• Thursday , 12 July 2018
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Apple Jicama Salad

Apple Jicama Salad

Jicama or “Singkamas” is similar to a turnip in shape and texture but has a mild, sweet taste.  In the Philippines, Jicamas are usually a summer treat.  Juicy and crunchy, this tuberous root is eaten on it’s own or dipped ...

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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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Chocolate Teff Porridge

Chocolate Teff Porridge

Now, I present to you, TeffChorado.  A Chocolate Teff Porridge made with traditional Filipino ingredients used in Champorado or Chocolate Rice Pudding, using Teff grains instead of glutinous or sticky rice. It is oh so good any which way you ...

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Star Apple Tart

Star Apple Tart

Carambola! The word sounds more like a call for people to party! The Carambola/Star Apple’s cross section is shaped like a star which makes this a fun fruit to use during the holiday season. It’s a fruit common in the ...

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Hot Coconut Milk Chocolate

Hot Coconut Milk Chocolate

We have been trying to experiment on a different milk substitute for our morning coffee and coconut milk was one of the substitutes we were trying out. I love coconut milk in savory and sweet foods and it is a ...

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