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The traditional leche flan recipe only calls for a few ingredients and is quite easy to make. 

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Leche flan. It’s only customary to serve it during special occasions such as Christmas and fiestas. Spot the iconic oval tin at the dinner table and everyone instantly knows what it contains. This rich and creamy dessert is heaven on a plate (or in this case, llanera). The traditional leche flan recipe only calls for a few…

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Pavlova is a dessert popular in New Zealand and Australia. It’s a triple-kill combo when it comes to texture: a crisp crust, a soft mallowy core, and a light and airy topping. Baking this requires only the simplest of ingredients, ones that you probably already have in your kitchen. All it takes is precision, the right…

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  We mixed things up (quite literally) in The Fat Kid Inside kitchen with an epic cook-off between The Juicy Vlog and Making It Happen Vlog. I challenged the two couples to recreate my Loaded Pancit Recipe, judged by our special guest Kyle (aka Becoming Filipino). While both teams have proven to be worthy competitors,…

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Anyone who’s tried Omurice knows how delicious it is, and how difficult it is to make. I’m always amazed by how Japanese chefs can shape the perfect omelette using only chopsticks! Thanks to a BuzzFeed video on YouTube, I thought I was equipped with enough skills to make a good omurice. Turns out, I wasn’t…

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When it comes to eating meat, it’s almost an everyday thing for me and most Filipinos. Even my Argentinian brother-in-law is an avid meat eater. He loves his steak, and knows meat when he tastes it. Or does he? The thing is, we need to be a little more conscious about the food we consume….

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Once upon a time, Solenn said that I can’t bake to save my life. I decided to challenge her to a bake-off, to see if I really can’t bake once and for all. The judge of this competition? We brought in the biggest cookie monster in the office, Nico Bolzico, to determine the winner. By…

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Fitness, Food & Drinks, Inspiration, Recipes

Let me explain. I don’t post much about healthy recipes anymore. That’s because people complain. The ingredients are either too expensive, not available, too little, too complicated, or not tasty enough. But that’s the beauty of cooking at home: you can change everything to fit your lifestyle. I’ve made several realizations: firstly, modern healthy eating is…

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Thinking of a traditional Filipino Christmas? Picture this. Your elders wake you up before dawn for church, which you groggily sit through. Never mind that it’s before 5 am and you haven’t had breakfast. What keeps you up is what caps off the usual Simbang Gabi haunt: the bibingka. A local vendor stations himself outside the church…

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Filipinos just love rice. We love it so much that we want to eat it for dessert too! So any Filipino knows what suman is. It’s a sticky rice dessert wrapped and cooked in banana leaves. It’s not too sweet, so while eating you top it with muscovado sugar, coco jam, or dip it in…

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Now that we got the mains and appetisers out of the way, what’s for dessert? Filipino cuisine is just loaded with amazing dessert recipes. After all, we love our sweets! Many families around the Philippines have their own dessert specialty. Whether it’s puto bumbong, leche flan, or yema, there’s bound to be something sweet at…

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