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Got some time? Make this simple dessert with ingredients you already have in your kitchen.

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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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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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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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The holidays can get very busy. When it comes to cooking for a Christmas dinner or Noche Buena, you’ll want quick but delicious recipes that everyone will love. So far, my Christmas recipes have been full of pork or heavy meat dishes. I decided to add a seafood dish because it adds that special feel,…

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A staple at any Christmas dinner or Noche Buena is ham. When paired with toasty pieces of pandesal, a Christmas ham is perfect for either a light snack or as part of a hearty meal. It’s also so festive and celebratory, that every Filipino home should have some sort of ham on their table this…

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Nothing puts a Filipino in the mood for Christmas celebration like lechon. But having a whole roasted pig can be a bit excessive. Most of my Filipino Christmas recipes so far have been about preparing for Christmas dinner or Noche Buena. But this time, I’m thinking about the day after. What if you have a…

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Filipino food takes a ton of inspiration from other cuisines. Of course, we have restaurants that serve other cuisines here. But we have our own versions of everything, from Yang Chow fried rice to southern fried chicken. Every foreign cuisine that is cooked in the Philippines has already been “Filipin-ized” to suit local tastes. The…

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