Nimfa’s Favorite Recipes

Herewith is a combination of Filipino-American recipes that we enjoy preparing in our own home kitchen.
I also added some of my husband’s own cooking. Donnie learned to cook from scratch as a teenager, when he worked as assistant to a chef, at one of the upper class restaurants, located in a city called Sun Valley, ID. We hope you’ll like it!
My Pansit Canton Recipe

My Pansit Canton Recipe

It's one of our Filipino Chow Mein noodles! Pansit Canton is always a favorite Filipino noodle recipe that's popularly served on many different occasions. What I love to do when cooking my own...

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Stir-Fried Baby Bok Choy(Pechay)

Stir-Fried Baby Bok Choy(Pechay)

An easy fix for dinner, my Stir-fried Baby Bok Choy is sautéed in butter with chopped garlic, oyster sauce, a little bit of soy sauce and a pinch of crushed black peppers. Baby Bok Choy leaves only...

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Filipino Beef Steak (Bistek)

Filipino Beef Steak (Bistek)

"Bistek" is the Tagalog version of the term "Bistec", which is derived from a Spanish word for marinated beef recipe. Despite just a few ingredients required to prepare this palatable beef menu, the...

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Adobong Baboy (Pork Adobo) Recipe

Adobong Baboy (Pork Adobo) Recipe

A truly authentic Pinoy recipe, Adobo means “marinade", a term that's derived in Spanish. This dish was introduced by the Filipino natives to the Spaniards during their colonization in the 6th...

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Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

Rice is the staple food of almost every Filipino cuisine, and no meal is complete without it. It’s always a part of every Filipino lunch or dinner meal. Sometimes we serve rice fried, to add more...

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Nilagang Baka, Filipino Beef Soup Recipe

Nilagang Baka, Filipino Beef Soup Recipe

This fork tender, Nilagang Baka is a Filipino Beef Soup recipe, which is another delicious beef stew champion among a big line of the many tasty Filipino beef recipes or Pinoy recipes. It's simply...

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Lumpia Shanghai, Ground Pork Lumpia

Lumpia Shanghai, Ground Pork Lumpia

Lumpia Shanghai is another version of a Filipino egg roll recipe made out of ground pork, celery, carrots & spices. It's one of the many favorite "crispy on the outside and soft in the inside"...

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Donnie’s Thai Lettuce Wrap

Donnie’s Thai Lettuce Wrap

I can't forget the day when my husband first introduced this appetizing, spicy lettuce wrap dish to me that he said he learned from his Mom, a wonderful lady from Thailand. After so many times has...

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Breakfast, Desserts & Snacks

Puto(Steamed Rice Muffin)

Puto(Steamed Rice Muffin)

Puto (steamed rice muffin) is a very popular sweet rice flour recipe in the Philippines. It’s made simply by combining rice flour and sweet rice four(kakanin) mixture with milk, eggs, and sugar....

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Ginataang Saging na Saba(Pinakru)

Ginataang Saging na Saba(Pinakru)

In Tagalog, it’s called Ginataang Saba or Saging. We use ripe Saba bananas to create this dish for snacks, but you can also have it for breakfast. We call it differently as I emphasized it on it’s...

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Tocino Breakfast Meal

Tocino Breakfast Meal

Tocino is originally a Pampangan dish (Pampanga is located in the central part of Luzon, Philippines), but over time, this flavorful marinated meat, has turned into a national favorite, perhaps even...

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