Ginisang Kalabasa at Miki (Sautee squash with Noodles)


1/2 k kalabasa (squash),peeled and cut into 1/4" thick
100 gms miking tuyo (dried noodles)
1/4 Pork
1 medium tomato, diced
1 medium onion, minced
3 cloves garlic, crushed
2 Tbps soy sauce
3 Tbps cooking oil
1 C water
pepper to taste


Sauté garlic until golden brown. Add onion & tomato, sauté until wilted. Add pork, pepper and soy sauce. Add squash, stir-fry for a minute. Pour water and cook until squash is half-cooked. Put  noodles. Simmer until squash and noodles are tender.


Tocilog - Sweet Pork, Fried Rice & Eggs.

Tocino or Tosino is a cured meat product native to the Philippines. It is usually made out of pork and is similar to ham and bacon although beef is also used. It is often reddish in color and has a sweetish taste. Its name is derived from the Spanish word tocino, which is used to describe bacon or cured meat.

Just got home from the office, just wondering about my breakfast. hmmm it smells good and just saw that my wife is cooking Fried Rice, Tocino & Eggs. My daughter sealtiel also had a great breakfast that morning. hehehe...

Birthdays, Weddings, New Year, Christmas, baby showers, promotions and etc, are examples of occasion that Filipino share foods to their families and friends. For many generations, Filipinos are known to their cultures in special occasions, they always celebrate and prepare special foods for the guests. Speaking of preparations, some of their occasion takes 1 to 2 days to prepare for the big event.
Here are some photos from different events showing the food preparations and how the Filipinos are helping one another for the occasion.