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Polynesian meatballs and pineapple

Glazed meatballs with pineapple is a dish often labeled as Hawaiian. The label is rather constrictive because the dish is common in many Polynesian islands where pineapples ... (more)

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Pork lo mein, a light version

There was a time when I would refuse to cook a dish if I didn't have all the ingredients specified in a recipe. All newbie cooks go through that phase, I surmise. The ... (more)

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Pork mami (noodle soup)

Mami is what we Filipinos call the traditional Chinese noodle soup with vegetables and meat or seafood. I have no idea who coined the term but I am pretty certain that the ... (more)

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Adobo, Mexican-style

Yes, adobo is from Spain and it spread to Spanish colonies including Mexico. Every colony that adopted the Spanish adobo developed its own peculiar style over time. But, no, ... (more)

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Braised balsamic chicken

The weather news say that Typhoon Henry will not make landfall in the Philippines but it may enhance the southwest monsoon and bring rains. That doesn't sound so ominous. I ... (more)

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Avocado and pesto rice

Always on the lookout for exciting vegetarian recipes for Sam, I came upon one called green goddess rice by Claire Robinson. Cooked rice is tossed with a paste made with ... (more)