The Happy Home Cook: Pasta with Crab Paste - Taba ng Talangka

The Happy Home Cook: Pasta with Crab Paste - Taba ng Talangka

Traditionally, we enjoy taba ng talangka on steamed white rice and sprinkled with kalamansi, the Filipino lime. This time, I went a step further and added the savory crab paste to pasta, sprinkled the citrus and garnished it with tart slices of green mango. The results were amazing and it was an easy dish to put together.

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Recipes for Your New Year Celebration

Recipes for Your New Year Celebration

Welcome the New Year with fine spirits and hearty dishes!

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The Happy Home Cook: Instant Pot Guinataang Sitaw at Kalabasa

The Happy Home Cook: Instant Pot Guinataang Sitaw at Kalabasa

As the holidays are fast approaching, you can avoid overloading the stove-top or oven when preparing several dishes at the same time for your family gatherings. Now you can prepare the classic Filipino Guinataang Sitaw at Kalabasa in the Instant Pot or any multi-cooker brand in minutes.

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The Happy Home Cook: Instant Pot Beef Caldereta

The Happy Home Cook: Instant Pot Beef Caldereta

If you’re looking for a faster way to cook and enjoy Filipino food, this Instant Pot Beef Caldereta might just be what you need.

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Watch Out World: Raul Matias, Innovative Artisan Chocolatier

Watch Out World: Raul Matias, Innovative Artisan Chocolatier

Chocolatier Raul Matias raises the Philippines chocolate profile.

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The Happy Home Cook: 4th of July No-Bake Cheesecake with Strawberries and Blueberries

The Happy Home Cook: 4th of July No-Bake Cheesecake with Strawberries and Blueberries

This No-Bake Cheesecake with Strawberries and Blueberries is the perfect dessert for the 4th of July.

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The Happy Home Cook: Pasta with Shrimps and Vegetables

The Happy Home Cook: Pasta with Shrimps and Vegetables

This year Valentine’s day falls on the same day as Ash Wednesday. For most Filipinos who abstain from eating meat during Lent, what to serve might be a dilemma. I have the solution for an ideal dish – a delightful and easy Pasta with Shrimps and Vegetables, homemade with love.

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The Happy Home Cook: Misua Soup with Vegetables and Meatballs

The Happy Home Cook: Misua Soup with Vegetables and Meatballs

Misua Soup with Vegetables and Meatballs is made with wheat noodles or ‘Chinese vermicelli noodles’. This is a classic Filipino soup and easy to make any day.

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The Happy Home Cook: Pan de San Nicolas

The Happy Home Cook: Pan de San Nicolas

Stories from past generations retell that these 17th century wheat cookies introduced by Spain to the Philippines were stored in large jars and fed as a curative cookie to those who were sick with a healing prayer annually, on September 10th, the feast of San Nicolas de Tolentino.

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The Happy Home Cook: Tupig

The Happy Home Cook: Tupig

The scent of burnt banana leaves and sweet coconut floated through the air and I saw tupig was being sold by street vendors. Tupig are thin, long, log-shaped kakanin wrapped in banana leaves. They are made of coconut, sugar, sweet rice grains soaked overnight, molasses and rice flour.

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