Thursday, July 5, 2007

Pinoy Cooking Methods

The Tagalog words for popular cooking methods are listed below:

"Inadobo" - cooked in soy sauce, vinegar and garlic
"Guisado" - sauteed with garlic, onions and tomatoes
"Prito" - fried or deep fried
"Inihaw" - grilled over charcoals
"Nilaga" - boiled, sometimes with onions and black peppers
"Kinilaw" or "Kilawin" - cubes of raw fish pickled in a marinade of vinegar and/or kalamansi juice, usually along with garlic, onions, ginger, tomato, and/or hot/sweet peppers
"Sinigang" - boiled with a tamarind base
"Pinaksiw" - cooked in vinegar and ginger or just add "all-purpose" sauce
"Ginataan" - cooked with coconut milk

1 comment:

Culture Shiok! said...

I try to cook whenever I can. This will be helpful, just in case I forget what my nanay taught me.

Sometimes I do get sick of the food that is available in the food centers here in Singapore.

Culture Shiok Singapore OFW