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15 Secrets to Baking the Best Cakes

We spill on how you can make your best cake yet!
When it comes to baking, hit or miss is not an option. Get started on making the best versions of your cake creations by following these tips:Mise en Place 1. Use the right ingredients Use the right kind of flour. If the recipe calls ...

Kitchen Newbie's Guide to Simmering

Boost your culinary know-how with these easy tips on simmering!
Simmering is a moist-heat cooking method wherein food is cooked in liquid at 185° to 200°F. Unsure if you're doing it right? Here are a few tips: 1. To tell the difference between simmering and boiling, closely watch the bubbles being produced. ...

How to Make Classic Bolognese Sauce

Learn how to make this classic pasta sauce.
The bolognese sauce is a classic—master this pasta sauce with our easy step-by-step guide.Related Recipe: Classic Bolognese SaucePhotography by Patrick Martires | Styling by Rachelle Santos ...

Where to Go for 1-Day Cooking Classes + Culinary Lessons

We list down some places where you can hone your kitchen smarts.
If culinary school can’t fit into your schedule (or your budget) for now, you can still learn how to be a better cook and kitchen expert with 1-day classes. From vegetarian dishes to coffee education, here are 3 places you can check ...

STEP-BY-STEP: How to Make Mochi Ice Cream

With this you can now make this frozen Japanese treat at home!

How to Make Bacon Jam (GALLERY)

Use this to make a juicy burger even more awesome or spread it on top of pancakes and toast!
Indulge your bacon cravings with this sinfully delicious jam. Use this to make a juicy burger even more awesome or spread it on top of pancakes and toast!                                                                            ...

How to Make Baked Hash Potatoes

Serve this for breakfast or snack time. Have fun in creating your own pairing!
Makes 12 hash potatoesTo see the full recipe, CLICK HEREPhotography by Kai Huang |  Styling by Elaine P. Lim | Demonstration by Anton Sarmiento | Special thanks to Aleth Ocampo of Little Miss Oc's Kitchen ...

How to Cook Hainanese Chicken and Rice

See how this traditional Singaporean dish is done.
.Have a taste of Singapore through this goof-proof dish composed of chicken infused with ginger and leeks, and delicately flavored rice.                                                                                             Serve Singaporean for supper! To see the full recipe, CLICK HEREPhotography by Kai Huang |  Styling by Elaine P. Lim ...

How to Cook Sukiyaki

Sukiyaki only takes just 25 minutes to make.
Check out the step-by-step guide to learn how to cook sukiyaki!See the ingredients and proocedure, here: Sukiyaki recipe.Photography by David Hanson | Recipe by Pauline Lagdameo of International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management (ISCAHM) | Produced by Angelo Comsti ...

How to Make Pastillas de Leche

Make this milky treat at home with the kiddos. It's so simple, it takes just four ingredients to make!
Makes about 20 pastillasTo see the full recipe, click Pastillas de Leche recipeRELATED recipes:Photography by Patrick Martires | Demonstration by Charina Maria Cano of The Maya Kitchen | Pictorial Direction by Liezl Yap ...

How to Make Yema

Do you know that it takes just THREE ingredients to make this?
Yes, all you'll need are egg yolks, condensed milk, and butter!Makes about 30 to 35 yema pieces RELATED recipe: Yema recipePhotography by Patrick Martires | ...

How to Make and Roll Out Dough

Baking pies might seem intimidating, but it's actually quite simple. Look!
Click here to see full recipe for Pie Dough. Check out our step-by-step guide to learn how to make your own dough. Use this crust on these: Classic Pecan PiePear Honey-Walnut PieChicken Pot PieSweet Potato PieChocolate Chestnut Tart PieGrape TartChoco-Caramel Hazelnut TartFruit ...

How to Make Icing Designs

Learn how to make pretty rosettes, kisses, and swirls to top your cupcakes.
The secret? Hold the piping bag properly, control the squeeze, and get creative. Good luck!RELATED: 3 Ways to Make Cupcakes Yummier,   cupcake recipesOther frosting/icing recipes you can use:Photography by Miguel Nacianceno | Demonstration by Jasmin Magallanes of Magsaysay Institute of Hospitality ...

How to Clean a Grill

Get your grill shiny and new in three easy steps!
Reality check: Yes, you need to tidy up that barbecue mess. See how easy it is in our slideshow. Main image from Pixabay.comPhotography by Miguel Nacianceno | Styling by  Liezl Yap | Demonstration by Jonathan Roxas | Char-Broil grill from Handyman Do-It-Best ...

How to Make Homemade Suman

Love local treats? Learn how to make and wrap this Filipino rice cake at home.
Click on the slideshow to see how it's done.RELATED recipes:Photography by Miguel Nacianceno | Demonstration by Elvie Ibale of Maya Kitchen | Styling by Liezl Yap ...

How to Debone a Chicken

Learn how to debone a chicken in 6 simple steps.
 Does your fave recipe call for a deboned chicken? Learn how to do it on your own with our 6-step guide. Check out these chicken recipes: Chicken GalantinaChicken Breast RellenoChicken BinakolChicken Tikka MasalaClick link to see our full list of poultry recipes.Photography ...

3 Ways to Thaw Chicken

Learn how to defrost chicken properly.
If you don't thaw chicken properly, the outer portion might be burnt and the inside part might still be raw—which may carry salmonella, a common foodborne illness. See how to defrost chicken properly by clicking on the slideshow!Main image from Pixabay.comPhotography by ...

How to Make Boneless Smoked Milkfish

Want to make and enjoy tinapang bangus at home? Follow this guide.
Smoking milkfish extends its shelf life. Learn this skill and you don't have to buy expensive boneless bangus anymore. Click on the slideshow to learn how. Need recipe ideas for smoked bangus? Click here: smoked fish recipes Photography by Miguel Nacianceno | Demonstration: ...

How to Make Korean Chicken Wings

Baking the wings in the sauce makes them D-I-Y easy, and keeps them especially moist and tender.
The mix of sweet and slightly spicy is a slam-dunk! Bonus: Baking the wings in the sauce makes them D-I-Y easy, and keeps them especially moist and tender.To see the FULL RECIPE, click Korean Chicken WingsPhotography by Patrick Martires | Demonstration by ...

How to Clean and Store Fish

Remember to always clean fish before putting in the freezer or fridge. Here's how.
Remember to always clean fish before putting in the freezer or fridge. Here's how.Photography by Miguel Nacianceno | Food Styling by Liezl Yap  | Demonstration by Alexander Tanco ...
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