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You Can Make So Many Different Kinds Of Adobong Manok

Make it better with your choice of additional ingredients.
Soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, black peppercorns, bay leaves, and chicken. These six main ingredients transform into a dish so powerfully flavorful, it's the most common way to cook the Filipino adobo.Even with just these six ingredients, the amounts of each of these instantly make it different from ...

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 ...

Use This Ingredient As A Substitute For Pineapples In Sweet and Sour Recipes

You can ditch the fresh pineapple for this instead.
The sweet and sour flavor is one that isn't as popular as the other flavor combos. Not many recipes call for this combination but there is one recipe that does this pairing justice and it's just as super delicious: sweet and sour recipes. If ...

Adobong Sitaw with Chicken Recipe

Make your adobong sitaw heartier with some fast-cooking chicken.
Make cooking your adobong sitaw recipe faster just by making the simple swap from using pork to chicken. Since you don't have to wait for the pork to become tender, you can immediately toss everything together and serve it in minutes!It's the ...

The Many Ways You Can Use Vinegar When Cooking

Have you used it in all these ways?
Acid is one of the pillars of great cooking. From what it can do to taste alone, it does a great job at cutting fat and brightening flavor notes. Vinegar is one of the many acidic ingredients you can use in the ...

Paksiw Na Isda Recipe (Tagalog Version)

Ulam para sa maulan na araw!
Kahit na maraming bersiyon ang paksiw katulad ng lechon paksiw, paksiw sa tulingan, at paksiw na pata, ang bangus ang karaniwang ginagamit sa paghanda ng putaheng ito. Niluluto ang bangus sa suka, bawang, at iba pang sangkap, para siguradong maging malinamnam at ...

These Are The 5 Local "Fake Vinegars" According To The FDA

It’s time to put your mind at ease.
With the news of “fake vinegar” making its rounds on social media, we understand if you are worried and concerned about your go-to vinegar brand. Thankfully, the Food And Drug Administration (FDA) just released their official advisory, signed by Rolando Enrique D. ...

All The Different Filipino Vinegars + How To Use Them

Ditch your distilled white vinegar for these great finds.
Acid—it’s a taste all Filipinos are well acquainted with but also take for granted. No Filipino kitchen cupboard can exist without vinegar. Adobo is only possible through the magical properties of vinegar. Vinegar, because of its acidity, livens up the flavor, disrupts cloying ...

WATCH: How To Make Kinilaw Na Tuna

This is our version of the ceviche and it's an incredibly tasty and refreshing dish.
Kinilaw, our version of the ceviche, should make use of the freshest fish you can find. In kinilaw, or kilawin as it's also known, there's no heat involved in this "cooked" fish dish. What does happen is that the raw tuna chunks are tossed in ...

A Guide to Filipino Vinegars

Here are the types of Filipino-made vinegars you need to know about!
One cannot walk into a Filipino kitchen and not find a bottle of vinegar, or suka, on the counter. Vinegar goes together with Filipino cuisine like bread goes with butter—you’ll find many dishes cooked with vinegar or eat many dishes served along ...

Garlic and Chili Vinegar Recipe

Your fave "silog" meals and grilled meats just got better with this sauce.
Serve this vinegar with your spread of grilled meats or tapsilog breakfast. ...

Why You Should Use Vinegar in Baking

This surprising ingredient could make your home baked goods even better!
What place do the sharp and pungent flavors of vinegar have in soft, fragrant, moist, and delicious baked goods? Surprisingly, vinegar can play a huge role in the rising and stabilizing of sweets like cakes and meringues. Not convinced? Let us explain: 1  ...

Garden Salad with Micro Arugula and Pomegranate Vinaigrette

This salad's tangy pomegranate-flavored dressing gives it a fruity zing.
This salad's tangy dressing gives it a fruity zing! And the tiny greens and baby carrots (from Eli Organics and Farm Needs at the Sidcor Market) add not only visual appeal but sharp flavor and crunch. ...

Paksiw na Isda Recipe (Fish in Vinegar)

This Filipino fish dish is comfort food to many—just let it simmer in a vinegar-garlic mixture!
Paksiw is a common dish in any Filipino household especially since it takes such a short amount of time to prepare. Although there are numerous variations of this dish such as lechon paksiw, paksiw na tulingan (tuna), and paksiw na pata (pork leg), using ...

Guide to Pinoy Sawsawan

Get to know a few of the essentials of the Filipino kitchen.
Make sure to stock up on these classic Filipino condiments on your next trip to the grocery: SUKA (Vinegar)Vinegar or suka is a staple in the Filipino kitchen, mostly thanks to its high levels of acidity and overall versatility. Most Filipinos keep a ...

Kitchen Newbie's Guide to Vinegar

Cane, palm, sinamak, and more—get schooled on the different kinds in the supermarket.
Used as a marinade, a condiment, or a cooking agent, vinegar is an integral ingredient in Filipino cuisine. Here’s a closer look at the different varieties available on supermarket shelves.Sukang maasim or cane vinegar is produced by fermenting sugarcane syrup. The sugarcane’s ...

4 Other Things You Didn't Know You Could Do with Vinegar

This is one hard-working multi-tasker!
Aside from being a vital ingredient for our favorite sawsawans, marinades, and salad dressings, a splash of vinegar can also help round out the flavors of a dish. It's an indispensable ingredient that can be used in other ways in the kitchen: 1. ...

Ampalaya and Pipino Salad

For a refreshing starter or side dish, you can't go wrong with this simple toss-and-serve salad.
For a refreshing starter or a lovely side dish, you can’t go wrong with this simple toss-and-serve salad. ...

Apple, Beet, and Jicama Slaw

This earthy slaw would be a great side dish to flavorful ribs like the Oven-roasted Root Beer Ribs!
This earthy slaw would be a great side dish to flavorful ribs like the Oven-roasted Root Beer Ribs! ...

Adobo sa Puti Recipe

Turn leftovers into a delicious sandwich for the following day.
There are many recipes for adobo, there are other variations like adobo sa patis (fish sauce) and adobo sa gata (coconut milk) to mention a few.   ...
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