Archive for November, 2019

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Afritadang Manok (Braised Chicken in Tomato Sauce)

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This is Afritadang Manok (Braised Chicken in Tomato Sauce). Chicken Afritada is a Spanish inspired dish typically served for lunch or dinner with steamed white rice. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. ingredients: 2 pounds of chicken, cut into serving pieces 3 pieces of hotdog, sliced 1 potato, peeled and quartered 1 carrot, peeled and sliced into cubes 1 green bell pepper, sliced 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 cup of ...

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Cantonese Soy Chicken

Posted November 26, 2019 | By
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This is Cantonese Soy Chicken. There is nothing more romantic than preparing a delicious meal for someone you care about. Serve this recipe to your partner and they’ll be coming back for a second helping. Especially with a tasty Asian dish like this one. Don’t be intimidated by the name or complexity of the instructions. Read through it and you will see it’s actually pretty easy to prepare. And the flavor of this dish is ...

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Pancit Palabok

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This is Pancit Palabok. Palabok is a noodle dish loaded with different kind of toppings and smothered with a thick, golden shrimp sauce. This is a favorite snack among Filipinos and is very much considered a comfort food. This particular recipe is unique since we added cream of chicken to the sauce for added flavor. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 packages (8 ounces each) of rice noodles 1 ...

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Ginisang Batong (Sauteed Long Green Beans)

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This is Ginisang Batong (Sauteed Long Green Beans). This vegetable dish is composed of string beans cooked with garlic and onions and various other spices and seasonings. This is a common dish in the Filipino community. Simple vegetable dishes like this are easy to prepare, nutrient rich and budget friendly, as well. Cooking ginisang batong primarily involves sauteing the string beans with garlic and onion. You can also add some cooked pork or other meats ...

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Adobong Isda (Fish Adobo)

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This is Adobong Isda (Fish Adobo). Adobong Isda is another variety of the popular Filipino dish, adobo. If you are craving seafood, you can make this simple, delicious fish adobo quickly and be enjoying it in no time. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 medium-sized fish, sliced 4 cloves of garlic, peeled then minced 1⁄4 cup of vinegar 1⁄4 cup of soy sauce 1 teaspoon of whole black peppercorns ...

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How to Improve Your Cooking Skills

How to Improve Your Cooking Skills

For over 30 years, I’ve had a passion for cooking and have always been hungry to sharpen my skills. If you like to cook and would like to learn more, here are a few ways to improve your cooking chops. Do some research and see if there is a cooking school in your area. In larger cities, there are numerous schools that are usually associated with cooking supply stores. The classes can range from knife ...

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Macaroni Salad

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This is Macaroni Salad. This is the type of dessert that is normally served during holidays in the Philippines. This particular version macaroni salad does not contain chicken, which is frequently included. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 16 ounces of elbow macaroni 1⁄2 cup of red sugar palm fruit (kaong), drained, and cut in half if desired 1⁄2 cup of green sugar palm fruit (kaong), drained, and cut in ...

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Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg (Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog)

Posted November 11, 2019 | By
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This is Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg (Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog). Ampalaya is called bitter melon in some countries, it is also known as bitter gourd. The bitter part of the name is no joke. It definitely has an acquired taste, but I feel there is a certain appeal to flavor imparted to the palate. Ampalaya is considered to have many health benefits, including anti-diabetic properties. It is an excellent source of many vitamins and ...

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Chicken Sopas (Chicken Macaroni Soup)

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This is Chicken Sopas (Chicken Macaroni Soup). Chicken Macaroni Soup, also known as sopas, is a soup dish made primarily with elbow macaroni and chicken meat. This hearty soup is quite filling and can really be eaten as a meal by itself. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 2 1⁄2 cups of elbow macaroni 1 pound of boneless skinless chicken breast, chopped 2 pieces of eggs, beaten 6 cups of ...

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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 all of 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 ...

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