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28 April, 2019

How to Cook Sago

How to Cook Sago
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Sago is the starch extracted from piths of tropical palm stems and is commercially produced and commonly sold in the form of pearls. They are usually cooked in water or choice of liquid and widely used in beverages and desserts. These spheres are really easy to prepare, requiring only for the most part boiling in
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6 March, 2019

How to Make Latik

How to Make Latik
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An easy tutorial on How to Make Latik to use as topping and flavoring for your favorite rice cakes and desserts! Latik are solids that form when coconut cream (kakang gata) is cooked down until it releases its natural oils. These toasted crumbs are sprinkled on Filipino desserts and rice cakes to add flavor and
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12 June, 2017

How to Velvet Meat

How to Velvet Meat
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Velveting is a Chinese cooking technique commonly used in stir-frying. Meat or seafood are marinated in a mixture of egg white, cornstarch and rice wine, and then briefly blanched in oil or water before finishing off in the stir-fry process with other ingredients. The marinade acts as protective coat which seals moisture and keeps the
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10 May, 2017

How to Fry Tofu

How to Fry Tofu
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Tofu are soft cheese-like curds derived from the processing of soya milk with a coagulant, which are then pressed down into white blocks. They are usually sold in stores water-packed in sealed containers or aseptic cartons. A staple in Asian cookery, tofu are a very affordable yet delicious and versatile protein source. They have a
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8 April, 2017

How to Toast Garlic

How to Toast Garlic
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Many of our Filipino dishes, the pancit molo I posted a few days ago a good example, relies heavily on toasted garlic for flavor. So how do we turn fresh cloves into these crisp, golden nuggets of aroma and flavor? Here are my tips on how to toast garlic: Add the garlic in warm oil (NOT hot!)
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6 March, 2017

How to Roast Chestnuts

How to Roast Chestnuts
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