A simple list of the more common kitchen implements used in traditional Filipino cooking:
Scientific name: Tamarindus indica
from the Spanish lejía
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.
Filipino Fish Sauce
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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Paksiw refers to a Filipino culinary method and dish in which fish or meat is cooked in vinegar, garlic and salt.
any plant that grows in the wild
Siling labuyo are small, slender chili peppers having the scientific name Capsicum frutescens. Continue reading “SILI”
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