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Beef Mami

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This is Beef Mami. Beef Mami is one variation of a noodle soup dish which originated in northern Asia, particularly in China. Chicken or beef are the most common varieties of this noodle soup. This is a typical meryenda or mid-afternoon snack that is nice to have during cold weather. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of beef brisket 14 ounces of egg noodles, cooked 4 to 5 hard boiled ...

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Giniling Guisado (Ground Beef with Bell Peppers)

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This is Giniling Guisado (Ground Beef with Bell Peppers). This is a dish that doesn’t get a lot of hype compared to other, more exotic and well known Filipino foods but it is a staple of the Filipino kitchen. I am never disappointed by Giniling. Don’t let the simplicity of it fool you. The flavors in this dish are robust and as a meal it is very filling. Overall it is one of my favorite ...

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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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Fish Balls

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These are Fish Balls. Fish balls are a common street food in the Philippines. They are well-seasoned balls of ground fish and spring onions. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of fish, flaked evaporated milk 4 tablespoons of flour 2 tablespoons of green onion, finely chopped sugar cooking oil vinegar soy sauce salt and pepper to taste Instructions In a bowl combine the flaked fish, milk and flour. Add the ...

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Kwek Kwek

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This is Kwek Kwek. Kwek-Kwek is a famous Filipino street food made by deep-frying hard-boiled quail eggs that are covered with orange batter. This is usually served with a spiced vinegar-based dip and chopped cucumber on the side. Another street food similar to this is called Tokneneng which uses chicken or duck eggs instead. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 12 to 18 pieces of boiled quail eggs 1 cup of flour ...

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Puto with Cheese

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This is Puto with Cheese. Puto is a rice cake that is typically round in shape, white, and soft. It is usually served at breakfast or as a snack and is often prepared for festive occasions such as Christmas and New Years. A variety of toppings are common for these rice cake. Some of the most frequently used toppings are cheese, grated coconut, and dried fruits. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients ...

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Beef Steak (Bistek Tagalog)

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This is Beef Steak (Bistek Tagalog). Beef Steak is a dish made with onions and strips of sirloin beef slowly cooked in soy sauce, and calamansi juice. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of beef sirloin, cut into 3 inch strips 1 large red onion, thinly sliced to make rings 3 cloves of garlic, crushed then peeled 1⁄4 cup of calamansi concentrate 1⁄2 cups of soy sauce 1⁄2 teaspoon of ...

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Beef Caldereta

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This is Beef Caldereta. Beef Caldereta is one of the Filipino recipes usually served in Fiesta and other special occasions. Variations of this dish is with beef, chicken and or pork. Beef Caldereta is a common dish in the Philippines made with stewing cuts of beef simmered until tender. Caldereta is originally a goat stew made with potatoes, tomato sauce, liver spread, spices, olives, bell peppers and hot peppers. Enjoy this recipe from us at ...

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Biko with Latik (Rice Cake with Caramel Topping)

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This is Biko with Latik (Rice Cake with Caramel Topping). Biko is a popular Filipino rice cake made from sticky rice and is usually topped with latik. It is often served during parties and holidays. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of glutinous rice 2 cups of water 1 3⁄4 cups of brown sugar 2 1⁄2 cups of coconut milk 1 can of coconut milk for latik topping (optional) Instructions ...

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Siopao (Steamed Buns)

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This is Siopao (Steamed Buns). Siopao is a dough filled with a savory meat filling and cooked by steam. It is also another popular food item in the Philippines. Siopao do not require utensils to eat and can be consumed on-the-go. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients For the Dough 3 cups of all-purpose flour 1 1⁄2 cup of luke warm water 1 packet active dry yeast 1⁄2 cup of shortening 1 ...

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