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LP 22 – Kutsinta

LP 22 – Kutsinta

I grew up eating these and yet and I never really saw anyone make it. Most times my mom or one of our aunts would buy it for our snack from hawkers who come through the neighborhoods shouting, “pooooto, kutsinta” as they walk down the streets. We’d start running after the guy and tell him…

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LP 22 – Rice with Mung Beans Dessert

LP 22 – Rice with Mung Beans Dessert

I have been wanting to try out this dish ever since the English Patis posted the recipe on her website and then put the photo of it on her header, reminding me to make it every time I visited her food blog. This dish, in the Philippines, is called Ginataang Totong or Totong Balatong. Ginataan…

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California Rolls

California Rolls

I was really hoping I would have the new site set up by now, but I just haven’t found the right template or header design yet. I do like the three column design though. Anyway, since I’m still here, I thought I would post the girls’ new obsession, their own maki sushi!

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Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding

The thing about being under the weather is, you turn into a big baby and start to want all the comfort foods your mommy gave you when you were sick. That’s been the case in our kitchen lately what with one of us getting the cold one right after the other with moments of overlap…

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Rice Cakes and Other Sweets

Rice Cakes and Other Sweets

You can’t go to the Philippines and not eat rice cakes. We had our share of just about every way rice can be made into cakes. We were lucky to find the one in the center of the photo above, it is called “patupat”. It is glutinous sweet rice that is cooked in a vat…

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Cooking Tip: About Wild Rice

Cooking Tip: About Wild Rice

Some commenters to the last post on Baked Chicken with Wild Rice asked what wild rice is, so here is some information about this grain. According to this source, wild rice (Zizania Palustis L)is of the grass family and is native to North America. It is known by many names: indian rice (by early English…

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Baked Chicken with Wild Rice

Baked Chicken with Wild Rice

This is another simple, easy one pot meal that we tend to come up with during the week when we are all busy with work and other school day activities. INGREDIENTS:1 chicken, cut up1 TBSP oil1 onion, chopped2 cloves of garlic, chopped2 cups of Wild Rice & Basmati Rice Mix2 cups water or chicken brothSalt…

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Black Beans and Rice

Black Beans and Rice

As promised, here is another easy recipe to go with Cinco de Mayo Pork Roast or any other meat dish. It also stands well alone, if you are on a vegetarian diet like the Clone. I don’t know what it is, but she has been on a self-imposed vegetarian diet lately. She doesn’t eat any…

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