Vegan Leche Flan, Trial Stage
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Vegan Leche Flan, Trial Stage

I find flan tricky to make as it is, let alone veganized. The traditional process requires the correct balance of egg yolks, milk, and sugar carefully steamed in an aluminum mold we Filipinos call “llanera”. It results in a soft custard cake packed with sweet, fatty creaminess, best indulged with caramelized sugar on top. Transforming … Continue reading

Kare-kare, Vegan
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Kare-kare, Vegan

Kare-kare is a Filipino stew with ox tail, tripe, and vegetables in thick peanut sauce. It’s usually served during special occasions perhaps because the procedure is painstakingly delicate. With the help of my mom, we both re-invented Kare-Kare to a vegan dish full of soulful flavor and familiar taste. Kare-kare is best served with shrimp … Continue reading

Halo-Halo, Vegan
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Halo-Halo, Vegan

I ran out of ice cream in the fridge and I found myself craving for something cold and sweet to beat the weather. “What else can I make?” I wondered. “Oh, but of course, Halo-halo!” (pronounced ha-loh ha-loh and NOT halo like angel halo). Growing up in Digman, where Halo-halo originated from, I terribly missed … Continue reading

3 Delicious Recipes with Chickpeas
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3 Delicious Recipes with Chickpeas

As if the “foodie stars” aligned, three of my favorite blogs posted recipes highlighting chickpeas. What a perfect coincidence. I had always wanted to create something delicious out of chickpeas but nothing comes to mind. With the help of these talented ladies, here’s what I made:       Inspired by Farrah‘s hummus recipe. Instead … Continue reading