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Welcome to FilipinoChow.com

Posted February 16, 2020 | By
Two White Garlic

We are proud to present to the world the latest place to discover authentic and delicious Filipino cuisine. More than a year has passed since this project began behind the scenes. Not to mention the lifetime of time spent in the kitchen by those who have contributed to this website’s creation. We all are thrilled to finally be closing the development chapter of this project and really begin to share our knowledge with the world. This website ...

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California School of Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts School

Founded in 1994, the California School of Culinary Arts (CSCA) has been considered as one of the best places to go for learning about culinary arts. The school has been training culinary professionals from its main campus located in one of the most culturally diverse regions in the world, Pasadena, which is but located just north of Los Angeles. The California School of Culinary Arts has partnered with the internationally acclaimed culinary institution Le Cordon ...

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Jollibee comes to Tampa Bay

Posted January 17, 2020 | By
Picture of Jollibee in Tampa Bay

I can’t believe it. It almost seems like some sort of strange dream come true. Our very own Jollibee has arrived in our own backyard, here in Tampa Bay. The new location is scheduled to open January 17th, 2020. Judging by the picture we took the night before the grand opening (above), they are expecting a substantial crowd. The drive-through lane has literally been barricaded and in it’s place they have put up a large ...

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The Top Fish and Wine Pairings

Posted January 02, 2020 | By
Top Fish and Wine Pairings

Getting the right wine to go with fish can be a precarious business and if you get it slightly wrong it can ruin your whole meal. Luckily Gourmet Society have got you covered and have paired 6 types of fish with their respective wines, they are: Salmon – Salmon is a richer and fattier in flavour than most other fish and therefore it needs a more developed wine to bring out the best of it. ...

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Five Ways To Save Money By Cooking For Yourself

Posted December 05, 2019 | By
Fitting the food bill without breaking the bank

We all know the temptations of the local diner, the 24/7 open door to getting sconed into oblivion. But let’s consider your bank statement for a second. Are you going to be surprised when almost fifty percent of your funds go to eating out? Chances are you could be using your money for something better. Not only can you cook better at home, you fill find it infinitesimally easier on your wallet.  Need Something Quick ...

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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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How To Make Cooking More Fun

Posted November 02, 2019 | By
Picture of Two Glasses Of Wine In Sunset

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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Sushi at Thai Basil off West Bay in Clearwater Florida

Posted October 26, 2019 | By
Picture of Sushi at Thai Basil off West Bay

This has been a local favorite for our family ever since we first discovered this little gem. There is a lot of competition for Thai food in the Tampa Bay area. But rest assured, if you choose this for your Thai food fix, you will be enjoying the best of the best. They have a full sushi bar, beautiful interior decorated with all sorts of interesting Thai knick knacks, and best of all, they have ...

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Nilagang Kamoteng Kahoy

Posted October 09, 2019 | By
Picture of Nilagang Kamoteng Kahoy

This is Nilagang Kamoteng Kahoy also known as Balanghoy or Steamed Cassava. There are endless ways to cook this Cassava. You can steam it, cook it with coconut milk, mash it also known as nilupak or make Cassava Cake. Cassava root is a good source of carbohydrates. This is a long and tapered, with a firm, homogeneous flesh encased in a detachable rind, about 1mm thick, rough and brown on the outside.   ...

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Cake Decorating Books – Three Best Methods

Posted July 31, 2019 | By
Cake Decorating Books

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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