Fettuccine Alfredo is a pasta dish similar to that of pasta alla carbonara and traditionally made from fettuccine pasta, tossed with parmesan cheese, and butter. Since its debut in the US, several variations were made that almost deviated from the original recipe. Eggs, flour, olive oil, and asiago cheese were sometimes added for a twist in flavor and a much richer texture.
- 1 lb fettuccine, cooked according to package instructions
- 1 1/2 cup milk
- 1 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
- 1/2 cup Romano cheese, shredded
- 6 egg yolks
- 4 pieces fried bacon, crumbled (optional)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Cook the fettuccine according to package instructions
- Heat a saucepan or cooking pot and pour-in the milk then bring to a boil
- Add the heavy whipping cream and stir then let boil.
- Adjust the heat to the lowest possible then add the Parmesan and Romano cheeses. Stir continuously until cheese melts and the texture of the mixture becomes fine.
- Whisk the egg yolks in a mixing bowl then add about 5 tablespoons of the milk-cheese mixture. Continue whisking until everything is well distributed.
- Add the egg yolk mixture in the saucepan/cooking pot and stir until the texture becomes thick.
- Add the cooked fettuccine and toss until the noodles are well covered with sauce.
- Add the crumbled fried bacon, salt, and pepper and mix with the other ingredients.
Beef Pochero is a Filipino Stew similar to that of “Beef Nilaga“. This dish is complimented by the sweetness of the saba banana, and a unique sour blend is brought-in by the tomato sauce. A very enticing dish that is worth craving for; beef pochero brings out the delightful taste of our Spanish influence.
This Beef Pochero is straightforward. All you have to do is have all the ingredient on hand and follow the recipe step by step. Note that aside from the tomato sauce and banana, the chorizo de Bilbao and chick peas are determine the outcome of this dish. It is recommended that you have these ingredients available. Chinese link sausages can be used as a replacement for chorizo though.
- 2 lbs beef short ribs or cubed sirloin
- 1/2 medium cabbage, quartered
- 1 bunch Bok choy (pechay)
- 1 bundle long green beans (about 15 pieces)
- 1 medium sized potato, cubed
- 2 large plantains(saba banana), sliced
- 3 pieces chorizo, sliced thinly
- 1 large tomato, diced
- 1 medium sized onion, diced
- 2 tbsp whole pepper corn
- 2 tbsp fish sauce
- 1 tsp garlic
- 1 small can tomato sauce
- 1 cup garbanzos
- Heat oil in the pot and fry the banana until color turns golden brown. Once done, set the bananas aside
- Put in the chorizo in the same pot and fry for about 3 to 5 minutes then set aside
- Sauté the garlic, onion, and tomato
- Add the beef and cook for 5 minutes
- Add the fish sauce, tomato sauce, and whole pepper corn and mix well
- Add the water and simmer until meat is tender (about 35 minutes in pressure cooker)
- Put-in the fried chorizo, fried banana, potato, and garbanzos and simmer for 7 minutes
- Add the cabbage, long green beans and simmer for 5 minutes
- Add the bok choy and turn off the heat. Cover the pot for 5 minutes to cook the bokchoy