Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious") Blog

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Longsoftcream (Osaka, Japan)

While walking form America Mura on the way to Dotonbori we saw this street where people flock and queue on different establishments like the Amemura Melon, some fancy cotton candy place and this Long...

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How to make the Best Sweet Spicy Sawsawan

If the Malaysians/Indonesians have the Sambal Oelek, the Thai have the Nam Pra Prik, the Vietnamese have the Nước chấm then the Filipinos have the sawsawan. Sawsawan is a generic term in the Philippines...

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Yunke No Shokutaku (Aeon Mall, Kyoto, Japan)

Our last couple of days in Kyoto was quite of an open plan so we just strolled around and try to explore places, then we stumbled upon this Aeon Mall because of its bright...

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Spaghetti in White Bean Sauce

Before I thought pastas only revolve around the common sauces like tomato, cream, mushroom and olive oil until I met this one, the white bean sauce. It is a new sauce on its own...

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Paksing Demonyu

Paksing Demonyu or Devil’s stew is a Kapampangan dish made with vegetables stewed in vinegar. Now you might be asking why it is named like such? Well there is an old story that this...

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Yoshinoya (Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan)

The last time I had a Yoshinoya beef bowl was when I was still working in Hong Kong, that was at least 15 years ago. It was one of my go to dishes there...

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Imbaliktad

I had tried this before when I used to live in Baguio City but never knew its name until recently. It is one of those dishes that we always cook during my university days...

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Yakitori Izakaya (Minato-ku, Osaka, Japan)

After a full day at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan on our way back to Osakako Station while walking we saw this Yakitori place just near the platform entrance, we were thinking whether to have our...

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Blueberry Creme Brulee

Creme Brulee is a custard dessert prepared by water bath baking then finished by torching sugar crystals on top creating a hard-caramel topping. On its simplest form, it is only flavoured with vanilla but...

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Steak in Mushroom Miso Sauce

Yōshoku is a term for Western-influenced cooking in Japan and some good examples of it are Omuraisu (Omelette Rice), Hayashiraisu (Hashed Beef with Rice), Kareraisu (Curry Rice), Korokke (Croquettes), Hambāgu (Hamburger Steak), Naporitan (Neapolitan Spaghetti)...