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Pork Nilaga

Nilaga is a soup recipe that originates from the Philippines and is commonly prepared with beef. But since I am not a beef-eater, this is my own recipe designed to suit my personal preferences. If you are encountering cold weather, have a…

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Rice Porridge

also known as lugaw in the Philippines, congee in China or okayu お粥 in Japan. This dish is very common within Asian households and is customarily consumed when an individual is sick (with fever, vomiting, diarrhea, or food poisoning), and is ready…

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Miso Soup

When living in Japan, miso soup is a household staple and many variations to the ingredients list exists. At its most basic, miso is a fermented paste made by inoculating a mixture of soybeans with a mold called koji (the common name…

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The name is Raine, and I was an athlete turned print-ad and fashion model, and now coaching health, fitness and wellness. I love writing about my fascination with food, sharing sound advice based on science and experiences and enjoying a meaningful, organised life! Read more

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