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Other Filipino books of interest:
Filipino Cuisine: Recipes From The Islands
Basic Tagalog For Foreigners & Other Non-Tagalogs


Native Achara
(Pickled Green Papaya)

Recipe courtesy of Mrs. Daisy Alonzo


1 med.- sized green papaya, grated
1 green pepper, sliced in strips
1 red pepper, sliced in strips
1 small carrot, sliced in strips
1 small cauliflower, cut into flowerettes
1 small ginger, cut in strips
1 bunch native onions, peeled
3 tbsp. rock salt
3 c. vinegar
1 1/2 c. sugar
2 tsps. salt

Squeeze all the vegetables ( except cauliflower) in salt, let stand for
one hour then press out liquid.

Blanch the cauliflower, drain and set aside.
Place all the strained vegetables in a bowl or sterilized jar.

Meanwhile, combine vinegar, salt and sugar and cook over strong flame 'till boiling. Remove scum, continue boiling for another 2 mins. then pour into container with vegetables.

If achara is to be stored, seal container
Tagalog-English, English-Tagalog
(Philipino) Standard Dictionary
The Philippine Cookbook

Another interesting book:

Philippine Hospitality: A Gracious Tradition of the East
Philippine Recipes
Made Easy

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