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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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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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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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Embutido

Steamed Meatloaf What is Embutido Embutido has evolved over the years, what was once a sausage dish turned into a meatloaf linked to Philippine history. As one of the colonies of Spain, we naturally inherited some of their food, language and culture. If you have visited the Philippines that would be the first thing you […]

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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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Tocino

Everyone loves bacon, Tocino is a Filipino style of caramelized, sweet cured bacon. This dish is popular with +Silog breakfasts or brunch and typically served with garlic rice, salad and fried egg on the side. It’s a must have in our home! What is Tocino Tocino is a Spanish word for bacon. The Philippines love […]

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Siopao Asado

Steamed Pork Buns *UPDATED RECIPE* Flour ingredient updated. A fantastic snack worth making! Filipino cuisine have many influences this includes Chinese cuisine. Filipinos have always traded with their neighboring country like China even before Spain colonized Philippines. Some Chinese business men stayed in Philippines, either to start/expand a business or marry a Filipino or both. […]

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Lumpiang Baboy

Filipino Spring rolls with pork. Perfect for snacks or as a sharing platter for all occacions. What is Lumpiang Baboy Lumpia is probably the most popular sharing dish in every Filipino party and gatherings. It goes so quickly! This is also known as lumpiang shanghai but there are so many different versions of this dish. […]

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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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Tokwa’t Baboy

Fried Tofu and Braised Pork with Savoury and Sweet Sauce. Usually eaten as a side dish or small plates with beer or you can eat it as a meal too! What is Tokwa’t Baboy? Tokwa’t Baboy literally translates to Tofu (tokwa) (‘t) and Pork (baboy). This dish is popular as a pulatan or food eaten […]

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