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Vegetable Tajine with Olives
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Vegetable Tajine with Olives

Tajine is a delicious and healthy dish originating from North Africa’s cooking folklore. It is a common dish on the table of families across Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. Its name comes from a special clay pot in which it is traditionally cooked. Your family will enjoy this vegetarian version! Preparation: 20 minutes Cooking: 1 hour…

Honey Glazed Chicken
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Honey Glazed Chicken

Honey Glazed Chicken is a great dish to serve for family dinner enjoyed by all small and big. Its also very easy to make and the preparation time is short. This dish is perfect with a side of garlic rice and vegies. Serves 4 people. Ingredients: * 4 medium sized chicken ¼ (skin on) *…

Leche Flan
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Leche Flan

Leche Flan, one of the most popular local desserts since the time of our grandmother’s grandmother (and possibly even longer than that) is said to have originated in Europe. Also called crème caramel or caramel custard, this classic dessert is made of soft custard layered with rich caramel on top. This is the main difference…

Sapin-Sapin
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Sapin-Sapin

The colorful Sapin-Sapin can be found in almost of all dining or buffet tables during fiestas in the provinces. This famous native dessert originated from Abra, which is located at the northern part of the country. Sapin-Sapin can be easily found in restaurants and pastry shops, or even among the vendors who sell native merienda…

Kwek Kwek
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Kwek Kwek

One of the most popular street foods in the Philippines, Kwek kwek (also called tokneneng) is a staple item in those ubiquitous pushcarts roaming the streets of Manila. Made of quail eggs deep-fried in flour, Kwek kwek is a cheap and filling snack especially for those in a hurry. However, quail eggs are said to…

Bibingka
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Bibingka

No simbang gabi would be complete without the tempting smells of bibingka and puto bungbong cooking over fiery coals. Both are staples of the dawn mass experience. But these two dishes, especially the bibingka, can be made available throughout the year. Bibingka has long been a favorite merienda or dessert since our childhood days, back…

Chicken Teriyaki
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Chicken Teriyaki

Chicken teriyaki is one of the most frequently ordered dishes in Japanese restaurants, especially those who are not quite adventurous enough to order raw dishes such as sushi. The word teriyaki is a combination of two Japanese terms – teri, which means luster and yaki which means to grill or broil. The secret to the…

Ziploc Bags: Making Marinating a Lot Easier
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Ziploc Bags: Making Marinating a Lot Easier

Marinating chicken seems easy enough. You just cut the whole chicken into small pieces, soak them in a bowl full of seasonings and let chill in the fridge overnight. But what if you have to marinate the whole chicken without actually cutting it into pieces? The process can be quite tricky, since you have to…

Spaghetti Puttanesca
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Spaghetti Puttanesca

Spaghetti Puttanesca, which originated from Naples, is one of those pasta dishes with red sauce. But unlike some spaghetti types, Puttanesca is a sauce that is not dependent on seasonal ingredients. The dish’s interesting name was said to have originated from the phrase, Pasta alla Puttanesca, which means “pasta the way a whore would make…

Tokwat Baboy
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Tokwat Baboy

Tokwat Baboy is actually a side dish for lugaw and pancit palabok but Filipinos usually eat the dish as a main viand or pulutan. Tokwa or tofu is considered as a wonder food. The Chinese regularly eat tofu, which is low in fat and calories. Ingredients: – 400 grams of pork face or pork rump…