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Mistakes You're Making When Cooking Fried Rice

Don't be bashed when you make fried rice!
You might think it's hilarious to make such a big fuss about fried rice but to some people, rice is life! Remember when Uncle Roger watched in horror as a cooking show host made Chinese fried rice? Here are mistakes to avoid when making ...

How To Cook Rice In Four Different Ways

You can use a rice cooker or do any of these cooking techniques instead.
"Rice is life" is true for a lot of people and if you are totally behind this, cooking rice to the perfect fluffiness that you like is important.  Cooking rice is a matter of water-to-rice ratios. The amount of water depends on how ...

What's The Difference: Japanese Rice Vs. Regular Rice

Regular rice is different from sushi rice.
Baked sushi made an impact on our pandemic lives. It's so good, it blossomed into a trend that is definitely here to stay! If you like baked sushi so much, you may want to make baked sushi at home yourself instead of ordering it for delivery. That's where ...

What's The Difference: Rice Flour Vs. Glutinous Rice Flour Vs. Galapong

Two you can buy at the store and one you can easily make at home!
Rice flour is the essential ingredient for a lot of kakanin! Whether you're thinking of making cheese puto, sapin-sapin, or an easy bibingka recipe for Christmas, you'll be needing some rice flour to make these delicious local dessserts. Did you know that there are different kinds of rice flour ...

Avoid Wet, Mushy Rice By Doing This

Stop rice from getting wet with this easy tip.
Mushy rice is not appetizing. In fact, it's just a cup of water short of being congee or lugaw. If that wasn't your intention, this is a problem that usually happens when you lift the lid of your rice cooker and the droplets that ...

What's The Difference: Paella Vs. Risotto

Both are delicious rice recipes.
Kanin is life! There are many ways you can cook and serve rice but the most common way is also the simplest: plain and steamed.  Steamed fluffy white rice is a staple and eaten at almost every meal but there are some feasts ...

Here's Why You Can Add Vinegar To Your Steamed Rice

Vinegar and rice is not just for sushi.
Rice can go bad. This is a natural thing and it happens. Many of us who are accustomed to eating rice with every meal know that, when the day is over, any leftover rice needs to be properly stored. This means it needs to be stored ...

Avoid Spoiled Rice: How To Store Bigas Properly

Keep this dry food as fresh as possible.
Rice is one of the most hard-working ingredients in your kitchen. For most Pinoy, it's part and parcel of most meals which goes with ulam recipes. It can also be the base of a meal such as a loaded fried rice with everything mixed in already. If ...

This Cooking And Storage Habit Can Cause Food Poisoning

Just remember to always follow the 4-hour rule.
Do you properly rinse, cook, and then store your steamed rice once it's been cooked? You should because this can be the cause of food poisoning.  Food poisoning is a big deal. This is why preparing, cooking, and even reheating food can be areas where ...

Ham-Spinach-Turmeric Fried Rice Recipe

Golden yellow rice is courtesy of this spice.
Fast and easy to cook, this is a bowl of healthy fried rice with mixed veggies, ham, and turmeric. ...

Recipes Using Leftover Rice You Didn't Think To Make

Cooked rice is an easy-to-use main ingredient.
Few Filipino households can hold a meal without steamed rice. The backbone of our cuisine, rice is hearty and filling. On its own, ulam can be extra flavorful, salty, and can be umami bombs. Rice tames the flavors and makes the meal more satisfying. We don't ...

To Try Or Not To Try: The Japanese Are Cooking Rice With Onion And Bacon

This is a super-easy way to make an entire meal using a rice cooker!
It's no secret that you can do so much more than cooking steamed white rice with a rice cooker. Case in point: Japanese have started the trend of cooking rice in a rice cooker, but with KFC chicken in it. This time, they're ...

You Can Cook Rice In The Microwave!

This brilliant hack can save you from cooking more than you need.
We all know that rice cookers are the best at cooking rice. A Filipino meal is never complete without steamed white rice. Your mom's chicken and pork adobo and sinigang na baboy are just not as good when you don't have a nice mound of rice on ...

Bibimbap Recipes To Make Instead Of Your Usual Fried Rice

These are loaded rice bowls!
Any Korean menu will have this dish on its menu: the bibimbap. You'll see that it's a popular dish and it's no wonder. It's a fried rice meal that is super satisfying as well as super tasty with the flavors and tastes ...

WATCH: How To Cook Chowking-Style Pork Chao Fan Rice Recipe

We hacked the fried rice recipe of Chowking!
Are you a fan of fried rice meals? If so, you have probably ordered this before: the pork chao fan. It's a simple yet tasty fried rice that's got a little of both kangkong and ground pork for extra flavor.It's an easy ...

Puto Bigas Recipe

Rice that has been ground up to a fine flour makes traditional puto.
The core ingredient of a traditional puto recipe is rice. You can use all-purpose flour to make it easier if you don't have rice flour. However, if you really want the taste and texture of the traditional version of this steamed rice cake, ...

You Should Know: Local Rice is Healthier Than Imported Rice

Buying locally grown rice varieties helps our farmers, too.
In 2019, the Philippines produced about 18.8 million metric tons of palay or unhusked rice. This is close to the average amount the country produces, according to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization.That may seem like a huge number, but we ...

How To Make Arroz Valenciana + Tips

This gorgeous rice in a pan is a complete meal on its own.
When it comes to rice, a steaming bowl of rice isn't always the appetizing side you want with your meal, especially if you are serving it up with some festive meats and vegetables. Few dishes can beat a good arroz valenciana, known as the Filipino ...

This Is How Long Rice Will Last In Your Rice Cooker

You shouldn't leave it in the rice cooker all day.
Rice is the common food staple for many people. It's the part of the meal that's indispensable when you are eating almost any Filipino dish!However, did you know that you shouldn't be leaving your cooked rice out? Rice that's been cooked should ...

Here Are Fried Rice Tips You Should Use For Your Next Meal

Your favorite fried rice recipe can be made better.
It's amazing how a flavorful fried rice can make a meal more satisfying. It's one of the dishes you most likely eat every day. This is the sinangag or garlic fried rice you cooked and served with your beef tapa, tocino, or dating ...
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