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Kare-kare

A rich stew of ox tail, face, leg, tripe or all of them together, and a variety of vegetables in a sauce flavored and thickened with roasted ground peanuts (peanut butter is just as good!) and toasted rice flour.Another … [Read more...]

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Lobster balls and long beans stir fry

Sam likes buying those frozen seafood balls in the grocery -- fish balls, squid balls, shrimp balls, prawn balls, crab balls, lobster balls... I always ask her to choose fish balls over the others because I am allergic to … [Read more...]

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Pork, mushrooms and green beans adobo

How many ways can one cook adobo? Ooohh... let me count the ways... Okay, I give up. Countless ways. With chicken and hard-boiled eggs, as stuffing for burrito, corned beef style, with liver sauce, with lemongrass, with eggs … [Read more...]

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Spicy, herb – y adobong sitaw

The classic adobong sitaw gets more than a superficial facelift with the addition of chili garlic sauce (yes, yes, I am quite addicted to the stuff), egg strips, cilantro and toasted onion bits. Onion bits? Yes, onion bits. … [Read more...]