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In the Philippines, there are a lot of words for rice. Laruk-laruk is one of them.

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In the Philippines, there are a lot of words for rice. Uncooked rice is bigas, cooked rice is kanin, burnt rice is tutong, and the list goes on. Another example is laruk-laruk: unhusked rice or palay that’s toasted and pounded.    One of those dishes is tinupak. Quite interestingly, tinupak’s texture and overall appearance (minus,…

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Easy Rice Bowl Recipes If there’s something Filipinos can’t live without, it’s rice. Ask a Filipino and they’ll admit how they can’t last a day without rice. It’s a staple for every meal. And one cup isn’t enough, trust me. The best part about rice is that it goes well with countless recipes. Pair it…

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Easy Fried Rice Recipes Rice. Many simply can’t live without it. Its ability to become the perfect accompaniment to any dish has made it a constant presence in every Filipino dinner table. Whether you like it long-grained, short, white, brown, whatever you please, rice is just an essential ingredient in every dish. Rice has always…

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Katsudon is a traditional Japanese dish that is popular with the younger generation of foodies given its simplicity, inexpensiveness, and depth of umami. The word “Katsudon” is derived from 2 words: Tonkatsu (which means pork cutlet) and Donburi (which means large bowl). Katsudon is typically a deep fried pork cutlet cooked in a sweet and…

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