cook theirs with onion, some don’t. Others cook it without soy sauce (yes, there’s someone I know) and a lot more unique recipes that you can find on the web. There are also several types of Adobo — chicken, pork, beef, liver, vegetable, etc. As I’ve tasted several recipes already, there are times that I’ll be disappointed if I didn’t get the taste that I am looking for. Having a mom who cooks tasty and delicious dishes, I cannot help but compare other recipes to my…