A bahay kubo-style restaurant is a common feature of Filipino relaxing area. A refreshing place for Ilocano's who wants a relaxing, entertaining yet have a good dish to eat. Bahay kubo Resto also offers 24/7 Cafe Bar for Ilocano's who loves to socialite, keep stress away, and who enjoys the night with friends. Bahay Kubo Restaurants offers and serve best Ilocano dishes where every Ilocano families keep coming back to.
overview of Bahay Kubo resto
Restaurant bar and Entertaining area
Ilocanos boast of a somewhat healthy diet heavy in boiled or steamed vegetables and freshwater fish, but are particularly fond dishes flavored with "bagoonh" fermented fish that is often used instead of salt. Ilocanos often season boiled vegetables with "bagoong monamon" (fermented anchovy paste) to produce "pinakbet" Local specialties include the "abuos" soft white larvae of ants and 'jumping salad" or tiny live shrimp with kalamansi juice.
Home cooking by Filipinos is called "mga lutong bahay" or "lutuing bahay". Ilocano cooking is termed as "mga lutong Ilocano" or "lutong Ilocano". These lutong bahay epitomize the best healthy and easy Ilocano foods that can create a wide-ranging lutong Pinoy menu embracing all popular Ilocano culinary traditions.
Those who are avoiding beef, pork and chicken can try out the Filipino fish and seafood recipes such as the seafood, caldereta, pork or chicken adobo, dinengdeng, the rellenong pusit, pinakbet and deep fried bagnet.
For Ilocano poeple with very busy lives, the Bahay Kubo Restaurant is the most convenient option. With the ready to serve for dine-in or take-out service mixes with treasured traditional Ilocano dishess easily without having to go about it the old fashioned way.
To complete our dishes the Ilocano Sauces and condiments are its main ingredients these are Shrimp paste made from minute shrimp or krill. Bagoong monamonBA common ingredient used. It is made by fermenting salted anchovies. Banana ketchup A prepared condiment made from banana fruit mashed, with sugar, vinegar, and spices, and colored with red food coloring. Lechon SauceAlso known as liver sauce or breadcrumb sauce made out of ground liver or liver pâté, vinegar, sugar, and spices. A sweet, tangy light-brown sauce used in roasts and the pork dish called lechon. Bay Leaves Referred to as "dahong paminta" (literally 'spice leaf') or "dahong laurel". Kesong Puti A soft, white cheese, made from unskimmed carabao's milk, salt, and rennet. Paminta Sometimes referred to as "butong paminta" (literally 'seed spice') to distinguish it from bay leaves ("dahong paminta"). Siling Labuyo Bird's eye chili, one of the hottest chili varieties and more/
Kaldereta or Caldereta is a Filipino dish that is made out of mutton, liver spread (similar to pate), cheese, capsicum, and chillies in a tomato based sauce. Though mutton is the primary choice of meat for this dish it is not restricted to it as beef and chicken can be used, the only difference is that muttons are used in special occasions and beef is for everyday home cooking. This recipe was inspired by the Spanish Caldereta which is a stew of fish or meat; it is where it got its name as well.
Chicken Adobo Typically pork or chicken, or a combination of both, is slowly cooked in vinegar, cooking oil, crushed garlic, bay leaf, black peppercorns, and soy sauce, and often browned in the oven or pan-fried afterward to get the desirable crisped edges.
PaksiwGenerally means to cook and simmer in vinegar. Common dishes bearing the term, however, can vary substantially depending on what is being cooked. Paksiw na isda is fish poached in a vinegar broth usually seasoned with fish souce and spiced with siling mahaba and possibly containing vegetables. Paksiw na baboy is pork, usually hock or shank, cooked in ingredients similar to those in adobo but with the addition of sugar and banna blossoms to make it sweeter and water to keep the meat moist and to yield a rich sauce. Paksiw na lechon is roasted pork lechonmeat cooked in lechon sauce or its component ingredients of vinegar, garlic, onions, black pepper and ground liver or liver spread and some water. The cooking reduces the sauce so that by the end the meat is almost being fried.
Mechado Machado Name derived from mitsa meaning "wick" which is what the pork fat inserted into a slab of beef looks like before the larded beef is cooked, sliced, and served in the seasoned tomato sauce it is cooked in.
Pinakbet ilocos style with baby ampalaya,eggplant, tomato, with tomato souce and Bagnet pieces. A popular Ilocano dish made of different vegetables like okra, eggplant and bitter gourd cooked in fish sauce.
Stemmed Brocollirefers to "the flowering top of a cabbage". Broccoli is usually boiled or steamed, but may be eaten raw and has become popular as a raw vegetable in hors d'œuvre trays. Broccoli is classified in the Italica cultivar group of the species Brassica oleracea. Broccoli has large flower heads, usually green in color, arranged in a tree-like fashion on branches sprouting from a thick, edible stalk. The mass of flower heads is surrounded by leaves. Broccoli most closely resembles cauliflower
LabongA bagoong soup based dish similar to pinakbet. It contains fewer vegetables and contains more bagoong soup base. a bamboo shoot cooked in chicken stock with saluyot (jut). An ilocano favorite vegetable soup.
Linupak also called nilupak by others and in Ilocano–linusak, is a mixture of boiled unripe cooking bananas (saba), grated coconut and sugar. These bananas are pounded using large native mortar and pestle.
Arroz CaldoA Filipino comfort food. Best eaten on a cold and rainy day.
The fact is that certain spices offer certain benefits as well. Cinnamon is renowned for its sweet flavor, and it also keeps your blood sugar regulated, lowers cholesterol, helps fight infections in the body, and is good for your heart. A little cinnamon in your tea or coffee can go a long way to doing the body some good.
Thyme is a leafy herb that has therapeutic effects on the body. The oil from this herb can actually help reduce rheumatic symptoms by removing excessive acids within the muscles and joints. It also helps with spasms such as coughs, hiccups, cramps, and even muscle twitches. These arent exactly comfortable for your body, if youve ever experienced one. Thyme helps reduce the bodys leaning to do this.
Sage has been popular for its great many benefits, some of the spirit and some of the mind. Sage tea is often a treatment for many nervous conditions, and is renowned for its ability to improve memory. Sage is also used as a spiritual cleansing herb, often used to remove unwanted energies from objects or locations. Because of its overwhelming scent, it has also found its way into litter boxes and in trash cans to remove foul scents.
Spices make food taste so much better, and for the serious cook out there, it is absolutely important to have them at the ready. Also, having them organized in the kitchen makes it easy come cooking time, and guests will appreciate it too. First of all, spices may not necessarily go bad, but they can lose their flavor over time, which will affect your dishs taste. Buy in small quantities (unless youre preparing a large meal) rather than in bulk. Some may want to grind their own spices to ensure not only freshness, but texture as well (renowned chefs often grind their own fresh supplies).