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No party is a party without lumpia!

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No party is a party without lumpia! We think every Filipino can agree with a sentiment. From a child’s christening to a grandmother’s 100th birthday, lumpia is a staple that truly marks a Filipino party. So Erwan and Chef Martin went into the FEATR test kitchen to see what other fillings can be put into…

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At first glance, the asin tibuok would look like a huge egg. Some even call it a dragon egg.   This salt is made with knowledge from Filipinos during the pre-colonial Philippines.   The process is so long that a single batch would take a minimum of 3 months.   Learn more about it here: https://youtu.be/Pd1YtrTXa4c

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Cooking alone is already a complicated feat.   One seemingly minor ingredient can completely alter the flavor of a dish.   So imagine what would happen if you let your Instagram followers decide on what ingredients go into your dish?   Well, Erwan did that so you wouldn’t have to.   Find out what happened…

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Chances are 100% that you’ve tried Champorado. Now whether or not you like it with Tuyo, is a whole other story.    It’s basically rice porridge but mixed with tablea chocolate and evaporated milk that we are personally addicted to.    Chef Martin found another way to make this classic Filipino dish by making it…

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Although most of the Philippines’ local panaderias’ special baked wheat goods were brought by the Spaniards during the 1600’s, Spanish bread is something that’s ironically all Filipino.   Even if its name suggests otherwise, this pastry is said to be our own recipe. The name stems from its striking similarity to ensaymada; both of them…

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Pickling and fermenting food is actually a huge part of Filipino cuisine, but most of us don’t know how to recreate these dishes at home.   One of the best examples of this is atchara. Atahara is the most popular pickled condiments in the Philippines. So much so that even big fast food chains in…

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