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Achieve the perfect inihaw flavor in an oven with this classic Filipino chicken dish.

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One thing I love about Filipino food is that it goes back to the basics. Oftentimes, there aren’t any fuss or frills in Filipino cooking. All you need is fire, meat, some spices, and you’re good to go. Despite the simplicity of this dish, I knew I had to include Chicken Barbecue as one of…

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Forget about serving dry, tasteless meatloaf for Christmas. Filipinos have turned a basic meatloaf recipe into a holiday delight. While you can serve embutido any day of the week, I find that it makes any party much more festive. I included it in my 12 recipes for a Filipino Christmas because nothing says “Maligayang Pasko!”┬álike…

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Who doesn’t love Lumpiang Shanghai? You won’t find this dish anywhere in Shanghai, but it’s practically a staple in parties around the Philippines. It’s hearty and filling, but neatly contained in an edible package. I find that lumpiang Shanghai is great finger-food for large parties or gatherings. It’s a crowd-pleaser that you can fill with…

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I love using watermelon when it comes to parties with alcohol. It adds great flavour and it can serve many people! Working with watermelon also means you can get creative. Using the skin as a container adds flair and function to any gathering. The sweeter your watermelon, the better! That way, you won’t have to…

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With the holiday season upon us, family and friends gatherings come thick and fast at this time of the year. Whether you are visiting or hosting, I find that having a simple and yet impressive set of dips will always make party preparation much easier. Serve the dips with different types of crackers and breads,…

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