Archive for 2019

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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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Sweet and Sour Tuna (Escabecheng Isda)

Posted March 12, 2019 | By
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This is Sweet and Sour Tuna (Escabecheng Isda). Escabeche essentially means sweet and sour sauce in the Philippines. Isda refers to fish in general. In this case we are using tuna. This Filipino style sweet and sour tuna is a bit different than the typical Chinese sweet and sour fish dish. As common as it may be, the curious thing about sweet and sour sauce is just how many variations there are of it. Definitely ...

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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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Chicken Inasal

Posted February 24, 2019 | By
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This is Chicken Inasal. It is distinct for its yellowish color brought about by the application of achuete or annatto oil. This dish is best eaten with garlic rice and pickled green papaya as a side dish. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 whole chicken, cut into 6 parts (legs, wings, breasts) bamboo skewers For marinating sauce: 1⁄2 cup of coconut vinegar 2 tablespoons of ginger, minced 5 cloves ...

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Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

Posted February 21, 2019 | By
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This is Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry. The key to a good stir fry is technique. As you probably guessed from the name, there is a lot of stirring involved and high heat. That’s of course where the name stir fry comes from. You don’t want to lower the heat while cooking either. Just keep stirring. The rest takes care of itself. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound ...

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Beef Stewed in Tomato Sauce with Vegetables (Kalderetang Baka)

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This is Beef Stewed in Tomato Sauce with Vegetables (Kalderetang Baka). Kaldereta is a Filipino stew that is most often prepared with beef or goat meat. The sauce is what this dish is most known for. It is flavored heavily with liver spread and tomato sauce. We add a little liver spread as an additional flavor component. The vegetables in this version include red bell pepper, potatoes, and sweet peas. These are pretty common for ...

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Beef Mami

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This is Beef Mami. Beef Mami is one variation of a noodle soup dish which originated in northern Asia, particularly in China. Chicken or beef are the most common varieties of this noodle soup. This is a typical meryenda or mid-afternoon snack that is nice to have during cold weather. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of beef brisket 14 ounces of egg noodles, cooked 4 to 5 ...

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Cooking with a Good Attitude

Posted February 09, 2019 | By
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Treat cooking as though it is a form of entertainment and not a chore. When you are in the kitchen cooking, this is your time to play around and amuse yourself. This is a place where you can actually have fun. Don’t take it too seriously. You can even invite some of your friends over and let cooking be a part of the activities for their visit. Not only will you have good company while ...

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