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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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Easy Carrots Pickle

Atchara / Atsara Atchara is a pickle condiment from the Philippines, it has a sweet and sour flavour. This side dish is normally paired with BBQ, Grilled and Fried dishes. What is Atchara Atchara or also known as Atsara is a popular condiment in the Philippines, usually with unripe green papaya and sometimes mixed with […]

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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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Pinoy Fruit Salad

Fruity…check! Creamy…check! Sweet…check! If you have attended a Filipino gathering before, you know that you are in for a feast! When we say, come over, we are having a small gathering for a celebration don’t expect 2-3 people or sandwiches on the table. Small gathering ends up being a living room and kitchen full of […]

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Tocino

Everyone loves bacon, Tocino is a Filipino style of caramelized, sweet cured bacon. This dish is popular with +Silog breakfasts or brunch and typically served with garlic rice, salad and fried egg on the side. It’s a must have in our home! What is Tocino Tocino is a Spanish word for bacon. The Philippines love […]

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Leche Flan Cake

What is Leche Flan Cake Leche Flan Cake also known as Custard Cake and it’s is probably the most decadent Filipino dessert I have ever tried! Not only that you get to eat a delicious cake at the end but the process of making this cake is so magical to me. How the cake batter […]

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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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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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Satti de Zamboanga

Beef BBQ with Spicy Gravy It’s summer in London now we are all gearing up for more Barbecue foods and chilling under the sun. I’m going to show you how to make this popular dish from Zamboanga, Mindanao, Southern part of the Philippines called Satti de Zamboanga.  It’s Beef or chicken barbecue sticks served with […]

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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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