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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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Kare Kare

Oxtail Peanut Stew with Peanut Butter Kare kare is oxtail stew cooked with roasted & grounded peanuts, unsweetened Peanut Butter and vegetables served with white rice. A very comforting and delicious dish that Filipinos LOVE! What is Kare kare? [ka-ri-kari]  Kare Kare has a colourful history, pretty much the same as the Philippines history. There […]

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Maruya

Banana Fritters What is Maruya Maruya are banana fritters usually with ‘Saba’ banana local to Philippines, coated with batter and fried until golden. It’s sprinkled with more sugar to give more sweetness. You can choose your favourite toppings to go with it of course! Let’s talk about ingredients With this recipe, because I live in […]

Ube Pancakes

Purple Yam Buttermilk Pancakes

Ube Pancake We Filipinos are crazy about Ube [oo-beh] or purple yam! We have it on almost every dessert, other cuisines will serve yam as a side dish with a savoury dish but Filipinos love Ube sweet. We have it on cakes, ice creams, candies and even bread. The possibilities are endless…haha! Here’s a quick […]

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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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Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup A comforting Chicken noodle soup that will leave you slurping your bowl like no one’s business! What is Pancit Lomi? Batangas Pancit Lomi is one of those dishes that was influenced by our Chinese neighbors. As an example, In 1968 a businessman called To Kim Eng came to the Philippines and settled. […]

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Piña Hamondo

Roast Ham with Pineapple 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 […]

One Pot Braised Pork

Easy Visayan Humba Make sure you cook plenty of rice for this dish because you’re going to need it! Humba is popular in Visaya, Central – Southern Philippines. It’s sometimes mistaken for Patatim because of a few similar ingredients but the main difference is that Patatim does not have any star anise or fermented black […]

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Atchara

Pickled Green Papaya I think Atchara is Filipinos version of Kimchi, it’s a condiment that can be paired with many Filipino dishes like fried or barbeque dishes. Families and friends can make it together and it’s a fantastic gift to give a foodie! I love making atchara, slicing the ingredients are somewhat relaxing as long […]

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Blacklock Chops Restaurant Review

I finally got to visit Blacklock Chops after seeing it everywhere on my social media feed! My friend and her family from the Netherlands came to London for a week break and we arranged to meet. I suggested visiting Blacklock because how can you go wrong with meat? Lol!  The Service When we arrived, we […]

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