What to serve with pancit molo 1

What to serve with Pancit Molo?

How do you decide if a city or a province is a "food town?" In my view, a place would need to provide specialty culinary dishes that, although similar to those available in other restaurants, seem to be better prepared and presented in this setting. No one makes sushi quite like Japan, and no one does wonton noodles quite like Hong…

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Jollibee chicken

Jollibee Chicken Recipe

Jollibee Chicken Joy is a hand-breaded, crispy, and juicy fried chicken topped with delicious gravy. Unfortunately, Jollibee is only available in a few locations, such as the Philippines, Hawaii, etc. It's because no matter what, I make a point of putting Jollibee on my itinerary whenever I go to a nation that offers it. KFC's recipe is a closely guarded…

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Balut duck egg recipe

Balut Recipe

A balut is a high-protein, high-fat, and high-cholesterol delicacy. It would be best if you sprinkled some salt and pepper on your balut while eating it. Balut is a cooked fertilized duck egg with a nearly formed embryo within. They are delicacies of Asia, particularly the Philippines, China, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Street sellers sell most balut at night in areas where…

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Pinakurat jar

Pinakurat Recipe

In Filipino restaurants as well as at street vendors, condiments are always readily available, even when you're just standing there eating. These condiments, which come in the form of a self-mixed dipping sauce known as "sawsawan," allow diners to personalize the taste of their meal. Sukang Pinakurat is a vinegar produced from organic coconut shredded sap, also known as "tuba," which is…

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Sinamak recipe

Sinamak Recipe

Sinamak (an Ilonggo language extensively spoken in the western Visayas and other areas of Mindanao, particularly in Cotabato) is the city of Iloilo's take on spiced vinegar. The flavor and appeal of this condiment are derived from a combination of spices that have been steeped in vinegar for a period ranging from several days to many weeks. If you're cooking with…

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Papaya atchara dish

Papaya Atchara Dish

Filipinos often call this dish Atcharang Papaya, or "Filipino Green Papaya Pickles." Even after being refrigerated and kept for an extended period of time, this meal keeps its taste. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); One of the well-known Philippine cuisines is the pickled green papaya atchara, which is often used as a side dish with Filipino dishes.…

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steak topped with bearnaise sauce

How to make a good Béarnaise Sauce

Béarnaise sauce is simply the best sauce to enjoy with a grilled steak! In the 19th century, the French chef, Auguste Escoffer, devised five basic or ‘mother’ sauces that could be adjusted to make many other sauces. A good example is Béarnaise sauce which is an adjusted Hollandaise sauce. Other popular sauces that are also based on Hollandaise sauce include…

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bagoong, eggplant, tomatoes, okras, and boiled eggs

Bagoong Alamang Recipe

Bagoong Alamang, a famous Southeast Asian ingredient that is also known as shrimp paste, is a popular ingredient in the region. It is made from a briny material made from a combination of tiny shrimp or krill fermented for many days. It is also available in jars or in the wet market, despite its strong scent. Because of its unique…

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fried fish with spices and beurre blanc sauce

What is Beurre Blanc?

Beurre Blanc sauce is a classic French sauce that is the perfect accompaniment to fish, seafood, asparagus, and chicken. The name ‘Beurre Blanc’ is French meaning ‘white butter’ but in reality, this sauce is a very pale golden colour and is thick and creamy in texture –similar to mayonnaise. Beurre Blanc is a carefully balanced emulsifying sauce that has both…

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lechon liempo chicharon with sauce, calamansi, and onions

Is Lechon healthy?

It would be best if you watched what you eat in moderation. Eating Lechon is fine as long as you know how to reprimand and restrict yourself with sufficient frequency and, of course, by participating in active activities to achieve a normal and healthy body. However, health organizations always remind the public that overeating Lechon will lead to heart attack,…

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