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About Chef Day

My Passion : Cook, Eat and Celebrate Life !

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White Meat Embutido

The month of June is the start of the school year and Embutido is one of the favorite school baons (or maybe your teacher’s tinda?)– eitherway this is one Filipino dish that when done perfectly is absolutely good ! This … Continue reading

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Laguna Mole

What can be wrong with a good old slice of liempo cooked over charcoal with nothing more than a dash of salt and served with vinegar and garlic? Or a traditional and honest Filipino stew made with nothing more than … Continue reading

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Leche Flan

There is no love sincerer than the love of food–And there is no more satisfying in eating and preparing too ! Leche Flan — A sweet influence of Spanish Conquistadores to Filipinos. Also known as creme caramel, custard or simply flan. Sugar … Continue reading

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Salted Egg Hunt

Salted Egg, Itlog na Pula, Itlog na Maalat – whichever name you prefer– It is definitely one of the favorite side dishes in the Philippine table. In our home, “itlog na maalat” is served with chopped tomatoes for breakfast and … Continue reading

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Drunken Pork Belly

  Finally- a copy of a Tapuy Cookbook (hot off the press!). Few months ago, I was asked to contribute a recipe for PhiliRice ( a government corporate entity under the Department of Agriculture established to help develop high-yielding and … Continue reading

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Roll Over, Lechon ! ( It’s got 9 Lives!)

Lechon is a whole roasted pig roasted over charcoal. This is a popular dish during fiestas and other special occasions. Sharing my article for COOK magazine, Feb 2011 … It’s that time after all the Lechon feasting has been exhausted … Continue reading

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