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Kaldereta-Pressure Cooker - Food with Mae

Kaldereta

Pressure Cooker Series Episode 1: A Tomato Based Hearty Beef & Liver Stew What is Kaldereta or Caldereta Kaldereta’s also known as Caldereta name is derived from the Spanish word caldera meaning cauldron. This dish is one of those dishes that was brought to the Philippines during the Spanish colonisation. The origin is not confirmed […]

Ube Xmas Tree10 - Food with Mae-2

Ube Christmas Tree

Purple Yam Puff Pastry Tree There are many things I do but hosting and feeding people is what I love to do and what I’m good at. I have been hosting Supper Clubs and catering for about 12 years. I have developed many Filipino inspired canapes for my clients both for brands and individuals.  If […]

Mini Longganisa Sausage Rolls - Food with Mae-4

Mini Longganisa Sausage Rolls

Wow! Christmas 2023 is coming in fast!  There are many things I do but hosting and feeding people is what I love to do and what I’m good at. I have been hosting Supper Clubs and catering for about 12 years. I have developed many Filipino inspired canapes for my clients both for brands and […]

Pochero - Food with Mae-6

Pochero

Tomato based Pork Stew with Plantain and Vegetables What is Pochero Pochero is a stew dish, tomato based, cooked with meat and vegetables. It’s inspired from the Andalucian dish ‘Puchero’. The Philippine’s history and cuisine go hand in hand together. Spain left so much mark in the Philippines after 300+ of colonisation. The influence of […]

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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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Alamang Butter Seafood Paste

I call this my all in one seafood sauce or paste. It’s delicious and goes with any seafood. My family was surprise on how much they enjoyed this paste, especially my husband who is not a great seafood lover like I am. The recipe is mildly spiced but if you like it hot, you can […]

Sapin Sapin - FoodWithMae-5

Sapin Sapin

Sweet Sticky Tri-Layered Steamed Rice Cake What is Sapin sapin Sapin sapin is I think one of the most vibrant Filipino delicacies because of its colourful appearance. It’s steamed sweet sticky tri-colour rice cake and it’s a traditional Filipino dessert that has been around for centuries. Sapin sapin has layers with different colour and flavours […]

Pancit Canton - Chicken - FoodWithMae-5

Pancit Canton

Chicken Noodles with Mix Vegetables What is Pancit The name comes from the Hokkien “pian e sit,” which literally translates to “something conveniently cooked” (i.e., fast food). It probably arrived in our country as a Chinese trader’s baon meant to tide him over in his homesickness as he plied his wares to the natives. From […]

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Air Fryer Lechon

No Kawali is Involed with this recipe What is Lechon Kawali Lechon Kawali is an alternative to Lechon. It’s usually a whole roast pig but we can’t always buy a whole roast pig and it takes a long time to cook too. This was before restaurants started selling smaller portions of spit roast pork. Today […]

15 Mins BBQ Chicken Wings - Food with Mae-9

15 Mins BBQ Chicken Wings

Air Fryer Chicken Wings This is the fastest I made chicken bbq wings in my life! Where were air fryers when my children were small? This is my first recipe for an air fryer and trust me I will be dedicating this year to making more recipes. Busy mums like me will need Filipino quick […]

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