Kinilaw

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When visiting the Philippines make sure to also try their “Filipino Ceviche”: Kinilaw. The term Kinilaw is derived from the bisaya term “kilaw” which means “eaten fresh”. The fishing industry is a major source of sustenance and food security in the Philippines and with over 2.2 million square kilometer of seas, you most probably will be served a lot of … Read More

Banana Spring Rolls

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To all the banana lovers out there: We have something for your sweet tooth! During our stay in the Philippines we came across a recipe for sweet banana spring rolls (Turon). They make a perfect sweet snack during the afternoon or a great dessert after a lovely meal. Within the Philippines they are very popular as street snack and they … Read More

Rice Paper

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An essential part of the Asian cuisine is edible rice paper. It comes in so many different types and structures, all of which add its own taste to the dishes you use it for. There is dried, soft, round, square or long rice paper. Some of them contain rice flour only, others also include tapioca flour to make it glutinous … Read More