Archive for 2019

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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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Ampalaya Guisado (Sauteed Bitter Gourd)

Posted January 07, 2019 | By
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This is Ampalaya Guisado (Sauteed Bitter Gourd). Ampalaya Guisado is a simple vegetable dish made by sauteing bitter gourd with garlic and onion then finishing off with a splash of broth and fish sauce. Ampalaya or Bitter gourd is a tropical vegetable that has a very strong bitter taste. However, the health benefits of this plant more than make up for the bitter taste. It is known to help lower blood sugar levels and consequently ...

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Chicken Quesadillas

Posted January 07, 2019 | By
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This is Chicken Quesadillas. This Mexican dish has relatively few ingredients but lots of flavor. You really can’t go wrong with chicken and cheese coupled with vegetables and tortillas. That combination always seems to work no matter how they come together. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 4 large flour tortillas 8 ounces of colby cheese, shredded 8 ounces of monterey jack cheese, shredded 1 piece of chicken breast, sliced ...

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Crispy Pork Belly Adobo

Posted January 04, 2019 | By
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This is Crispy Pork Belly Adobo. Crispy Pork Belly Adobo is pork belly cooked adobo style then baked to make the skin of the pork belly crispy. Undeniably unhealthy but irresistibly good. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of pork belly, cut into 2-3 inch square pieces 1⁄2 cup Silver Swan soy sauce 3⁄4 cup vinegar 3⁄4 cup water 3-4 pcs dried bay leaves 1 head garlic, slightly ...

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Chicken Liver Adobo with Hard Boiled Egg

Posted January 01, 2019 | By
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This is Chicken Liver Adobo with Hard Boiled Egg. Chicken Liver Adobo is another version of Adobo that is made with chicken liver and added with hard boiled eggs. This is very simple to make just like any other Adobo. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow. Ingredients 1 pound of chicken liver 1 red bell pepper, sliced thinly (optional 1⁄3 cup of soy sauce 3⁄4 cup of vinegar 1-2 cups of ...

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