Category: Filipino

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Kare Kareng Bulalo

Have you been in a situation where you can only have one choice but you like both? I hard right but you can fix that by joining the two together as one but that can be possible in some certain situation like our post today. I can’t decide whether I...

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Ginataang Talong at Baboy

Ginataang Talong at Baboy is a simple dish of pork belly and eggplants cooked slowly cooked in coconut milk infused with chillies, garlic and onions. Dishes like this are one of those dishes you are so tempted just to eat bare hands on banana leaf with rice, add some fried...

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Sinigang na Salmon Belly at Hipon

Large meaty prawns and Fatty Salmon Belly in a savoury sour tamarind broth what more can you ask for in a sinigang, this is the utopia of all sinigangs and I just had it for dinner, was not planning to post it hence the picture but I can’t wait for...

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Fried Galunggong

Galunggong or Mackerel Scad in English is common in the Philippines but this fish is quite abundant and can be found mostly on subtropical islands, considered as a game fish but it is used widely as a bait since large trevally, groupers and snappers feed on them. I ate a...

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Beef Cheeks and Tendons Adobo with Fried Pearl Potatoes

Adobo is the most popular Filipino dish, ask any non-Filipino to name a Filipino dish, this will definitely be their answer. A dish that has existed for quite some time now, where it was a well-known preservation technique that Filipinos used dating back to the Pre-Hispanic Period. On its most...

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Palitaw sa Latik

Palitaw is a rice dish made with glutinous rice flour dough cooked by boiling it in liquid like water or coconut milk. Cooking is quite simple, you only drop the dough and once it floats it means it’s already cooked, that’s where it got its name from “palitaw” meaning to...

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Mutya Ng Cavite

Is it just me or does it also occur to you that this dish sounds like s beauty pageant winner? Mutya ng Pilipinas is a popular beauty pageant back in my home country, it showcases the best talents and beauty of the Philippines, similar to this dish where it showcases...

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How to Make Latik

Latik is an ingredient used mostly to garnish Filipino rice cakes like ube halaya, biko, maja blanca and sapin sapin prepared by simmering coconut milk until is reduced and separates into oil and fragrant curds. Latik in Visayas means differently and is usually referred to as the sweet syrup made...

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Manuk Kiarehan

Manuk Kiarehan is a type of curry prepared with chicken, coconut milk, chillies, coriander and curry powder then infused with salted black beans, a dish found in Davao thus curry has a lot of similarities with its Malaysian and Indonesian flavours. Unlike the usual Filipino sweet sour salty notes this...

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Sinantomas

A close cousin to Kaldereta this dish that originated in Quezon province is prepared with Pork spareribs slowly cooked in tomato sauce, pineapple juice, soy sauce and a touch of cheese. I never came across this dish when I was in the Philippines but my dire search for unknown and...