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Let go of the bitterness and embrace the nutrients of the ampalaya!

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One of the most infamous vegetables in the world would be the ampalaya, otherwise known as the bitter gourd. Many Filipino kids remember being forced by their parents to finish their servings of ampalaya, either pushing them to hate vegetables forever or eventually grow into liking the unique bitter flavor. In the Philippines, ampalaya is…

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These little sweet potato and corn fritters are the perfect snacks to serve as a canapé or entrée, and are also great with poached eggs and smoked salmon for brunch. They are seasoned with red onion, herbs and spices, and each bite is packed with flavour, and taste juicier when accompanied with the mint yogurt…

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These black bean burgers are by far some of my favourite homemade burgers to make. It has a satisfying and robustly meaty texture, with the creaminess from the Sriracha garlic aioli and the sweetness of the caramelised onion. It is so good that even devout carnivores will love it. Serve the burgers with some crispy…

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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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This eggplant and sweet potato in tomato-spiced curry are inspired by the Indian eggplant curry, which I absolutely adore. The creaminess of the eggplant and the sweetness coming from the sweet potatoes simmered in the sweet-and-sour spicy curry sauce will definitely bring your taste buds on a wild adventure. This curry is best served with…

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