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Hototay

Hototay is a soup dish that you'll find it in the menu of most Chinese restaurants and eateries in the Philippines. It isn't uncommon to find it in the menu of restaurants … [Read more...]

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Affogato-style Silom Sunrise

Imagine Tequila Sunrise without orange juice but with pureed sweet ripe mangoes instead. The resulting mixed drink is thicker, richer, sweeter and, quite frankly, mesmerizing. … [Read more...]

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Salsa fresca (salsa Mexicana)

As anyone with the tiniest knowledge of Spanish will tell you, "salsa" means sauce. It's a very broad term that includes smooth sauces, chunky sauces, thin sauces and thick … [Read more...]

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Garlic and saffron rice

My future-sister-in-law, Laura, went on an extended trip to Europe and she brought home a jar of saffron for me. I'm sure that everyone was hoping I'd cook paella for the … [Read more...]