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Nilagang Baka (Boiled Beef Soup)

Nilagang Baka (Boiled Beef Soup)

It’s getting cold again down under. This time around, I had a craving for Nilagang Baka. This dish is one of my comfort food. It’s a usual staple during our family dinners back home. The name of this dish translates to Boiled Beef. This soup resembles […]

Tinolang Manok (Chicken Ginger Stew)

Tinolang Manok (Chicken Ginger Stew)

It’s winter once again in this wonderful land down under called Australia. It’s the perfect time for soups to keep oneself warm during these cold days. Feeling cold and homesick, my palate yearns for a familiar taste that would not only keep me warm but […]

Pork Menudo, Karinderya Style

Pork Menudo, Karinderya Style

Pork menudo is a stew dish that reflects the influence of Spanish conquerors to Philippine food. A rich tomato based stew filled with different ingredients such as carrots, potatoes and your fair share of Pork meat and liver. Today, Pork menudo is a regular staple […]

Strawberry Taho a la KarinderyaChef

Strawberry Taho a la KarinderyaChef

Tahhhooooo!!! If you grew up in the streets of Metro Manila, it is most certain that you have heard this word being shouted by your friendly neighbourhood street peddler. With a loud, powerful voice full of bass resembling the vocal prowess of Pavarotti, one ends […]

Choc Nut Smoothie a la KarinderyaChef

Choc Nut Smoothie a la KarinderyaChef

Choc Nut: A powdery Filipino treat made of peanuts and milk chocolate. Kinda like eating Milo powder but has a bit of a peanut buttery taste to it.  It’s one of those childhood lollies (candy) that you can purchase from your friendly neighborhood tindahan (store) […]

Somewhat healthier Tokwa’t Baboy (Tofu and Pork)

Somewhat healthier Tokwa’t Baboy (Tofu and Pork)

One memory that I have about food is that my uncles would drink together over the weekend. And with the drinking comes lots of pulutan (appetizer) to complement the ice cold San Miguel Pale Pilsen. One dish lovingly cooked and served would be Tokwa’t Baboy. […]