Tips in Cooking Adobo

Jul 28

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My husband is fond of buying me recipe books or any books about food. One such book is The Adobo Book (Traditional & Jazzed Up Recipes) by Reynaldo Gamboa Alejandro and Nancy Reyes-Lumen. Not only do you get recipes of various authors but trivia and essays on adobo. The Personal Styles reflect the cook’s preferences. You should read the more than 100...

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ANCHOR MAPLE: Bringing a New Taste Dimension to Traditional Filipino Dishes

Jan 07

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I only use premium ingredients when I bake and my first and only choice  for butter is Anchor. Taste and quality has always been a hallmark of Anchor products so it’s always my only choice be it butter or other dairy products.  Anchor Butter has been around for decades and has been a staple in many Pinoy households like mine. It is such an indispensable...

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10 ways to prepare @The_Holiday Hams for the Noche Buena

Dec 14

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Before anything else, CDO Holiday Ham sends Christmas greetings to all Pinoy Food Blog Readers through Chef Rob Pengson. Isn’t that sweet? Listen to the greetings below: To top it all, Chef Rob Pengson 10 ways to prepare Holiday Ham recipes for you to feast using premium cut Ham from CDO. A sample recipe is the Caramelized Orange Ham with Mustard Sauce. The...

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Easy and smart holiday cooking tips from Samsung digital appliances

Dec 12

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The Christmas breeze and holiday treats mark the beginning of the Yuletide season. Endless family gatherings enjoyed with bountiful and sumptuous meals are just around the corner. Samsung Digital Appliance shared some holiday cooking tips through Judy Ann and Ryan Agoncillo who are excited these days as they celebrate their second year as a family this Christmas....

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Food Styling anyone?

May 19

Food Styling anyone?

Food styling is the art of preserving food’s natural appeal in front of the camera. It is used for editorials, print and TV advertising, packaging, marketing, public relations, and film. A food stylist is responsible for making the food look delicious and “alive” during a shoot or a project. Last May 7, Chef Theo Zaragoza conducted a food styling seminar at the...

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Pandan Iced Tea

Oct 15

Pandan Iced Tea

Pandan is one of the most versatile leaf to use in the kitchen. I add it to rice and even as pandan flavor to chiffon cake. The fragrant aroma is so refreshing that you can even use it for pandan iced tea. Here is a refreshing drink you can use for your party. 8 cups water water 5 pieces pandan leaves 2 Tablespoon sugar shaved or crushed ice a drop of green liquid...

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Nonya Bak Chang: Singapore-Style Dragon Boat Festival Dumplings & Babi Asam: Spicy Pork in Tamarind Sauce

Jul 22

It was honor to observe a cooking demo from Violet Oon, dubbed as Singapore Food Ambassador. She is one of Singapore’s leading food gurus and is known as much for her cooking as for her opinions on food. She is considered one of the leading authorities on Asian cuisine with a particular emphasis on Peranakan Food. Violet is also a respected cookbook...

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Galapong Bigas (Food Processor Method)

Mar 04

Galapong Bigas is one of the basic ingredients in rice cake or Kakanin. Galapong is sold from regular rice (bigas) or sticky , glutinous rice (malagkit) and soaked overnight then ground. There is trapped wild yeast that cause the mixture to ferment and cause the rising of the rice cakes. In the olden days, most homes had a stone grinder made of granite. Markets...

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