A variety of Filipino Christmas and Noche Buena Recipes to add to your table. It includes a quick Sopas recipe, Filipino Spaghetti (but vegan!) and a Tropical Pavlova.
Filipino Christmas and Noche Buena Recipes - The Appetizers
In our house Sopas is a must during Christmas. This one is filled with shortcuts if you just don't have the time but need it on the table.
This recipe is very low lift as you can make the lumpia cups ahead of time and just give them a quick toast before serving.
Vegan Malunggay Artichoke Dip
Great to have with Skyflakes!
Sinigang Na Hipon Ukoy
Everything in Sinigang but in a crispy fritter.
Filipino Christmas and Noche Buena Recipes - The Mains
Roasted Tinola Chicken
I know this is sneaky of me. This recipe is only available in the We Cook Filipino cookbook so buy it and make this as your main dish. Amazon delivers books overnight!!
Lechon with Rice
This was a recipe I developed for a rice brand, and I love it so much I had to share it. It gets a nice citrus kick from Calamansi. Lechon is always a must at a Filipino Christmas.
For something a little be lighter try this version of Escabeche with baked fish.
Filipino Christmas and Noche Buena Recipes - The Noodles
This is a way to use both Kare Kare and Pancit on the table. The Kare Kare is used as a noodle sauce paired with your favorite seafood.
Such a Filipino party staple! This one is totally vegan.
Angel Hair Pasta with Bangus
If you are going to make a seafood pasta make it this one! It has bangus and calamansi mixed with nice and thin angel hair pasta.
Filipino Christmas and Noche Buena Recipes - The Sides
Palabok Potato Salad
A way to flip that switch. Let's say that you want Palabok, but in a different way. Make it in to a Potato Salad! It works. Trust me.
Green Mango Salad
No matter what anyone says a Salad is always needed!
Savory Ube Focaccia Bread
We always need bread at these festivities and this no knead savory Ube Focaccia bread hits the spot.
Filipino Christmas and Noche Buena Recipes - The Desserts
Ah, the main attraction! Desserts, the part of the meal that you make room for.
Broken Glass Jelly
But with a twist!
This is a more sosyal way to eat Yema and the sky flakes give it a nice salty crust so it's not so sweet.
Sans Rival Pavlova Slab
I know! You have two Pavlova choices. This one is an ode to that fruit salad you get in a can that is always served with cream and condensed milk at Filipino Christmas parties. This time you poach that fruit yourself.
I hope you enjoyed this unique list of recipes. If you decide to include them in your menu let me know!
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