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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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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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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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Lumpiang Sariwa

Chicken and Veg Fresh Spring Rolls Lumpiang Sariwa is Filipino fresh spring rolls filled with mixed vegetables, meat or seafood and wrapped in a crepe-like pancake accompanied with a garlicy sweet sauce and topped with peanuts. What is Lumpiang Sariwa Lumpiang Sariwa is a fresh spring roll usually filled with mixed vegetables and meat or […]

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Sizzling Pork Belly

Sisig Twice cooked pork belly, it’s cooked in the oven first, then stir fried and served on a hot plate with eggs. This dish is a perfect sharer eaten with rice or on it’s own. What is Sisig Sisig is one of my favourite side dishes (although not served in a small plate) and it […]

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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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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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No Churn Purple Yam Ice Cream

Ube Sorbetes Ube or Purple yam has to be the top flavour of desserts among Filipinos, as a people, we are obsessed with Ube. Other countries use purple yam as a savoury dish, something to complement a meaty dish but Filipinos use it as a dessert ONLY. From cakes, ice cream, candy, steamed cakes, sweet […]

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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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