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Infuse a Spanish omelette with Filipino flavors!

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In this recipe, we use the technique for making a Spanish omelette, but infuse it with Filipino flavors. The traditional Spanish Omelette is called Tortilla de Patatas, or potato omelette. The potatoes are usually fried with onions in olive oil, then mixed with raw eggs in a bowl. This mixture is then covered, allowing the…

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The Philippines is a pork-loving country. One of the most iconic Filipino dishes would have to be the lechon, a whole pig slow-roasted to perfection. But lechon is usually reserved for very special occasions because of its price and size. It’s traditionally made outdoors on a rotating spit over embers, ensuring that the meat inside stays moist and…

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Aligue, otherwise known as crab fat, is a favourite among Filipinos to mix with either rice or pasta. Since it’s a bit pricey, crab fat fried rice or crab fat pasta has always had decadence written all over it. This recipe is no exception, combining the richness of the crab fat with coconut milk, while enhancing…

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Katsudon is a traditional Japanese dish that is popular with the younger generation of foodies given its simplicity, inexpensiveness, and depth of umami. The word “Katsudon” is derived from 2 words: Tonkatsu (which means pork cutlet) and Donburi (which means large bowl). Katsudon is typically a deep fried pork cutlet cooked in a sweet and…

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Every home cook needs a go-to pasta recipe up his or her sleeve, and if you’re feeling a little fancier than the regular olive oil-based toss-up, throw in a few key ingredients like mushrooms, bacon, and cream. Remember to boil your pasta at the same time you start putting the sauce together, then mix in…

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Arguably one of the most popular street food dishes in Thailand, Pad Kra Pao Gai (Thai Chicken Stir Fry with Fried Egg) is found everywhere in the country. It’s an extremely versatile dish, which can be eaten in basically any time of the day; breakfast lunch, or dinner. It has the full spectrum of flavors,…

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They say the best burgers have the perfect ratio of fat to meat, so you get the juiciest bite. Oftentimes, you can’t tell what the ratio is in regular ground beef from the supermarket. More fat means a juicier but looser patty, while leaner meat can lead to a dry burger. What’s the solution? Grinding…

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Hummus is a nutritious, protein-packed snack that can be modified in countless ways. Instead of a plain chickpea base, add roasted carrots and fun toppings for good measure. Pickled red onions add a refreshing touch to earthy hummus, and crunchy pan-fried chickpeas add texture to an otherwise smooth and heavy dish.

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Many are drawn to McDonald’s simply for one order: McNuggets. These crispy and crunchy nuggets are anyone’s go-to fast food, and this is not just among children. It’s easy to eat, it’s delicious, and it goes so well with fries. Filipinos especially are fans of nuggets. There are many pre-made or frozen chicken nuggets available…

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