Category: Filipino

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Ginataang Talong

Ginataan one of the many cooking methods in the Philippine cuisine where ingredients are cooked in coconut milk, popular ones are fish pork chicken and vegetables like squash and string beans. The creamy coconut...

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Honey Lemon Salabat

Salabat is a traditional ginger hot drink in the Philippines, usually served during the rainy season and it believed to have a lot of uses and cures which elaborate further below. Traditionally this drink...

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Bagis

Kampangpangan cuisine is one of the popular cuisines back in the Philippines, it is well regarded as having the best dishes back home. Popular dishes include Kare-Kare, Sisig, Morcon, Menudo, Caldereta, Estofado and Embutido...

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Ginataang Mais

Ginataang Mais is a type of Filipino snack made out of corn kernels, glutinous rice, coconut milk and sugar. Usually served during merienda but others have them for dessert. A close relative to creamed...

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The Endless Varieties of Adobo

What is this Philippine Adobo? Have you even tried it? Well Adobo for starters is the Philippines national dish and it is usually made with pork or chicken stewed in soy sauce and vinegar...

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Puto Ube

Puto Ube like most puto is a steamed cake that can either be made with rice flour or just the usual all-purpose flour, it is easy to distinguish compared to most due to its...

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Beef Lauya

Beef Lauya is a close relative of the beef nilaga, almost similar cooking methods but the only major difference is the use of ginger, lots of it. This subtle change gives a different flavour...

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Puto Pao

Puto pao is a type of steamed mini buns made out of rice and/or all-purpose flour filled with seasoned pork then topped with salted duck eggs, think of it as a cross between siopao...

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Bistek Tagalog

A while back I posted Bistek Tagalog but this sparked an outrage with some mad trollers as I used pork instead of beef, in my defense I grew up with that type of bistek...

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Kutsinta

Kutsinta or kuchinta is an orange brownish sticky jelly textured rice cake made from a mix of rice flour (sometimes mixed with all-purpose flour), sugar and lye water served with freshly grated coconuts. This...