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Fava beans have mohawks... and plenty of flavor.

Fava beans have mohawks... and plenty of flavor.

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Pickled carrot and green papaya salad, julienned with a scary-sharp mandoline.

Pickled carrot and green papaya salad, julienned with a scary-sharp mandoline.

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Pandan Old-Fashioned Cocktail: Bourbon whiskey and simple syrup infused with pandan leaf.

Pandan Old-Fashioned Cocktail: Bourbon whiskey and simple syrup infused with pandan leaf.

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Asian Pears poached in  pandan-infused Riesling wine.

Asian Pears poached in pandan-infused Riesling wine.

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Knotty By Nature: When steeped in milk and cream, fragrant pandan leaves can impart amazing flavors to create a very unique ice cream.

Knotty By Nature: When steeped in milk and cream, fragrant pandan leaves can impart amazing flavors to create a very unique ice cream.

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A hearty soup made with grilled beef shanks and grilled corn.  The best part though, is the bone marrow.

A hearty soup made with grilled beef shanks and grilled corn. The best part though, is the bone marrow.

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Homemade beef jerky that was cured and dried with nothing more than a fan, some furnace filters, and a couple of bungee cords.

Homemade beef jerky that was cured and dried with nothing more than a fan, some furnace filters, and a couple of bungee cords.

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Calamari stew over steamed rice... and a how-to video for cleaning squid.

Calamari stew over steamed rice... and a how-to video for cleaning squid.

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Purple yam cupcakes with coconut frosting. Happy Valentines Day!

Purple yam cupcakes with coconut frosting. Happy Valentines Day!

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Fermented shrimp paste: A very pungent, yet very suitable substitute for anchovies when making a Caesar Salad.

Fermented shrimp paste: A very pungent, yet very suitable substitute for anchovies when making a Caesar Salad.

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Ikura (salmon roe) topped with 24-karat gold leaf.  An unforgettable experience at Urasawa in Los Angeles.

Ikura (salmon roe) topped with 24-karat gold leaf. An unforgettable experience at Urasawa in Los Angeles.

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Shucking fresh oysters at home takes a bit of practice, but if you

Shucking fresh oysters at home takes a bit of practice, but if you're patient, you will be rewarded.

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Sweet and custardy bread pudding with rum-soaked dried mangoes.

Sweet and custardy bread pudding with rum-soaked dried mangoes.

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Fresh Tamarind Pods: The sticky pulp inside the shells are a key ingredient to many Southeast Asian cuisines.

Fresh Tamarind Pods: The sticky pulp inside the shells are a key ingredient to many Southeast Asian cuisines.

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Homemade citrus-infused vodka using small and tart Asian limes.

Homemade citrus-infused vodka using small and tart Asian limes.

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Shrimp, okra, and sausage gumbo.

Shrimp, okra, and sausage gumbo.

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A small army of purple people eaters? Nope, just some harmless, yet tasty, gnocchi.

A small army of purple people eaters? Nope, just some harmless, yet tasty, gnocchi.

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Exotic purple yam ice cream swirled with All-American blueberries.

Exotic purple yam ice cream swirled with All-American blueberries.

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Asian-style doughnut holes made from rice flour and coconut.

Asian-style doughnut holes made from rice flour and coconut.

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Bananas Foster with a twist:  Saba bananas and brown sugar are wrapped and grilled in a banana leaf, then doused with rum and set aflame.

Bananas Foster with a twist: Saba bananas and brown sugar are wrapped and grilled in a banana leaf, then doused with rum and set aflame.

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Ube Yam:  What does a humble sweet yam have in common with the Artist Currently Known as Prince?  More than you

Ube Yam: What does a humble sweet yam have in common with the Artist Currently Known as Prince? More than you'd think.

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Only Built 4 Filipino Linx:  An in-depth look at making homemade Filipino sausage.

Only Built 4 Filipino Linx: An in-depth look at making homemade Filipino sausage.

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Notorious Kesar Indian Mangoes (foreground) vs. Mexican Mangoes (background).  Which one tastes best?

Notorious Kesar Indian Mangoes (foreground) vs. Mexican Mangoes (background). Which one tastes best?

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Grilled bitter melon, mango, and tomato salad.

Grilled bitter melon, mango, and tomato salad.

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Homemade Coconut Ice Cream made from coconut milk, coconut rum, and shredded Filipino coconut called "Macapuno".

Homemade Coconut Ice Cream made from coconut milk, coconut rum, and shredded Filipino coconut called "Macapuno".

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Chicken Adobo: an easy and delicious dish to prepare as an introduction to Filipino food.

Chicken Adobo: an easy and delicious dish to prepare as an introduction to Filipino food.

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Filipino Leche Flan

Filipino Leche Flan

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