Filipino Adobo Oven Fried Chicken Wings Recipe

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This is great for tailgating or as appetizer with beer while hanging around the house and watching Netflix. Or pair it with white wine and light romantic candles – whatever floats your boat. It’s just good! Chicken wings are coated … Continue reading

Beef Mechado Filipino Recipe – Beef Stew with Polenta

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Beef mechado is a Spanish dish that has been adapted to the Filipino palate. It is made by marinating beef pieces in soy sauce, vinegar, lemon or calamansi juice, garlic, black pepper and bay leaf, then braising it until tender … Continue reading

One Pot Chicken Pasta Recipe – Creamy Pasta with Feta Sauce

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This dish is closely similar in taste to Pasta Carbonara which is a common white sauce pasta in the Philippines. I prefer this one because the Mediterranean combination of flavors is more interesting and this recipe does not use bacon. … Continue reading

Baked Mussels with Cheese and Mayo

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Baked Cheese-Mayo Mussels are mussels slathered with a cheese, mayo, garlic and butter combination and baked in the oven for a few minutes. You have probably tried this dish at Chinese or Japanese restaurants. It is so easy to make … Continue reading

Best Gado Gado Recipe – Indonesia’s Most Popular Salad

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Gado Gado by its name, means ‘potpourri’ and it is just that – a collection of any raw or blanched vegetables, sometimes with rice or noodles, tofu or tempeh, drizzled in a delicious, spicy peanut sauce. It is a vegetarian’s … Continue reading

Filipino Sinigang Soup Recipe – Best Comfort Food

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Sinigang is a savory Filipino soup characterized by its salty/sour taste. The sour taste comes from the extract of the tamarind fruit (sampalok). Sinigang is often made with pork, beef, fish, shrimp with the addition of different kinds of vegetables. … Continue reading

Filipino Beef Salpicao (Garlic Beef) and Sauteed Bok Choy

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Beef Salpicao is a dish made of cubed sirloin or tenderloin beef, marinated in garlic, Worcestershire sauce, olive oil and soy sauce. As expected, the dish came from Spain but it may have originated from Portugal. Salpicao in Portugal is … Continue reading

Purple Cabbage Coleslaw Recipe – a Gorgeous and Healthy Salad

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I grew up in the Philippines with white-green cabbage, the one we used for ‘pancit’ noodles, the one we saute with chicken or pork or use for the sweet-sour-creamy coleslaw. I did not even know there were cabbages colored other … Continue reading

Japanese VegetableTempura Recipe

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For today’s post, I feature a recipe by my niece-by-marriage Phoebe Gayle Cabatingan. Phoebe is an artist, which shows in everything she does.  She lives in Cebu, Philippines with her husband and adorable little daughter. She raises and sells cactus … Continue reading