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Leche Flan Cake

What is Leche Flan Cake Leche Flan Cake also known as Custard Cake and it’s is probably the most decadent Filipino dessert I have ever tried! Not only that you get to eat a delicious cake at the end but the process of making this cake is so magical to me. How the cake batter […]

Classic Filipino Pork Barbecue

Inihaw Baboy A Filipino favourite, it’s sweet and tangy barbecue that the whole family would like! What is a classic Filipino BBQ? I’m sure there are many barbecue recipes out there, this recipe however it’s probably unique to Filipinos. It has an unusual ingredient added to make it extra yummy! Filipinos add cola or soda […]

Rice Balls Pudding

Ginataang Bilo Bilo Sweet creamy pudding with sticky rice balls cooked with fruits, sweet potatoes and tapioca pearls in coconut milk.  What is Ginataang Bilo Bilo? Also known as Binignit or Ginataang Halo Halo and it’s eaten as merienda or snacks and sometimes as a dessert during festivals and celebrations. The word ‘ginataan [ge-na-ta-an] refers […]

Crab Claws with Mae’s Alavar Sauce

Crabs claws in a aromatic, mildly spiced with coconut milk and crab paste sauce.  What is Alavar Sauce? The recipe is inspired by a dish from Zamboanga in Mindanao, Southern parts of the Philippines. Locally the dish is known as ‘Curacha con salsa Alavar’ or Curacha in Alavar sauce, it’s made with Spanner crabs and […]

Stewed Chicken in Tomato Sauce

Menudo Nope! This is not about Ricky Martin or his boy band, this is a delicious chicken stew with a Spanish name seen at many Filipino gatherings. I know what you’re thinking, why do we have this dish in the Philippines? This dish ties us to Spain, Philippines was a Spanish colony for 300+ years. […]

Skinless Sweet & Garlic Pork Sausages

Longganisa Hamonado A popular Filipino sausage with regional variations, usually eaten for breakfast or lunch accompanied with garlic fried rice, fried eggs and salad or Atchara (pickle) on the side. What is Longganisa? This recipe is the hamonado version. It’s sweet, garlicky and salty. An easy recipe that you can make at home, perfect for […]

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