Egg

Eggs are laid by females of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish, and have been eaten by mankind for thousands of years. Popular choices for egg consumption are chicken, duck, quail, roe, and caviar, but the egg most often consumed by humans is the chicken egg, by a wide margin. Bird eggs consist of a protective eggshell, albumen (egg white), and vitellus (egg yolk), contained within various thin membranes. Egg yolks and whole eggs store significant amounts of protein and choline, and are widely used in culinary applications.

Leche Flan

This is Leche Flan (Custard with Caramel Topping). Leche Flan is a custard dessert with a layer of soft caramel on top. This is a very popular dessert and is often served during special occasions in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from all of us …

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Beef Mami

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 …

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Tinapa Fried Rice

This is Tinapa Fried Rice. Tinapa Fried Rice is a particular type of fried rice that includes smoked fish flakes as key component of the dish. This ingredient is more commonly known in the Philippines as Tinapa. This dish is frequently garnished with slices of …

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Bibingka

This is Bibingka. This is a type of rice cake from the Philippines that traditionally eaten during the Christmas season. It is made with rice flour, coconut milk, margarine, sugar and shredded coconut. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 …

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Balut (16 Days)

This is Balut (16 Days). It’s simple really. Its just a duck egg, with an intriguing little surprise inside. Considered a controversy to some, kind of a soul food for others. The name “balut” can bring back found memories or an overwhelming feeling of complete …

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Kwek Kwek

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 …

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