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Ensaladang na Talong at Itlog na Maalat - Food with Mae-2

Ensaladang Talong at Itlog na Maalat

Charred Aubergine and Salted Egg Salad My Filipino neighbour and I have been exchanging some Filipino foods. They gave me some Filipino empanadas and recently some homemade salted eggs. In return I gave them some Mango float (no bake mango cake) and some Suman (sweet glutinous rice cakes). I was thinking on how I can […]

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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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Cassava Cake

Sweet and Moist Cake with Young Coconut What is Cassava Cake? Cassava cake is unique to the Philippines although the root crop cassava came from Latin America during the Spanish colonization through the Manila – Acapulco trading route.  It’s a traditional moist cake with a custard-like topping. It’s usually eaten as snacks but it can […]

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Garlic Fried Chicken

Crispy-li-cious! Period! I am totally obsessed with fried chicken!! I love watching ASMR videos of people eating fried chicken. There’s something about the sound of that crunch on each bite that I’m obsessed with! Leaves me drooling over my phone while watching. I made a couple of recipes with fried chicken already and I’m happy […]

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Leyte Humba

Oozing with savoury, sweet flavours and melt in your mouth pork bites, here’s my Braised Pork Belly in soy sauce and vinegar with salted black beans, palm sugar and star anise.  What is Humba? Let’s get this completely clear, Humba is NOT Adobo!  They both are braised with soy sauce and vinegar. Both have bay […]

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Fridge Find Friday 1

Fried Rice with Molo Fillings I cook most of the day during the week for my instagram content or for the family and often I have plenty of left overs. I keep them in the fridge or feezer to preserve them and not to waste them. As a mama of two, I sometimes don’t want […]

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Inasal Na Manok

Boneless Thigh Chicken Barbeque marinated in a mixture of vinegar and numerous spices such as lemongrass, garlic, and ginger. Basted with annatto and butter infused oil. What is Inasal This chicken barbecue is a regional recipe from Bacolod region, Western Visayas Philippines. The Ilonggo word ‘Inasal’ literally means char-grilled or roasted meat. Inasal is traditionally […]

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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 […]

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Malutong Na Pata

Pork Hock, Twice cooked and Fried to Perfection This dish is popurlay known as Crispy Pata, it literally means crispy pork hock. It’s twice cooked, first it’s boiled and deep fried until it nice and crispy.

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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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