Talaba (Steamed Oysters)

Talaba or Oysters have a soft flesh that can taste sweet, salty or even melon-like, depending on where they are harvested. These expensive treats can be eaten in various ways:

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Kadios, Baboy, Lanka – KBL (Beans, pork, jackfruit)

he “Kadios” are black beans. If you’re not from Iloilo or the Visayas, you may not recognize this.  The “Langka” is jackfruit, raw and green, for the purpose of this

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Chicken Inasal (Chicken BBQ)

Preparation & marinating: 6 hours to overnight Estimated cooking time: 40 minutes Chicken Inasal Ingredients: 2 Chickens (free range if available) 3/4 cup Filipino vinegar 1/4 cup Garlic finely minced

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Adobo Ilonggo (Chicken and Pork Adobo)

Ilonggo Adobo is so very popular in the Philippines that every home has the mastery of cooking such a dish. Adobo makes everyone eat so much rice. It is a

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Guinamos Hipon (Shrimp Paste)

What is Ginamos? Ginamos or otherwise known as Bagoong or alamang is a fermented condiment made of minute shrimp or krill. These small crustaceans are cleaned in a brine solution

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Adobong Kambing (Goat Meat Adobo)

Adobong Kambing Recipe (Goat Adobo) is another way of cooking goat’s meat if you are bored with Kalderetang Kambing which requires a lot of spices and ingredients. Estimated cooking time:

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Balut (Broiled Duck Egg)

One of the many well-known Filipino food delicacies that can be found here only in the Philippines is called “balut”. A balut is a fertilized duck (or chicken) egg with

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Dinuguan with Puto (Pork dark soup with rice cake)

One Friday evening my friends and I decided to have dinner at Jologs at the Lucky Plaza. I find it to be a clean, cozy restaurant that serves food for

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Bopis (Diced Pork Lungs and Heart)

Bopis is originally a spicy Spanish dish adapted by Filipinos. Its main ingredients include pork lungs and heart sauteed in herbs and spices. Cooking time is around fifteen minutes so

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Spicy Garlic Ginger Shrimp

A delicious spicy stir-fry. If you like it hotter, stir in some sambal oelek (chile paste) to your dish at the end. Goes great with rice or noodles. SERVES 4

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