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Chicken Inasal (Grilled or Oven Baked)
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Chicken Inasal (Grilled or Oven Baked)

Learn how to make chicken inasal–Bacolod’s famous chargrilled chicken marinated in sinamak, garlic, lemongrass, calamansi, and ginger. You can make this with any cut of chicken, and it can be cooked in the oven, stove, or BBQ. What is Chicken Inasal? The word inasal is an Ilonggo term that basically means “chargrilled” or “roasted meat”….

Pork Bun Filling (for steamed and baked buns)
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Pork Bun Filling (for steamed and baked buns)

This pork bun filling is made with succulently tender bits of pork slowly braised in classic Chinese pork BBQ ingredients. It is rich, thick and has a good balance of sweet and salty. A perfect filling for steamed buns (pao/bao/ Filipino siopao/ cuapao) and baked buns. Pork bun filling Ahh…I’ve dreamt of making this for the longest…

Emergency Korean Bibimbap

Emergency Korean Bibimbap

This is the easiest bibimbap recipe you’ll ever make. Perfect for sudden Korean food cravings! It involves minimal preparation and uses just a handful of ingredients. Customize it based on whatever vegetables or meat you have–thinly sliced meat, ground pork or beef; use spam and other deli meats for convenience. You can even make it…

Soft and Buttery Pandesal (stays soft even the next day!)
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Soft and Buttery Pandesal (stays soft even the next day!)

Make your own soft, buttery, and chewy Filipino pandesal at home! This is your ultimate guide to making your favorite breakfast rolls. A beginner-friendly pandesal recipe with lots of tips and step-by-step photos on how to make pandesal. Soft Pandesal Ingredients Yeast The key to successfully making pandesal or any yeast bread for that matter…

Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe (Yogurt or Sour Cream)
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Easy Moist Banana Bread Recipe (Yogurt or Sour Cream)

This easiest banana bread you’ll ever make! Moist, rich, and made of simple ingredients. Easy Moist Banana Bread Reasons why I love this banana bread recipe: Moist and tender but not crumbly or dense. Not too sweet compared to other banana bread recipes. Made in one bowl without an electric mixer; literally, all you need…

Pork Humba (Meltingly tender Pork!)
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Pork Humba (Meltingly tender Pork!)

All the things you love about Filipino pork humba are in this recipe. Meltingly tender pork belly slowly cooked in an adobo-like sauce that is rich, sweet, salty, glossy, and tangy. This Filipino dish is characterized by the spices derived from Chinese braised pork belly–banana blossoms, star anise, and salted black beans. It is truly…

Stir-fried Chayote (Ginisang Sayote)
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Stir-fried Chayote (Ginisang Sayote)

This is an easy vegetable dish made of stir-fried chayote, pork, and shrimp. It’s light, nutritious, and savory at the same time. Make it soupy or saucy, all up to you! Chayote (sayote in Filipino) is another favorite vegetable in the Philippines. I grew up eating it with soups like Tinola and Nilaga and stir-fry…

Sweet and Sour Chicken with Pineapple
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Sweet and Sour Chicken with Pineapple

Sweet and sour chicken! Tender-crisp chicken breasts tossed in the most delicious homemade sweet and sour sauce that is not too sweet and not too sour. Chunks of pineapple give it a nice touch of fruity flavor. This definitely better than takeout, you guys! I hope you enjoy making and eating this as much as…

Pork Binagoongan (Binagoongang Baboy)
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Pork Binagoongan (Binagoongang Baboy)

A classic binagoongan recipe made of pork belly slowly stewed in bagoong sauce made of tomatoes, garlic, onions, and chilies.  The pork is tender yet firm; the sauce is rich, and savory with a perfect balance of sweetness and saltiness. This binagoongang baboy will definitely make you come back for a second cup of rice….

Lechon Pork Belly with Crispy Crackling
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Lechon Pork Belly with Crispy Crackling

A lechon pork belly recipe for all you home cooks out there! This homemade lechon is slow-cooked until succulently tender. The skin is roasted until crispy, crackling, and bubbly. This is a beginner-friendly recipe with lots of tips and step-by-step photos and a video on how to make the best homemade lechon. Celebrate with Moist…

Easy Oven Roasted Chicken
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Easy Oven Roasted Chicken

The simplest and easiest oven-roasted chicken ever! Juicy, tender and made of the simplest ingredients. Add carrots, potatoes, and celery on the side if you’re feeling fancy. Super easy and delicious Roasted Chicken Here are the reasons why you’ll love this roasted chicken recipe. This recipe requires minimal preparation and you don’t need any special…

Cheesy Baked Macaroni with Meat Sauce
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Cheesy Baked Macaroni with Meat Sauce

Cheesy Baked Macaroni with Meat Sauce! It’s the easiest macaroni casserole you’ll ever make. The pasta and the meat sauce are cooked in one pot then baked with creamy cheese sauce on top. So EASY, so good! Baked Macaroni with Meat Sauce A picky eater’s favorite, grown-up’s comfort food. My sweet toddler (bless her Asian…

Pork Afritada
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Pork Afritada

A hearty Pork Afritada with melt-in-your-mouth slow-cooked chunks of pork, potato, and vegetables. You’ll love the flavor of this afritada recipe–it’s slightly thickened and has extra flavor from a favorite Filipino ingredient! What is Pork Afritada? Learning the origin of the dishes is one of the best parts I love about food blogging. And I…

Buko Pandan Recipe (extra creamy!)
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Buko Pandan Recipe (extra creamy!)

Buko Pandan is one of the best Filipino desserts you’ll ever have. Made with strips of young coconut, pandan jelly (gulaman), kaong, and nata de coco smothered in cream and condensed milk. Buko Pandan: A Filipino Dessert Making Buko Pandan is a family activity in the Philippines, especially during holidays like Christmas and New Year….

Pork Pinakbet
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Pork Pinakbet

Pinakbet is a Filipino vegetable dish made of eggplant, okra, ampalaya, and pork (baboy) stewed in tomatoes, and bagoong. It can be salty, rich, bitter, and naturally sweet with the addition of camote (sweet potato) and other root crops. I loved Pinakbet even as a kid. You probably don’t hear that often especially since it’s…