Archive for January, 2019

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Five Ways To Save Money By Cooking For Yourself

Posted January 31, 2019 | By
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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Pancit Canton Corned Beef and Egg Sunny Side Up

Posted January 30, 2019 | By
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This is Pancit Canton Corned Beef and Egg Sunny Side Up. No one would ever mistake this dish for being any kind of health food, but that’s alright. This works as the ultimate hangover cure, a guilty pleasure for when you’re cheating on your diet, or just for whenever you want to be really, really bad and you don’t care what other people think about you. The flavor of canton noodles you use isn’t necessarily ...

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Wok This Way

Posted January 22, 2019 | By

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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Bulalo (Beef Bone Marrow Soup)

Posted January 19, 2019 | By
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This is Bulalo (Beef Bone Marrow Soup). Bulalo is a stew made primarily from beef shank and bone marrow. The flavorful clear broth is made by cooking the beef shank along with the bone that contains the marrow. All the flavor from the collagen and fat of the beef shank melts into the broth making the flavors of this dish quite robust. This particular soup is very popular in the Philippines due to the deliciousness ...

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Pancit Lomi (Seafood Noodle Soup)

Posted January 17, 2019 | By
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This is Pancit Lomi (Seafood Noodle Soup). This noodle soup is hearty and bursting with surf and turf flavor. Lomi is made with thick egg noodles. Noodle dishes like this originate from China but adaptation of it can be found throughout Southeast Asia. It is filled with a variety of different meat vegetable ingredients from once place to another. A nice touch that we do in the Philippines is to sprinkle some crushed chicharon on ...

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Fried Bananas (Pritong Saba)

Posted January 17, 2019 | By
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This is Fried Bananas (Pritong Saba). Fried bananas are a very common Filipino street food. Almost anywhere you find street food vendors you will find someone making this treat. The saba bananas can be difficult to find outside of Southeast Asia. However, there are many readily available substitutes you can use. Such as plantains or the more common banana. It’s very simple to make and a very delicious snack. The best bananas to use for ...

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How To Cook Pasta Al Dente

Posted January 16, 2019 | By
Pasta Cooked Al Dente

This is How To Cook Pasta Al Dente. Almost everybody that has cooked pasta before has heard of the term “al dente”. You read it in the instructions for cooking pasta, you hear waiters and cooks talk about it; but what does it really mean? The term al dente describes a certain amount of doneness acheived when cooking any pasta. Generally speaking it means that the pasta has been cooked until it is nearly done, ...

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Seafood Chop Suey (Pusit at Isda)

Posted January 10, 2019 | By
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This is Seafood Chop Suey (Pusit at Isda). Chop Suey is an all-time Filipino favorite. In this particular instance the seafood being used is squid and fish (pusit at isda). Chop Suey is traditionally supposed to be a strictly vegetable dish, but as creative minds tend to do, all sorts of meats have found their way into this dish as it has been adapted from one culture to another. Note that this recipe has 2 ...

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Kilawing Baboy (Pork Belly in Vinegar)

Posted January 08, 2019 | By
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This is Kilawing Baboy (Pork Belly in Vinegar). This dish spotlights the Filipino variation of the common cooking technique known as ceviche. In this particular instance, the raw meat that you might usually find in other ceviche dishes is replaced with delicious, deep fried pork belly. As with any other ceviche, you essentially have meats, vegetables, herbs, and spices soaked in a highly acidic brine then served chilled or room temperature. The brine typically consists ...

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Paksiw Na Isda (Fish Poached in Vinegar and Ginger)

Posted January 08, 2019 | By
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This is Paksiw Na Isda (Fish Poached in Vinegar and Ginger). Paksiw na Isda is a traditional Filipino dish that includes fish is cooked in vinegar. Filipinos love sour dishes like this one, Sinigang, and more. This dish works great as a palate cleanser due to its acidic content. You can use this recipe with many other kinds of fish. In this instance we used galunggong or mackerel scad. Just be sure to properly prepare ...

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