Archive for March, 2019

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Going Through Various Chef Careers to Reach the Top

Posted March 30, 2019 | By

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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Pork Tocino (Sweet Cured Pork)

Posted March 27, 2019 | By
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This is Pork Tocino (Sweet Cured Pork). Tocino is a sweetened, cured pork that is pan fried. It is typically served at breakfast in the Philippines along with fried rice and eggs. This is one of the most well known breakfast dishes in the Philippines. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 pounds of pork, thinly sliced 3⁄4 cup of brown sugar 1⁄4 cup of lemon-lime soda 1⁄4 cup of ...

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History of Baking

Posted March 24, 2019 | By

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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Filipino Barbeque Pork Skewers

Posted March 21, 2019 | By
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This is Filipino Barbeque Pork Skewers. Every part of the world has their own technique for barbecued meat. The same is true in the Philippines, of course. Here you will find street vendors offering various meats and other delicacies served conveniently on skewers. This particular variation of BBQ pork is seasoned with some the common Filipino ingredients such as calamansi juice, soy sauce and lemon/lime soda. You don’t want to miss this tasty treat! Enjoy ...

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Puebla’s Mesones Sacristia Cooking School & Mole Recipe

Posted March 18, 2019 | By

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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Pancit Molo

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This is Pancit Molo. Pancit Molo is one of the favorite soups of Filipinos. In this version the noodles are omitted. So it’s really more of a dumpling soup than a noodle soup with dumplings. The molo is a dumpling that is cooked in the broth of the soup. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients Dumplings: 1 pound of ground pork 1 pound of shrimp, minced 1 cup of turnips, ...

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Coconut Watermelon Splash

Posted March 09, 2019 | By
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This is Coconut Watermelon Splash. Coconut Watermelon Splash is a refreshment made from coconut water and slices of watermelon. This is perfect during hot weather. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 can of coconut water watermelon, sliced into bite size Instructions Combine the two ingredients. Chill before serving. Enjoy! Tips: You can try different varieties of fruits like strawberries. And I don’t add any ice or sugar on this ...

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Filipino Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Posted March 06, 2019 | By
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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 all of 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 ...

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Cake Decorating Books – Three Best Methods

Posted March 03, 2019 | By

When looking at various cake decorating books I discovered that there are many options available ranging from very detailed technical books to ones that included simple how to instructions. These books ranged from the level of culinary textbooks on sugar crafting to ones that were no more than coffee table books full of beautiful pictures of cakes. When researching the various books describing cake decoration and outlining the various techniques to decorate a cake, I ...

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