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Taho

Sweet Tofu Pudding TAHOOOO! The distinctive shout that the street vendor calls while making his round. You immediately grab your money and run outside making sure you don’t miss him. Pssst! You call the vendor, he comes over and starting assembling your taho. He first take a cup (you provide a cup too), he then […]

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Easy Carrots Pickle

Atchara / Atsara Atchara is a pickle condiment from the Philippines, it has a sweet and sour flavour. This side dish is normally paired with BBQ, Grilled and Fried dishes. What is Atchara Atchara or also known as Atsara is a popular condiment in the Philippines, usually with unripe green papaya and sometimes mixed with […]

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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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Leche Flan Cake

What is Leche Flan Cake Leche Flan Cake also known as Custard Cake and it’s is probably the most decadent Filipino dessert I have ever tried! Not only that you get to eat a delicious cake at the end but the process of making this cake is so magical to me. How the cake batter […]

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Satti de Zamboanga

Beef BBQ with Spicy Gravy It’s summer in London now we are all gearing up for more Barbecue foods and chilling under the sun. I’m going to show you how to make this popular dish from Zamboanga, Mindanao, Southern part of the Philippines called Satti de Zamboanga.  It’s Beef or chicken barbecue sticks served with […]

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La Paz Batchoy

Noodle Soup with Pork 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 […]

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Pinoy Fruit Salad

Fruity…check! Creamy…check! Sweet…check! If you have attended a Filipino gathering before, you know that you are in for a feast! When we say, come over, we are having a small gathering for a celebration don’t expect 2-3 people or sandwiches on the table. Small gathering ends up being a living room and kitchen full of […]

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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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Flash Tapa +Silog

Quick Stir Fried Beef Strips with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg *Updated 16 March 2023* What is Tapa? Tapa is cooked with beef, mutton, horsemeat, carabao meat, or goat meat that is dried or cured. In the Philippines, it generally means beef that is smoked. The word tapa is a Spanish word that means to […]

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Beef Empanadas

What is Filipino Beef Empanada Filipino Empanadas were influenced by Spain when they colonised the country. It’s similar to South American and Cuban empanadas. Each Spanish colony adapted the recipe to their own using ingredients available to them. Making each country’s empanada unique to them. I only know 2 variations on empanadas in the Philippines. […]

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