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Pandesal (Filipino Bread)

Pandesal (Filipino Bread)

Pandesal (Filipino Bread)

Prep Time1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 Tsp or 1 pack active dry yeast
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup bread flour
  • 1 1/2 Tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • bread crumbs

Instructions

  • Mix warm milk, yeast, 2 tsp sugar and let is sit for 10-15 mins until foamy
  • Mix flour, salt, and yeast in a bowl or mixer
  • Add Sugar, butter, and egg
  • Mix until all ingredients are incorporated and form a smooth dough.
  • Transfer to a light greased bowl and let it rise for 1 hour or until the size is doubled.
  • Divide dough into 24 equal parts and shape it into a ball.
  • Dip dough into the breadcrumbs and arrange in a pan.
  • Let it rise for another 20 mins.
  • Pre-heat oven to 350°F
  • Bake for 20-25 mins or until golden brown.
Okoy (Silver Fish Fritters)

Okoy (Silver Fish Fritters)

Okoy (Silver Fish Fritters)

Fried Fritters Okoy using Silverfish or Dulong
Prep Time8 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. silver fish
  • 2 cups mung bean sprouts
  • 1 1/2 cups cooking oil

Batter ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all batter ingredients in a bowl starting with the dry ingredients and ending by adding water and egg. Mix well.
  • Add the silver fish and mung bean sprouts. Gently stir until all ingredients are well blended.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Scoop about 1/2 cup of mixture in a saucer.
  • Once the oil gets hot, Slide the mixture into the pan. Cook one side in medium het until it turns golden brown and crisp. Turn over using a spatula. Cook the other side the same way.
  • Remove the fritters from the pan. Stack in a plate with paper towels.
  • Share and enjoy!
Pork Longganisa (Skinless)

Pork Longganisa (Skinless)

Pork Longganisa (Skinless)

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ lbs. ground pork
  • 9 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 ¼ tablespoons coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 head garlic

Instructions

  • Peel the skin off the garlic cloves. Crush thoroughly using mortar and pestle. Mince the crushed garlic. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine ground pork along with all of the ingredients. Mix well.
  • Cover the bowl. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Shape the longganisa by laying a sheet of wax paper on a flat surface. Scoop around 3 tablespoons of mixture and put over the wax paper.
  • Fold the wax paper from top to down until the mixture covered. Hold the edge of the paper with your fingers and then slide the card towards the mixture. Push a bit more until a sausage shape is formed. Do this step until the entire mixture is consumed.
  • Refrigerate overnight.
  • Cook and serve for breakfast.
  • Share and enjoy!