Archive for 2018

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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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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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Minatamis na saging with a twist

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This is Minatamis na saging with a twist. Minatamis na Saging is a dessert dish made of saging na saba and are sweetened by cooking in a sweet mixture of water, lemon and sugar. But this particular dessert is different from the usual minatamis na saging. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 6 ripe saba bananas 1⁄4 cup of honey A few drops of kalamansi juice Sweetened condensed milk (as much or ...

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Hawaiian Pizza Bread

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This is Hawaiian Pizza Bread. It brings back memories of when we used to make this as kids. This is an alternative way of enjoying your favorite pizza without the hassle of using dough. You don’t need many ingredients and you can use a variety of different kinds of bread and cheese. You can prepare it on short notice if you have all the ingredients ready to go too. Enjoy this recipe from us at ...

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Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog

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This is Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog . Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog is a healthy breakfast that anyone would want to eat, because of the very few ingredients it requires. There are ways to better enjoy this recipe by getting rid of the bitter taste of the ampalaya. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 piece of bitter melon (ampalaya), seeds removed and cut into thin slices 1-2 medium-sized tomatoes, sliced (optional) 2 ...

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Maja Blanca

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This is Maja Blanca. This is a Filipino dessert made primarily from coconut milk. It’s one of the favorite desserts for Filipinos. Maja Blanca is also known as coconut pudding. It is usually served during special occasions. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 cups of coconut milk 1 can or 14 ounces of condensed milk 1 can or 15 ounces of cream style sweet corn 3⁄4 cup of fresh milk 3⁄4 ...

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Filipino Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

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This is Filipino Spaghetti with Meat Sauce. This is the Filipino adaptation of the Italian classic, spaghetti and meat sauce. There are a few things that make it uniquely Filipino. Mainly the use of hot dogs in the sauce. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of spaghetti noodles 2 pounds of ground beef 4 pieces of hotdogs, sliced 1 cup of banana ketchup 18 ounces of spaghetti sauce (or two ...

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Chicken Quesadillas

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This is Chicken Quesadillas. This Mexican dish has relatively few ingredients but lots of flavor. You really can’t go wrong with chicken and cheese coupled with vegetables and tortillas. That combination always seems to work no matter how they come together. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 large flour tortillas 8 ounces of colby cheese, shredded 8 ounces of monterey jack cheese, shredded 1 piece of chicken breast, sliced into 1⁄2 ...

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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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