How to Deep-Fry Foods

HOW TO DEEP FRY FOODS? To deep-fry means to cook a food submerged in hot fat / oil. Food breading or dipping in a batter before deep frying creates a protective coating between food and fat adding crispness, color and flavor to the food. Here are some tips for deep frying: 1. Fry at proper […]

How To Cook Beef in Oyster Sauce?

Beef in Oyster Sauce Recipe Ingredients: 8 ounces beef steak 2 tbsp oyster sauce 1 tbsp dry sherry 1 tbsp corn starch 4 ounces broccolli 4 ounces bamboo shoots 1 carrot, peeled 4 ounces button mushrooms or chinese dried mushrooms 4 tbsp oil 2 slices fresh gingerroot, peeled and chopped 2 scallions, chopped 1 tsp […]

Lumpiang Ubod (Heart of Palm Spring Rolls) Recipe

LUMPIANG UBOD RECIPE Ingredients: 500 g. of ubod 250 g. of lean ground pork 2 cups shrimps, shelled, chopped, heads removed 250 g. of boneless chicken thighs (skin on) 1 whole garlic, minced lettuce leaves patis (fish sauce) freshly ground black pepper & salt to taste 2 tbsp of cooking oil Ingredients for Wrapper: 2 […]

How to Make Potato Salad?

Potato Salad Pointers Potatoes make satisfying side dishes. Opinions on which ingredients are essential to potato salad can vary. Regardless, the starting point must be a basic recipe the promises a good outcome. Now, here’s some pointers to make your potato salad even taste better. For a potato salad that doesn’t end up mushy, use […]

How To Prevent (Food) Vitamin Loss

HOW TO PREVENT FOOD VITAMIN LOSS Here are some tips on how to prevent food vitamin loss: Whenever possible, before peeling, wash vegeta¬bles whole under running water. Peel thinly or cook with skin on. Cut into large pieces. Raw vegetables and fruit salads: add a little lemon juice or vinegar to slow down vitamin C […]

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Halo-Halo Recipe

Halo-Halo Recipe Ways to Make Halo-Halo Halo-halo is a popular Filipino dessert that is a mixture of shaved ice and milk to which are added various boiled sweet beans and fruits, and served cold. Halo-halo comes from the Tagalog word “halo” meaning “mix”. It is basically a mixture of sweet preserved beans(red beans, chick peas), coconut […]

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What Are The Unusual Uses of Baking Soda?

The Unusual Uses of Baking Soda Baking soda is a chemical compound that appears as a fine powder. It releases bubbles of carbon dioxide when it interacts with an acid and a liquid. It is most commonly used in baking, where it acts as a leavening agent. However, there are other unusual uses of baking […]

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What to Know About Detox Fast Diet for Weight Loss?

What is a detox fast diet for weight loss? A detox fast diet for weight loss is primarily utilized to get rid of the poisons in the body that accumulate from various sources like ammonia generated during the meltdown of protein, pesticides, food chemicals, home cleaners, pollution, medications, tobacco smoke, and even weighty metals like […]

Smoked Chicken with Corn / Potato Salad Recipe

SMOKED CHICKEN WITH CORN POTATO SALAD RECIPE Ingredients: 2 lb bag new potatoes 2 large corn cobs ½ red onion, thinly sliced juice 1 lime 2 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed ½- 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika 4 skinless chicken breasts, halved across the middle small bunch coriander, leaves roughly chopped lime wedges, […]

How To Make Tomato Salad?

Tomato Salad Recipe Ingredients: 6 organic salad tomatoes 2 white onions 6 pcs shallots 1/2 cup oil, for frying shallots 1/2 cup dry native peanuts a little peanut or corn oil fine salt Procedure: Wash tomatoes. Slice into 1/2 inch thick wedges. Peel and slice the white onions. Soak pieces in water then drain. Peel […]

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La Paz Batchoy Recipe

LA PAZ BATCHOY RECIPE La Paz Batchoy is a noodle soup made with pork organs, beef, crushed pork cracklings, chicken stock and round noodles. Originated from the district of La Paz, Iloilo City in the Philippines, thus it is referred to as La Paz Batchoy. La Paz Batchoy is a unique dish. It is best slurped in […]

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What is Baking?

Understanding Baking Baking is the technique of prolonged cooking by heating thru the means of convection, not by radiation. It can be done by using oven, hot ashes or stones. It is primarily used for the preparation of bread, cakes and other pastry items. A baker is a person who prepares baked goods. The place […]

Mang Inasal, Philippines Inc. Franchise

MANG INASAL FRANCHISE MANG INASAL Philippines is the fastest growing quick serve restaurant (QSR) in the country today- and the biggest QSR specializing in chicken inasal and other Pinoy favorites. The business started in Iloilo City, Philippines on December 12, 2003. After almost five (5) years of success in the business, the Company continues to […]

Korean Foods

KOREAN TRADITIONAL FOODS During eKusinero’s visit to Korea, it was noticed that most Korean foods are spicy (very spicy indeed!). Even those packed noodles are spicy. A better example is “kimchi”, this fermented vegetable is super spicy but Koreans include this stuff in every possible way in their daily menu, from appetizers, soups, main course, […]

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Cooking Basics for Beginners

When it comes to cooking, it is important to keep in mind that everyone started somewhere. I do not know of a single person who was born with a wooden cooking spoon and ready to go. There is a lot of learning that must be done in order to become a prolific cook and then […]