Archive for 2017

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Pancit Molo

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This is Pancit Molo. Pancit Molo is one of the favorite soups of Filipinos. In this version the noodles are omitted. So it’s really more of a dumpling soup than a noodle soup with dumplings. The molo is a dumpling that is cooked in the broth of the soup. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Dumplings: 1 pound of ground pork 1 pound of shrimp, minced 1 cup of turnips, finely chopped ...

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Ginataang Labong at Hipon

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This is Ginataang Labong at Hipon. Labong or Bamboo shoots is a vegetable that is rich in fiber and has very few calories. Combined with shrimp and coconut milk, this dish is absolutely delicious. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of bamboo shoots (labong) 1 pound of shrimp, shells removed and deveined 1 can (400 ml) of coconut milk 3 cloves of garlic, peeled then minced 1 medium-sized onion, chopped ...

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Green Papaya as a Meat Tenderizer?

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Unripe papaya, also known as green papaya, is a common fruit in southeast Asia. Both the ripe and unripe form of papaya has a variety of culinary uses. Unripe papaya is probably most well known in Filipino cuisine for being the key ingredient in the condiment called atchara, which uses pickled green papaya as the primary ingredient. But a lesser known use for green papaya is as an alternative meat tenderizer. Unripe papaya contains an ...

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Mango Float

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This is Mango Float. Mango Float is a great dessert best eaten any day. This is so easy to make and the ingredients are so few it won’t hurt the bank. We normally make this dessert whenever we crave for it. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 3-4 tablespoons of condensed milk 2 cans (8 ounces each can) of table cream 9 pieces of graham cracker 6 small ripe mangoes Instructions Crush ...

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Filipino Grilled Chicken

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This is Filipino Grilled Chicken. Almost every culture has their own version of grilled chicken. The methods for cooking grilled chicken is generally the same. Charcoal, wood or gas is used to produce the heat for the grill. The grills come in various shapes and sizes, but are generally the same in principle. What makes each recipe different is the unique ingredients in the marinade sauce for the chicken. Filipinos likewise have their own version. ...

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Pancit Palabok

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This is Pancit Palabok. Palabok is a noodle dish loaded with different kind of toppings and smothered with a thick, golden shrimp sauce. This is a favorite snack among Filipinos and is very much considered a comfort food. This particular recipe is unique since we added cream of chicken to the sauce for added flavor. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 packages (8 ounces each) of rice noodles 1 pound of ...

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The Top Fish and Wine Pairings

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Top Fish and Wine Pairings

Getting the right wine to go with fish can be a precarious business and if you get it slightly wrong it can ruin your whole meal. Luckily Gourmet Society have got you covered and have paired 6 types of fish with their respective wines, they are: Salmon – Salmon is a richer and fattier in flavour than most other fish and therefore it needs a more developed wine to bring out the best of it. ...

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Kutsinta (Brown Rice Cake)

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This is Kutsinta (Brown Rice Cake). Kutsinta is one of the popular Filipino rice cake snacks. It’s topped with freshly grated coconut and it is typically eaten as a mid-day snack in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1⁄2 cup of all-purpose flour 1 1⁄2 cup of rice flour 1 1⁄2 teaspoon of lye water 1 cup of brown sugar 2 1⁄2 cups of water 3 tablespoons of annato liquid ...

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Bicol Express (Chili and Pork in Coconut Gravy)

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This is Bicol Express (Chili and Pork in Coconut Gravy). Bicol Express is pork strips or cubes with siling haba (finger chilies) cooked with coconut cream or milk. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1⁄2 pound of pork, sliced thinly 1 cup of baguio beans 1 red onion, minced 3 cups of long green chili pepper, siling pangsigang 1 head of garlic, peeled then minced 1 cup of coconut cream 1 cup ...

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Lumpiang Shanghai (Spring Rolls)

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This is Lumpiang Shanghai (Spring Rolls). Lumpiang Shanghai (otherwise known as Spring Rolls in other culinary traditions) is a mainstay of the Filipino party foods. You will often find this crispy appetizer at weddings, birthday parties, holiday gatherings, or any other social gathering you can think of. It’s not hard to see why. Once you try one, it’s hard not to eat the whole batch of them. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. ...

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