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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Native Chicken Binakol


Half kilo native chicken
Onions
Bellpepper
Ginger
Coco water of 2 coconuts (about 2 L)
3 Potatoes, cubed
Coco meat
Salt and pepper to taste.

Boil the chicken until tender with minimal water.
Add ginger, onion, bellpepper and coco water.
Simmer, then add poataoes and coco meat.
Adjust taste with salt and pepper.
Serve hot with rice on the side.



Monday, April 17, 2017

Homemade Mayonnaise


2 eggyolks
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup canola oil
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
Salt and sugar to taste
Turmeric or mustard (optional)

In a blender, process the yolks.
Add the oil a little at a time while processing.
Add the vinegar and salt and sugar to taste.
Add turmeric or mustard.
Continue processing in the blender until consistency is thick (not runny).
Keep refrigerated.


Saturday, April 15, 2017

Cabbage parcel


500g ground beef
6 pcs carrots, chopped
1 sayote, chopped
2 big potatoed, chopped
Celery, chopped
6 cloves garlic, chopped
2 onions, chopped
Salt, pepper, and soy sauce
Oatmeal
2 big Cabbage heads
Toothpick

Dip:
Soy sauce
Calamansi

Mix all chopped vegetables.
Add salt, pepper and soy sauce to taste.
Add oatmeal in small amount at a time, just enough to bind the mixture.
Scoop the mixture and place in the cabbage leaf, fold and secure with toothpick.
Repeat last procedure until the mixture is used up.
Ready the steamer with boiling water.
Place the cabbage parcel and steam for 2p minutes.
Serve hot with the dipping sauce.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Angel Hair Pasta with Vegetable and Tuna

Olive oil
Garlic cloves
200g ripe tomatoes, chopped
200g bellpepper, chopped
100g celery
Salt and pepper
Cheese (optional)
Reserved water from boiled pasta
Tuna in oil

Boil angel hair pasta for 2.5 minutes. Set aside. Reserve water.
Saute vegetables in olive oil.
 Add reserved water and the oil from tuna.
Simmer till vegetables are tender to your liking. Adjust taste with salt and pepper.
Add tuna and olive oil. Remove from fire and serve hot over angel hair pasta.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Native Chicken Binakol


Half of native chicken
Ginger
2L Young Coconut water (buko juice)
2 large potatoes, cubed
Young coconut meat (buko)
Salt and pepper

Boil native chicken till tender and water is reduced. Add the coco water and ginger and bring to boil. Add potatoes and pepper. Continue to boil until potatoes are tender. Add salt and pepper. Serve with rice.


Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Two-kinds-of-of-potatoes POTATO SALAD


1kl boiled potatoes, quartered
1/2kl boiled sweet potatoes, cubed
2 heads chopped red onions
1 cup mayonnaise
Ground black pepper
Salt to taste
Dried herbs or fresh chives

Mix all ingredients in a big bowl.
Serve chilled.