Mechado - Filipino Beef Stew www.kitchenconfidante | Comfort in the form of a hearty stew can be found in nearly every country’s cuisine, and the Philippines is no different. Mechado is the Philippine version of the ubiquitous comfort food with a wonderful depth of flavor that comes from browned garlic, marinated beef, and the complex flavors of patis, or fish sauce.
Here's an easy and super budget friendly recipe that I cook for my family that never fails to remind me of my home. Just a few ingredients and it doesn't involve hard to find ingredients. We love having this Filipino Picadillo recipes over our rice!
Chicken Tinola Soup is a type of Filipino chicken soup wherein chicken slices are cooked in ginger broth until tender, while slices of green papaya (or chayote) and malunggay leaves are added towards the end. This clear soup dish is perfect during rainy days and cold weather because the ginger broth and chicken can provide a comforting effect and it can also help keep you warm and cozy.