Soup

Camto Soup

This is not your ordinary nilagang baka, it starts like it but ends up even much better. Camto Soup is a main stay dish on pares joints in the Philippines where its soup is served on the side with pares and it can also be consumed on its own with...

Shrimp and Cheese Ramen

Cheese in ramen? Yes there is such a thing and for me it was weird the first time I heard of it, until I tried it. I am not sure if this is a Japanese creation but I am leaning towards the Koreans because when you check their rameyon varieties...

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...

Pospas de Gallina

Goto, Arrozcaldo, Lugaw and Pospas de Gallina what are the differences between these Filipino style congee? Many of us use at least the first three names interchangeably with this chicken and rice porridge dish, even I never knew what a real arrozcaldo was. Now to set things correctly here is...

Kinamatisang Buto Buto 1

Kinamatisang Buto Buto

It’s not sinigang, it’s not afritada and definitely not nilaga, it is something in between. It’s not a plain soup and it’s not sour either, the flavours are just right. Kinamatisang Buto Buto a pork bone soup prepared by slowly simmering bony pork cuts together with daikon, garlic and onions...

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Hinalang

Hinalang, just the name alone sounds hot and spicy because it is. “Halang” in Visayan means Hot or Spicy and this is what this dish is all about, a close relative to the Nilagang Baka but this is its spicy counterpart, with ginger and chillies, this soup dish will make...

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Inaslum

If the Ilocanos have the Dinengdeng, Mindanaoans have Law-uy, Visayans have the Utan then in Romblon they have Inaslum. Unlike most of the vegetable soup in the Philippines where there is a set ingredients for it to be called like such, Inaslum is the opposite, basically it’s just a soup...

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Kaleskes

If you had tried Pigar-Pigar right in the centre of Dagupan’s night street food scene in Galvan street then most probably you had been introduced to Kaleskes already. If not then let me introduce you to this dish, Kaleskes. Kaleskes is a Pangasinense term for intestine, as the name suggests...

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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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Sopas ala Pobre

Poor man style soup, that’s what the name Sopas ala Pobre means, why? Because in Philippines all of the ingredients of this dish are either free or very cheap.  Beef leg bones is one of the cheapest beef cuts, as well as the misua noodles where it can be bought...