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  • Savory Fresh Vegetable Crepes

    Savory Fresh Vegetable Crepes

    Lumpiang sariwa are usually eaten for meryenda, the Filipino-Spanish tradition of taking a small afternoon meal. A handmade crepe is filled with vegetables and baby shrimp and drizzled with a mild tangy-sweet sauce.


  • Classic Adobo

    Classic Adobo

    The classic adobo most commonly known in homes and in restaurants throughout the Philippines and in America, adobong manok at baboy, has a silky, fatty, sour sauce. The ingredients for this dish—soy sauce, vinegar, black peppercorns, bay leaves, garlic, chicken (manok), and pork (baboy)—are easy to find in any grocery store.


  • Catch-Up Chicken

    Catch-Up Chicken

    I raised my kids on the principle that ketchup isn’t a solution; it’s an indication: if my children don’t like something, they shouldn’t add ketchup—they simply shouldn’t eat it in the first place. But this recipe is one that purposely highlights the ketchup, giving the chicken a sweet and tangy flavor reminiscent of what you’d get at a backyard cookout. This way you can give your kids a barbecue experience without the smoke and the drunk uncle.