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Taking canned corned beef to the next level with these easy recipes.

Food & Drinks, Recipes

A lot of us grew up with corned beef cooked in a particular way: fried, with crisp rings of onions on top. Some might throw in potatoes if they’re feeling a bit special. Serve it with rice and we’re all set. That’s our go-to for an easy meal, but have you ever wondered if there…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

Menudo is a classic Filipino dish. It’s also one of my favorites. There’s just something about this meaty, saucy stew that is so festive, and so heartwarming. The combination of tomato, liver, and pork may not seem that appetising to non-Filipinos. But give this dish a try before you knock it: it’s a Filipino hug…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

Forget about serving dry, tasteless meatloaf for Christmas. Filipinos have turned a basic meatloaf recipe into a holiday delight. While you can serve embutido any day of the week, I find that it makes any party much more festive. I included it in my 12 recipes for a Filipino Christmas because nothing says “Maligayang Pasko!” like…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

In the Philippines, we hate seeing things go to waste. We’re a country fond of up-cycling, or turning scrap materials into something new and useful, of using every single bit of an animal when cooking. Take for example a Filipino favorite, sisig, which makes use of pig face and ears. Many would balk at the thought…

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