Friday, July 29, 2011

5 Awesome Filipino Cookbooks to Add to Your Collection

The people of the Philippines have enjoyed creating and cooking traditional Filipino meals for years. These meals are normally created using a variety of vegetables along with seafood, dairy products, meat, and rice. Some of the benefits of cooking Filipino meals are that they are simple to make and are full of delicious flavor. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned cook, here are five Filipino cookbooks you should add to your collection.

The Filipino-American Kitchen

The Filipino-American Kitchen is an excellent cookbook for people, who are interested in or new to learning about cooking Filipino cuisine. This cookbook is also a great resource for Filipino-Americans who are interested in bring American traditions into their cooking. It contains over 100 traditional and up-to-dated Filipino recipes that include American food or techniques.

Filipino Cookbook: 85 Homestyle Recipes to Delight

The Filipino Cookbook: 85 Homestyle Recipes to Delight is another great resource for people who are trying to create their own Filipino cuisines at home. This cookbook features 85 different recipes that showcase some of the traditional meals from the Philippines. Some of the awesome recipes inside of this cookbook are Halo-Halo, which is a mixed fruit dessert, and Pininyahang, which is a wonderful chicken mixed with pineapples dish.

Philippine Recipes Made Easy

Philippine Recipes Made Easy is an older Filipino cookbook but it still continues to remain popular with Filipino- American cooks. The author of the cookbook provides easy to follow directions that anyone who is new to cooking Filipino cuisine can follow. Also the majority of the ingredients can be found at your local supermarket, which is beneficial for cooks with limited Asian grocery store options. Some of the popular traditional Filipino recipes featured in this cookbook are Pancit Canton and Adobo.

Authentic Recipes from the Philippines

Authentic Recipes from the Philippines is a unique cookbook that provides its readers with information on the history of Filipino foods along with traditional recipes. Each recipe has a picture of the cuisine so you will know how the final appearance of your meal will look. One of the resources provided in this cookbook is food substitution recommendations for hard to find Asian ingredients.

Filipino Cuisine: Recipes from the Islands

Filipino Cuisine: Recipes from the Islands is a cookbook that features different cuisines from all around the Philippines Islands. Some of the other cultures featured in this cookbook are Spanish, Mexican, and Portuguese. You can find over 200 recipes in this cookbook with pictures along with an index and glossary.

These cookbooks are a great resource to have if you don’t know much about cooking Filipino foods. By having a lot of patience along with practice, you will be on your way to becoming a great Filipino cuisine cook in no time.

About the Author: Tanya Davis is a full-time writer with a passion for cooking and international foods. She also enjoys writing about health and careers in the healthcare field and regularly contributes content to coding and billing schools.


adam tylor said...

Really looking delicious and yummy this dish with chili . Even my all friends love it. i'll definitely recommend this site to my friends and i have also bookmarked it.

javed vardi said...

Wow! mouthwatering, delicious dish. I love it very much. i can have it in breakfast, lunch and in dinner.My mum used to prepare it for me. But alas! now i am away from her.But your easy steps of chili to prepare it will help me to make it.

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