COOKING TIPS AND TRICKS

All The Ways You Can Upgrade Your Instant Pancit Canton

Hack your instant pancit canton noodles with these ideas!
The instant pancit canton is a revolutionary food item! Before this faux "stir-fried" instant noodles, all instant noodles were ramen. The pancit canton is a great innovation because it not only made making pancit canton easier and faster to make, but it also ...

This Is How You Can Make Sisig With Any Pork Cut

The trick is knowing what to look for.
The only way to make real pork sisig is really by using the maskara or the pork head meat which includes the tenga or ears. It's usually leftover from the lechon where the rest of the lechon is already cut away, leaving the tail, legs, ...

Everything You Need to Know About Frying Pork Chops

These budget-friendly cuts are perfect any time, for any meal.
What is it about pork that makes it one of our favorite meats? It's certainly more affordable than beef and just as tasty and tender when cooked right. Pork is also just as versatile as any other meat! You can fry it, stuff it, roast it, grill ...

When To Use Foil When Cooking In A Toaster

Plus, do you know which side is up?
Aluminum foil is one of those kitchen items that you commonly use for wrapping up food. Foil is a great tool when you know how to use it. Did you know that there are two sides to aluminum foil? There is! There is the dull side ...

Everything You're Doing Wrong When Cooking Beef And Broccoli

Cook a perfect stir-fried dish every time with these tips in mind.
Cooking a stir fry isn't a newbie skill. In fact, stir-frying is an advanced cooking skill because of the prep and cooking skill needed to do it right. You don't have have to be a pro, however, to be able to do a simple stir-fried ...

Everything You Need To Know About Making Delicious Bistek

This simple recipe for beef can be made better. Here's how.
The tangy, savory flavors with a little bite you taste when you put soy sauce, calamansi, and a little onion together may be the usual pairing you might find as a condiment on the side of your main dish, but this combination is also quite delicious when ...

Everything You Need To Know About Making Pancit

Whether it's bihon, canton, or a combination of both, this guide will help you cook it right.
Everyone knows that the pancit is a staple of parties. It's the dish that signifies long life which we adapted from the Chinese. It's a staple as well for merienda. Whether you're looking to have a snack or need something more filling, the pancit can ...

Mistakes You're Making When Cooking Chicken Sopas

Make the best tasting sopas in your life.
Chicken soup is said to be the dish that soothes the soul. It's a heartwarming dish in many ways! Sure, it's a delicious meal to make, especially when you're feeling less than your best.The usual chicken sopas recipe is usually loaded with chicken chunks or shredded chicken pieces ...

All The Adobo Recipes You Can Make With Different Kinds Of Vinegar

You don't have to stick to just one kind.
There are many different kinds of vinegar in the market and all of them all have a similar trait: sourness. When it comes to Filipino cooking, the adobo is one of the most basic, as well as one of most popular recipes. It's a super ...

Everything You Need to Know About Making Lasagna

It's not as complicated as you think.
What's your favorite pasta? Is it the creamy carbonara or the classic tomato-based spaghetti? Perhaps you're more a fan of the party favorite the baked macaroni and the meaty lasagna? Pasta recipes are some of the easiest dishes to prepare but one of the more complex recipes includes the lasagna. ...

This Is How You Can Peel Hard-Boiled Eggs Perfectly

You just need a little patience.
You've probably had trouble boiling eggs to perfection but once you have mastered how to boil an egg, the next obstacle is peeling it. This is where those perfect eggs become pockmarked and unsightly. You can avoid that with one of the quickest and easiest ways of ...

This Is The Right Way To Make Breaded Chicken

You need to know this tip to make breaded chicken properly.
Have you ever wondered how the commercial frozen food section does their breaded chicken so well? The coating is perfect every time! You can bread chicken just as perfectly, too! You just need a few tips on how to do it just as perfectly like the breaded chicken ...

This Is How You Get The Best Flavor Out Of Lemongrass

Learn how to prepare this aromatic and citrusy grass!
Lemongrass has an intensely aromatic and delicious flavor that is widely available around the Philippines. Locally known as tanglad, the lemongrass is a tall, prolific grass that grows in bunches from a bulb. It's tough and stringy but its oil is used in many medicinal as ...

5 Bad Cooking Habits You Need To Break

Get out of these habits so you can be a better cook.
Admit it. You are probably guilty of one or even a few of these bad cooking habits. From not waiting for the pan to heat up to still using a dull knife, bad cooking habits are not only going to make your cooking a ...

This Is How Much Water Your Rice Really Needs

Fluffy rice is the goal, not a soggy mush.
When it comes to meals, most Pinoys need rice for a meal to be complete. That means we need a bowl of rice and its satisfying heft with every meal! From the popular portmanteau "tapsilog" that marries all three components of our favorite breakfast into one word to the hearty sinigang, adobo, ...

Pasta Cooking Rules We Think You Can Break

These will change your mind about how to cook pasta perfectly.
You may already know how to cook pasta perfectly but we have a few pasta cooking hacks that might change your mind about how you do it. From adding enough salt that the water tastes like the ocean to cooking the pasta with the ...

Here's How To Properly Use a Wok For Frying

Use your wok for more than just stir frying.
Do you have a wok? How often do you use it? Do you only use to stir fry? Do you know that you that you can do more than just stir fry in your wok? You can stir fry in a wok, sure, ...

Everything You Need To Know About Making Chicken Relleno

This stuffed chicken doesn't have to be hard to make.
Making chicken relleno doesn't have to be difficult. This party-worthy dish is made with a variety of ingredients stuffed inside deboned chicken. There's more than one way to make it, too. Let us tell you how to make chicken relleno plus some ...

This Step Prevents Pasta From Sticking

Revisit this old pasta trick so you can cook pasta ahead.
Cooking pasta may be second nature to you by now. You boil water, add enough salt to make it taste like the ocean, and add in the pasta. You cook it until its al dente or just tender enough to your desired ...

This Is How You Can Save Your Dish When You Burn It

Here's what to do so that your meal isn't completely ruined.
Have you ever cooked a dish only to accidentally burn it? We know we have, and it's horrible when it happens.  Many of us have burned a dish before, so you're not alone.  We don't do it on purpose but despite precautions, burning your dish ...
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