• Tuesday , 22 August 2017

Filipino Recipes

Sweet Rice Dumplings

Sweet Rice Dumplings

I am craving! Sweet Rice Dumplings… they’re called “Palitaw” (Pah-lee-tao) in my country.  The word “Litaw” (Lee-tao) means to float because literally, the sweet rice dumplings are done cooking when they float in boiling water. These little goodies are then rolled ...

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Kare Kare

Kare Kare

    Kare Kare with Shrimp Paste dipping sauce Stir-Fried Vegetables and Steamed Rice Yum. I couldn’t wait to make this dish for the first time.  I decided to cook Kare Kare from as close to the slow, but traditional, ...

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Pork Guisantes

Pork Guisantes

Pork Guisantes. My comfort food… one of many actually. Tomatoes are commonly used in Filipino cooking, so is tomato sauce. I personally love Filipino dishes/stews that have tomato sauce and one of my favorite to eat is Pork Guisantes. It ...

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Stir Fried Chayote Squash

Stir Fried Chayote Squash

I asked my mother to guess what my first Filipino recipe post will be and she answered without any hesitation: “Ginisang Sayote”.  Her answer made me laugh and I asked her how she knew.  Her answer:  “It’s the dish you ...

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