Food Chronicles

category-chroniclesIn the Food Chronicles section you will find a broad range of food related topics offered up for discussion. There will be an occasional restaurant review posted here. We will also keep tabs on the latest news coming from the culinary industry and post that information here. We also offer some analysis of what is being discussed in the food world media such as in magazines, on TV shows, and online. So this is the general category for all things food related that aren’t specifically associated with a certain recipe or a discussion about food preparation.

History of Baking

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Baking has been many cultures’ favorite technique for creating snacks, desserts, and accompaniments to meals for many years. Now, it is very well-known as the method for creating sweets and all sorts of wondrous mouthwatering pastries. In ancient history, the first evidence of baking occurred when humans took wild grass grains, soaked it in water, and mixed everything together, mashing it into a kind of broth-like paste. Then, the paste was cooked by pouring it ...

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Five Ways To Save Money By Cooking For Yourself

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Fitting the food bill without breaking the bank

We all know the temptations of the local diner, the 24/7 open door to getting sconed into oblivion. But let’s consider your bank statement for a second. Are you going to be surprised when almost fifty percent of your funds go to eating out? Chances are you could be using your money for something better. Not only can you cook better at home, you fill find it infinitesimally easier on your wallet.  Need Something Quick ...

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Welcome to FilipinoChow.com

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We are proud to present to the world the latest place to discover authentic and delicious Filipino cuisine. More than a year has passed since this project began behind the scenes. Not to mention the lifetime of time spent in the kitchen by those who have contributed to this website’s creation. We all are thrilled to finally be closing the development chapter of this project and really begin to share our knowledge with the world. This website ...

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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. Republished by Blog ...

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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. Republished by Blog Post Promoter ...

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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. Republished by Blog Post Promoter ...

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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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How To Become A Professional Chef (or Should You)

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Chef Prepared Stuffed Food

WANT TO BECOME A CHEF, but aren’t sure how to go about it? Here’s help … from a couple of guys who have direct knowledge of the restaurant and institutional dining industries. Phil Turner’s brother is a Chef, trained by the Royal Navy. He served as a Chef on nuclear submarines for 15 years, then went on to run a catering business as a civilian. Chef Dennis Littley, a Chef’s Chef and a guy who ...

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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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Kabanayan Restaurante in Lisbon Stirs Iinterest in Philippine Cuisine

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Kabanayan Restaurante in Lisbon Stirs Iinterest in Philippine Cuisine

In its report to the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila, the Philippine Embassy in Lisbon mentioned that a Filipino restaurant named “Kababayan Restaurant” located in Lisbon, Portugal was featured in the February 2014 issue of the Portuguese magazines Revista and Time Out Lisboa. Kababayan Restaurant which opened only in December last year, is owned and managed by Mr. Peter Cayabyab, a Filipino who had been living with his family in Portugal for 13 years. ...

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