Archive for December, 2017

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Pork Tocino (Sweet Cured Pork)

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This is Pork Tocino (Sweet Cured Pork). Tocino is a sweetened, cured pork that is pan fried. It is typically served at breakfast in the Philippines along with fried rice and eggs. This is one of the most well known breakfast dishes in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork, thinly sliced 3⁄4 cup of brown sugar 1⁄4 cup of lemon-lime soda 1⁄4 cup of pineapple juice ...

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Puto Bumbong

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This is Puto Bumbong. It is traditionally made from a special variety of sticky or glutinous rice (called pirurutong) which has a distinctively purple color. Puto Bumbong is commonly eaten during Christmas in the Philippines. It is served topped with butter or margarine and shredded coconut mixed with brown sugar. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of white glutinous rice 1 cup of purple glutinous rice (pirurutong) 1 cup of ...

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Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce (Kare Kare)

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This is Kare Kare (Beef Stew in Peanut Sauce). Kare-kare is made from peanut sauce with a variety of vegetables, stewed oxtail, beef, and occasionally tripe. It is often eaten with bagoong (shrimp paste), sometimes spiced with chili. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of oxtail 1 bundle bok choy leaves 1 puso ng saging or banana bud quartered 1 bundle string beans 2 pieces of eggplants thinly sliced 3 ...

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How To Make Cooking More Fun

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Cooking can be a joy when everything turns out right. There really is nothing more satisfying than preparing the perfect meal then slowly savoring every last bite. Then again sometimes it can be frustrating when everything seems to go wrong. The truth is not every meal can be the perfect meal. And it’s never fun when you step away from the kitchen for a few minutes only to realize later that you have lost track ...

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Jalapeno Cheddar Bacon Deviled Eggs

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This is Jalapeno Cheddar Bacon Deviled Eggs. This is an interesting twist on a holiday classic that is sure to impress. Deviled eggs were always one of my favorites at Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts. This little upgrade takes the flavor to a much higher level. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 12 eggs 8 ounces of bacon 3 fresh jalapeno peppers 2 tablespoons of mustard 3 tablespoons of pickle relish 1⁄3 cup ...

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Cathedral Windows Jelly

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This is Cathedral Windows Jelly. Cathedral Windows Jelly is a Filipino dessert normally made during Christmas. It is a simple mixture of different colored jelly squares inside a creamy jelly mold. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Flavored Gelatin: 1 pack Lime flavored gelatin 1 pack Orange flavored gelatin 1 pack Strawberry flavored gelatin 3 cups cold water 3 cups boiling water Base Gelatin: 7 tablespoons of unflavored gelatin 3 egg yolks ...

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Cooking with a Good Attitude

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Treat cooking as though it is a form of entertainment and not a chore. When you are in the kitchen cooking, this is your time to play around and amuse yourself. This is a place where you can actually have fun. Don’t take it too seriously. You can even invite some of your friends over and let cooking be a part of the activities for their visit. Not only will you have good company while ...

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Puebla’s Mesones Sacristia Cooking School & Mole Recipe

Puebla is frequently referred to as the gastronomy capital of Mexico by many Mexicans. As a result, it was a priority for me to experience. Its cuisine is the result of a strong culinary heritage, a wide variety of spices, and delicious dishes and sweets. Mole is one of the state’s most important dishes and has become famous worldwide. My very favorite is the chiles en nogada (stuffed peppers bathed in walnut sauce), which is ...

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