Archive for August, 2017

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Adobong Manok (Chicken Adobo)

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This is Adobong Manok or Chicken Adobo. Chicken adobo is the definitive Filipino main course. In fact it is considered to be the National Dish of the Philippines (adobo in general that is, not just the chicken adobo variety exclusively). This is most certainly a Filipino comfort food for those Filipinos living and working abroad. The beauty of chicken adobo is not just the amazing, savory flavors of the dish but also how simple and ...

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Spinach Laing

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This is Spinach Laing. Laing is a Filipino dish native to Bicol. In this recipe, we substituted the gabi leaves with spinach. Laing is a dish from the Bicol region and is made up of dried gabi leaves (taro leaves), plenty of ginger and then cooked in coconut milk and generously sprinkled with hot chili peppers. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 16 ounces of spinach, shredded 1⁄2 pound of pork, diced ...

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Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce (Kare Kare)

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This is Kare Kare (Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce). Kare-kare is made from peanut sauce with a variety of vegetables, stewed oxtail, beef, and occasionally tripe. It is often eaten with bagoong (shrimp paste), sometimes spiced with chili. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of oxtail 1 bundle bok choy leaves 1 puso ng saging or banana bud quartered 1 bundle string beans 2 pieces of eggplants thinly sliced 3 ...

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Lemongrass (Tanglad)

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Lemongrass is a great addition to many Asian dishes. It can impart a citrus flavor and aroma to your foods without the need for zesting and juicing lemons. To prepare lemongrass for cooking you first discard the dark green portions of the grass known as the stems. Only the white and light green portions of the lemongrass are used in cooking. The outer layer of the lemongrass is also too tough and fibrous for consumption. ...

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History of Baking

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Baking has been many cultures’ favorite technique for creating snacks, desserts, and accompaniments to meals for many years. Now, it is very well-known as the method for creating sweets and all sorts of wondrous mouthwatering pastries. In ancient history, the first evidence of baking occurred when humans took wild grass grains, soaked it in water, and mixed everything together, mashing it into a kind of broth-like paste. Then, the paste was cooked by pouring it ...

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Pico De Gallo

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This is Pico De Gallo. Whether you are eating a Spanish or Mexican meal and you need a spicy condiment to go with it or if you just want something with a little bite to go with some chips, you can’t go wrong with Pico De Gallo. But be forewarned if you don’t like hot and spicy food. Pico De Gallo can get a little hot. Personally, I love it with chips or sprinkled on ...

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Chop Suey with Pork Tenderloin

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This is Chop Suey with Pork Tenderloin. Chop Suey is a mixture of several different vegetables in a thick, clear sauce that sometimes also includes a meat, although not always. In this version we included pork tenderloin in combination with a variety of vegetables. The result is a very light, savory dish that is rich in flavor, but not in fat. This can be eaten with or without rice. Enjoy this recipe from us at ...

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Lumpia (Filipino Egg Rolls)

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This is Lumpia (Filipino Egg Rolls). Whenever my family would have a party at our house, we would serve these egg rolls. My mom would make them almost every time, and bring it to other parties when people had us over as well. It was always a hit, and everyone gobbled them up as soon as they hit the table! Enjoy this recipe submitted by Madeline Hall from Madeline Marie Blog. Ingredients 1 package of ...

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Explore the Cost of Eating Out Around the World In This Interactive Map

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Explore the Cost of Eating Out Around the World In This Interactive Map

Love eating out? Like to eat out abroad? If the ability to get good food at the right price affects where you choose to go on holiday, this interactive map is for you.  Featuring more than forty of the world’s most popular (and not so popular) destinations, this colourful, interactive map will show you the average cost of eating out at three different price points, as well as offering need-to-know tips and facts such as ...

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Ginisang Munggo

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This is Ginisang Munggo . Ginisang Munggo or Monggo are sauteed mung beans. This is a favorite food among Filipinos. You can use different types of meat with this recipe. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 1⁄2 cups Mung beans (Munggo) 1⁄2 pound of pork, thinly sliced 2 to 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 medium-sized onion, peeled and chopped 1 medium-sized tomato, chopped 2 cups of fresh spinach 6 ...

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