Chicken Adobo with Liver Spread

Chicken Adobo with Liver Spread

Yes, friends, I promised you plenty of new recipes and fresh meal ideas from my recent visit to the Philippines. Before we break into all that deliciousness in the coming days, let me round off the month of June with another adobo version I cooked the week preceding my trip. Like the pork ribs done…

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How to Make Ginisang Bagoong

How to Make Ginisang Bagoong

As the downstairs of the condo is pretty dark what with a high fence and huge trees surrounding the perimeter, I usually shoot my food photos at the outside front of the house (yes, I get plenty of curious stares from passing neighbors) to get the best natural light. This means I have to plate…

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Ginataang Seafood

Ginataang Seafood

Ok, folks, brace yourself for the avalanche of delicious things that is about to hit Kawaling Pinoy pages! Let me tell you, that Philippine vacay was all about food, food and more food! Kilayin, sapin sapin, kapit, kaladeratang kambing, kalamay gabi, pinapaitan, tibok tibok, BBQ chicken asses (yes, chicken asses!) and this ginataang seafood were…

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$100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

$100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

Hello, my peeps! I am back! Oh my, where did the two weeks go? Wasn’t it just yesterday when I was booking my flight to the Philippines? It just seemed like the whole trip was over and done before I could even say vacay. We had a grand time, though, short as it was. I…

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Eggplant with Spicy Garlic Sauce

Eggplant with Spicy Garlic Sauce

Hi, everyone! It’s two in the morning presently, on my third day here in the Philippines. My body clock, I suppose, has yet to adjust to local time as I am finding myself eager for bed at 4 PM and wide awake at 1 AM. While the rest of the house is peacefully sleeping and…

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Pork Ribs Adobo with Atsuete

Pork Ribs Adobo with Atsuete

Adobo is one of the most popular dishes in the Philippines and is considered by many as our¬†national dish. It is not suprising then that from household to household, from one region to the next, variations of this ubiquitous stew abound. This pork ribs adobo with atsuete or otherwise known as adobong pula is an…

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Avocado Ice Cream

Avocado Ice Cream

Guys, do I have something delicious for you! Avocado ice cream! With the sweltering summer upon us, a scoopful (or two) of this sweet and buttery cold treat will be a welcomed respite from the torturous heat. This, my peeps, is heaven on a spoon. It’s rich, creamy and reminiscent of the “dirty” ice cream…

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Crispy Chicken Livers a la Bistek

Chicken Livers a la Bistek

This recipe should have been up a good half hour ago but I spent a good while trying to come up with a jazzy name for it. This is a dish I just kinda whipped up freestyle years ago and which quickly became a personal/family favorite. Loaded with garlic and onions and lightly doused in…

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Lugaw at Tokwa

Lugaw at Tokwa

Lugaw with tokwa’t baboy is a common food pairing in the Philippines and is especially enjoyed as a filling breakfast or as a comforting midday snack. In this lugaw at tokwa, however, I did away with the customary pork parts for quick gratification and used only firm tofu which I deep-fried to a lovely crisp….

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Cream Cheese Flan

Cream Cheese Flan

Of the 320 plus recipes we have on Kawaling Pinoy, leche flan is definitely the most precious to me. Not only is it the most commented, the most shared on social media and the primary driver of traffic to the site, it also bears a story near and dear to my heart. This Filipino-style caramel…

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