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Banana Turon

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Banana turon are the ultimate fruit treat! With caramelized crispy wrapper and filling of soft, sweet banana and langka strips, these Filipino spring rolls are sweet, crunchy, and seriously addictive! Banana Turon or also known as lumpiang saging is a Filipino lumpia made of ripe saba bananas rolled in sugar, …

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Ginisang Sayote with Chicken

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Ginisang Sayote with Chicken is easy to make and budget-friendly, too. Flavored with tomatoes and oyster sauce, this vegetable dish is delicious as it is nutritious. Perfect with hot steamed rice paired with fried or grilled fish!v Not only is it relatively cheap, but it’s also a very versatile ingredient. …

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Ginisang Repolyo

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Are you looking for a simple but tasty vegetable dish? Try this Ginisang Repolyo! It’s easy to make, nutritious, and budget-friendly too! It is the perfect no-fuss weekday meal for the whole family. If you’ve been a long-time follower of the blog, you probably noticed that Kawaling Pinoy had a …

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Gising Gising with Bangus

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Looking for an easy yet tasty vegetable dish? Gising gising with Bangus is ready in minutes yet turns out super creamy and flavorful. This vegetable dish would surely wake your senses up! In this recipe, boneless bangus takes the place of the pork for a simpler and healthier version. The milkfish …

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Coconut Shrimp

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Need an appetizer idea? These coconut shrimp coated in Panko bread crumbs and shredded coconut are deep-fried until golden and crisp to perfection. They’re a delicious medley of sweet and savory and seriously addictive. Although tropical in flavor, there’s no definitive origin for these coconut shrimp. They’re a common menu …

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Chicken Skin Chicharon

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Level up your finger food game with super crispy chicken skin chicharon! These chicken rinds are crunchy, tasty, and delicious as appetizers or snacks. Plus, they’re high in fat and have zero net carbs, making them keto-friendly. Do you remove the skins of your chicken before cooking to cut down on …

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Baked Cheese Shrimp

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Baked Cheese Shrimp topped with cheese and mayo and baked until golden and bubbly are sure to be everyone’s favorite appetizer. They’re so creamy, cheesy, and deliciously addictive, it’s hard to stop at one! But even with the wonderful variety and choices, there were only two things we always beelined …

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Corned Beef Hash Breakfast Pizza

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Power up your day with the tastiest mashup ever. Corned Beef Hash Breakfast Pizza topped with flavorful corned beef, runny eggs, and colorful bell peppers is delicious, filling, and sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Perfect for weekend breakfast or brunch! One of the staples in my pantry is canned corned …

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Ginisang Sayote

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Ginisang sayote is a quick and simple vegetable dish made with pear squash, shrimp, tomatoes, and oyster sauce. It’s nutritious, delicious, and budget-friendly, too. Pair it with steamed rice and grilled meat for a hearty and filling meal! Chayote, locally known as sayote, is an edible plant from the gourd …

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Buko Pandan Salad

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Buko Pandan Salad made with gulaman cubes, tropical palm fruits, shredded young coconut in sweetened cream. Rich, creamy, and loaded with pandan flavor, this Filipino classic dessert is sure to be a crowd favorite. Making the gulaman Buko pandan salad is so easy to make; the hardest part of the …

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Coconut Curry Salmon

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Want dinner in a hurry? It can’t get any easier or tastier than this coconut curry salmon! It’s easy to prepare in just 30 minutes yet so super creamy and flavorful. The succulent fish and rich curry sauce are heaven over steamed rice! The salmon cooks up moist and flavorful, …

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Sweet and Sour Fish

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Forget take out! This sweet and sour fish recipe is super easy to make yet so tasty. Bite-sized fish are fried to golden perfection and then tossed in a sweet, tangy, and sticky sauce with colorful bell peppers for a flavorful dish! Sweet and sour dishes trace their origin from …

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Instant Pot Filipino-style Spaghetti

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Make your favorite pasta in the pressure cooker in 20 minutes! This Instant Pot Filipino-style Spaghetti is meaty, saucy, and with the perfect touch of sweetness. Delicious as a midday snack or main meal! It seems you love this multicooker as much as I do because I often get requests …

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Tokwa’t Baboy with Tausi

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Golden crispy tofu and fork-tender pork belly with a tangy sauce and added tausi for that extra dose of yum. Try this Tokwa’t Baboy with Tausi for your next family meal or even as an appetizer! Ingredient notes Pork belly– one of the most flavorful cuts with alternating layers of …

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Cebuana Torta Cake

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Cebuana Torta is a Visayan sponge cake popularly served for dessert or as a midday snack. It’s delicious and simple to make with easy-to-find ingredients. Bake it at home using this easy recipe with step-by-step photos and tips! What is Torta de Cebu Torta Mamon is a sweet and spongy …

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Coffee Flan

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Coffee Flan is a delicious twist on the classic custard dessert. Creamy, velvety soft, and with the most intense coffee flavor, it’s guaranteed to satisfy sweet cravings! Guys, I am on a mission! I have nothing but love for caramel flan, so I decided to challenge myself and recreate all …

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Waknatoy is Marikina’s take on the classic Filipino menudo. This pork and sweet pickles stew is easy to make and can be doubled for a crowd or make-ahead meals. It’s hearty, tasty, and perfect for family dinners or special occasions! Waknatoy or also called Marikina Menudo is a Filipino pork …

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Sinampalukang Kambing

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Keep warm with a comforting bowl of Sinampalukang Kambing! This Ilocano delicacy made of goat meat, unripe tamarind, and chili peppers is hearty, tasty, and delicious as an appetizer or main dish. Sinampalukang Kambing is a hearty sour soup made from goat meat cooked low and slow until tender with …

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Ginisang Pechay with Oyster Sauce

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Looking for a quick and easy vegetable dish? Try this Ginisang Pechay with Oyster Sauce! It’s nutritious, economical, and you can whip it up in no time at all. The perfect no-fuss weekday meal for the whole family! Pechay is a staple ingredient in Filipino cooking, but it’s more often relegated …

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Corned Beef Nilaga

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Enjoy your favorite boiled soup in minutes! Corned beef nilaga is easy to make with simple pantry ingredients yet turns out super tasty. It’s the perfect comfort food on its own or with steamed rice.’ The boiled dinner is one of our favorite holiday meals, but I don’t make it …

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Sinigang na Baka sa Bayabas

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Sinigang na Baka sa Bayabas is a refreshing soup made of fork-tender beef, water spinach, and fresh guavas. This Filipino dish is delicious and filling on its own or with steamed rice. It’s a great way to warm up on rainy days or chilly winters. In contrast to the sharp, …

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Adobong Hito

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Adobong Hito is not only delicious and nutritious, but it’s also easy to make and budget-friendly, too.  The moist and succulent catfish is pan-fried until crisp and simmered in tangy and savory vinegar and soy sauce mixture until flavorful. Best enjoyed with steamed rice! Adobong Hito is a variety of …

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Crispy Fried Smelt Fish

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Crispy Fried Smelt Fish are easy to make in minutes and so tasty! They’re crunchy, full of flavor, and delicious as an appetizer or quick dinner.   I was initially going to call this crispy dilis, but on researching online, I found out dilis is actually anchovy and not smelt fish. If …

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Sinigang na Hito sa Miso

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Sinigang na Hito sa Miso is a delicious soup you’ll love year-round. With the moist catfish, tender-crisp veggies, and tamarind-miso flavored broth, it’s tasty, filling, and great with steamed rice. Sinigang na Hito sa Miso is another delicious variation of the classic Filipino Sinigang using catfish or hito. Like most sinigang, …

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