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...]

Garlic Fried Rice

Garlic Fried Rice or Sinangag is steamed rice fried with lots of garlic. This is a favorite side in the Philippines and most of Asia since rice is considered as the staple food. Usually considered as a breakfast food for Filipinos, this way of cooking rice goes well with several fried foods such … [Read more...]

Pancit Palabok Recipe

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Pancit Palabok is a noodle dish with shrimp sauce and topped with several ingredients such as cooked shrimp, boiled pork, crushed chicharon, tinapa flakes, fried tofu, scallions, and fried garlic. A very tasty treat that is sure to relieve your hunger. There are other noodle dishes that are … [Read more...]

Kwek – Kwek

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Kwek-Kwek or Orange eggs are boiled quailed eggs coated with an orange batter and deep-fried until the batter is crispy. This is categorized as a street food and are sold along with fish balls, squid balls, and chicken balls. Making these eggs is not hard at all. You just need to boil the … [Read more...]

Cheese Sticks

Cheese sticks are deep-fried snacks composed of sliced cheeses wrapped in spring roll wrapper. This is totally different from the cheese sticks that they have here in North America wherein cheese (usually Mozzarella) is coated in a batter and deep-fried. A great meryenda (mid-afternoon snack) for … [Read more...]

Kamote Que

Kamote Que is deep fried sweet potatoes with a coating of caramelized brown sugar. This is a common meryenda (mid-afternoon snack) in the Philippines and can mostly be seen peddled around the busy streets. I would say that Kamote Que is one of the top selling meryenda because of its affordability … [Read more...]

Oven Barbequed Spare Ribs

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Oven Barbequed Spare Ribs is simply barbequed spare ribs that is cooked by baking and broiling. Though grilling and/or placing inside the pit is the traditional and most common way of cooking this dish, baking it in the oven would be the next alternative (unless you really want that smokey flavor … [Read more...]