Tagged: Banana

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Chicken and Plantain Stew

Plantain in dishes are common in Latin American cuisine like Columbia, Cuba and Puerto Rico, it’s such an abundant crop they use it a lot in different dishes as well as desserts. Some examples are the Columbian Sopa de Patacón, the Ecuadorian Caldo de Bolas de Verde and the Dominican...

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Copycat KC Turon

Honestly when I go to Philippines for a vacation Kanin Club is one of the first places that I will try, they brighten and give a new life to the traditional dishes I grew up with hence even though I haven’t dined in the said restaurant I try to recreate...

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Zucchini, Banana, Chocolate Bread

One weekend I was given some zucchinis or what we call in New Zealand courgettes, I had some frozen bananas, a few packets of leftover chocolate chips in the pantry and muffin wraps from my FoodieBox. I then decided to combine all of them together to make some muffins I...

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Strawberry, Nectarine, Orange and Banana Sorbet

What would you do if you have lots of fruits and they are all becoming over ripe? Sorbet is your best answer and that’s what I did with mine. I had several pieces of strawberries, nectarines, oranges and bananas and they are nearly over ripe so I peeled them, removed...

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Salad Drink

I guess most of us associate salad with something green, healthy and leafy well it’s a different case in the Philippines as salad there is commonly associated with something sweet and fruity. When someone talks about salad in the Philippines by default it is pertaining to something sweet like a...

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Patatim

Patatim is a Filipino-Chinese dish which is made out of slowly braised pork leg cooked similar to Paksiw but without the vinegar. This dish is very popular in Authentic Chinese food establishments in the Philippines such as the restaurants and even hawker stalls in Binondo. Traditionally it is cooked with...

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Maruya

Maruya or Banana Fritters are battered bananas deep fried then sprinkled with sugar before serving. A very popular merienda (afternoon tea) in the Philippines, usually cooked at home but it can also be seen sold by street vendors. Like any other cooked banana dishes in the Philippines it calls for...

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Arroz ala Cubana

Arroz ala Cubana is a Philippine dish that consists of sautéed minced beef, white rice, fried egg and fried cardaba (saba) banana. A dish that originated from the Spanish arroz a la cubana which is nearly similar but instead of the sautéed beef it is served with tomato sauce. Another...

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Banana Cue

Banana Cue is one of the most popular street foods in the Philippines; it is made out of a deep fried banana coated with caramelized brown sugar served in a barbecue stick. Bananas used are the key element of this dish hence “saba” bananas (cardaba bananas) are the only option...

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Balbacua

Filipino cuisine is so huge in every province they have created their own unique cuisines based on local ingredients they have. From the creamy and hot dishes of the Bicol region, the Spanish inspired dishes of the Visayas to the frugal dishes of the Ilocos each have their own character...