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Coconuts have countless purposes in Filipino households. Add to the list this beloved chicken soup from Western Visayas: Binakol.

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How to Make Binakol, A Healthy Filipino Chicken Coconut Soup Coconuts have countless purposes in Filipino households. Add to the list this beloved chicken soup from Western Visayas: Binakol. What is Binakol? Binakol is similar to tinola, another popular Filipino chicken soup. Traditionally, this Ilonggo dish is cooked in bamboo tubes over an open flame. This…

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How to Use Fish Sauce in Filipino Recipes Salty, umami, and a little funky: fish sauce is an essential condiment that you should have in your kitchen. This pungent ingredient is made by extracting the liquid produced by fermented fish. Sounds sexy, right? But this condiment brings in a different flavor profile compared to salt….

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Chori Smash Burger Recipe [Chorizo Burger] What do you look for in a perfect burger? For me, it’s the lightly toasted brioche buns. The seared patty with crispy edges. The melty cheese. And of course, the perfect sauce to wrap it all up. We’re looking at the smash burger, where the patty is quite literally…

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One Pot Lasagna Recipe [No Oven Required] One pot recipes are the saving grace of many home cooks pressed for time. Just chuck everything in pot, wait a moment, and you’re done! You save yourself some time, effort, and most of all, dishes to wash. This lasagna recipe comes together all in one pot, and…

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How to Make the Ultimate Cheese Toastie (Grilled Cheese) A toastie is one of the simplest comfort foods to make. It’s a crunchy, flavor-packed snack that comes together in minutes. Despite the simplicity, each element is crucial for the ultimate melty toast. I’ll be showing you tips on how to make the best toasties, and…

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