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  • What's Your Favorite Ulam? Here Are 10 Recipes You Can Master!

    Make preparing meals for the family easier with these classic favorites
    by Yummy.ph Team .
What's Your Favorite Ulam? Here Are 10 Recipes You Can Master!
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  • "Anong ulam bukas?" How many times have you discussed this with the family? It can be difficult to choose, but there are always classic dishes you can count on. These easy recipes are easy to master, and once you do, you'll be making them for the rest of your life. Another bonus? These will make you want to learn more exciting recipes in the future!

    Adobo Recipe

    Photo by Riell Santos

    Your cultural heritage hinges on your knowledge of adobo! Adobo became a Filipino classic, not because it's delicious, but also because of practicality. Adobo has a long shelf life and is made with basic ingredients that almost any Filipino kitchen would have. You just might have all you need in your pantry to make this recipe right now. Click here for recipes.

    Sinigang Recipe

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    Every family has their own version of the sinigang. So, go ahead and ask your mom her recipe, but also, why not try to give it your own twist? It's also a good idea to stray from the norm and explore what you want your sinigang to taste like. Take a look at these sinigang recipes for some inspiration.

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    Nilaga Recipe

    Photo by Patrick Martires

    Beef may seem intimidating to cook, but with a pressure cooker and some guidance, even first-time cooks can do it. The nilaga is the most basic of Filipino soups because there are no complicated flavors, like spices and herbs, disturbing the pure beefiness of the classic beef version. Keep it simple at first before venturing out and trying out other ingredients to make it even more delicious. Click here for recipes.

    Giniling Recipe

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    Giniling is more than just ground meat. It's the simplest of stews and yet, one of the most flavorful and versatile. It is served at any time of the day, including breakfast! Once you master the basic recipe, it's easy to turn it into a sandwich filling, pasta sauce, chili con carne and so much more! Become confident in cooking this one recipe will open up other delicious doors. Click here for the recipe.

    Tinola Recipe

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    It's one of the simplest, homiest, and coziest chicken recipes you'll ever make. Just like any good, classic chicken recipe, a piping hot bowl of a delicious chicken soup, just like mom used to make, can keep you company throughout your life. Click here for the recipe.

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    Lugaw Recipe

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    Everybody needs lugaw. There is no excuse not to learn this extremely easy but absolutely essential recipe. It's your introduction to our version of the porridge, so the next time you feel a little under the weather or need a hearty yet hot bowl of food, make this. Click here for the recipe.

    7 A No-Fail Leche Flan Recipe

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    Simple ingredients make up this ultra creamy, favorite classic Filipino dessert. At its most basic, all you really need are eggs, evaporated milk, and condensed milk to make it. We're pretty sure these are staples of any sari sari store so should you need dessert, you know you can make this easily! The best part? There's no need for an oven! Click here for the recipe.

    8 Golden Fried Chicken Recipe

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    Good fried chicken is one of those dishes that's always good. Master the basic recipe, and you can easily play around with your sauces, spices, and other add-ins to complement its delicious crunch. We're sure your kids are going to love this one. Click here for the recipe.

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    9 Filipino-Style Sweet Spaghetti Recipe

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    Can you remember the first time you had spaghetti? Was it love at first bite? The time has come for you to try your hand in making this classic Pinoy version of the Italian pasta. Don't forget the hotdogs! Click here for the recipe.

    10 Fluffy Pancake Recipe

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    Fluffy pancakes for breakfast is always a good sign that the day is going to be awesome. Learn to make this breakfast staple for awesome mornings ahead. Click here for the recipe.

    Don't be scared to try any of these recipes out! You'll enjoy the process of learning how to make your favorite recipes.


    This story originally appeared on Yummy.ph.

    *Minor edits have been made by the SmartParenting.com.ph editors.


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