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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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Filipino Sweet Spaghetti

Filipino spaghetti is a Filipino adaptation of the Italian spaghetti with Bolognese sauce. It has a distinctively sweet sauce, usually made from tomato sauce sweetened with brown sugar or banana ketchup. It is typically topped with sliced hotdogs or smoked longganisa sausages, giniling, and grated cheese. This dish is a must have at Filipino parties, […]

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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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Ginisang Monggo na May Manok

Sautéed Mung Beans and Chicken with Spinach 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 […]

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Dinuguan at Puto sa Bigas

Black Pudding Stew with Steamed Rice Cake What is Dinuguan It is a stew of offal and meat, simmered in a rich gravy of pig’s blood, garlic, chili and vinegar. Dinuguan is also known as Chocolate stew, nicknamed to trick children and unknowing adults to eat it!. Which is probably not the best way to […]

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Filipino Escabeche

Fried Pomfret with Sweet & Tangy Sauce What is Escabeche  The Origin story is nicely written by guampedia.com. I was so fascinated by this information. The origin of the word “escabeche” is Persian. The Arabs brought the word “escabeche” to Spain in the 8th Century. The word is derived from “Al-sikbaj,” a popular meat dish […]

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Crab Claws with Mae’s Alavar Sauce

Crabs claws in a aromatic, mildly spiced with coconut milk and crab paste sauce.  What is Alavar Sauce? The recipe is inspired by a dish from Zamboanga in Mindanao, Southern parts of the Philippines. Locally the dish is known as ‘Curacha con salsa Alavar’ or Curacha in Alavar sauce, it’s made with Spanner crabs and […]

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Creamy Chicken Macaroni Soup

Macaroni Sopas A comforting one pot wonder that fills you up and cuddle you from the inside.. It’s creamy, filling and soupy just perfect for rainy days. I asked the my daughters what they would like to eat for dinner. It’s been a rainy autumn we are having this year. Both of the girls thought […]

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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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Chicken & Chayote Ginger Soup

Tinola na May Sayote “Hindi sa akin yan…Sayo te!” A friend jokingly commented, to many people they know the vegetable as ‘chayote’ in Filipino language it’s ‘sayote’ haha! Tinola is a classic Filipino dish with the chicken, ginger and either chayote or green papaya. When my papa taught me how to cook this dish at […]

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