How about Batchoy Sisig?

Special Sisig

Who wants to try this delicious sisig? This sisig dish that I made for lunch is one of the best sisig versions that I ever had. I am saying this not because I am the one who made it -- it is really good. Would you believe that this dish is composed of leftover meat and innards from the batchoy … [Read more...]

21 Common Cooking Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

21 Common Cooking Mistakes

“When you make a mistake, don't look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” Hugh White Everyone commits mistakes. Who doesn’t? This shows that man is not … [Read more...]

Mamon

Mamon

Mamon is a popular sponge cake in the Philippines and is considered to be among the top 10 pastries in the country. Unlike other sponge cakes, this amazing creation is individually packaged with serving sizes usually good for just one person. Filipino Yellow Sponge Cake is also another term used … [Read more...]

10 Filipino foods that will surely keep you warm in Winter

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We are currently experiencing a winter storm here in the Midwest. About a foot of snow has piled-up outside and it will still accumulate overnight. I wanted to shoot some videos but I felt so lazy - must be the weather. After having some hot soup for dinner, I thought of writing an article about … [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...]

Food Review:Panda Express Beijing Beef

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I felt that I needed a quick bite as I drove home from work. Luckily, I was about to pass-by a Panda Express location and decided to grab a box for dinner. I got a 2 entrée plate consisting of Orange Chicken, Beijing Beef, and Chow Mein for sides. Let’s not talk about Orange chicken and Chow Mein … [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...]

Perfect Rice Puff Dessert

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Rice puffs or popped rice are grains of rice that are popped and dehydrated. This is often mixed with sweeteners such as sugar or corn syrup and eaten as breakfast cereals. There is a popular snack in the Philippines called “ampaw” which is made from sweetened popped rice. I’m not planning to … [Read more...]

Ube Halaya

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Ube Halaya is a dessert made from boiled and grated purple yam which is locally known in the Philippines as “Ube”. Aside from Ube Halaya, different desserts and pastries such as ice cream, tarts, and cakes makes use of this root crop. In this presentation, I used a ready-made boiled grated ube … [Read more...]