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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 ...

Ginger + Garlic Is The Cooking Combo You Should Try

These two aromatic ingredients can make your dishes super delicious.
There's a reason why some ingredients are called "aromatics". These are ingredients, usually herbs, fresh spices, and other plants, that give a dish a fragrant and lively flavor and aroma that makes it irresistibly appetizing.  Two of these aromatic ingredients are garlic and ginger. Garlic and ...

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, ...

Eat Better With These Satisfying Vegetables Dishes

Vegetables can be filling.
When it comes to vegetables, not everyone loves eating it.We understand how hard it is for non-veggie fans to eat better, especially when the new year is here. The trick to making vegetable recipes more satisfying is to make sure there is a good ...

This Is The Simple Reason Why Your Food Tastes Flavorless

Restaurants have a secret, and it's why their food tastes better than yours.
Have you ever eaten at a restaurant and discovered that their version of a recipe you make at home is so much better than yours? There can be any number of reasons why this is the case. It can range from the unique or expensive ingredients ...

Everything You Need to Know About Braising

You have probably braised a dish and didn't know it.
Braising is one of the best ways to make succulent, tender dishes. The resulting dishes yield super tender meats, very flavorful sauces, and an overall super delicious meal. Braising is different from stewing. Braising is cooking food in a small amount of fat and liquid in a closed container. ...

Everything You Need To Know To Make The Perfect Menudo

Every new cook should learn how to make this dish.
If you're a new cook, you know there are many dishes that you need to master or at least know to make. From the fast and easy chicken adobo recipe to the long and slow cooking necessary to make the perfect kaldereta dish, these ...

These Are All The Basic Recipes That You Need To Know

Learn any of these recipes, and you'll be ready to tackle any home-cooked meal easily.
Basic recipes are truly underrated. While it may be exciting and intimidating at the same time to cook a dish that includes unique or exotic ingredients, basic recipes are the recipes all of these dishes started from. That's why it's important to learn the basic ...

Everything You Need To Know To Make Your Chop Suey Better

Make your chop suey the best you'll ever make.
Chop suey is a classic vegetable side dish. What makes it so delicious is also what can make it boring to eat. What else can you do to make your chop suey recipe even more delicious? We have five ideas on how you ...

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 ...

Braising Is Different From Stewing. Here's What You Need To Know

You can cook two different kinds of adobo using these two methods!
Do you know that there's a difference between braising and stewing?We actually do these types of cooking almost every day! Filipino recipes such as mechado, kaldereta, and even menudo are braised while sinigang na baboy and bulalo are stewed until tender. Simply put, braising is cooking food in a small amount ...

COOKING WITH NEWBIES: How To Cook An Easy Fried Rice Recipe

This newbie learned how to make fried rice, but also how to prep ingredients and safely use a knife.
Mornings are always better when you have just eaten a great meal and fried rice is always a great addition to any morning spread. You may pair it with your longganisa, tapa, or tocino and it can be as basic as you want. You can also toast garlic and then toss ...

10 Kitchen Skills You Need To Level Up Your #Adulting Skills

#Adult like a boss.
Remember when we were kids who wanted to be adults? Funny, right? Being an adult is hard and cooking can be one of the most intimidating tasks one can face. But cooking is also one of the greatest joys you can have ...

COOKING WITH NEWBIES: How To Cook Bistek

This newbie cook learns this popular ulam recipe is easy to cook.
There is always a first time for many things. For new cooks, it's usually how to cook their favorite dishes or at the least, one of their favorite food to eat. It follows that if you love to eat it, learning to cook it will guarantee ...

This Is The Secret To The Crispiest Onion Rings

There's an ingredient that makes it extra crispy.
The secret to cooking crispy onion rings is actually not a big secret. In fact, you may already know it. The thing is you may be omitting the ingredient. We don't blame you. With everyone leading busier and busier lives, skipping a step or ...

Ten Kitchen Commandments Everyone Should Know

Taking advantage of your kitchen means taking these simple guidelines to heart.
Before we get started on rules, it’s important to remember that there is freedom in the kitchen. The beauty of having a kitchen is that what you get to eat—from how it tastes to how it looks—is only limited by your imagination ...

5 Food Techniques You Need To Learn This Year

Wow everyone this year!
This new year, make it a goal to do more than just cook in the kitchen. You may already know how to cook a few dishes so it's always a good thing to level up your cooking game. Try these other cooking ...

Dining in: Quick, Cheap and Easy Recipes for Twenty-Somethings

Forget ready meals. Home cooking is the next big thing in food.
It isn’t very easy being twenty-something. Between looking for their place in the professional world, and trying to keep up with all the latest, craziest trends, a lot of young people today just don’t have enough time or money to cook for ...

How to Make Classic Caesar Salad Dressing

Create your own Caesar Salad dressing at home!
To prep the dressing, make sure you have all the ingredients first. Click here to find the Caesar Salad Dressing recipeFor a step by step demo, click on the gallery. Photography by Patrick Martires (lesson) and Ocs Alvarez (Caesar salad)│ Text and Demonstration ...
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