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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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Leche Flan

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This is Leche Flan (Custard with Caramel Topping). Leche Flan is a custard dessert with a layer of soft caramel on top. This is a very popular dessert and is often served during special occasions in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 12 ounces of canned evaporated milk 14 ounces of sweetened condensed milk 10 egg yolks 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 cup of brown sugar 1⁄4 cup of ...

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Filipino Grilled Chicken

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This is Filipino Grilled Chicken. Almost every culture has their own version of grilled chicken. The methods for cooking grilled chicken is generally the same. Charcoal, wood or gas is used to produce the heat for the grill. The grills come in various shapes and sizes, but are generally the same in principle. What makes each recipe different is the unique ingredients in the marinade sauce for the chicken. Filipinos likewise have their own version. ...

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Tinolang Manok (Ginger Chicken Soup)

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This is Tinolang Manok (Ginger Chicken Soup). Tinolang Manok is a traditional Filipino chicken soup that is very easy to prepare. It is best if you can use native chicken with this dish, but if not store bought chicken will do. This dish is especially good to eat on a cold and rainy day or when sick with a cold. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of chicken, cut into ...

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Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry

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This is Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry. A good stir fry involves a lot of stirring and high heat. That’s really why it’s called a stir fry. So just keep stirring. The rest takes care of itself. For this stir fry we use fresh shrimp and a mix of vegetables. Enjoy this recipe from us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of medium-sized shrimp, shelled and deveined 1 medium-sized red bell pepper 1 medium-sized green ...

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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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