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Pinakbet na Purong Gulay

Vegan Pinakbet – A vegetable medley cooked with salted black beans. Pinakbet is a regional dish from Ilocos, north of Philippines. What is Pinakbet? Pinakbet or Pakbet is a dish from Ilocos and Its name came from the Ilocano word pinakebbet which means “shriveled”, in reference to the vegetables being sweated in the pot over […]

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Clams and Ginger Soup

Tinolang Tulya A simple yet comforting clams and ginger soup, eaten on it own or with some steamed jasmine rice. What is Tinolang Tulya Tinola is a classic Filipino dish enjoyed by Filipinos in and outside of the Philippines. Filipinos loves this dish as it’s comforting and delicious especially during rainy and cold months. Tinola […]

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Filipino Escabeche

Fried Pomfret with Sweet & Tangy Sauce What is Escabeche  The Origin story is nicely written by guampedia.com. I was so fascinated by this information. The origin of the word “escabeche” is Persian. The Arabs brought the word “escabeche” to Spain in the 8th Century. The word is derived from “Al-sikbaj,” a popular meat dish […]

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Ensaladang Kulawo

Smokey Aubergine with Coconut Dressing Ensaladang Kulawo is two dishes combined into one. It’s grilled aubergine, tomatoes, red onions and garlic with coconut cream & lemon dressing. This is great as a side dish or salad and it’s vegan too! What is Ensaladang Kulawo? Let’s start with Ensalada, this dish is made up of grilled […]

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Maruya

Banana Fritters What is Maruya Maruya are banana fritters usually with ‘Saba’ banana local to Philippines, coated with batter and fried until golden. It’s sprinkled with more sugar to give more sweetness. You can choose your favourite toppings to go with it of course! Let’s talk about ingredients With this recipe, because I live in […]

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Steamed Sticky Rice Cake

Kutsinta A sweet glutinous rice cakes topped with freshly grated coconut meat. A great snack or dessert that is also vegan! What is Kutsinta? Apparently it was named after a pre-colonial kitchen equipment for its flattened, saucer-like shape according to pepper.ph. Kutsinta is a ‘kakanin’ they are a variety of different types of rice cakes […]

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Steamed Sweet Cassava Cake

Pichi Pichi Simply delicious steamed sweet cassava cake covered in freshly grated coconut meat. This Vegan sweetness is great as a snack or dessert! What is Pichi Pichi? Pichi pichi or Pitsi pitsi is made from grated cassava or manioc mixed with water or coconut milk and sugar. The mixture is poured into molders and […]

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Mussels in Coconut Milk & Turmeric

Ginataan na Tahong There are 2 things that are abundant in Philippines and goes together, no not chicken joy & Filipino spaghetti, I’m talking about coconut and shellfish! This dish is so tasty and fresh you would want to lick your bowl clean. When I was growing up in the Philippines, my mother’s Barrio is […]

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Braised Squid in Soy and Vinegar

Adobong Pusit Adobo comes in many varieties, there are regional variations as well as every house hold will have their own version too! The name was given by the Spain during their time in the Philippines. It resembles a cooking technique in Spain to preserve meat in herbs, salt and vinegar. When Spain ruled Philippines they […]

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