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Gold Pork and Chicken Adobo

Gold Pork and Chicken Adobo

The family knew from the aroma wafting through the house that adobo was in the works. So they were a bit surprised when they opened the pot and saw this…

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Kangkong (On Choy) Adobo Style

Kangkong (On Choy) Adobo Style

This was our vegetable of choice when we grilled tilapia and squid. It was the perfect pairing! I hadn’t realized that my girls don’t remember ever having this vegetable since I don’t buy it often. It’s also not always available in the market and when it is, it is always on the expensive side. The…

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Chicken Escabeche

Chicken Escabeche

This dish is a type of a sweet & sour dish that pairs best with steamed rice. With the amount of vegetables in the sauce, there’s no need to cook an additional vegetable dish to round it out either.

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Bibingkang Malagkit – The Shortcut Version

Bibingkang Malagkit – The Shortcut Version

I tried out the a new shortcut to an old bibingka (rice cake) favorite today and I must say, it didn’t turn out half bad at all! This glutinous rice cake is called Bibingkang Malagkit in Tagalog but in Ilocano, we usually call it Inkiwar which roughly translates to ‘something stirred’. When my grandmother used to…

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Yard-long Beans with Coconut Milk

Yard-long Beans with Coconut Milk

This is an update to the gising-gising recipe that we previously posted on this blog. Since the garden has been quite prolific with these beans, I had to freeze some of them yesterday. I left out enough for our lunch though, and decided that this updated version to the gising-gising recipe is in order. The…

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Nilaga: Oxtail Soup with Potatoes and Vegetables

Nilaga: Oxtail Soup with Potatoes and Vegetables

Although it was scorching hot and humid outside, we couldn’t resist having one of our favorite soups, oxtail soup. The weather has never been a hindrance to our enjoyment of soups. Why whenever we are in Las Vegas, we must have our dose of Oxtail Soup at the California and you know how hot it…

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Ginisang Sitaw – Stirfried Long Beans

Ginisang Sitaw – Stirfried Long Beans

The longs beans we planted in the garden is now at its peak and we have been harvesting quite a handful daily. The photo below is what we picked last Sunday morning along with the peppers which I used in the chicken stew that accompanied this side dish. My daughter whose plate that is in…

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Chicken Afritada – Chicken Stew

Chicken Afritada – Chicken Stew

This is based on the Filipino Afritada recipe which my family has gotten to simply calling chicken stew. Which, basically, is what it is. I like it because, well, you can only have fried chicken so often (their favorite), and this has both starch and vegetables and a hearty gravy all in one pot so…

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