filipino breakfast

Homemade Beef Tapa (Tapsilog)

This is one of my family’s favorite breakfast meals. I always serve it  with garlic-laden fried rice and a slightly crunchy bottom fried egg. A side of sliced tomatoes, spiced vinegar (for dipping) and atchara (pickled green papaya)  make this meal even better. Yummm! “Silog” meals have a very prominent spot in the Filipino breakfast …

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Easy Salted Eggs (Itlog na Maalat)

I seldom have luck when buying salted eggs. It’s either too salty or the inside looked like it had been sitting at the store shelves for quite a while. Then, there are those uncooked salted eggs that came in a pack of 6. They’re relatively inexpensive but I refrain from buying food products (if possible) …

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Classic Garlic Fried Rice

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Filipinos love rice! It’s our staple food. Mostly, we have it as steamed rice – white, fluffy and plain that goes well with any ulam (dish). But there are certain dishes that call for another type of cooked rice … the Sinangag (garlic fried rice).  Garlic fried rice or as we call it, Sinangag is …

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Homemade Taho (Tofu Pudding)

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My eldest son is the biggest Taho eater at home. He can have it for breakfast, snacks and even for school lunch. He never gets tired of it. I usually buy dessert tofu at the supermarket and just make my own syrup and tapioca pearls. I also have a recipe for DIY Taho as well …

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Spanish Bread (Filipino)

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Like Pandesal, Spanish bread is a very well-known bakery bread item in the Philippines. It’s rolled in breadcrumbs before it hits the oven and baked into a golden perfection. The main difference between this and pandesal aside from its rolled shape is the sweet, buttery filling.  The last time I bought Spanish bread ( a …

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Special Pandesal

This is my go-to recipe when my kids ask for Pandesal. I call them “Bread Bandits” because every time I make bread (which is once a week), they always lurk near the kitchen waiting for the freshly baked buns to come out of the oven. I have to place the baking pans on racks to …

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Top 5 Filipino Breakfast Meals

A great breakfast will give you a great start for the day! It’s fuel for the body and mind and will get you up and running to face any challenges. Here at PinoyBites, we’ve compiled a list of our top 5 all-time favorite Filipino breakfast meals. Enjoy and let us know what you think. 🙂 …

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