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BRAZO DE MERCEDES

BRAZO DE MERCEDES Have I told you before I am not much of a baker? With my propensity to repeat myself, I probably already did. As I’ve said many times, give me a carcass of pig, bovine or fowl and I’ll find many delicious ways to enjoy it from nose …

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HOW TO FRY TOFU

HOW TO FRY TOFU Tofu are soft cheese-like curds derived from the processing of soya milk with a coagulant, which are then pressed down into white blocks. They are usually sold in stores water-packed in sealed containers or aseptic cartons. A staple in Asian cookery, tofu are a very affordable …

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CHICKEN SKIN CHICHARON

CHICKEN SKIN CHICHARON Do you remove skins off chicken to cut down on fat? Well, hello, I have a recipe for you~chicken skin chicharon. I know, I know. It defeats all that trouble of trimming skins from your chicken only to consume all that heart-clogging grease in one sitting. But as …

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AMPALAYA WITH CHICKEN FEET

AMPALAYA WITH CHICKEN FEET Ampalaya with chicken feet made tinola style with tender-crisp bittermelon and fall off the bone chicken feet. Healthy and delicious, it’s perfect paired with steamed rice! The internet is abuzz these past few days with the fall from grace of Baltimore Raven’s running back, Ray Rice. Watching …

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HOW TO MAKE SHRIMP STOCK

HOW TO MAKE SHRIMP STOCK I believe I’ve been open enough with you about my wanting to maybe one day blog full time. Don’t get me wrong, I do love my job (most parts of it) and the people (for the most part) I work with. There are many days …

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GOTO

Goto is one of  the many variants of Filipino congee or as colloquially known, lugaw. This rice porridge is made with glutinous rice and beef tripe simmered in a ginger-based broth. It’s a delicious one-bowl meal commonly peddled in the Philippines as a filling midday snack or as a light …

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NILAGANG BABOY

NILAGANG BABOY Nilagang Baboy is a Filipino-style boiled soup perfect for cold weather! Made of fork-tender pork belly, kalabasa, pechay, and flavorful meat broth, it’s delicious and filling! When my daughter decided a month ago to take a nursing job up north, I loudly expressed my protest but silently untied …

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HOW TO MAKE LATIK

HOW TO MAKE LATIK An easy tutorial on How to Make Latik, golden coconut curds to use as topping and flavoring for your favorite rice cakes and desserts! Latik are solids that form when coconut cream (kakang gata) is cooked down until it releases its natural oils. These toasted crumbs …

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