What are Your Top 10 Favorite Filipino Foods?

Top 10 Favorite Filipino Foods

We Filipinos are known for our positive values, hospitality, being hard-working, and our ability to face whatever challenges that life brings - with a smile in our face. On top of that, we are also known to have a great passion for food - to the point of considering eating as a hobby. Of course, … [Read more...]

How to Butcher a Chicken

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Have you ever tried to butcher a whole dressed chicken? I remember the first time to butcher a whole chicken; it was confusing. Back then, I didn’t know where to start and I have no idea as to how many parts should I divide it into. I spent more than 30 minutes to complete the task and I created a … [Read more...]

5 Things to Consider in Making the Best Fried Rice

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Fried Rice is the result when steamed or boiled rice are fried in oil or animal fat. For practical reasons, the Chinese first used this method to preserve and recycle leftover steamed rice for consumption. Nowadays, several varieties of fried rice are enjoyed throughout the world. Making fried … [Read more...]

How to Dice an Onion

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Part of our culinary adventure is learning the proper method of preparing the ingredients. This article is intended to visually demonstrate the proper steps in dicing an onion. There are no incorrect procedure as long as the goal is achieved but following best practices tend to make work simple and … [Read more...]

Beef Lugaw

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Chicago winter is one of the coldest in the country. There are weeks wherein the average temperature ranges between 5 to 15 degrees Fahrenheit; there are also days where it falls below zero (not to mention the wind chill factor which makes it colder). During this season, a single cup of hot … [Read more...]

Tahô

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Tahô is a Philippine street food sold by peddlers known as “magtataho”. It is a soft gelatin-like snack made from processed soybeans topped with caramel and tapioca pearls (locally called sago). The soft gelatin-like texture is achieved by undergoing a series of steps. Soybeans are soaked in water … [Read more...]

Baked King Crab Legs with Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce

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Baked King Crab Legs with Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce is a simple recipe that uses the legs of King Crabs or Stone Crabs. These variety of crabs are found in deep cold seas and are highly priced because of their size and the rich taste of their meat. There is a legal duration to fish for King Crabs … [Read more...]

Beef with Broccoli Recipe

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Beef with Broccoli is an Asian beef main dish. As the name suggests, this dish is mainly comprised of beef and broccoli combined with different sauces for that delightful Asian flavor.This simple recipe is so easy to follow. I would suggest though that you use beef sirloin or tenderloin to ensure … [Read more...]

Pininyahang Manok

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Pininyahang Manok literally translates to pineapple chicken. This Recipe calls for chicken slices to be marinated in pineapple juice then stewed with pineapple chunks. Aside from pineapples, secondary ingredients such as carrots, bell pepper, and milk make-up the dish. There are some variations … [Read more...]

Crabmeat Omelette

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Crabmeat Omelette is a type of beaten egg preparation with crab meat. This is lightly fried using butter or oil. In the Philippines, this type of dish is referred to as "torta" and several different ingredients can be added with the egg. The more traditional method of preparation is adding the … [Read more...]