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Ginisang Ampalaya at Hipon

Ginisang Ampalaya at Hipon is a delicious vegetable stir-fry made of bittermelon, shrimp, tomatoes, and eggs. It’s delicious and nutritious as well as budget-friendly. It’s funny how many wives’ tales there are on how to rid ampalaya of its natural acridness. One friend told me, “the cook should be smiling ...

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Ginataang Kalabasa, Sitaw at Hipon

Ginataang Kalabasa, Sitaw at Hipon is a Filipino vegetable stew made with kabocha squash, shrimp, and long beans cooked in coconut milk. It’s creamy, spicy, and delicious with steamed rice! Cooking with coconut milk is one of my favorite methods of preparing our meals at home and I do in ...

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Pork Adobo with Oyster Sauce

Pork Adobo with Oyster Sauce is your classic Filipino adobo made extra special! It’s easy to make yet so tasty! You’ll love melt-in-your-mouth tender pork belly and sweet and savory sauce with steamed rice. We have 20-plus adobo varieties already on the blog, and I am excited to add another ...

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Banana Pandan Bread

Banana Pandan Bread is the perfect use for ripe bananas! Topped with cashew and loaded with pandan flavor, this quick bread is delicious and filling for breakfast or as a midday snack. G requested a few days ago that I make his favorite turon, but although I cooked enough to feed ...

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Minatamis na Kamote

Minatamis na Kamote

Minatamis na Kamote made easy in the oven! Golden and tender with a citrusy sweet syrup, this sweet potato recipe is a delicious snack or dessert. Japanese sweet potatoes were on sale at the 99 Ranch Market in Austin last weekend, and they looked nice and freshly-dug; I couldn’t resist ...

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Tips on How to Make Homemade Bibingka

Delicious Bibingka you can easily make at home! Topped with salted eggs, cheese, and grated coconut, this classic Filipino rice cake is the ultimate Christmas treat! Since BER months are here and the holiday season has officially started, I thought I’ll update my bibingka post with brand new photos and ...

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BAKED SALMON WITH SWEET CHILI-MAYO TOPPING

Baked Salmon with Sweet Chili-Mayo Topping is moist and tasty with a creamy and cheesy crust. Easy to make with a short list of ingredients and in under 30 minutes, it’s perfect for weeknight dinners yet fancy enough for special parties. Remember that sweet chili and mayo topping I waxed ...

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LEMONGRASS ROASTED CHICKEN

Can you believe it’s already October? The holidays are just around the corner and you know what that means. Parties, parties, parties! We love being surrounded by family and friends and cooking up a feast we can all gather around for but as we all know, the prep and chaos ...

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CUCUMBER LIME SMOOTHIE

Cucumber Lime Smoothie made with cucumber, lime juice, and honey. Deliciously tart and refreshing, it’s a low-calorie drink you’ll love year round!   Bright and early this morning, G was off to Sam’s Club to buy a couple of cases of water and a few household essentials we were running ...

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HOW TO CARAMELIZE SUGAR IN THE MICROWAVE

CARAMELIZE

How to Caramelize Sugar in the Microwave is a fantastic kitchen hack you need in your life! Quickly turn sugar into liquid gold in minutes!   It’s been months since our last kitchen tip here at Kawaling Pinoy so, today, let me share with you a ridiculously simple hack on ...

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