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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 […]

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Kare Kare Tofu

Fried Tofu with Peanut Sauce What is Kare Kare Kare kare is traditionally cooked with oxtail or beef as a stew with ground peanuts and thickened with rice flour. Peanut butter is a modern way of cooking Kare kare today for ease. This dish is a popular choice and is usually seen at special celebrations […]

Sinangag - Garlic Rice - Food with Mae-5

Sinangag

Filipino Garlic Fried Rice What is Garlic Fried Rice? Filipino garlic fried rice is typically served for breakfast with Hotdogs or  Omelette. The  garlic elevates this simple fried rice recipe, giving the fried rice an amazing flavour, great with any Filipino dishes! If you haven’t tasted this before this is your sign.  Garlic rice is […]

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Fridge Find Friday 1

Fried Rice with Molo Fillings I cook most of the day during the week for my instagram content or for the family and often I have plenty of left overs. I keep them in the fridge or feezer to preserve them and not to waste them. As a mama of two, I sometimes don’t want […]

Astig na Pritong Pakpak - Fried Chicken - FoodwithMae (5 of 7)

Astig na Pritong Pakpak

Filipino Fried Chicken with Banana Ketchup My family loves good fried chicken. I definitely love the crispy chicken wings and I watch asmr videos of people eating crispy fried chicken. The crispy sounds of fried chicken and the crunch is like music to my ears.  The word ‘astig’ is a slang Filipino word for awesome […]

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Popcorn Chicken Adobo

A modern take on the traditional Chicken Adobo. Adobo Popcorn chicken is a crispy fried chicken bites covered in Adobo sauce. Traditionally, Adobo is marinated then braised until the meat is tender and the sauce is reduced. It’s eaten with some boiled jasmine rice or fried rice. I was inspired by the Taiwanese popcorn chicken […]

Filipino Sweet Spaghetti - FoodwithMae-3

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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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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Filipino Escabeche

Fried Pomfret with Sweet & Tangy Sauce What is Escabeche  The Origin story is nicely written by guampedia.com. I was so fascinated by this information. The origin of the word “escabeche” is Persian. The Arabs brought the word “escabeche” to Spain in the 8th Century. The word is derived from “Al-sikbaj,” a popular meat dish […]

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