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Taho

Sweet Tofu Pudding TAHOOOO! The distinctive shout that the street vendor calls while making his round. You immediately grab your money and run outside making sure you don’t miss him. Pssst! You call the vendor, he comes over and starting assembling your taho. He first take a cup (you provide a cup too), he then […]

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Pan de Coco

Sweet Coconut Buns What is Pan de Coco A sweet soft bun stuffed with sweetened coconut fillings. It’s one of the most popular bread that is sold in every bakery in the Philippines. Pan literally means bread or buns and Coco is short for coconut. The name suggests that it’s Spanish…but is it? After searching […]

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Palitaw

Floating Rice Cake topped with Fresh Coconut and Toasted Sesame Seeds Palitaw is one of many ‘kakanin’ or rice cakes that Filipinos love to eat for merienda or snacks. We also serve Palitaw as a dessert at parties and gatherings. It’s a delicacy in the Philippines and it’s one of many dishes that are truly […]

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Iskrambol

Milky Slushy with Purple Yam If I say school snacks what’s the first food comes to mind? I grew up in the Philippines and what I remember during school recess or break is this cold, sweet and colourful dessert. The vendor usually seen outside of schools and parks waiting for the students and young children […]

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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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Lumpiang Baboy

Filipino Spring rolls with pork. Perfect for snacks or as a sharing platter for all occacions. What is Lumpiang Baboy Lumpia is probably the most popular sharing dish in every Filipino party and gatherings. It goes so quickly! This is also known as lumpiang shanghai but there are so many different versions of this dish. […]

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Kwek Kwek

Deep Fried Quails Eggs in Beer Batter This dish is probably the most underrated Filipino street food in the Philippines. The original recipe doesn’t have any beer with it, my version is taken from England’s fish & chips batter super charged it with beer or sparkling water. It creates bubbles and makes the batter airy […]

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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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Siopao Asado

Steamed Pork Buns *UPDATED RECIPE* Flour ingredient updated. A fantastic snack worth making! Filipino cuisine have many influences this includes Chinese cuisine. Filipinos have always traded with their neighboring country like China even before Spain colonized Philippines. Some Chinese business men stayed in Philippines, either to start/expand a business or marry a Filipino or both. […]

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Astig na Pritong Pakpak

Filipino Fried Chicken with Banana Ketchup My family loves good fried chicken. I definitely love the crispy chicken wings and I watch asmr videos of people eating crispy fried chicken. The crispy sounds of fried chicken and the crunch is like music to my ears.  The word ‘astig’ is a slang Filipino word for awesome […]

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