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Going Through Various Chef Careers to Reach the Top

For some people, cooking is natural as breathing. They were born to cook, so they are naturally drawn to pursuing a   culinary  career. Who can blame them? After all, the art of cooking can be magical. You gather fresh ingredients, mix all these together and you end up with a treat for the palate. This is why the food prices in fine dining restaurants are often quite steep. The food that is served in these ...

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Lechon Manok

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Lechon Manok is one of Filipinos favorite main dish to be served during special occasions aside from the Lechon Baboy. It is roasted to perfection with juices coming from the chicken itself. Of course not to forget everybody’s favorite dipping sauce, soy sauce and lemon mixture with red chillies, tomatoes, and red onions. Yum! Click this link to see our homemade lechon manok.   ...

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Puebla’s Mesones Sacristia Cooking School & Mole Recipe

Puebla is frequently referred to as the gastronomy capital of Mexico by many Mexicans. As a result, it was a priority for me to experience. Its cuisine is the result of a strong culinary heritage, a wide variety of spices, and delicious dishes and sweets. Mole is one of the state’s most important dishes and has become famous worldwide. My very favorite is the chiles en nogada (stuffed peppers bathed in walnut sauce), which is ...

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Lemongrass (Tanglad)

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Lemongrass is a great addition to many Asian dishes. It can impart a citrus flavor and aroma to your foods without the need for zesting and juicing lemons. To prepare lemongrass for cooking you first discard the dark green portions of the grass known as the stems. Only the white and light green portions of the lemongrass are used in cooking. The outer layer of the lemongrass is also too tough and fibrous for consumption. ...

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Explore the Cost of Eating Out Around the World In This Interactive Map

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Explore the Cost of Eating Out Around the World In This Interactive Map

Love eating out? Like to eat out abroad? If the ability to get good food at the right price affects where you choose to go on holiday, this interactive map is for you.  Featuring more than forty of the world’s most popular (and not so popular) destinations, this colourful, interactive map will show you the average cost of eating out at three different price points, as well as offering need-to-know tips and facts such as ...

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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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Tips For Improving Your Tuna Recipes

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Tuna is one of the tastiest and most nutritious of all meats that you can eat. However, tuna is notorious for being extremely soft and because of that the end result can be meat that either loses its taste or is too soft to enjoy. Also, many people who are new to cooking tuna will complain that the meat tastes burnt or not properly marinated. It is also important to keep in mind the fact ...

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Nilagang Kamoteng Kahoy

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This is Nilagang Kamoteng Kahoy also known as Balanghoy or Steamed Cassava. There are endless ways to cook this Cassava. You can steam it, cook it with coconut milk, mash it also known as nilupak or make Cassava Cake. Cassava root is a good source of carbohydrates. This is a long and tapered, with a firm, homogeneous flesh encased in a detachable rind, about 1mm thick, rough and brown on the outside.   ...

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Don’t Forget the Fish Sauce

Kamatis Tuyo Kangkong Bangus

This particular assortment of fresh vegetables and seafood are among Filipino’s favorites. They call this as a poor man’s meal since these food are sold for cheap in the market. Fresh tomatoes, dried fish, fried fish, blanched water spinach with one of Filipino’s favorite dipping sauce, fish sauce. Filipino’s love to eat these kinds of food with bare hands.   ...

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Microwave Rice Cooker

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Anybody that knows how to cook rice probably learned to do it one of two ways. Either using a pot or a rice cooker appliance. Both of these methods leave a lot to be desired at times. This is because neither of these methods is an entirely efficient or convenient way of preparing rice. Then again nothing is ever entirely perfect. One thing is for sure. When dinner is ready, there is nothing worse than ...

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