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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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Skinless Sweet & Garlic Pork Sausages

Longganisa Hamonado A popular Filipino sausage with regional variations, usually eaten for breakfast or lunch accompanied with garlic fried rice, fried eggs and salad or Atchara (pickle) on the side. What is Longganisa? This recipe is the hamonado version. It’s sweet, garlicky and salty. An easy recipe that you can make at home, perfect for […]

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Fried Milk Fish with Garlic Rice

There is a popular breakfast or brunch concept in the Philippines and honestly I could eat it all day! The name basically consist of the main Meat or Vegetables in a plate plus garlic fried rice (sinangag) and fried egg (itlog). +Silog is Filipinos bento box! Haha! Milk fish is Bangus [bang-os] in Filipino language. […]

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Creamy Chicken Macaroni Soup

Macaroni Sopas A comforting one pot wonder that fills you up and cuddle you from the inside.. It’s creamy, filling and soupy just perfect for rainy days. I asked the my daughters what they would like to eat for dinner. It’s been a rainy autumn we are having this year. Both of the girls thought […]

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Noodle Soup with Chicken & Pork

La Paz Batchoy Batchoy [bat-choy] is a popular noodle dish originated from the district of La Paz, Iloilo in Philippines, that is why the dish is called La Paz Batchoy. Traditionally, it is cooked with pork offal and liver, but today there many variations to this dish. My version doesn’t have offal or kidney but […]

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Chicken and Ginger Porridge

Arroz Caldo A comforting dish that will hug you from the inside! Perfect for those gloomy days to feed your soul. Yes, it sounds Spanish but don’t be fooled, this dish is influenced by our Chinese neighbours and closely resembles Congee (a Chinese rice porridge dish). What is Arroz Caldo? Arroz Caldo literally means hot […]

Coconut Chicken and Butternut Squash

Ginataan Na Manok at Kalabasa Philippines is abundant with coconut trees, we use it with food, building materials, textiles and even for skin care. Coconut is such a great nutritious ingredient for food and this is one of those dishes that really hits home! I never climbed a coconut tree myself, as I’m scared of […]

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Roast Ham with Pineapple

Piña Hamondo Pinya or Pineapple is an abundant fruit in the Philippines. It’s not only used for food but it’s also used for textiles and the pineapple leaves are even used as an alternative to leather! Just like pineapple, Filipinos love pork! I made Hamondao for our Christmas dinner and it was a hit with […]

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Charred Aubergine Omelette

Tortang Talong A quick, very easy and simple dish to make! Perfect meal anytime of the day, eaten either with salad or some jasmine rice. Aubergine and eggplant are the same but different species. When I was growing up in the Philippines this was one of the dishes that I learnt to make that my […]

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Braised Squid in Soy and Vinegar

Adobong Pusit Adobo comes in many varieties, there are regional variations as well as every house hold will have their own version too! The name was given by the Spain during their time in the Philippines. It resembles a cooking technique in Spain to preserve meat in herbs, salt and vinegar. When Spain ruled Philippines they […]

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