MY FILIPINO FOOD BOOKSHELF

Eager to learn about Philippine foodways? I’ve been collecting these cookbooks, travelogues and recipe collections for some time - and recommend them as an excellent resource!

  1. Philippine Food and Life by Gilda Cordero-Fernando

  2. The Gullet: Dispatches on Philippine Food by Clinton Palanca

  3. A La Carte: Food and Fiction by Cecilia Brainard & Marily Orosa

  4. Food Tour: A Culinary Journal by Claude Tayag

  5. Slow Food: Philippine Culinary Traditions by Erlinda Panlilio & Felice Sta. Maria

  6. The Foods of Jose Rizal by Felice Sta. Maria

  7. Country Cooking: Philippine Regional Cuisines by Michaela Fenix

  8. Kinilaw by Doreen Fernandez & Edilberto Alegre

  9. Fruits of the Philippines by Doreen Fernandez

  10. Tikim: Essays on Philippine Food and Culture by Doreen Fernandez

  11. Palayok: Philippine Food Through Time On Site, In the Pot by Doreen Fernandez

  12. Savor the Word: 10 Years of the Doreen Fernandez Food Writing Award

  13. Kusina II: What’s Cooking in the Philippines by Cid Reyes

  14. Kusina III: In Good Taste by Cid Reyes

  15. Kamalig: Treasure Trove of Rice by PhilRice

  16. Simply The Best: A Collection of Recipes by Renowned Chefs in the Philippines

  17. Naimas: The Food Heritage of Ilocos Sur by Heny Sison & DV Savellano

  18. Atching Lillian's Heirloom Recipes by Lillian Borromeo

  19. In High Spirits: Tropical Wines of the Philippines by Arturo Pacho

  20. Discovering Tuba by Arturo Pacho

  21. The Cuisine of Quezon by Milada Valde

  22. Hikay: The Culinary Heritage of Cebu by Louella Alix

  23. Cocina Sulipena: Culinary Gems from Old Pampanga by Gene Gonzalez

  24. Villa Escudero: Coconut Plantation Cookbook by Conrado Escudero

  25. Malate: A Matter of Taste by The LJC Restaurant Group

  26. Via Mare: 40 Years by Glenda Rosales Baretto

  27. The Aristocrat Stories Cookbook

  28. Magayon: A Taste of Bicol by Neria Soliman

  29. Barako: The Big Bean by Pacita Juan

  30. The Coconut Cookery of Bicol by Honesto General

  31. Davao Cuisine: Recipes of the Ten Tribes of Davao City by Macario Tiu

  32. The Practicing Misis Cookbook by Rosan Redioca

  33. Slow Food: Adobo by Lyn Gamboa & Mara de Tavera

  34. The Little Rice Book by Gene Gonzalez

  35. The Little Lumpia Book by Gene Gonzalez

  36. A Quick and Easy Guide to Food and Wine by Gene Gonzalez

  37. Filipino Cakes and Desserts by Norma Chikiamco

  38. Inukit: Preserved, Carved Fruits and Vegetables by Reynaldo Alejandro & Vicente Santos

  39. Kiping: Ornamental, Edible Rice Wafer by Reynaldo Alejandro & Vicente Santos

  40. A Quick Guide to Filipino Food and Cooking by Cris Abiva

  41. Lutuing Pilipino by Aling Charing

  42. Energy-Saving Recipes by Virginia Claudio & Matilde Guzman

  43. A Delicate Balance: Batanes Food, Ecology and Community by Corazon Alvina & Marian Roces

  44. Pacific Crossings: A Philippine Cookbook by Lily Gamboa O’Boyle

  45. Bistro Filipino by Rolando Laudico

  46. Kulinarya: A Guidebook to Philippine Cuisine

  47. Milk Pigs and Violet Gold by Bryan Koh

  48. 7,000 Islands by Yasmin Newman

  49. The Adobo Road Cookbook by Marvin Gapultos

  50. Pulutan: Filipino Bar Bites, Appetizers and Street Eats by Marvin Gapultos

  51. The Filipino Family Cookbook by Angelo Comsti

  52. The Filipino Cookbook by The Maya Kitchen

  53. My Mother’s Philippine Recipes by Elizabeth Ann Besa-Quirino

  54. The Philippine Cookbook by Reynaldo Alejandro

  55. Memories of Philippine Kitchens by Amy Besa & Romy Dorotan

  56. Philippine Cookery: From Heart to Platter by Tatung Sarthou

  57. Panaderia: Philippine Bread, Biscuit and Bakery Traditions by Amy Uy & Jenny Orillos

  58. Cooking with Sandy Daza by Sandy Daza

  59. Let’s Cook with Nora by Nora Daza

  60. Mga Sari-Saring Lutuing Pinoy by Giselle Manaog

  61. Food Holidays Philippines by Clang Garcia

  62. The Science of Philippine Foods by Patricia Arroyo-Staub

  63. Pulutan: From The Soldiers’ Kitchen by Elmer Cruz & Emerson Rosales

  64. Rice To The Occasion by Tatung Sarthou

  65. The Goldilocks Bakebook

  66. Nora Daza: A Culinary Life by Nora Daza & Michaela Fenix

  67. Cooking With Love by Annie Guerrero

  68. The New Filipino Kitchen edited by Jacqueline Chio-Lauri

  69. I Am A Filipino by Nicole Ponseca & Miguel Trinidad

  70. Linamnam: Eating One’s Way Around the Philippines by Claude Tayag & Mary Ann Quioc

  71. Philippine Fermented Foods: Principles and Technology by Priscilla Chinte-Sanchez

  72. Fishes of the Philippines by Genevieve Broad

  73. What Kids Should Know About Filipino Food by Felice Sta. Maria

  74. The Governor General’s Kitchen by Felice Sta. Maria

  75. Flavors of the Philippines: A Culinary Guide to the Best of the Islands by Glenda Rosales-Barretto

  76. Coconut Kitchen: Appetizers and Main Dishes by Regina Tolentino Newport

  77. Quintessential Filipino Cooking by Liza Agbanlog

  78. Traditional Rice Food Products of the Philippines by PhilRice

  79. Philippine Food, Cooking, and Dining Dictionary by Edgie Polistico