Archive for 2017

This is the yearly posts archive section. Posts are displayed by year.

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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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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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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Longsilog (Sausage with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg)

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This is Longsilog (Sausage with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg). Longsilog is a short term for longanisa (sausage), sinangag (fried rice) and pritong itlog (fried egg). This is a popular breakfast dish in the Philippines and is usually served with a side dish of fresh tomatoes or cucumber. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of chilled white rice 1-2 tablespoons minced garlic 1⁄2 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon ...

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Pan De Coco

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This is Pan De Coco. Pan de coco, also known as coconut bread in English, is a rich sweet roll with a coconut filling. It is an inexpensive snack sold in the local bakeries. I specially enjoy this bread in the mornings with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Dough: 3 1⁄2 cups of flour 3⁄4 cups of warm water 2 1⁄4 teaspoon ...

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Kilawing na Hipon (Spicy Shrimp Ceviche)

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This is Kilawing na Hipon (Spicy Shrimp Ceviche). This is a variation of the common, Filipino style shrimp ceviche, Kilawing na Hipon. In this version, we add some serrano or jalapeno peppers to the mix to bring some heat into this dish. Give it a try. You will love it. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of shrimp, steamed with shells removed and deveined 1 small bundle of ...

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Coconut Watermelon Splash

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This is Coconut Watermelon Splash. Coconut Watermelon Splash is a refreshment made from coconut water and slices of watermelon. This is perfect during hot weather. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 can of coconut water watermelon, sliced into bite size Instructions Combine the two ingredients. Chill before serving. Enjoy! Tips: You can try different varieties of fruits like strawberries. And I don’t add any ice or sugar on this ...

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Banana Pecan Delight

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This is Banana Pecan Delight. Banana Pecan Delight is a sweet treat that is easy to make and great to eat when you have a bit of a sweet tooth. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2-3 ripe bananas, sliced 1-2 tablespoons of pecans, chopped 1-2 tablespoons of chocolate syrup 8 ounce can of table cream 3 tablespoons of condensed milk Instructions Put the sliced bananas in a dessert bowl. ...

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Cornsilog (Corned Beef with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg)

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This is Cornsilog (Corned Beef with Garlic Rice and Fried Egg). Cornsilog is a short term for Corned beef, sinangag (fried rice) and pritong itlog (fried egg). This is one of the popular silog breakfast combination in the Philippines and is usually served with a side dish of fresh tomatoes or cucumber. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of chilled white rice 3 tablespoons minced garlic 1⁄2 teaspoon ...

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