How to Cook Singapore Chilli Crab

Jul 29

How to Cook Singapore Chilli Crab

Follow Share Tsiju Culinary Arts shared this Singapore Chilli Crab recipe which is one of the most popular dish in Singapore hawker centers. It is sometimes known as Singapore’s unofficial “national dish” which had its humble beginnings in the country itself. In the 1950s, Madam Cher Yam Tian had a hawker stall right on the seashore, and she spent her time...

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Two versions of Lumpiang Ubod

Jul 25

Two versions of Lumpiang Ubod

Follow Share I am not too fond of deep fried foods so whenever I cook this, I use Olive oil which is the healthier oil. I love dipping it though with vinegar and garlic sauce. I will show you two ways to prepare Lumpia Ubod, the fried and fresh lumpia version. Ubod Mixture 2 kilos ubod (coconut heart) cut in shoestring manner, boiled and drained 2 cloves of...

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Champorado (chocolate rice porridge) on a rainy day

Jul 09

Champorado (chocolate rice porridge) on a rainy day

Follow Share One of the most popular Filipino breakfast fare is the Champorado (chocolate rice porridge) but it can also be a comfort food during rainy days. The original champorado recipe is made with soft-boiled rice and flavored with Tableas de Cacao which are bitter-sweet chocolate tablets made of freshly roasted chocolate mixed with milk and sugar....

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Adobo rice, anyone?

Jul 05

Adobo rice, anyone?

Follow Share There are a 100 ways to cook adobo . Each one of us has our own version. I shared some tips in cooking adobo as well. There is the recipe on adobo flakes, adobong puti and the classic adobo recipe.  Then there is the Adobo rice, the classic fried rice with crispy adobo flakes and sauce shared by XO46 Heritage Bistro, at the Maya Kitchen demo. This...

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Cheezy Beef Patatas & recipe ideas using Frozen Potatoes from the United States Potato Board #USPBPh

Jun 24

Cheezy Beef Patatas & recipe ideas using Frozen Potatoes from the United States Potato Board #USPBPh

Follow Share My kids love to snack on French fries, whether it be from their favorite fast food chain or lovingly prepared at home.  The latter takes time to prepare as I cut potatoes into slices. Well, did you know that the best quality frozen potatoes are from the United States Potato Board (USPB)? They come in straight-cut, wedges, natural crisp (chips),...

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Paella a la Valenciana

Jun 21

Paella a la Valenciana

Follow Share I very rarely prepare Paella because it entails so much preparation. Twenty five years ago, my sister shared me this Paella, Filipino Style recipe and it seemed simple to prepare. Until a year ago, that’s the only Paella recipe I ever cook. Apparently, the recipe is just similar to Paella a la Valenciana, the difference is in some...

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Pateros Express: mixed sautéed seafood in salted egg sauce.

Jun 11

Pateros Express: mixed sautéed seafood in salted egg sauce.

Follow Share An XO46 original dish of mixed sautéed seafood in salted egg sauce. Bicol Express is not alone. There is an original dish called “Pateros Express” from XO46 XO 46 Bistro Filipino. The dish is made of mixed sautéed seafood like shrimps, squid and fish in salted duck egg sauce. The dish was recently featured in The Maya Kitchen’s...

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Chicken Halang-halang: A Visayan staple of chicken with coconut milk and turmeric.

Jun 07

Chicken Halang-halang: A Visayan staple of chicken with coconut milk and turmeric.

Follow Share Growing up in Cebu, Halang-halang is a Visayan dish my mother prepared as part of our regular menu. For Tagalogs, the halang halang tastes similar to a Chicken Tinola but the difference is coconut milk is added and the broth is reduced to a sauce consistency. Halang means spicy so expect this recipe to be spicy since red siling labuyo will be...

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Humba, a Visayan staple dish of stewed pork in soy sauce, vinegar & sugar.

Jun 03

Humba, a Visayan staple dish of stewed pork in soy sauce, vinegar & sugar.

Follow Share Remember my Humba recipe? Humba is a Visayan staple dish of stewed pork in soy sauce, vinegar and sugar. My sister has her own Humba version in the US which is basically Americanized. This time, let me share to a Humba recipe from XO46 Heritage Bistro, the brainchild of husband and wife restaurateurs Andrew Masigan and Sandee Siytangco-Masigan, as...

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Korean Beef Stew

Jun 02

Korean Beef Stew

Follow Share I first ate Korean Beef Stew at the old Kimchi Korean Fastfood in the mid-seventies. My love for Korean beef stew inspired me to make my own version similar to the Kimchi Korean beef Stew. Here is my version that is a hit with my guests. Korean Beef Stew 1k beef ribs (half kilo is lean and half kilo are beef shanks or short ribs) 1/2 cup sugar 2...

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