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Chorizo Pudpud (Bacolod Skinless Longganisa)
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Chorizo Pudpud (Bacolod Skinless Longganisa)

Garlicky and not too sweet Filipino Chorizo Pudpud is a Bacolod-inspired skinless longganisa. It’s shapeless, casing-free and made with all-natural ingredients (no food coloring). It is literally the easiest if not the easiest longganisa you can make at home. It was loved at first bite the first time I had Chorizo Pudpud. It was, luckily…

Stir-fried Bean Sprouts with Tofu (Ginisang Togue)
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Stir-fried Bean Sprouts with Tofu (Ginisang Togue)

A simple Filipino-style stir-fried mung bean sprouts recipe with fried tofu. This is a healthy and flavorful vegetable dish that packs a flavor with the addition of fish sauce and oyster sauce. This dish is known as Togue Guisado in Filipino. Its ingredients are similar to Lumpiang Gulay (Fried Vegetable spring rolls) with the addition…

Nilagang Manok sa Patis (Chicken Soup with Fish Sauce)
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Nilagang Manok sa Patis (Chicken Soup with Fish Sauce)

Nilagang Manok is a clear chicken soup loaded with vegetables and seasoned with patis or fish sauce. The chicken pieces are boiled until tender resulting in a light flavorful soup that is both savory and naturally sweet from the vegetables. The simplest, easiest and beginner-friendly Chicken Nilaga you’ll ever make. You can make this on…

Buttermilk Chicken Popcorn
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Buttermilk Chicken Popcorn

A simple Chicken Popcorn recipe made of bite-size chicken breasts tenderized in homemade buttermilk and then deep-fried until crispy and juicy. It doesn’t pop and it does it have any corn in the ingredients either. But I think it is the cutest name for fried bite-size fried chicken, next to chicken nuggets I supposed. Call…

Chicken Menudo
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Chicken Menudo

This recipe is a lighter version of Menudo made of chicken and liver spread. It’s quick and easy to make and definitely packed with that familiar classic Menudo flavor. This is for you, chicken lovers! I know it may sound unconventional, especially to Pork Menudo fans but Chicken Menudo works! And it’s too good! I…

Tofu and Green Beans Bicol Express (No Meat Bicol Express)

Tofu and Green Beans Bicol Express (No Meat Bicol Express)

No Meat Bicol Express! Sauteed green beans and crispy-soft tofu tossed in savory and spicy Bicol Express sauce. Yes, it is meatless but definitely not lacking in flavor. You will not miss the meat on this one. This meatless Bicol Express is far from being bland and flavorless. The aromatics such as garlic, onions, ginger,…

Lumpiang Gulay with Pork
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Lumpiang Gulay with Pork

Lumpiang Gulay with Pork! Chunky, crispy, and delicious—three words that best describe Filipino-style vegetable spring rolls. These fried spring rolls are not only filled with tender-crisp vegetables but also with pork. Not to worry, the subtle and fresh elements of the vegetables definitely stand out the most. Lumpiang Gulay: Filipino Vegetable Spring Rolls Lumpiang Gulay…

Sarciadong Isda
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Sarciadong Isda

Sarciadong Isda is a delicious Filipino dish made of fried fish simmered in tomatoes, garlic, onions, and eggs. Not exactly sure what the word ‘sarciado’ really means but I found two in Google: to ‘cook in thick sauce’ and ‘tomatoes’ or ‘salsa’ in Spanish. Both are befitting since this dish does have a thick sauce…

Ginataang Gulay with Hibe and Lechon Kawali
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Ginataang Gulay with Hibe and Lechon Kawali

A simple Vegetable Stew in Coconut Milk dish made even more flavorful and delicious with dried shrimp and fried pork belly. Ginataang Gulay means ‘vegetables in coconut milk’. It is somewhat Filipino’s version of vegetable curry without the spices. Long green beans (sitaw) and squash (kalabasa) are often, if not always, its main ingredients. Other…

Special Palitaw (soft and silky)
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Special Palitaw (soft and silky)

A palitaw recipe made even more delicious and enjoyable for everyone. Soft, silky coated with freshly grated coconut, roasted sesame seeds, and then finally sprinkled with sugar. What is Palitaw? Boiling the glutinous rice cake in hot water until it surfaces to the top is the method of cooking palitaw; the term essentially (and appropriately)…