Recipes by Nora
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Pork Binagoongan (Pork with Shrimp Paste)
Pork Binagoongan is a Filipino stew with tender pieces of pork belly in a flavorful sauce made with umami-rich fermented shrimp paste. Many variations exist; this one has coconut milk and plenty of chilies. If you enjoy the distinct taste of shrimp paste, you will love this recipe!
Lumpiang Shanghai (Fried Spring Rolls)
Lumpiang Shanghai, the most popular variety of lumpia, is a crispy fried spring roll filled with ground meat and vegetables. It's a bite-sized treat served as an appetizer or finger food with a dipping sauce. Not only is it easy to make, but you can also make it ahead and fry it straight from the freezer.
Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet)
Tortang Talong (Eggplant Omelet) is the Filipino version of an omelet with smoky, custardy eggplant grilled on an open flame. It is dipped in an egg mixture and fried, creating a fluffy omelet with crispy edges. It's a simple yet flavorful way to elevate the humble eggplant into a special and satisfying meal.
Mango Cheesecake Bars
Smooth and creamy mango cheesecake layered over a crisp graham crust with mango purée swirled on top. This delicious dessert is easy to make using fresh or frozen mangoes, bringing a burst of tropical flavor to your taste buds.
Tofu Sisig combines crispy fried tofu with the savory and tangy flavors of traditional sisig. It is a budget-friendly yet special meal that is best enjoyed immediately after cooking to savor the delightful texture of the fried tofu.
Ube (Purple Yam) Ice Cream
A creamy, lighter version of the traditional ice cream using ube, a purple yam that imparts a vibrant purple color and a slightly sweet and earthy flavor.