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Pork and bacon pot pies

Rustic. Comforting. Relaxed. Those are the three words that come to mind when digging into a pot pie. Pot pies are not part of the Filipino culinary tradition, I certainly did … [Read more...]

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Pork curry empanada

Using the 20-minute ground pork and vegetable curry for the filling, I made pork curry empanadas the other night. See, the last time Speedy came home with bags of chicken … [Read more...]

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Salmon and vegetables pot pie

I love pot pies. I love the surprise hidden underneath the golden crust, I love the steam that hits your face as you break through the crust, I love the contrast between the … [Read more...]

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Beef and mushroom pot pie

A pie can either be sweet or savory. A savory pie is one that has meat or vegetables, or a mixture of both, for its filling. A baked savory pie can have a top crust only or … [Read more...]

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Chicken pie (pastel de pollo)

A little cream was my chosen binder for meat pie filling. Not anymore. I wondered what would happen if I made a basic chicken and potato salad -- with mayo -- and used it for … [Read more...]

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Chicken, ham and potatoes pie

When my brother-in-law, Sonny, and his family were in the Philippines a year and a half ago for a one-month vacation, we celebrated Sonny's birthday with two parties. The … [Read more...]