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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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Braised Pork Leg

Patatim Slow cooked pork leg in soy, vinegar and sugar that melts in your mouth with sweet & savoury sauce. What is Patatim? One of many Filipino-Chinese dishes in the Philippines. As well as inheriting many influences from Spain, Filipinos also inherited many Chinese dishes through Chinese business men settling in the Philippines. They replicated […]

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup A comforting Chicken noodle soup that will leave you slurping your bowl like no one’s business! What is Pancit Lomi? Batangas Pancit Lomi is one of those dishes that was influenced by our Chinese neighbors. As an example, In 1968 a businessman called To Kim Eng came to the Philippines and settled. […]

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Utan Bisaya

Mackerel and Vegetable Soup What is Utan Bisaya also known as Law Uy It’s a humble dish that is made with many vegetables and sometimes added with fried fish, salted fish or any fish available. It has a close similarity with other Philippine regional dishes such as dinengdeng or inabraw (Ilocos region), bulanglang (CALABARZON), and laswa ( Western Visayas). I […]

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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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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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Menudo

Stewed Chicken in Tomato Sauce 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 […]

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Binagoongang Baboy

Pork Belly Cooked with Salted Shrimps The word ‘bagoong‘ [ba-gu-ong] means the fermentation process of either fish or shrimps. Mainly for fish the by product fermentation process is called ‘patis‘ [pa-tis]. Filipinos uses many fish to ferment like anchovies, herring or perch as well as tiny shrimps. Bagoong is determined by which type with what […]

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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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Tinola na Manok

Chicken and Ginger Soup “Hindi sa akin yan…Sayo te!” A friend jokingly commented, to many people they know the vegetable as ‘chayote’ in Filipino language it’s ‘sayote’ haha! Tinola is a classic Filipino dish with the chicken, ginger and either chayote or green papaya. When my papa taught me how to cook this dish at […]

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