Noodle

Maki Mi

In the Philippines, if you are looking for a starchy hearty noodle soup dish then the first thing comes to mind is lomi and its many different varieties but did you know you have an alternative to that and it is as equally delicious, it is called Maki Mi. This...

Gochujang Noodles

When it comes to Korean noodles, the sweet potato starch noodles grabs a lot of attention and we see it in many of the Korean Noodle dishes like Japchae but have your tried other noodle types that uses mainly Korean ingredients? Well for me, I had but only those instant...

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Bam-i

When I first tried this dish in the Philippines, I don’t have any idea of its name, only until recently I learned of its name from a Visayan in our Filipino community here in New Zealand. She cooks this a lot, brings it on most occasions and even caters for...

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Pancit Macao

Though this dish sounds like it originated from Macau well that is only partly true because this noodle dish is called like such because one of its main ingredients, the Chorizo de Macau.  Now that is even more confusing right? You may say that Chorizo de Macau is from Macau, well...

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Pancit Choca

Pancit Choca also known as Pancit Choco, Pancit ala Negra or Pancit Pusit is a noodle dish that originated from Cavite a province in Philippines. This noodle dish was originally known as Pancit Choca en su Tinta in Caviteño Chavacano which means “noodle with squid in its own ink”. This...

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Tempura Udon

A simple udon soup once done right is incredible on its own, just the noodles alone is something to drool for! chewy, fat, slippery delicious. The broth is another thing, that umami filled soup is so addictive, any noodle dipped into that becomes amazing. I tried some good ones and...

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Yaki Udon

Yaki Udon is Japanese dish of thick, smooth, white udon noodles stir fried with tender meat slices like beef, pork and/or chicken with vegetables such as carrots, spring onions, onions and ginger over sweet soy sauce mixture. Basically, a similar dish to Yakisoba cooked in a similar manner using different...

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Oxtail Udon

Ohhh Oxtails, I can’t get enough of you, one of the most underrated meat cut that deserves everyone’s attention. Its meaty, its tasty, its collagen rich, its everything you want a meat to be and that’s what we are using today in our udon noodle soup. This is not your...

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Spabok

Like most dishes in the Philippines each region has its own unique way of preparing their dishes that is why you have many varieties of sinigang, adobo and kakanin. Pancit is nothing different hence you have the likes of Tuguegarao’s Pancit Batil Patong, Isabelas’ Pancit Cabagan, Lucban’s Pancit Habab, Bicol’s...

Batsui

Pampanga indeed is the food capital of the Philippines, this province has some of the most delicious recipes Philippines has to offer. Pampanga is also known for the heavy use of offal in its dishes which all boils down to history. As most of us knows Pampanga is surrounded by...