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Sinigang na Baboy sa Kamiyas

Pressure Cooker Recipes Ep 5: Sour Soup with Pork Bones and Tree Sorrel Sinigang is a popular Filipino sour soup dish and one of my favorite foods when it’s gloomy and raining or cold in London Town. There are many variations to this dish just like Adobo. It can vary from the protein you use, […]

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Pancit Lomi

Pressure Cooker Series Episode 4:Pancit Lomi – Chicken Noodle Soup What is Pancit Lomi? Pancit Lomi is a chicken noodle soup with a thick broth and plenty of toppings. The toppings can range from fish balls, kikiam (prawn & pork sausages), boiled eggs, lechon kawali (fried pork) and crackling. This is also accompanied with a […]

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Adobo

Pressure Cooker Series Episode 3: Adobo – Chicken Cooked with Soy Sauce and Vinegar What is Adobo The word ‘Adobo’ is a borrowed Spanish word ‘Adobar’ meaning to marinade. When Spaniards came to the Philippines, according to the book Memories of Philippine kitchens by Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan, a dish braised with soy sauce […]

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Bicol Express

Pressure Cooker Series Episode 2: Pork Belly Cooked in Coconut Milk (mildly spiced) What is Bicol Express According to Wikipedia, The dish was named by Laguna resident, Cely Kalaw, during a cooking competition in the 1970s in Malate, Manila. The name of the dish was inspired by the Bicol Express railway train (Philippine National Railways) […]

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Kaldereta

Pressure Cooker Series Episode 1: A Tomato Based Hearty Beef & Liver Stew What is Kaldereta or Caldereta Kaldereta’s also known as Caldereta name is derived from the Spanish word caldera meaning cauldron. This dish is one of those dishes that was brought to the Philippines during the Spanish colonisation. The origin is not confirmed […]

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Pochero

Tomato based Pork Stew with Plantain and Vegetables What is Pochero Pochero is a stew dish, tomato based, cooked with meat and vegetables. It’s inspired from the Andalucian dish ‘Puchero’. The Philippine’s history and cuisine go hand in hand together. Spain left so much mark in the Philippines after 300+ of colonisation. The influence of […]

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Ginisang Monggo Na May Hipon

Mung Beans with Prawns What is Ginisang Monggo Ginisang Monggo is usually eaten on a friday and according to Yummy.ph “this custom stems from the Philippines’ predominantly Catholic population, which refrains from eating meat during Friday every Lenten season. Catholics typically abstain from meat as a form of sacrifice, and monggo was a favorite substitute.” […]

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Kare Kare

Oxtail Peanut Stew with Peanut Butter Kare kare is oxtail stew cooked with roasted & grounded peanuts, unsweetened Peanut Butter and vegetables served with white rice. A very comforting and delicious dish that Filipinos LOVE! What is Kare kare? [ka-ri-kari]  Kare Kare has a colourful history, pretty much the same as the Philippines history. There […]

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Ginisang Monggo na May Manok

Sautéed Mung Beans and Chicken with Spinach What is Ginisang Monggo Ginisang Monggo is usually eaten on a friday and according to Yummy.ph “this custom stems from the Philippines’ predominantly Catholic population, which refrains from eating meat during Friday every Lenten season. Catholics typically abstain from meat as a form of sacrifice, and monggo was […]

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Dinuguan at Puto sa Bigas

Black Pudding Stew with Steamed Rice Cake What is Dinuguan It is a stew of offal and meat, simmered in a rich gravy of pig’s blood, garlic, chili and vinegar. Dinuguan is also known as Chocolate stew, nicknamed to trick children and unknowing adults to eat it!. Which is probably not the best way to […]

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