filipino soup

Sinigang na Bangus sa Bayabas (Milkfish in Guava Broth)

Whenever I’m at the supermarket, I always keep my eyes peeled for things that are not on my list. And every time I chance upon an ingredient that I haven’t seen in a long time (particularly the ones that were a part of my life in the Philippines), my heart would skip a beat and …

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Tinolang Manok (Chicken in Ginger Broth)

I can’t wait for winter to be over! It has been unusually bitter cold this year and the snow keeps coming. My kids who normally get excited when a snowfall is in the forecast, have only played outside twice and at both times came back sooner than expected. The exact words of my little one …

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Sopas (Filipino Chicken Macaroni Soup)

Winter is still dreadful to me though I’ve lived in North America for a long time now. My warm-weather-loving Filipino body shivers when staying outside during the colder months. Sadly, this is one thing that I don’t think I’ll ever get used to.  When the temperature starts to dip, cravings for soups and food in …

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Chicken Mami (Filipino Chicken Noodle Soup)

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My first memory of eating Mami (noodle soup) was in primary school. There’s this famous restaurant in the Philippines that’s well-known for their Mami (noodle soup) and Siopao (steamed bun). It’s called Ma Mon Luk. The restaurant was unpretentious – both the exterior and the interior decors were minimal but people from all walks of …

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15-Minute Egg Drop Soup

15-Minute Egg Drop Soup 2

There are days when I feel more exhausted than usual and I don’t have the energy to make dinner. One food that we almost always have is bread. We love (homemade) bread so much that I don’t mind spending a big chunk of my day just to bake a few trays for our weekly supply. …

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