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In Tausug, tiyula means "soup", while itum means "black". This beef soup is exactly what the name suggests.

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This Beef Stew is Made With Burnt Coconut [Tiyula Itum from Mindanao] When you think of beef soup, what’s the image that comes to your mind? You imagine the its vibrant brown tinge, and the pops of color from the vegetables. This Filipino beef soup is quite the opposite. To be specific, this dish comes…

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How to Make Caramelized Onions [Best Recipes with Caramelized Onions]   When you eat onions raw, they’re sharp, pungent, and not all that pleasant. But when you cook them low and slow for a long time… something magical happens. They turn jammy and sweet, and almost melt in your mouth. That’s the magic of caramelizing…

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Tasty 15-Minute Udon Recipes [Udon Stir-Fry | Spicy Garlic Udon] Udon has always been a popular ingredient– they’re thick, chewy, and absolutely filling. These Japanese noodles are usually made into noodle soups and yaki udon. Not many people know that these noodles are great to play around with different recipes. People have been turning udon…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Chicken Noodles at Home There’s nothing more comforting than a simple bowl of chicken noodle soup. It’s your mother’s secret weapon when you’re down with a cold. While there’s no actual evidence that the soup cures a common cold, it’s enough to make you feel better for a while. Chicken noodle…

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How to Use Sweet Potato in Healthy Recipes Sweet potato (a.k.a. camote) has long been a go-to ingredient for healthy recipes, for good reason: It’s incredibly versatile, filling, and tastes amazing. But if you constantly have sweet potato on rotation in your meal plan… things can get boring. But that doesn’t mean it always has to…

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Leche Nana Cake: Your Favourite Filipino Desserts in One There are always new viral food trends coming up on the internet. One day you have the sushi bake, and then the next day you have the tortilla hack (which is pretty genius). What do these viral food trends have in common? They’re basically mash-ups of…

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You Have To Try This Spicy Filipino Curry from Mindanao [With Homemade Palapa] When we think of Filipino cuisine, more often than not we’re quick to mention Tagalog dishes like adobo, sinigang, and bulalo. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg! Filipino cuisine is as colorful and diverse as the hundreds of indigenous cultures…

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