LESSONS

How to Make a Fluffy Omelet

Before filling up your omelet, make sure they're fluffy. Here's how:
When it comes to omelet fillings, there are limitless options. Café Ysabel's Gino Gonzalez shows how easy it is to make a fluffly omelet. To see more omelet recipes, CLICK HERE ...

How to Whip Cream

Want to whip it good? Here's how to hand-whip cream successfully
Having an electric mixer to whip cream is great, but you can also hand-whip cream and still get the results your recipe requires. Click on the slideshow link to learn how to hand-whip successfully. Photography by Ocs Alvarez │ Demonstration by Vanessa ...

Whipping Egg Whites: Soft vs. Stiff Peaks

Totally clueless when a recipe calls for egg whites with soft or stiff peaks?
Soft-peak stage: Egg whites are in the soft-peak stage when the mixture mounds but has no shape. Medium-peak stage: At medium-peak stage,  the mixture is thicker and stands but still bends. Stiff-peak stage: It has reached stiff-peak stage when the mixture stands ...

How to Make Holiday Ham

Save money and make the star of the holiday fiesta table right in your own kitchen.
Save some bucks and make the star of the holiday fiesta table right in your own kitchen. This recipe serves six to eight revelers, and uses a kilo of pork.RELATED: 10 Leftover Ham Ideas,   leftover ham recipes, 8 Ideas for Leftover ...

How to Caramelize Onions

Bring on the onions! They're big on flavor and oh-so-easy to do!
Sweetened onions are delightful over or beside pretty much any main dish, like pork chops or baked chicken. Add them to burgers, hotdogs, and your favorite sandwiches. Click on the slideshow for the step-by-step guide! Where to use caramelized onions? Choose and ...

How to Make Kinilaw na Tuna

Prepare this no-cook pulutan in your next party.
The perfect time to eat kinilaw is when the seafood, meat, or vegetables reach that stage between being raw and being fully cooked by the acid. With fish, it is marked by a slightly opaque color yet is soft to touch.RELATED recipe:  ...

How to Make Super-easy Gravy

Make gravy from scratch in less than 15 minutes, tops!
Serve this with your steaks, mashed potatoes, even French fries! Photography by Miguel Nacianceno | Demonstration by Giannina Gonzalez of Center for Asian Culinary Studies Culinary School | Styling by Angelo Comsti ...

How To Steam Vegetables In The Microwave

Steam veggies in 4 short minutes or less!
Steam veggies in your microwave in minutes. Here's how:Photography by Miguel Nacianceno | Research by Angelo Comsti | Demonstration by Liezl Yap ...

How to Make Corn Dogs

This childhood favorite gets an upgrade with bacon-wrapped hotdogs.
This childhood favorite gets an upgrade! We used bacon-wrapped hotdogs and Parma ham-wrapped cheese sticks.                      Makes about 10 to 12 corn dogs1 box (500 grams) instant       pancake mix 1/2 cup corn meal1/2 cup cornstarch3 hotdogs3 cheese sticks3 Parma ham-wrapped cheese sticks3 ...

How to Make Onion Rings

No need to order. You can prepare them at home!
Craving for onion rings? Instead of ordering at a fast food chain, you can just prepare your own batch by following these steps (click on the slideshow!). Click to see more recipes for onion ringsPhotography by David Hanson │ Research by Angelo ...

How To Peel and Devein Shrimp

Learn how to clean shrimp in three easy steps!
Learn how to clean seafood before cooking for an ocean of culinary possibilities.Check out the demonstration below:Looking for shrimp recipes? Click here.Photography by Enrico Gutierrez | Text, Research, and Styling by Liezl Yap | Demonstration by Rachelle Santos | Props from Saizen ...

How to Measure Ingredients Properly

The wrong measurements can spell the difference between delightful and disaster.
The wrong measurement can spell the difference between delightful and disaster. Click on the slideshow to learn how to do it right! Photography by Enrico Gutierrez | Text, Research, Styling, and Demonstration by Liezl Yap | Props from Saizen (measuring cups and ...

How to Pickle Veggies

This adds color and crunch to any dish. Do it in 3 easy steps.
This adds color and crunch to any dish. Do it in 3 easy steps. Click the slideshow to see how it's done. Photography by Dairy Darilag | Text, Research, Styling, and Demonstration by Liezl Yap ...

How to Reuse Zip-top Bags

Make Mother Earth happy by practicing this eco-friendly habit in the kitchen.
Make Mother Earth happy by practicing this eco-friendly habit in the kitchen. Bonus: No wasted leftovers!                           Photography by Enrico Gutierrez | Styling by Liezl Yap | Demonstration by Rachelle Santos |  Props from Saizen ...

3 Frosting-free Ways to Decorate Your Cake

Decorating is a piece of cake!
Baking doesn’t have to be complicated. We've got tips to help you decorate cakes.Find the cake you really fancy, here: cake recipesPhotography by Patrick Martires | Styling by Liezl Yap | Demonstration by Rachelle Santos ...

Baking 101

10 must-master skills for the newbie baker
Want to enter the wonderful world of baking? Here are 10 baking skills you should know before you take the plunge. Don't worry, this will be easy. It can be rough at first, but the finished product will be worth it—we promise!Check ...
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