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Chicken and Plantain Stew 1

Chicken and Plantain Stew

Chicken and Plantain Stew is a type of Cuban dish where Chicken and Plantains are slowly cooked in tomato sauce and white wine, a very simple yet tasty stew that you can enjoy over flatbread or white rice. Plantain in dishes are common in Latin American cuisine like Columbia, Cuba...

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Copycat KC Turon

Copycat KC Turon is a type of turon popularized by Kanin Club and is prepared with saba banana, ube halaya, sweetened red bean and macapuno. 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...

Zucchini, Banana, Chocolate Bread

This Zucchini, Banana, Chocolate Bread is moist, fluffy and chocolaty with hints of banana, first time made them but definitely this will be repeated a lot of times at home. One weekend I was given some zucchinis or what we call in New Zealand courgettes, I had some frozen bananas,...

Strawberry, Nectarine, Orange and Banana Sorbet 1

Strawberry, Nectarine, Orange and Banana Sorbet

Strawberry, Nectarine, Orange and Banana Sorbet, a simple sorbet made mostly of fruits and sugar, a nice dessert and palate cleanser 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....

Salad Drink 2

Salad Drink

Salad Drink is a popular street food which is usually sold together with buko juice, melon drink and the popular sago’t gulaman all together they called palamig which means “to cool you down” which definitely is. I guess most of us associate salad with something green, healthy and leafy well...

Patatim

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. Patatim is a Filipino-Chinese dish...

Maruya

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. Maruya or Banana Fritters are battered bananas deep fried then sprinkled with...

Arroz ala Cubana 2

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. Arroz...

Banana Cue

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. Banana Cue is one of the most popular street foods in the Philippines; it is made out of...

Balbacua

Balbacua

Balbacua is a Filipino stew prepared with oxtails, saba bananas and white beans slowly simmered in sauce made with tomatoes, peanut butter and black bean paste. Filipino cuisine is so huge in every province they have created their own unique cuisines based on local ingredients they have. From the creamy...