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Craving Filipino Food? Tayo ay Kumain! Let's Eat!

A home cooked Filipino meal with a few of my favorite dishes awaits you! You are going to experience a meal as it would be served in a Filipino household - family style, and all you can eat!

Dinner will consist of dishes that are often served during special events like feasts of Patron Saints or Christmas and birthdays, with a few twists of my own. I can't wait to do the shopping to find just the right ingredients for your dinner! Along with meat dishes, I will serve a simple vegetable dish to balance things out. Come hungry! There will be plenty of food! As with most of my parties, I like to invite guests to take home any leftovers! You might be so lucky! Bring your own Tupperware! :)

Menu Starter: Lumpia Shanghai with sweet chili dipping sauce (pork and vegetable egg rolls)

Main dishes: Pork and chicken adobo (my take of the quintessential Filipino pork and chicken stew)

Lechon kawali served with dipping sauces (roasted pork belly)

Pansit (my version of a noodle dish that is usually served for good luck and special occasions)

Sides: A simple vegetable dish; TBD

Of course, Jasmine rice

Dessert: Coconut flan

Coffee and tea

You are welcome to bring your own drinks!

About me: I am a self-styled home cook - I love to cook and I love to see people beam as they take that first bite! I learned to cook from my dad and mom. My dad used to, and still does, experiment with recipes; we were the guinea pigs and happy for it! My appreciation and interest in cooking came after I graduated from college. I didn't really start cooking real meals until I moved to Seattle from California! These days, you will always find me poring through recipes, talking to my dad about a dish, cooking something new or tried and true and taking a picture of it, and of course, posting it on Facebook!

Note from Organisers: Tickets are being promoted in a few places so even if this event looks a bit empty it probably isn't :)

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  • jenny

    I was looking through some old meetup groups that I hadn't been to in awhile, and found this old posting. Any chance someone wants to host another one?...I have always wanted to expand my Filipino culinary experience to something besides just lumpia (though I could eat a ton of it and be happy!)

    January 13, 2015

  • A former member
    A former member

    The meal was divine and the company superb. I really enjoyed meeting each of you. Thanks so much Flor-mari for sharing your home and food with us. And the leftovers for lunch the day after were delish!

    1 · December 11, 2013

  • flor-mari

    I had a great time meeting everyone! Everyone was so nice and friendly. The conversation was great and I especially loved it when people took home leftovers!

    December 9, 2013

  • Maria M.

    Fantastic meal and great conversational participants. Thanks to all, especially our hostesses, for making it a very enjoyable evening. Love those garlic peanuts!

    1 · December 9, 2013

  • Jody A

    What a wonderful meal.. Thank you Flor-Mari and to your aunt too.

    1 · December 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Ive lost the directions. Can someone pls message them to me? Thank you! See you tonight

    December 8, 2013

  • jenny

    this sounds like a great meal. I already have plans, but hope to see it on the boards again sometime!

    1 · December 4, 2013

  • Jody A

    Do you have a wine or two that you recommend with this amazing menu? I have some ideas but if you have a recommendation I would love it.

    November 24, 2013

    • flor-mari

      Hi Jody! I would just go with your ideas! I think that would be great! I'm looking forward to meeting you!

      November 24, 2013

  • Annie

    this sounds amazing! would love to join, but already have plans for that evening... hope there will be another chance to do this?

    1 · November 24, 2013

    • flor-mari

      I am already planning my next Secret Dinner! I hope you can join us next time!

      1 · November 24, 2013

  • flor-mari

    I'm so excited to be hosting an event and can't wait to start cooking!

    October 30, 2013

  • Maria M.

    I'll bring a bottle of Prosecco. My PayPal account has become inactive because I haven't used it for so long. May I pay with cash when I arrive, or can I send you a check in the mail?
    I'll bring a bottle of Prosecco.

    1 · October 30, 2013

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