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What Is Buro? + How To Use It

Take your taste buds to a whole new world.
Have you heard of “buro”? Eating in Pampanga or Rizal, you might have seen a thick paste that’s either white or pinkish and served on the side. Also know as “balaw-balaw”, buro was peddled in the streets, the vendors yelling “balaw-balaw!” This delicacy ...

Is Your Beef Tapa Rubbery? Here's How To Fix It

Tapa is not supposed to be chewing gum!
Beef Tapa explodes with flavor at the touch of your tongue, and bursts with even more pockets of flavor as you chew. That’s what makes it so perfect with hot, steaming rice. It’s what keeps you coming back for more and more.However, sometimes, you ...

You Need To Know These Salad-Cleaning Tricks

Concerned about bacteria and pesticide residue on your fruits and veggies?
Eat more vegetables! That’s always good advice when it comes to our health. However, eating more vegetables can sometimes also make us sick if we don’t know how to clean our veggies right. Here are the important things you need to know: Know the ...

What To Do When Your Cookies Are Dry

It's time to get to the bottom of this!
If you’ve tried baking cookies, it’s not unusual to end up with dry, tough cookies. It’s good to know that you’re not alone, and there are many solutions to this problem. First off, let’s figure out what you can do with your ...

What You Need To Know For The Perfect Embutido

You'll be making embutido good enough to sell.
The Filipino embutido has come a long way from its roots: away from the cured sausages of Spain or even the meatloaves of America. What we have now is completely our own, and it’s in our hands to get it perfect every time ...

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying An Expensive Stand Mixer

It depends on what kind of baker you are.
There’s no doubt about it that those fancy, expensive stand mixers ranging from P24,000 and up are gorgeous and super handy. That shiny enamel coat calls out to you each time you see it. Whether or not you should buy an expensive ...

Love Barbecue? We Have A Hack That You Should Know

Your food won't stick to your grill grates.
There is nothing worse than having to fight with your food. Whether you're trying to slice a piece of meat, trying to break a crab claw to get to the succulent, sweet flesh within, or trying to move that piece of chicken stuck to your frying ...

This Is The Key To Cooking Flavorful Meats When Making Stews

Learn this easy cooking technique that will upgrade all your meaty stews.
Stews are comforting, meaty, dishes that are perfect for a fully satisfying meal. It's a way of cooking that many cuisines use in their dishes: Japanese, Korean, American, Spanish, and Filipino stews each have their own distinct flavors. Though each one has ...

This Cooking Trick Makes Perfectly Golden Brown Fried Chicken + More Frying Tips

We have more cooking tips for perfectly golden brown and delicious fried chicken.
Fried chicken is a universal favorite and there are many ways to prepare it, too. From maximizing flavor by marinating your chicken in buttermilk to how to maintain your oil temperature and not drain to on paper towels to ensure maximum crunchiness, we think you're ...

Here Are 5 Ways To Make Your Menudo Different Every Time

Get creative with your menudo recipes with these delicious tips to make it different.
The menudo used to be a more festive offering than what we're more used to now. It has many ingredients and required a long cooking process. However, it's not that case anymore. In fact, it's a classic Filipino recipe that is well-loved both at home and in carinderias more ...

Everything You Need To Know About Storing Cheese

Avoid moldy dried-out cheese with these tips.
We love cheese but sometimes love isn’t enough. If you’ve ever bought amazing, expensive cheese only to discover it has developed mold in your refrigerator before you even experienced its taste, that’s just heartbreaking.That’s why we’ve got tips for you that will ...

What To Remember So You Don't Get Burned In The Kitchen

Make your kitchen a safe haven with these tips.
Getting burned in the kitchen is a reality that most of us have already experienced. After all, cooking is all about fire! Accidents still happen no matter how cautious we may be.For these unfortunate times, here are tips to keep in mind ...

Cooking Tricks To Avoid Overcooking Your Veggies

You lose taste, texture, and nutrition when you overcook them!
Vegetables are fantastic ingredients. They give flavor, texture, and nutrition to any dish, so why aren’t you treating them right? When you overcook your vegetables, you not only lose their textures and flavors, you can also lose the nutritional content. We have a few ...

6 Easy Ways To Make Cupcakes Look Extra Delicious

You don't need to be an expert!
Baking is a science, they say, but more than that, it's a cooking method that results in some of the most delicious desserts. However, not everyone is a talented baker and even those brave enough to venture into baking are not as skilled ...

Here Are Delicious Vegetable Recipes We Think You Haven't Tried Yet

Hunt through these recipes and make these delicious veggie dishes.
If not eating enough veggies is a concern for you, too, we have the solution that just might work: you can make vegetables delicious.It's actually easy to make vegetables delicious and flavorful. This is because vegetables each have their own inherent flavors and ...

Everything You Can Do If You Bought Too Much Fresh Milk

Don't waste it!
Once you open a carton or bottle of fresh milk, the clock starts ticking as to when it will spoil. Sometimes, you just have too much milk on your hands. So, what can you do with all that milk before it goes ...

What You're Doing Wrong With Your Breading

How do you get crisp perfection?
What is the perfect breading for you? We’ve listed down some problems with breading that might be keeping you from achieving crispy food: Want an even coat? Always dry the surface of whatever you’re cooking first. For breaded vegetables, it’s best to sprinkle some ...

Put Too Much Water In Your Rice? Save It With These Tips

Don't throw away precious rice.
We all make mistakes. Whether you’re a beginner cook or not, adding too much water to your rice might have happened to you or might happen to you in the future. It’s best to be ready when it happens! It’s bad for ...

Learn To Use This Creamy Secret Ingredient For Your Food Experiments

You can add it to nearly anything!
Are you getting a little bit bored with your recipes? One little ingredient swap or addition can change the game. We found a particularly special all-purpose cream that’s the perfect ingredient to experiment with! Whether your recipe already contains all-purpose cream or ...

The Many Ways You Can Use Vinegar When Cooking

Have you used it in all these ways?
Acid is one of the pillars of great cooking. From what it can do to taste alone, it does a great job at cutting fat and brightening flavor notes. Vinegar is one of the many acidic ingredients you can use in the ...
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