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Utan - Food with Mae-8

Utan Bisaya [oh-tan-bee-sa-yah]

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 […]

Sinanglay - Food with Mae-7

Sinanglay [si-nang-lie]

Stuffed Sea Bream Wrapped in Leafy Greens and Cooked in Coconut Milk What is Sinanglay  Sinanglay is a traditional Filipino dish originating from the Bicol area. The dish is usually made with a combination of fish (usually tilapia), tomatoes, onions, garlic, ginger, chili peppers, bok choy, coconut milk, and salt. The fish is typically stuffed […]

Tilda Firecracker Rice - Food with Mae-11

Fire Cracker Fried Rice with Prawns

A Meal in Minutes! Sometimes you don’t want to slave in the kitchen for a good meal and ordering food is too expensive. Here’s a lovely recipe that my whole family enjoyed. I know it sounds too spicy but it actially isn’t that spicy. My youngest daughter who is not keen on spicy food loved […]

Biko Heart - Food with Mae-4

Ube Biko

Rice Cake Cooked in Coconut Milk, Mixed with Sweet Coconut Caramel What is Biko Biko is a sweet rice cake dish cooked with coconut milk and mixed with sweet coconut caramel syrup. Like other rice cakes, this is referred to as kakanin (derived from the word “kanin” which means rice) and is often eaten as […]

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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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Sapin Sapin

Sweet Sticky Tri-Layered Steamed Rice Cake What is Sapin sapin Sapin sapin is I think one of the most vibrant Filipino delicacies because of its colourful appearance. It’s steamed sweet sticky tri-colour rice cake and it’s a traditional Filipino dessert that has been around for centuries. Sapin sapin has layers with different colour and flavours […]

Vegan Ginataan - Food with Mae_-12

Ginataan na Gulay

Vegan Vegetables Medly in Coconut Milk Ginataan is a type of stewed or braised Filipino dish cooked with coconut milk. There are many varieties to this dish but the common ingredients are coconut and pumpkin or squash. The word “ginataan” (also spelled as guinataan) is a Filipino cooking method that involves coconut meat or coconut […]

Adobong Kangkong - Food with Mae_-2

Adobong Kangkong

Braised Water Spinach What is Adobong Kangkong Not another recipe for Adobo! Hear me out, this is a delicious vegan recipe. In case this is your first time here on my blog and you are not familiar with Adobo or Filipino food. Let’s talk about what an Adobo is. It’s braised meat, seafood or vegetables […]

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Ginataan na Isda

Sea Bream Cooked in Coconut Milk with Squash and Green Beans – What is Ginataan na Isda Ginataan is a type of stewed or braised Filipino dishes cooked with coconut milk. There are many varieties to this dish but the common ingredients are coconut and pumpkin or squash. The word “ginataan” (also spelled as guinataan) […]

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Cassava Cake

Sweet and Moist Cake with Young Coconut What is Cassava Cake? Cassava cake is unique to the Philippines although the root crop cassava came from Latin America during the Spanish colonization through the Manila – Acapulco trading route.  It’s a traditional moist cake with a custard-like topping. It’s usually eaten as snacks but it can […]

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