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Champorado Recipe

Champorado is a chocolate lover’s dream. It’s rich, decadent, sweet, and a mild nutty. Nutty? That’s because the rice brings out a certain nuttiness to the porridge. Not to mention it makes it rich and creamy. I would say that it’s comforting for a cold season like fall or winter, but it could also be served cold so…

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10 Vegan Filipino Dishes for the Summer

I used to be so amazed that the United States has four seasons. I grew up in the Philippines and over there we have only two -summer and winter. Out of the two, I preferred summer. I was known to be that girl who rather not have “aircon” (slang for air conditioner). Summer in the Philippines could easily go up…

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Lumpiang Sariwa Recipe

Summer is almost here so I thought of putting together something colorful and satisfying for the 3Ps: picnics, potlucks, and parties.  I didn’t have to look hard enough to realize I should make a Lumpiang Sariwa recipe. Lumpiang Sariwa is the fresh version of the popular fried Lumpia. Don’t be mistaken though, Fresh Lumpia is traditionally called “fresh” not because it’s…

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Vegan Longganisa Sausages – FAQ

A big THANK YOU to those who have tried the vegan longganisa recipe. I’m so glad that people enjoyed creating this dish. Few did take photos and here they are: Many thanks to @trishaxddr, @ecobeautyvivi, and @baci_da_nikuleta for trying the recipe. Mary at Mary’s Test Kitchen reviewed the entire Longsilog series on her YouTube channel. I appreciate her thorough…

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Vegan Pandesal

Staying with the theme of breakfast food from my previous post, I’m featuring Vegan Pandesal. Pandesal is undoubtedly the most popular bread in the Philippines. It is denser and mildly sweeter than the American bread roll. Also, American bread rolls are usually eaten for dinner while pandesal rolls are usually enjoyed first thing in the morning during breakfast….

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Vegan Longganisa Sausages (Plus Free Guide)

I’m excited to share the recipe for Vegan Longganisa Sausages, the part 3 of the Vegan Longsilog series. In case you haven’t heard of Longsilog, it’s a Filipino breakfast combo that comprises of Garlic Fried Rice, Fried Eggs, and Filipino savory sweet sausages called Longganisa. Longganisa is derived from the Spanish version, Longaniza. Why the Spanish connection? Spain has…

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5 Haircare Tips from a Vegan Salon Owner

I was perusing on Instagram nonchalantly when I spotted a really cute haircut from one of the chefs at S+M Vegan (S+M stands for Shane and Marie). Marie had a unique and stylish haircut and she mentioned she got it from a vegan salon called Vavavroom Salon. I thought, the moment I’ve been waiting for has arrived, a vegan…

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