Kutsinta

Another childhood favourite of mine is a Filipino steamed brown rice cake called Kutsinta. Kutsinta is sticky to touch, jelly-like and has a chewy consistency. I have made a sweetened version of Kutsinta where it is topped with freshly grated coconut. Eating his dessert takes me back […]

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Calderetta (Filipino Beef Stew)

As the weather cools and winter comes along, my family and I yearn for warm, comforting food. Caldaretta is a tomato-based beef stew which has Spanish influences. Although every family has their own version using their favourite meats (chicken, goat and offal cuts like liver) […]

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Leche Flan

Leche flan, a Filipino’s version of crème caramel, is a staple at any Filipino party. In my youth, my friends and I would make a bee line straight to the leche flan before the adults could get to it so we could enjoy this rich, […]

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