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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 on 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…

Pork Igado Recipe
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Pork Igado Recipe

This recipe is the lighter version of Igado, a popular Ilocano dish made with strips of pork and liver slowly stewed in our favorite soy sauce and vinegar mixture. It is similar to adobo but with menudo ingredients. Simple Igado Recipe A dish for ‘adventurous eaters, traditional Igado also consists of different pork innards such…

Crispy Tofu Binagoongan
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Crispy Tofu Binagoongan

Crispy fried tofu and eggplant smothered with our favorite binagoongan sauce. A simple and easy meatless binagoongan recipe that you will absolutely love. Binagoongan is traditionally made of pork meat stewed in tomatoes, onions, garlic, and shrimp paste, or bagoong-alamang in Filipino. But if you are trying to avoid or lessen your red meat consumption then…

Pininyahang Manok with Evaporated Milk
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Pininyahang Manok with Evaporated Milk

Pininyahang Manok is Filipino’s version of creamy chicken stew; infused with pineapple juice adding a hint of tanginess and sweetness and evaporated milk for that rich and creamy texture. Why I love this Pininyahang Manok recipe? What I love about this dish is its delicate, delicious, and tropical flavor. The milk and pineapple blended really…

Ensaymada Cupcakes
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Ensaymada Cupcakes

Our favorite buttery bread is made into cupcakes! Soft buttery cake topped with sugar, cheese, and yes more butter. It may be an unusual trio to some, but they are exactly the reasons why we, Filipinos, love Ensaymada. A triple treat that is hard to resist. Ensaymada is a popular and favorite bread in the Philippines….

Chicken Pochero with Canned Baked Beans
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Chicken Pochero with Canned Baked Beans

A chicken pochero recipe made simple and convenient with canned baked beans. Loaded with vegetables and packed with comforting Filipino flavor. This is a perfect ‘stew-in-a-hurry’ kind of dish that you can make any time for your friends and family. FILIPINO-STYLE POCHERO What makes the Filipino style Pochero or Puchero distinct from Spain’s version are…

Nilagang Baboy
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Nilagang Baboy

Nilagang baboy is a Filipino-style pork soup. It’s light, filling, and an easily customizable dish–add potatoes, cabbage, green beans, and many other vegetables. A perfect mid-week dish for cold and rainy days. Nilagang Baboy: Filipino Pork Soup Pork Nilaga is a staple dish on my monthly menu. It is easy to prepare and cooking is…

Poqui Poqui
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Poqui Poqui

Poqui poqui is a popular vegetable Ilocano dish made of grilled eggplants that are sautéd in tomatoes, onions, and garlic. It’s an awesome side dish for lechon kawali, bagnet, barbeque or even grilled or fried fish (I’m drooling as I type this). After some googling, I found out that its name origin comes from the…

Soft Spanish Bread
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Soft Spanish Bread

Soft, fluffy Spanish Bread filled with butter and sugar then laid in breadcrumbs. A bread like no other and definitely every Filipino’s favorite merienda. Spanish bread was the bread of my childhood in the Philippines. My siblings and I call it ‘potpot’ bread. Every afternoon, we await the loud horn sound of the bread vendor….

Pork Bacon Tapa
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Pork Bacon Tapa

One boring weekend, I was craving for beef tapa but all I had in the fridge was pork. Not just any ordinary pork. It was a pack of specially cut BACON that we weren’t able to use when we did Steamboat shabu-shabu at home. And then, ka-ching! Why not make it a tapa?   Serve…