Our Filipino Recipes Contributor

We warmly welcome Ludwig as our Filipino recipes and Bicol recipes contributor. A fine young man who’s devoted to his wife and daughter, Ludwig is a close family friend who is truly fond of cooking and enjoys sharing a long list of recipes he often cooks to serve his loved ones. Whether it’s cooking Bulalo, Laing, Ginataang Alimasag, Pansit Bato, Pork Adobo, Crispy Pata and more, Ludwig demonstrates his own unique skills in cooking popular Filipino recipes and Bicol recipes.
Pork Igado, Pork Higado, Igadong Baboy

Pork Igado, Pork Higado, Igadong Baboy

Originally an Ilocano dish that in time, turned to be one of the most popular Filipino dinner meals served on many occasions, Pork Igado or Higado in Tagalog is made out of pork liver being its main meat ingredient, is sautéed and simmered with a...

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Ludwig’s Pares Recipe, Filipino Braised Beef Stew

Ludwig’s Pares Recipe, Filipino Braised Beef Stew

Also called Beef Pares, but Pares simply means a combination of Filipino braised beef stew with garlic-fried rice, which is oftentimes served with a bowl of beef broth, or plain soup. Serving this style of combo meal started in the 70's which has...

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Filipino Pork Adobo Recipe, Adobong Baboy

Filipino Pork Adobo Recipe, Adobong Baboy

We've seen a few ways on how Filipinos work on their Adobo recipes, like the Filipino Pork Adobo recipe Ludwig wishes to share for his Adobong Baboy preparation. Adobo if anyone knows, is derived from the Spanish word "adobar" which means...

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Oriental Chicken with Tausi(Black Beans)

Oriental Chicken with Tausi(Black Beans)

Ludwig's Oriental Chicken with Tausi(Black Beans) is flavor-rich, with a slight tangy taste of red or green chili pepper, slightly sweet from a small amount of sugar added, and of course, the unique taste of tausi(black beans) makes it truly a...

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Ludwig’s Beef Caldereta, Filipino Beef Stew Recipe

Ludwig’s Beef Caldereta, Filipino Beef Stew Recipe

A Filipino beef stew recipe that is highly popular in the Philippines, mostly in the Southern part of the Tagalog region, Caldereta or Kaldereta is originally made with goat meat, but over time, the use of beef, pork or chicken became an...

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Spicy Pork with Black Beans, Spicy Pork Tausi Recipe

Spicy Pork with Black Beans, Spicy Pork Tausi Recipe

Adding salted black beans(tausi) into a dish is common in the Philippines. Although, Filipinos have a few recipes where it's used, mostly with fish like Bangus(milkfish), Mahi-Mahi and Tilapia, tausi(black beans) are also applied on meat, just like...

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Carabeef with Black Beans, Water Buffalo Meat

Carabeef with Black Beans, Water Buffalo Meat

Water Buffalos are not just raised for milk and meat, they provide great assistance to rice farmers for traditional rice field plowing processes in the Philippines and some other Southeast Asia and worldwide. While other countries like the...

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Crispy Bucheron,Chicharon Bulaklak & Chicken Isaw

Crispy Bucheron,Chicharon Bulaklak & Chicken Isaw

Here's a list of popular Filipino appetizers. Ludwig's deep-fried, crispy Butcheron, Chicharron Bulaklak and Chicken intestine (Isaw), are simply marinated with citrus Calamansi, mixed with a ready-made seasoning, salt and pepper, then deep-fried...

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Coconut Stewed Taro Leaves, Laing,  Linagang Katnga

Coconut Stewed Taro Leaves, Laing, Linagang Katnga

Cooking Coconut Stewed Taro Leaves or Ginataang Laing or Linagang Katnga as we call it in Bicol, is basically stewing cleaned, shredded dried taro leaves in coconut milk, with either pork belly cubes or smoked or dried fish. You can also add...

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Bicol Express, Ultimate Chili Peppers Recipe

Bicol Express, Ultimate Chili Peppers Recipe

It's Bicol's ultimate chili peppers recipe, Ludwig's Bicol Express recipe is slightly enriched with bagoong alamang(shrimp paste), a lot of Liempo(pork belly cubes) and of course its main ingredient which is the presence of Filipino long chili...

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Ginataang Alimasag (Coconut Stewed Crabs) sa Pakbet

Ginataang Alimasag (Coconut Stewed Crabs) sa Pakbet

While Pakbet Tagalog and Ginataang Alimasag(coconut-stewed crabs) are two distinct Filipino recipes, Ludwig uniquely combined these two in one recipe, which is interesting. Pakbet is Ilocos region's original dish which mainly contains vegetables...

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Famous Sizzling Sisig

Famous Sizzling Sisig

A staple food of the Pampangan cuisine where it's originally created; Sisig is a Filipino delicacy which is made out of a pig's face, belly or ears, and chicken liver. All these meat ingredients are first of all, boiled, deep-fried and chopped in...

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Succulent Crispy Pata, Deep-Fried Pork Leg

Succulent Crispy Pata, Deep-Fried Pork Leg

The term "pata" from Crispy Pata, is the Spanish name for a meat leg. Crispy Pata is of Tagalog origin. Invented by a gentleman whose mother owned a restaurant on the north side of Manila. Crispy Pata is definitely a pork lover's delight. How to...

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Famous Bulalô Recipe, Bone Marrow Beef Stew

Famous Bulalô Recipe, Bone Marrow Beef Stew

Just one of the many favorite dishes in the Philippines and to Filipinos abroad, this famous Bulalô recipe of Bone Marrow beef stew is basically stewing beef shanks and bone marrow in cabbage or pechay(bok choy), potatoes, ginger, garlic and...

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