Tagged: Soup

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Calandracas

Calandracas or Kalandrakas is a dish from Cavite that is nowadays prepared in many ways, the most common ones are using sotanghon noodles and another one uses pasta, cooked with either chicken, pork, beef and/or ham plus vegetables, potatoes and chickpeas, then seasoned with Patis Tanza. This soup is an...

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Hi-Bol

Hi-Bol from the word “High Voltage”, this dish will definitely shock your taste buds, sour and bitter soup best served really hot with chillies. This Ilocano dish is basically a version of pinapaitian served with pancit lusay, a dish that even though uses unused food trimmings it is still delicious....

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Hinalog na Manok

Hinalog na Manok is a dish inspired by three popular Filipino Chicken dishes, the tinola, sinampalukan and afritada. Ginger, chilli leaves and papaya came from tinola; the sinigang mix comes from sinampalukan; and the garlic, onions and tomato paste came from afritada. It may sound like a barrage of flavours...

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Sinigang sa Ube

If taro is used in sinigang why not other tubers like ube? In fact, after writing that statement it opened a whole lot of possibilities on my imagination, like using cassava, sweet potatoes or other yam varieties, they all are from the same family with just a minor change on...

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Sardines with Misua and Patola

Sardines is a popular food item in the Philippines specially during my childhood, it is cheap, can be bought everywhere and delicious, it was a common dish served by less affluent families. I remember I kept on saying to my colleagues how poor some Filipinos are, I told them a...

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Minanok

I have a childhood friend where he has four siblings of which all of them were allergic to chicken and dishwashing liquid, he was the only male and imagine what he has to undergo at their household, no fried chicken and he has to do the dishwashing always. I still...

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Niku Udon

If you haven’t tried udon noodles then you are missing a lot on life, the texture on these noodles is something to be reckoned. Bouncy, chewy and soft its one addictive noodle unique to most. Usually served on simple soup dishes, it’s so good it does not need fancy ingredients...

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Law-Uy

Law-uy is a vegetable soup dish popular in Mindanao, at first sight it looks like dinengdeng or laswa but this dish is totally different and from what I noticed it uses a lot of slimy vegetables and root crop. Jute leaves (Saluyot), Okra, Loofah (Patola) and Taro are the main...

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Sinigang na Ulo ng Salmon sa Pinya

Sinigang na Ulo is one of my favourite dishes, it is definitely on my top 10. Back in the Philippines there was this restaurant I always dine in where their specialty are fish head sinigang offered in different fishes, like tuna, grouper and snapper. The flavours and texture are amazing,...

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Inabraw

I enjoyed a lot of my teenager years in Baguio City and I miss that place a lot specially the food, the cuisine of this region is one of my favourite regional cuisines in the Philippines as it showcases a lot of fresh indigenous vegetables and offal A place known...