Archive for 2017

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Five Ways To Save Money By Cooking For Yourself

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Fitting the food bill without breaking the bank

We all know the temptations of the local diner, the 24/7 open door to getting sconed into oblivion. But let’s consider your bank statement for a second. Are you going to be surprised when almost fifty percent of your funds go to eating out? Chances are you could be using your money for something better. Not only can you cook better at home, you fill find it infinitesimally easier on your wallet.  Need Something Quick ...

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Bangsilog

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This is Bangsilog. Bangsilog is a short for the combination of bangus (milk fish), sinangag (fried rice) and pritong itlog (fried egg). This is another popular silog breakfast combination enjoyed by many Filipinos. It is commonly served with a side dish of fresh tomatoes or cucumber. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 cups of chilled white rice 3 tablespoons of minced garlic 1⁄2 teaspoon of salt 1 piece baby boneless bangus ...

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Beef Steak (Bistek Tagalog)

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This is Beef Steak (Bistek Tagalog). Beef Steak is a dish made with onions and strips of sirloin beef slowly cooked in soy sauce, and calamansi juice. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of beef sirloin, cut into 3 inch strips 1 large red onion, thinly sliced to make rings 3 cloves of garlic, crushed then peeled 1⁄4 cup of calamansi concentrate 1⁄2 cups of soy sauce 1⁄2 teaspoon of ...

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Sarciadong Isda

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This is Sarciadong Isda. Sarciadong Isda is another easy to make Filipino dish. If you have tomatoes and eggs at home, you are all set. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 medium-sized fish, cleaned 1 small onion, chopped 3 cloves of garlic, peeled then minced 2 medium-sized tomatoes, chopped 2-3 cups of water 2-3 eggs, lightly beaten 1⁄2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper Patis to taste 2 tablespoons of green ...

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Arroz Caldo

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This is Arroz Caldo. Arroz Caldo is a type of rice porridge popular in many Asian countries. This soup is made with chicken and rice in ginger-flavored broth. It is most often served as a meal on its own, especially when one is ill. Some people use a plain rice while some use malagkit. But in this recipe, I used a combination of both and it turned out great. Enjoy this recipe from us at ...

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How To Cook Pasta Al Dente

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Pasta Cooked Al Dente

This is How To Cook Pasta Al Dente. Almost everybody that has cooked pasta before has heard of the term “al dente”. You read it in the instructions for cooking pasta, you hear waiters and cooks talk about it; but what does it really mean? The term al dente describes a certain amount of doneness acheived when cooking any pasta. Generally speaking it means that the pasta has been cooked until it is nearly done, ...

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Sisig

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This is Sisig. Sisig is one of the most well-known appetizers or “pulutan” in the Philippines and is served on a sizzling platter and topped with egg. The meat is diced and sautéed with onions, soy sauce, vinegar, lemon juice, seasoned with salt, pepper, and other spices. Usually sisig is grilled or fried. You can make various types of sisig. There is the pork sisig, chicken, tuna, bangus, squid, mussels, tofu sisig and a lot ...

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Kinalabasang Hipon

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This is Kinalabasang Hipon Recipe. Kinalabasang Hipon is a soupy dish made up of squash with some leafy vegetables and shrimp. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of medium-sized shrimps 1⁄4 medium size squash, peeled with seeds removed, sliced 1 packet baby spinach 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 small size onion, chopped 1 small size tomato, chopped 1⁄4 cup fish sauce salt to taste cooking oil Instructions In a sauce ...

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Lechon Paksiw

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This is Lechon Paksiw . Lechon Paksiw is a dish made from leftover roasted pig (Lechon Baboy). This is cooked by simmering the leftover pork with vinegar, brown sugar, bay leaf, and lechon sauce. The word lechon originated from the Spanish term lechón; that refers to a suckling pig that is roasted. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of leftover lechon (roasted pig) 1⁄2 cup of lechon sauce 1⁄2 head ...

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California School of Culinary Arts

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Founded in 1994, the California School of Culinary Arts (CSCA) has been considered as one of the best places to go for learning about culinary arts. The school has been training culinary professionals from its main campus located in one of the most culturally diverse regions in the world, Pasadena, which is but located just north of Los Angeles. The California School of Culinary Arts has partnered with the internationally acclaimed culinary institution Le Cordon ...

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