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Ms. Dexie who blogs over at feistycook with her post:
Creamy Beef Linguine with Black Olives

Most of us love pasta dishes and this one looks like it's going to be another family fave! Ms. Dexie's blog is a food-lover's haven where you can just be yourself and just take in all the simple ingredients that are mixed together to make a festive meal! Do visit her blog and give yourself a treat.

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Something Simple and Easy, that's what I want to call my Food Friday post for this week. :h


Ingredients used:
  • toasted bread
  • tomatoes, oranges, parsley
  • extra virgin olive oil, freshly ground black pepper
  • kesong puti
Kesong puti (lit. "white cheese" in Filipino) or Filipino fresh cheese is a soft, white cheese, similar to cottage cheese, made from unskimmed carabao's milk, salt and rennet.[1] It has a soft, close texture and slight salty taste. Some commercial versions are slightly sour due to the use of vinegar in place of rennet. This cheese originated from and is produced in the provinces of LagunaBulacanSamar, and Cebu. In the Philippines, it is a popular breakfast fare eaten with the freshly baked local bread called pan de sal.
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Everything's just a matter of toasting (the bread slices), slicing (the kesong puti and the toasted bread slices), then assembling them on the plate, together with the other ingredients. The drizzling (of the olive oil) and the grinding of the black pepper over the the cheese and bread finishes everything off. Really easy. And tasty! :$


I read in a food post somewhere that they also fry the kesong puti first (in margarine, or butter) before eating it together with pan de sal...got to try that sometime! :P

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16 shared thoughts:

IMRIZ at: Fri Nov 25, 12:15:00 AM GMT+8 said...

pasta is a fave here, too. and, ur kesong puti plate looks super yum, yum, yum. i haven't had kesong puti (from gatas ng kalabaw) in years:)

Luna Miranda at: Fri Nov 25, 12:17:00 AM GMT+8 said...

sarap! i love kesong puti and hot pandesal. or make that Vigan longganisa with kesong puti sandwich.:p i love the colors in your plate--well-done.

oggi at: Fri Nov 25, 10:54:00 AM GMT+8 said...

Olive oil and black pepper..oooh I love that, it looks so yummy. My favorite kesong puti is fried on a dry non-stick skillet until golden brown and crusty. Sarap!

Chie at: Fri Nov 25, 04:26:00 PM GMT+8 said...

this is perfect for breakfast...just pair it with hot chocolate or coffee..perfect! i like my kesong puti when it's cold.haven't tried frying it

maiylah at: Sat Nov 26, 01:33:00 AM GMT+8 said...


thanks, Imriz
...same here! i normally shy away from the kesong puti being sold in the supermarkets kasi usually parang iba na yung lasa. but when we passed by a store in Tagaytay i just had to try their kesong puti. my eldest son and i loved it, while my youngest said it tasted weird. lol :D

thanks, LM
...oo nga, sarap din siguro to with vigan longganisa! another food combo that i should try! ^_^

thanks, Ms. Oggi
...'frying' the cheese on a non-stick pan is a much better alternative! :)

thanks, Chie
...my son and i like it cold, too! oo nga, perfect with something hot, like coffee or choco....YUM!

thank you so much to those who contributed again this week!
much much appreciated! <3

Happy Thanksgiving to our American friends and families! Many many things to be thankful for... <3

Dexie at: Sat Nov 26, 06:34:00 AM GMT+8 said...

Thank you Food Friday :)

I can't remember the last time I had kesong puti. This definitely brings back childhood memories :)

[pinkc00kies] at: Sat Nov 26, 01:44:00 PM GMT+8 said...

simple but yummy :)

maiylah at: Sat Nov 26, 05:41:00 PM GMT+8 said...


many thanks, and you're welcome, Dexie! <3

thanks, pinkc00kies
...i so agree! fast, too... :$

happy weekend, ladies!
stay happy and safe! <3

Pinoy Kitchenette at: Sat Nov 26, 08:38:00 PM GMT+8 said...

Wow! great post~ love the photos too. i didn't know kesong puti can be fried. Thanks for sharing this.
Sending my entry too.
Happy weekend!

maiylah at: Sat Nov 26, 08:49:00 PM GMT+8 said...


...i was surprised that they fry the kesong puti, too! it's definitely on my to-do list! lol
happy weekend, too! <3

Mika at: Sun Nov 27, 12:25:00 AM GMT+8 said...

That's a perfect breakfast for me! Love Kesong puti!

maiylah at: Sun Nov 27, 08:16:00 AM GMT+8 said...


thanks, Mika
...my eldest son and i loved it too! can't say about my youngest (a 3yr old), though...he thinks it tastes weird for a cheese, hahaha.
happy weekend! <3

Terri's Little Haven at: Sun Nov 27, 06:08:00 PM GMT+8 said...

These dishes look so delicious!!!

Lainy at: Sun Nov 27, 07:02:00 PM GMT+8 said...

Pasta is my all time fave! Tulo laway nako dito :-)

Lainy at: Mon Nov 28, 09:31:00 PM GMT+8 said...

Looking so yum! I am drooling over here!

Sherry at: Tue Nov 29, 01:27:00 PM GMT+8 said...

This Friday na uli ako sasali, sis. Sarap naman nung pasta! ;)

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