Filipino

Ciento Quince

Ciento Quince is an extinct Chavacano’s heritage dish prepared with crabs, shrimps, mussels, raw jackfruit, coconut milk and tons of chillies Ciento Quince, is the Spanish for 115, so why is this dish named like such? It was said that this extinct Chavacano’s heritage dish traditionally was prepared with 115...

Caldo Puch

Caldo Puch is a family heirloom recipe from Barcelona prepared like arrozcaldo but instead of beef or chicken its main ingredients are pork, chicken breast, squid, shrimp, clams, green peas and crisped bacon in a tomato-based sauce. You may not have heard of this dish but if you are related,...

Copycat Chicken Joy

Copycat Chicken Joy is Ang Sarap’s take on imitating the famous fried chicken icon from Jollibee, its crunchy, its juicy and it has that inexplicable taste that is unique to that red bee. Fried Chicken, who does not love that? I think generally speaking, most people would put fried chicken...

9 Lumpia Fillings you need to Try

During the last few months I had seen many lumpia flavours popping in and out of my Instagram feed and I wondered why don’t I make my own creation and share it with you guys. Basically any filling can be stuffed in that addictive crispy deep-fried shell, so you are...

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Hotdog and Corned Beef Sopas

Hotdog and Corned Beef Sopas is a version of the Filipino creamy pasta soup dish prepared with pantry and freezer staples like corned beef and hotdogs. Filipino dishes like most developing countries are mainly prepared out of necessity rather than choice, I am saying that as a majority and not...

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Bulalugaw

Bulalugaw is a Filipino type of savoury porridge prepared with glutinous rice cooked in a beef stock made by slowly simmering beef leg bones and shanks. There are many porridge dishes in the Philippines, you have your goto (prepared with ox tripe), arrozcaldo (traditionally prepared with beef), pospas de gallina...

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Pata Bihon

Pata Bihon is a Filipino dish of stir-fried rice noodles called bihon cooked with the sauce from pata tim, a slowly simmered pork leg on sweet and savoury soy sauce infused with Asian aromatics. Stir fried noodle dish that is served and flavoured with gelatinous sticky gravy from the slowly...

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Camto Soup

Camto Soup is a type of Filipino beef soup primarily prepared with “camto” or flank steak and is usually served popularly on noodles on Pares eateries This is not your ordinary nilagang baka, it starts like it but ends up even much better. Camto Soup is a main stay dish...

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Hong Ma

Hong Ma is a Filipino Chinese dish of pork belly braised on a sweet soy sauce mixture with shiitake mushrooms and Asian aromatics I guess all of the Filipinos out there probably know what Humba is, but how about Hong Ma have you heard about this dish? Well if not,...

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Crispy Shrimps Binondo Style

Crispy Shrimps Binondo Style is a Filipino style deep fried spicy salt and pepper baby shrimps, cooked with shells on making it crispy on every bite. Binondo is a district in Manila and is the oldest Chinatown in the world and it was founded in 1594 and was established by...