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Adobong Baboy

Classic Braised Pork in Soy and Vinegar, cooked until tender with a rich savoury sauce. The word ‘Adobo’ is a borrowed Spanish word ‘Adobar’ meaning to marinade. When Spainards came to the Philippines, according to the book Memories of Philippine kitchens by Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan, a dish braised with soy sauce and vinegar […]

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Presko na Salabat

Fresh Ginger and Turmeric Tea with Lemon and Honey What is Salabat  Salabat is a hot drink in the Philippines usually made for someone who is feeling under the weather. It’s a great tea with plenty of benefits for the body including anti-inflammatories, improving circulation in your body and it’s good for your immune system! […]

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Ginisang Itlog na Maalat at Sigarilyas

Stir fried salted eggs and winged beans with tomatoes. A delicious and quick meatless dish that you can make in 30 minutes!

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Crispy Mushrooms and Salted Egg

Twice fried Oyster Mushrooms, season with Salted Egg and served with Alamang Mayo.

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Pancit Bihon

Easily one of the most popular Filipino noodle dish. It’s cooked rice noodles, chicken and vegetables. Topped with spring onions and drizzled with kalamansi or lemon on top. What is Pancit Bihon Pancit or Pansit is noodles in Filipino language. Noodles were brought to the Philippines by Chinese immigrants and merchants. From baon (packed food) […]

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Banana Ketchup

A popular and delicious condiment from the Philippines. It’s sweet, tangy, sometimes spicy and it’s similar to tomato ketchup. What is Banana Ketchup When I was a kid growing up in the Philippines, my two favourite things to eat were bbq hotdog and banana ketchup with rice. My mama said I was really fussy and […]

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Popcorn Chicken Adobo

A modern take on the traditional Chicken Adobo. Adobo Popcorn chicken is a crispy fried chicken bites covered in Adobo sauce. Traditionally, Adobo is marinated then braised until the meat is tender and the sauce is reduced. It’s eaten with some boiled jasmine rice or fried rice. I was inspired by the Taiwanese popcorn chicken […]

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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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Sago’t Gulaman

Brown Sugar syrup drink with Tapioca Pearls and Strawberry Jelly. What is What is Sago’t Gulaman Sago’t Gulaman literally means tapioca pearls and jelly.  This delicious drink is something I remember getting as a kid while my parents bought groceries at the market. The street vendors will be on the side of the streets waiting […]

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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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