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Mae’s Slow Roasted Pork

As Seen on BBC2 ‘Mary Berry’s Easter Feast’ Lechon, is slow roasted suckling pig and it is a Philippines national treasure, even Anthony Bourdane couldn’t get enough of it. It’s delicious and an all time favourite dish at many Filipino gatherings.  Lechon or Litson [Le-chon] is stuffed with herbs & spices and cooked over coal […]

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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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Ginataan na Tahong

Mussels in Coconut Milk & Turmeric There are 2 things that are abundant in Philippines and goes together, no not chicken joy & Filipino spaghetti, I’m talking about coconut and shellfish! This dish is so tasty and fresh you would want to lick your bowl clean. When I was growing up in the Philippines, my […]

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Pork Belly Cooked with Salted Shrimps

Binagoongang Baboy 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 word that comes after. […]

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Filipino Sweet Spaghetti

Filipino spaghetti is a Filipino adaptation of the Italian spaghetti with Bolognese sauce. It has a distinctively sweet sauce, usually made from tomato sauce sweetened with brown sugar or banana ketchup. It is typically topped with sliced hotdogs or smoked longganisa sausages, giniling, and grated cheese. This dish is a must have at Filipino parties, […]

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Spatchcock Inihaw

BBQ Whole Chicken with Lemongrass The word ‘Inihaw’ literally means to barbecue something. This is a very popular street food in the Philippines. You will see many barbecue stands on the side of the road each with their own inihaw recipe. You can see the smoke from the barbecue from a distance and the amazing […]

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Ginataan na Hipon

Creamy Prawns Cooked in Coconut Milk with Pumpkin and Green beans.  Ginataan is a cooking method in the Philippines, it refers to cooking or braising with coconut milk or ‘Gata’. This cooking method has many varieties, from savoury dishes to sweet dishes. Each region will have their own variation as well as each household. Because […]

Kinilaw Na Talaba

Fresh Oysters with Kalamansi

Kinilaw Na Talaba Kinilaw means ‘eaten raw’ and the dish varies from region to region which makes it so intriguing and exciting! A region might add coconut milk, another might use a particular vinegar and others will add a particular fruit local to them but the basis of this dish are the same. Kinilaw is very […]

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Crispy Pork in Peanut Sauce

Lechon Kawali na Kare Kare Kare Kare is usually cooked with oxtail, I wanted to jazz it’s up a little and see what other meat I can use for this dish. Lechon kawali is twice cooked pork belly, it’s first boiled then fried to crisp. It’s a mash up of two Filipino dishes. This dish […]

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Beef Broth with Bone Marrow

 Bulalo ng Batangas This dish is one of my favourites! I cook this all year round even in the summer months! It’s so comfy and satisfying that it hugs you inside and out. As my father would say “if it doesn’t make you sweat, it’s not a good soup”. My recipe is inherited from my […]

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