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Sotanghon with Sardines Noodle Soup - Food with Mae-9

Sotanghon at Sardinas

Vermicelli with Sardines Noodle Soup As a working mum, I know the struggle of getting home and still have to worry about what to have for dinner. This noodle dish is a complete meal done in 20 minutes! I have 2 daughters who are not always keen on eating seafood and surprisingly enjoyed this meal […]

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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.” […]

Prawns in Burnt Butter and Alamang-Food with Mae-4

Hipon sa Alamang at Butter

Prawns cooked in Burnt Butter and Shrimp Paste This is for my seafood lovers. The recipe for this dish is Filipino inspired seafood sauce and has a lot of flavours that will surely hit the spot! I like to make plenty and keep some in the fridge or freezer and use some in the future […]

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Ginataan na Isda

Sea Bream Cooked in Coconut Milk with Squash and Green Beans – What is Ginataan na Isda Ginataan is a type of stewed or braised Filipino dishes cooked with coconut milk. There are many varieties to this dish but the common ingredients are coconut and pumpkin or squash. The word “ginataan” (also spelled as guinataan) […]

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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 […]

Kare kare na Kapiz - foodwithmae (7 of 10)

Kare Kare na Kapiz

Scallops and Vegetables with Peanut Sauce Kare kare is traditionally cooked with oxtail or beef and ground peanuts thickened with rice flour. Peanut butter is a modern way of cooking Kare kare today for ease. As a busy mum I’m always looking for ways to cook something delicious and healthy for the family that don’t […]

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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 […]

Escabeche na Pompano- FoodwithMae-1-3

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 […]

Crab Claws in Mae's Alavar Sauce - FoodwithMae

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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