SAWSAWAN

Ginisang Bagoong Recipe

The best way to enjoy green mangoes and simply steamed veggies is with some good bagoong.
You only need to make this once to have a good stock of delicious bagoong in your fridge. It’s a sweet-salty bagoong that will go great with your favorite veggies and green mangoes. Make it even more delicious with a spritz of ...

All The Different Filipino Vinegars + How To Use Them

Ditch your distilled white vinegar for these great finds.
Acid—it’s a taste all Filipinos are well acquainted with but also take for granted. No Filipino kitchen cupboard can exist without vinegar. Adobo is only possible through the magical properties of vinegar. Vinegar, because of its acidity, livens up the flavor, disrupts cloying ...

It's About Time to Upgrade Your Sawsawan

Elevate your dining experience with these recipes.
We love sawsawan! Whether it’s lechon kawali, fried chicken, inihaw na liempo, or other grilled meats and seafood, dips or sawsawans are a must-have when these dishes and other Pinoy dishes are served. Most restaurant serving Pinoy food has toyo (soy sauce), suka (vinegar), and patis (fish sauce) within ...

Adobo Sauce Recipe

This adobo sauce is great with both roast meats and stir-fried veggies!
You can pair this adobo sauce with almost anything. Roast chicken, lechon kawali, and even steamed, stir-fried, or blanched vegetables! ...

Kare-Kare Sauce Recipe

This kare-kare sauce is delicious with lechon kawali!
Kare-kare is a Filipino classic that uses a rich and creamy peanut-based sauce. The options are endless for this kare-kare sauce: pair it with your favorite fried or roast meats, or keep it simple and serve it with blanched crunchy vegetables. Take ...

Fried Tawilis Recipe

Make fried tawilis more exciting with three different kinds of dipping sauces!
Fried tawilis comes together in only a few minutes, and is even better with fun dipping sauces (sawsawan). These three dips are super easy to make!  ...

10 New Ideas for Your Favorite Pinoy Dipping Sauces

Switch up your dipping sauce game: these will make all your Pinoy favorites stand out!
The Pinoy sawsawan (dipping sauce) is part and parcel of Filipino cuisine. These sauces add a burst of flavor to your grilled, roasted, and fried meats. Switch up your sawsawan game and try out these ten new ideas. They will make all ...

Guide to Pinoy Sawsawan

Get to know a few of the essentials of the Filipino kitchen.
Make sure to stock up on these classic Filipino condiments on your next trip to the grocery: SUKA (Vinegar)Vinegar or suka is a staple in the Filipino kitchen, mostly thanks to its high levels of acidity and overall versatility. Most Filipinos keep a ...
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