Archive for August, 2018

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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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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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Garlic Fried Rice

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This is Garlic Fried Rice . Garlic Fried Rice or Sinangag is cooked left over rice fried with lots of garlic. Normally eaten during breakfast and is best paired with fried salted fish (tuyo), tinapa, dilis, salted eggs and lots of chopped or sliced tomatoes, red onion and not to forget a cup of hot chocolate for a perfect meal. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 tablespoons of garlic, peeled then ...

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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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Puto with Cheese

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This is Puto with Cheese. Puto is a rice cake that is typically round in shape, white, and soft. It is usually served at breakfast or as a snack and is often prepared for festive occasions such as Christmas and New Years. A variety of toppings are common for these rice cake. Some of the most frequently used toppings are cheese, grated coconut, and dried fruits. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients ...

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Bibingka

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This is Bibingka. This is a type of rice cake from the Philippines that traditionally eaten during the Christmas season. It is made with rice flour, coconut milk, margarine, sugar and shredded coconut. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of rice flour 3 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons of baking powder pinch of salt 3 tablespoons of margarine, melted 1 cup of light brown sugar 1 cup of coconut milk 1⁄4 ...

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Garlic Herb Roasted Chicken (Lechon Manok)

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This is Garlic Herb Roasted Chicken (Lechon Manok). This is a relatively simple version of the classic roast chicken. Roasted chicken is one of the most common dishes in all the culinary traditions of the world. Almost every culture has their version of this dish with some including distinct spices, ingredients, and techniques that are common in that the part of the world. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 whole chicken, ...

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Wok This Way

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There are plenty of different pans for you to use to cook, so why then do you need a wok? A wok provides lots of flexible cooking options, for one, especially if you pick the right pot, including size and material. But before you dive into a bunch of brand-new wok recipes, you must season your pan. There are six simple but essential steps, which will help your pot be useful over the years. In ...

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Banana Cue

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This is Banana Cue. Banana Cue is one of the most well known Filipino snack foods. And it’s simple and easy to make. It takes only 3 ingredients so it is also affordable. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 cup of vegetable oil 6 plantain bananas, peeled 1⁄4 cup of brown sugar 3 bamboo skewers Instructions Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan over medium heat. Once the oil is ...

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Chicken Cracklings (Chicharon Manok)

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This is Chicken Cracklings (Chicharon Manok). Everybody knows about pork cracklings or chicharon baboy. But how about chicken cracklings or chicharon manok? Compared to the pork cracklings, these chicken cracklings are also quite tender and not so hard to bite into. This makes for a tasty appetizer and is best paired with an ice cold beer. These are definitely not something one should be eating often due to the high cholesterol in them, but indulging ...

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