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Food exploration, innovation and inspiration
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CRISPY ADOBO FLAKES
While traditionalists would insist on the classic traditional adobo, the modernist would stand on their heads to tweak the Filipino all-time favourite dish. The simple adobo recipe can be expressed in an infinite number of ways. What makes a dish worthy of ...

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BEEF SALPICAO
The saying tomato/tomato, potato/potato does not apply to this dish. It is not a mere difference in pronunciation but a totally different recipe in each case. The dish called Salpicao is not the same banana in different parts of the globe.  While the Portug...

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SOUTHERN CARAMEL CAKE
I haven't had a post in what seems like ages. Life happens as you know and we have to deal with important things before anything else. As I have done in the past five years, I always write a celebratory post on the anniversary of this blog. I am thankful th...

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CRAB RANGOON
I am not a food snob. I am as much a fan of American Chinese cuisine as I am of authentic Chinese cuisine. I bear no shame in liking the numerous sweet and sour like concoctions, love the just sweet and a bit savoury dishes and most of all the various wonto...

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CHICKEN CORDON BLEU
If you like ham and cheese and fried chicken then chicken cordon bleu is just the thing for you. It is not as fancy schmancy as the name suggests. It is simply ham and cheese filled crumbed chicken. Nevertheless, it is a dish that is universally likeable, s...

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PANCIT PALABOK
When one speaks with flowery words, beating around the bush rather than zeroing in on the point of conversation, one is said to speak with too much " palabok ". This Filipino term is also the name of a dish with so many accoutrements: the  pancit palabok . ...

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LECHON KAWALI
The love of pork lies deep in a Filipino's heart. Words like lechon  (roast pig or pork joint) and  pritong baboy  (fried pork) would tug at heartstrings. Lechon kawali  would bring a double dose of happiness as it is basically a deep fried version of lecho...

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EGGS BENEDICT
The egg is the perfect food. It is the ordinary everyday food, the eat-all-day food, the food to eat when there's nothing else, the food that makes everything special. Why is that? It is the taste of the egg. It has a rich yet simple taste that improves any...

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THE BEST CARROT CAKE
How is carrot cake for Easter? The Easter bunny eat carrots thats why.  Carrots are not only super nutritious, they taste so good, too.   The lowly carrot, the larder staple, the dependable side, the earthy root crop takes center stage when made into a carr...

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CRISPY CHILLI BEEF
The question is simple. What do you want to eat? The answer not so much. While one can come up with a one word answer such as Mexican, Thai or pizza, someone might go indecisive and complicated.  As the the official caterer in the household, Mums have the d...
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