Tag: I Am a Filipino by Nicole Ponseca and Miguel Trinidad

  • Avocado Ice Cream

    Avocado Ice Cream

    The fat content and butteriness of an avocado make for a wonderful ice cream, which is a special flavor commonly found in the Philippines and just one step removed from my mother’s quick snack.


  • Savory Fresh Vegetable Crepes

    Savory Fresh Vegetable Crepes

    Lumpiang sariwa are usually eaten for meryenda, the Filipino-Spanish tradition of taking a small afternoon meal. A handmade crepe is filled with vegetables and baby shrimp and drizzled with a mild tangy-sweet sauce.


  • Classic Adobo

    Classic Adobo

    The classic adobo most commonly known in homes and in restaurants throughout the Philippines and in America, adobong manok at baboy, has a silky, fatty, sour sauce. The ingredients for this dish—soy sauce, vinegar, black peppercorns, bay leaves, garlic, chicken (manok), and pork (baboy)—are easy to find in any grocery store.