Patis is a brown, watery sauce made from fermented fish. It is used to flavor soups and broths, as well as a sawsawan (dipping sauce) for meat in place of salt. It is very salty.
The Thai counterpart would be the famous nam pla fish sauce.
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lutong bigas (cooked rice)
rice plant / unmilled rice
Paano Magsaing ng Bigas
How to Cook Rice
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This word is from the Spanish guisar (meaning: to stew).
to sautee, stir-fry
Igisa mo ito.
Sautee this. / Stir-fry this.
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Also spelled achuete or atsuete in the Filipino language.
From the Spanish word achiote.
It is called “lipstick tree” in other parts of the world.
Scientific name: Bixa orellana
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sometimes spelled tanlad
The scientific name of the plant called tanglad in the Philippies is Andropogon citratus.
It is called lemon grass or ginger grass in English.
Tanglad imparts flavor to Filipino dishes.
any plant that grows in the wild
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magsaing: magluto ng kanin
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This word is from the Spanish llanera.
Oval-shaped tin molds are widely referred to in the Philippines as “leche flan molders” because the molds are most often used in making leche flan.
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