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Salted Duck Eggs

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When I saw that H-mart carries fresh duck eggs in their store, I knew I had to make “Itlog na maalat” (salted duck eggs). I rarely buy pre-made made ones since I am wary of buying food products that are made in China, with the food safety violations and controversy you hear in the news lately it is wise to be cautious. Salted duck eggs and tomato salad are usually served as an accompaniment to fried or grilled meat/fish in the Philippines. It is available in almost any grocery store…read more

Green Mangoes and Bagoong

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This deserves a post of it’s own. I was at H-Mart today and was thrilled to see Green Mangoes on display. It was the first time I’ve seen these in store shelves in my 15 years of living in the East coast. When we were at Southern California last week for vacation, my cousin served us green mangoes and bagoong. The taste brought me back home. I can’t even remember the last time I had those. I tried to get some to bring back here in NJ, but sadly those…read more