How to Make Homemade Guacamole

How to Make Homemade Guacamole

Holy Guacamole! This was my reaction when I tried this homemade guacamole recipe. I felt that I should share this because I enjoyed every dip. The thing that I liked most about this homemade guacamole was its freshness. The lime juice and cilantro (wansuy) really did a good job in making this … [Read more...]

How to Poach an Egg

How to Poach an Egg

Poached eggs are eggs cooked without any oil or fat. Poaching an egg means cooking the egg by submerging it in simmering water just enough to cook the egg whites while maintaining the runny texture of the yolk. Eggs Benedict is a popular recipe that uses poached egg. It is basically made by … [Read more...]

How to Make Pastry Dough for Flaky Double Crust Pie

Pastry Dough for Double Crust Pie

Here the pastry dough recipe that I used to make the flaky crust of the Turkey Pot Pie. This recipe is different from the previous pastry dough recipe that I published.  I use this recipe whenever I want my pie crust to be flakier. Before proceeding, let me remind you that making your own … [Read more...]

How to Make Pastry Dough for a Single Crust Pie

Pastry Dough

Do you want to bake your own pie? I’m sure, you do. While preparing all the ingredients for the filling, don’t you think that it is proper to make your own pie crust too, sometimes? We all know that ready-made pie crusts can be bought in grocery stores and we can even choose the kind of crust … [Read more...]

How to Make Bilo-bilo

Bilo-bilo

Bilo-bilo are glutinous rice balls made from powdered glutinous rice and water. Although this might look simple, bilo-bilo is an important ingredient in Filipino desserts such as Ginataang Bilo-bilo, Ginataang Halo-halo, and Baked Bilo-bilo in Coconut Cream sauce. If you want to make your own … [Read more...]

How to Make Annatto Oil

Atsuete Oil

Annatto oil is also known as Achiote Oil and Atsuete Oil. This is made by mixing annatto seeds with olive oil; vegetable oil, canola oil, and corn oil can also be used. The main purpose of this red oil is to provide color to different dishes to make it more visually appealing. Since annatto … [Read more...]

How to Debone a Milkfish

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Requests for the procedure in deboning milkfish or Bangus are piling-up and I need to do something about it – pronto. Since I am not an expert on this topic, I took the time to search the internet for quality information that could satisfy everyone’s curiosity. Who knows, maybe this could be a good … [Read more...]

Itlog na Maalat (Salted Duck Eggs)

salted eggs

Ever wondered why “itlog na maalat” is salty? Hmmm…I’m wondering why some of the ladies started to smile. I’m not talking about the other “itlog na maalat", please let me make this clear just to be sure that everyone is with me. What I’m talking about are the red salted duck eggs that we usually eat … [Read more...]