any plant that grows in the wild
Siling labuyo are small, slender chili peppers having the scientific name Capsicum frutescens. Continue reading “SILI”
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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lutong bigas (cooked rice)
rice plant / unmilled rice
Paano Magsaing ng Bigas
How to Cook Rice
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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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This word is from the Spanish lejía.
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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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A simple list of the more common kitchen implements used in traditional Filipino cooking:
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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.
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