• Ginataang Puso ng Saging Recipe
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    Ginataang Puso ng Saging with Dilis

    One of the few dishes that I miss in my hometown is Ginataang Puso ng Saging with Dilis (Banana blossom/heart in Coconut Milk with Anchovies). I told my husband about it and fortunately, he knows how to cook it. Sharing the recipe here for future reference. “Banana blossom, also known as a “banana heart”, is a fleshy, purple-skinned flower, shaped like a tear, which grows at the end of a banana fruit cluster.” – theguardian.com Ingredients 1 whole puso ng saging (sliced/chopped)2 cups coconut milk4 cloves garlic (minced)1 onion (chopped)1 1/2 tbsp vinegar1/2 tsp pepper1 tsp saltanchoviespork (optional)chili (optional) Procedure Peel the outer layer of the puso ng saging /…

  • Chicken Caldereta
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    Chicken Caldereta Recipe, How To Cook Caldereta Using My Trusted Mix

    Can I let you in on a little secret? Before I got married, I don’t know how to cook complicated dishes without a cookbook. The only ones I know by heart were fried dishes, ginisang ampalaya, adobo, and sinigang. So, how did I know how to cook chicken caldereta? The answer is Mama Sita’s Meal Mixes. Mama Sita’s® line of food mixes and sauces was born out of Mrs. Teresita “Mama Sita” Reyes’ pity for Filipinos abroad. She was worried that ‘children would grow up without getting to savor Filipino cuisine due to the absence of necessary ingredients and the time-consuming way of preparing them.‘ **Information is from Mama Sita’s…