Kids and adults look forward to celebrating the holidays with gifts and good food. While Christmas might be different this year, you can still make it special by dining with your loved ones on some home-cooked family favorites.


If you’re looking for ideas for your Noche Buena feast, here are some easy-to-cook and delicious recipes that you can try. Level it up even further by using El Real.

  1. Pineapple Bacon Macaroni

If the smell of home-cooked ham or bacon coupled with that sweet aroma of glazed pineapple is a combination of scents that can easily get you and your family into the Christmas spirit, try out this Pineapple Bacon Macaroni recipe:


What you’ll need:

  • 400g El Real Elbow Macaroni
  • 1 cup bacon
  • 150g pineapple Juice
  • 1 can pineapple slices
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook El Real Elbow Macaroni in lightly salted boiled water for 8 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Fry the bacon until crispy. Set aside.
  3. Drain pineapple slices from can then coat with brown sugar. Fry brown sugar-coated pineapple slices until browned. Set aside.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine sour cream and pineapple juice.
  5. Mix in cooked El Real Elbow Macaroni to sour cream-pineapple juice mixture and toss in crispy bacon and brown sugar-coated pineapple slices.
  6. Serve and enjoy!


  1. Pineapple Party Pasta

For a creamier version, try this pineapple party recipe:


What you’ll need:

  • 400g El Real Party Pasta
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup all-purpose cream
  • 250g bacon, chopped
  • 2 cans pineapple tidbits
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  1. Cook El Real Party Pasta in lightly salted boiling water for 8 minutes. Drain and let cool.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan.
  3. Fry bacon until crispy. Cut into smaller pieces and set aside.
  4. Once pasta is cold, mix in all-purpose cream and mayonnaise.
  5. Top with crispy bacon bits.
  6. Serve and enjoy!


Made with durum wheat, this pasta can absorb and blend well with your sauces. It’s also a good source of iron, fiber and protein so you can be sure that you’re serving something nutritious for the family.

This season, have a Merry Christmas with your family by preparing a delicious Noche Buena feast using El Real. Grab this Sarap, Sustansya and Sulit El Real Pasta in groceries and supermarkets nationwide.

For more recipes, follow El Real on Facebook. El Real is a pasta brand from Universal Robina Corporation, makers of well-loved goodies such as C2, Chippy, Cloud 9, Magic Crackers and Maxx.


By eccentricyethappy

Christian Melanie Lee is a freelance community manager/social media manager, chatbot builder, social media consultant, and web developer. She is managing her other blogs under lifestyle, food, music/concert, and Hallyu niche. Last August 2020, her first website project, Choose Khiphop is one of the news authority about Korean Hiphop. Five months later, she and her friends formed a podcast called +82 Khiphop Podcast. In 2018, she had her stint as The Itchyworms' social media manager which led her to do music photography in her spare time. A year later, she had a short stint as road manager for the local band, Join The Club. Currently working as freelance community manager and music photographer.

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