Happy New Year 2011

New Year Fruits

A Happy and Prosperous New Year to each and everyone. May this new year open new doors of opportunities and hope. Before embracing the New Year, I tried to look back to see all the good things that happened on the past year. The year 2010 had … [Read more...]

Spiral Noodles with Vegetables

Spiral Noodles with Vegetables

Here is another interesting recipe submitted by Jannet Spengler of  Heidelberg, Germany. If you can recall, she was the one who shared her  Tortang Talong with Giniling recipe and here she is once more with another wonderful creation. She … [Read more...]

Brownies with Walnuts

Brownies

Brownies or Chocolate Brownies refers to slices of flat baked dense chocolate cake. These are usually sliced in squares although some like it in bars. Brownies come in several forms. What we have here are fudgy brownies with walnuts. Personally, I … [Read more...]

Tikoy Recipe

Tikoy

Tikoy or Nián gāo is a type of rice cake made from glutinous rice flour and considered as a centerpiece during Chinese New Year. This is also popularly known as Chinese New Year pudding. The Philippines is once considered as the melting pot of … [Read more...]

Octopus sa Kamatis

Octopus with tomatoes

This recipe was sent to us by Melissa Polito of Polomolok, South cotabato, Philippines. This is the first time that we'll feature an octopus recipe and I'm pretty much excited. By looking at the ingredients and procedure, this seems to be a quick … [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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]

Perfect Rice Puff Dessert

Chocolate Rice Puffs

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 … [Read more...]

Palitaw Recipe

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Palitaw is a term used to call a sweet flat rice cake that is eaten in the Philippines as a snack or dessert. Originally, grounded or pounded sticky rice is used to make this rice cake (called kakanin in the local language) – however, the practice of … [Read more...]