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Fish balls

A popular Filipino street food in the Philippines! It’s soft and pillowy, served with fish ball sauce and it’s also delicious with soups or stir-fries. What are Fish Balls I think this street food is an iconic street food in the Philippines. I’m sure we all have childhood memories about Fish Balls and late night […]

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Clams and Ginger Soup

Tinolang Tulya A simple yet comforting clams and ginger soup, eaten on it own or with some steamed jasmine rice. What is Tinolang Tulya Tinola is a classic Filipino dish enjoyed by Filipinos in and outside of the Philippines. Filipinos loves this dish as it’s comforting and delicious especially during rainy and cold months. Tinola […]

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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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Ginataan na Tahong

Mussels in Coconut Milk & Turmeric There are 2 things that are abundant in Philippines and goes together, no not chicken joy & Filipino spaghetti, I’m talking about coconut and shellfish! This dish is so tasty and fresh you would want to lick your bowl clean. When I was growing up in the Philippines, my […]

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Braised Squid in Soy and Vinegar

Adobong Pusit Adobo comes in many varieties, there are regional variations as well as every house hold will have their own version too! The name was given by the Spain during their time in the Philippines. It resembles a cooking technique in Spain to preserve meat in herbs, salt and vinegar. When Spain ruled Philippines they […]

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Fried Milk Fish with Garlic Rice

There is a popular breakfast or brunch concept in the Philippines and honestly I could eat it all day! The name basically consist of the main Meat or Vegetables in a plate plus garlic fried rice (sinangag) and fried egg (itlog). +Silog is Filipinos bento box! Haha! Milk fish is Bangus [bang-os] in Filipino language. […]

Kinilaw Na Talaba

Fresh Oysters with Kalamansi

Kinilaw Na Talaba Kinilaw means ‘eaten raw’ and the dish varies from region to region which makes it so intriguing and exciting! A region might add coconut milk, another might use a particular vinegar and others will add a particular fruit local to them but the basis of this dish are the same. Kinilaw is very […]

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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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