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Fish balls

A popular Filipino street food in the Philippines! It’s soft and pillowy, served with fish ball sauce and it’s also delicious with soups or stir-fries. What are Fish Balls I think this street food is an iconic street food in the Philippines. I’m sure we all have childhood memories about Fish Balls and late night […]

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Kare Kare na Kapiz

Scallops and Vegetables with Peanut Sauce Kare kare is traditionally cooked with oxtail or beef and ground peanuts thickened with rice flour. Peanut butter is a modern way of cooking Kare kare today for ease. As a busy mum I’m always looking for ways to cook something delicious and healthy for the family that don’t […]

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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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 […]

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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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Hipon sa Alamang at Butter

Prawns cooked in Burnt Butter and Shrimp Paste This is for my seafood lovers. The recipe for this dish is Filipino inspired seafood sauce and has a lot of flavours that will surely hit the spot! I like to make plenty and keep some in the fridge or freezer and use some in the future […]

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Ukoy

Shrimp & Vegetable Fritters Crispy deep fried prawns or shrimps with carrots, spring onions, sweet potatoes and beansprouts. *UPDATED RECIPE* What is Ukoy Ukoy or Okoy is usually sold in the streets and eaten as snacks.  In London, I serve this dish as a starter or as a sharing platter at my parties or when […]

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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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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 […]

Sotanghon with Sardines Noodle Soup - Food with Mae-9

Sotanghon at Sardinas

Vermicelli with Sardines Noodle Soup As a working mum, I know the struggle of getting home and still have to worry about what to have for dinner. This noodle dish is a complete meal done in 20 minutes! I have 2 daughters who are not always keen on eating seafood and surprisingly enjoyed this meal […]

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