Archive for November, 2019

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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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How To Make Cooking More Fun

Posted November 02, 2019 | By
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Cooking can be a joy when everything turns out right. There really is nothing more satisfying than preparing the perfect meal then slowly savoring every last bite. Then again sometimes it can be frustrating when everything seems to go wrong. The truth is not every meal can be the perfect meal. And it’s never fun when you step away from the kitchen for a few minutes only to realize later that you have lost track ...

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