Archive for February, 2017

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Chicken Fried Rice

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This is Chicken Fried Rice. Perfect for when you have left overs. You can take some leftover chicken and rice then combine that with some vegetables and you got a meal. Or you can add this as a side dish to another meal. It works both ways really. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 6 cups of steamed rice, chillled for 24 hours 2-3 pieces of precooked chicken, deboned and thinly sliced ...

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Minatamis na Saging

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This is Minatamis Na Saging . Minatamis na saging or sweetened bananas in caramel syrup is a traditional snack in the Philippines. This is so easy to make and requires very few, affordable ingredients. We added calamansi juice to this recipe to have that sweet and sour effect to it. I think it is better this way so it’s not too sweet. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 8-10 pieces of ripe ...

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Tips For Improving Your Tuna Recipes

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Tuna is one of the tastiest and most nutritious of all meats that you can eat. However, tuna is notorious for being extremely soft and because of that the end result can be meat that either loses its taste or is too soft to enjoy. Also, many people who are new to cooking tuna will complain that the meat tastes burnt or not properly marinated. It is also important to keep in mind the fact ...

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Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters)

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This is Ukoy (Shrimp Fritters). Ukoy is the Filipino shrimp fritter. The smaller variety of shrimp (with head and shell on) are what is typically used for this dish. This is most often served as an appetizer, but it can also be made as a main dish or light snack. Several variations of this dish exists in which the vegetable that is used in combination with the shrimp is substituted with various other ingredients. Enjoy ...

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Bihon Guisado

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This is Bihon Guisado. Pancit Bihon Guisado or Bihon Guisado is a Filipino dish made with sautéed rice noodles, thinly sliced pork, chicken, shrimp, and assorted vegetables. All the ingredients are sautéed in garlic, onions, celery and soy and/or fish sauces together with a little broth. This makes for a hearty noodle entrée that’s good for a whole meal alone if cooked in large quantities. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 8 ...

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Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

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This is Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry. The key to a good stir fry is technique. As you probably guessed from the name, there is a lot of stirring involved and high heat. That’s of course where the name stir fry comes from. You don’t want to lower the heat while cooking either. Just keep stirring. The rest takes care of itself. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of boneless ...

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Menudo (Diced Pork with Vegetables in Tomato Sauce)

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This is Menudo (Diced Pork with Vegetables in Tomato Sauce). Pork Menudo is made of garlic, onions, tomato, sliced or diced pork, liver (from pig or calf), diced potato, raisins, diced carrots, green bell peppers, soy sauce, vinegar or calamansi and tomato sauce, and seasoned with salt and pepper while it is cooked. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork belly 1⁄2 pound of pork liver 1 cup of ...

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Sapin-Sapin (Steamed Coconut Layer Pudding)

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This is Sapin Sapin (Steamed Coconut Layer Pudding). Sapin-sapin is a dessert in Philippine cuisine that consists of layered glutinous rice and coconut. It is made from rice flour, coconut milk, sugar, water, and coloring with coconut flakes sprinkled on top. This is one of the Filipino’s favorite mid-day snacks. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of powdered glutinous rice flour 1 can of condensed milk 4 cups of coconut ...

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Champorado (Chocolate Rice Porridge)

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This is Champorado (Chocolate Rice Porridge). Champorado is a sweet rice porridge normally eaten during breakfast or as a mid-day snack. It is made with sticky rice boiling with cocoa powder and brown sugar then served with swirls of milk on top. This is best eaten with dried fish on the side. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of glutinous rice 1⁄4 cup of cocoa powder, dissolved in 1 cup ...

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Cake Decorating Books – Three Best Methods

When looking at various cake decorating books I discovered that there are many options available ranging from very detailed technical books to ones that included simple how to instructions. These books ranged from the level of culinary textbooks on sugar crafting to ones that were no more than coffee table books full of beautiful pictures of cakes. When researching the various books describing cake decoration and outlining the various techniques to decorate a cake, I ...

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