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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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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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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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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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Pork Ribs Sour Soup with Tamarind

Sinigang na Buto ng Baboy sa Sampalok Rain or Shine this dish does not disappoint. I remember my papa would tell me that “a good soup should make you sweat”. He would make some sinigang and as soon as he takes off the heat we would eat it straight away and I love putting so […]

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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 […]

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Sopas

Creamy Chicken Macaroni Soup A comforting one pot wonder that fills you up and cuddle you from the inside.. It’s creamy, filling and soupy just perfect for those cold days and or rainy days. I asked the my daughters what they would like to eat for dinner. It’s been a rainy autumn we are having […]

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Bicol Express

Pressure Cooker Series Episode 2: Pork Belly Cooked in Coconut Milk (mildly spiced) What is Bicol Express According to Wikipedia, The dish was named by Laguna resident, Cely Kalaw, during a cooking competition in the 1970s in Malate, Manila. The name of the dish was inspired by the Bicol Express railway train (Philippine National Railways) […]

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Adobo

Pressure Cooker Series Episode 3: Adobo – Chicken Cooked with Soy Sauce and Vinegar What is Adobo The word ‘Adobo’ is a borrowed Spanish word ‘Adobar’ meaning to marinade. When Spaniards came to the Philippines, according to the book Memories of Philippine kitchens by Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan, a dish braised with soy sauce […]

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Arroz caldo

Chicken and Rice Porridge with Ginger A comforting dish that will hug you from the inside! Perfect for those gloomy days to feed your soul. Yes, it sounds Spanish but don’t be fooled, this dish is influenced by our Chinese neighbours and closely resembles Congee (a Chinese rice porridge dish). What is Arroz Caldo? Arrozcaldo […]

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