Commonly Used Ingredients in Filipino Dishes

Annato (achiote, achuete, atsuete) A natural orange food colouring extracted from the seeds of the annato tree. Sometimes spelt as annatto or anatto in other cookbooks. Coconut milk (gata) The juice of the grated mature coconut. The first extraction is thick and a second extraction with water added is thin. Some non-Asians are confused about […]