Archive for July, 2018

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Sinigang Na Baboy (Pork in Sour Soup)

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This is Sinigang Na Baboy (Pork in Sour Soup). Sinigang is a popular Filipino dish. It is a sour soup that uses tamarind as it’s base flavor. It can be cooked with fish, meat, shrimp and vegetables. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork belly, cubed 2 medium-sized tomatoes, quartered 1 large red onion, quartered 1 inch piece of ginger, peeled and sliced 2 pieces of radish, sliced 1 ...

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Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole

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This is Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole. Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole is a delicious mashed sweet potato casserole with a crunchy pecan topping and is usually served during Thanksgiving. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 3 cups of sweet potato, mashed 1 cup of brown sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon of vanilla 1⁄2 cup of milk 1⁄2 cup of melted butter 3⁄4 teaspoon of cinnamon Topping 1⁄2 cup of brown sugar ...

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The Top Fish and Wine Pairings

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Top Fish and Wine Pairings

Getting the right wine to go with fish can be a precarious business and if you get it slightly wrong it can ruin your whole meal. Luckily Gourmet Society have got you covered and have paired 6 types of fish with their respective wines, they are: Salmon – Salmon is a richer and fattier in flavour than most other fish and therefore it needs a more developed wine to bring out the best of it. ...

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Pancit Bihon

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This is Pancit Bihon. Pancit Bihon is a classic dish in the Philippines normally eaten with a slice of bread. This is also eaten as a mid-day snack and is very filling. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of pancit bihon (rice noodles) 1⁄2 pound of pork, thinly sliced 1⁄2 small cabbage, julienne cut (thin strips) 1 carrot, julienne cut 1 small onion, peeled and thinly sliced 3 cloves of ...

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How to Improve Your Cooking Skills

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For over 30 years, I’ve had a passion for cooking and have always been hungry to sharpen my skills. If you like to cook and would like to learn more, here are a few ways to improve your cooking chops. Do some research and see if there is a cooking school in your area. In larger cities, there are numerous schools that are usually associated with cooking supply stores. The classes can range from knife ...

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Kutsinta (Brown Rice Cake)

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This is Kutsinta (Brown Rice Cake). Kutsinta is one of the popular Filipino rice cake snacks. It’s topped with freshly grated coconut and it is typically eaten as a mid-day snack in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1⁄2 cup of all-purpose flour 1 1⁄2 cup of rice flour 1 1⁄2 teaspoon of lye water 1 cup of brown sugar 2 1⁄2 cups of water 3 tablespoons of annato liquid ...

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Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce (Nam Jim Tou Hu Tod)

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This is Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce (Nam Jim Tou Hu Tod). Peanut Dipping Sauce is one of the most popular Asian dipping sauces. It’s a great compliment to any fried appetizers or main dishes. Once you’ve tried this sauce for the first time, you will want some more. It is that good! Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 tablespoons of toasted and crushed peanuts 6 tablespoons of rice vinegar 4 tablespoons ...

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Cooking Roast Beef – Seven Useful Tips to Create a Culinary Masterpiece!

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Although it appears to be otherwise, there really are simple and effective techniques to prepare beef effectively. These techniques will lead to an adequately tasty finished product, but if your aim is a perfectly prepared roast beef dinner, the roasting technique of cooking should be your preference. Let’s face it, you will find few things in life that compare to the very first bite of a properly prepared cut of roast beef. Although not the ...

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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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Green Papaya as a Meat Tenderizer?

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Unripe papaya, also known as green papaya, is a common fruit in southeast Asia. Both the ripe and unripe form of papaya has a variety of culinary uses. Unripe papaya is probably most well known in Filipino cuisine for being the key ingredient in the condiment called atchara, which uses pickled green papaya as the primary ingredient. But a lesser known use for green papaya is as an alternative meat tenderizer. Unripe papaya contains an ...

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