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#RECIPE of the Day: PORK MECHADO

Isa sa mga classic na ulam ng Pinoy, ang  PORK MECHADO. Pwedeng-pwede pang-tanghalian man o hapunan. Pwede rin naman isama sa handaan. 🙂

 

 

♥ Ingredients ♥

 

1 and 1/2 pork shoulder, cubes

1 large potato, cubed

1 red bell pepper, sliced

1 green bell pepper, sliced

1 cup green peas

1 pork bouillon cube

1 calamansi

3 tbsp soy sauce

1 can (6oz) tomato sauce

1 and 1/2 cups water

5 cloves garlic, chopped

1 onion, diced

Salt and Pepper to taste

3 tbsp cooking oil

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Recipe of the Day: BULALO

Bagay na bagay sa taglamig/tag-ulan, BULALO!!! Napakadali lang nitong lutuin. Medyo may kamahalan lang ang baka pero, why not, di naman araw-araw ‘to. 🙂

 

 

♥ Ingredients ♥

 

1 kilo beef shank, chopped to desired pieces/sizes

1 onion, diced

4 stalks onion leeks, chopped

1/4 cup  dried banana blossom (bulaklak ng saging)

Salt and pepper to taste

Water

Fish Sauce (patis)

 

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An Honest Experience with Honestbee

Honestbee is an online concierge and delivery service. They basically shop for you based on your choices from their website and deliver them to you at your desired time of delivery.

 

I actually have heard about this service long time ago and it was just recently that I was able to try it. Since I am busy at work on weekdays and most of the time have OT’s, I thought of trying out their service.

 

I went to their website, https://www.honestbee.ph, and quickly browse on some important items that we need at home. These includes my kids’ milk and some basic kitchen/cooking stuffs. Their website is very user-friendly. What you see is what you get. If you have some trouble or have queries, you can right away chat with a customer service assistant from the same site.

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#RECIPE of the Day: Misua Soup

 

recipe

⊗ Ingredients:

½ kilo ground pork

1 egg

1 onion, chopped

salt

pepper

all purpose flour, for binding

cooking oil

6 cloves garlic, chopped

5 cups water

1 patola, sliced by 2 inches

fish sauce

250 g misua (rice noodles)

 

⊗ Instructions:

  1. Combine ground pork, egg, onion, salt, pepper and all-purpose flour.
  2. Form them into small balls. Set aside.
  3. Heat cooking oil. Saute garlic.
  4. Fry the meat balls until golden brown.
  5. Pour water and add the patola slices.
  6. Add fish sauce to taste.
  7. Drop in the fine rice noodles or misua.
  8. Simmer for 3 minutes or until cooked.

 

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#RECIPE of the Day: Simple, Crispy Fried Chicken

 

CRISPY FRIED CHICKEN

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • cooking oil
  • 4 pcs chicken, quarter size

 

Instructions:

  1. Beat eggs in a small bowl.
  2. Sift together the all-purpose flour, salt, black pepper, onion and garlic powder in another bowl.
  3. Heat cooking oil in a deep skillet or deep fryer. Medium heat.
  4. Dip chicken in the beaten egg.
  5. Then, dredge in the seasoned flour. Coat evenly.
  6. Fry one side about 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Follow the same for the other side.
  8. The trick is to flip it once only.

 

Enjoy your crispy-licious fried chicken!

 

 

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Four Days to Go ’til Christmas!

And the countdown continues…

 

Are you still thinking on what to cook on Christmas eve? Let me think and share some for you. These are common but at least can contribute…somehow…haha!

 

  • All-time MENUDO! My favorite!
  • Kare-Kare
  • Mechado
  • Pansit Guisado
  • Embutido
  • Hardinera
  • All-time lumpiang shanghai/shanghai rolls
  • Hamonado
  • Lechon Paksiw
  • Lechon Kawali
  • Cordon Bleu
  • Salpicao
  • Caldereta
  • Garlic-Buttered Shrimp
  • Black Pepper Crab
  • Grilled Liempo/Fish
  • Barbeque

These are just suggestions. Feel free to add more and comment below.

 

One of the importance of celebrating Christmas is also to have a bonding and cherish memories with our friends, families and loved ones. We, Filipinos, love food. We can have great memories over food. 🙂 But whether you have lots of dishes to share with or few, the most important thing is we are all happy, complete and blessed.

 

Prayers to all the sick people, that they may recover the soonest and may they enjoy this holiday season with their families.

 

May your Christmas be decorated with cheer and filled with love. Have a wonderful holiday!

 

 

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MCDonald’s Secret Menu Revealed!

Good news especially to the McDonald’s fans out there! In this blog, I’ll be sharing with you the secret menu that you can order at McDonald’s.

 

What’s this secret menu all about? Simple, these are sets of menu that McDonald’s can offer to their customers which are not listed or showing from their overhead menu at their restaurants/food chains. How to? Just directly order at their cashiers and mention the secret menu that you would like to try. THAT’S IT!

 

So, here’s where you can choose from:

 

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Beat Christmas Rush with Villa del Conte Gift Boxes

Beat the Christmas rush and simplify your holiday gift shopping with the Villa Del Conte Minusculo gift boxes!

 

These elegantly designed gift boxes are filled with delightful Villa Del Conte chocolates that your clients, friends and loved ones will surely enjoy. The Villa Del Conte Minusculo gift boxes come with either:

  • 5 pieces of pralines at P295, or
  • 6 pieces of pralines at P340

These are available for advanced orders. Get these Minusculo gift boxes at all Villa Del Conte stores in Greenbelt 5, Century City Mall, Shangri-La Mall, Resorts World Manila, SM Megamall and Robinsons Magnolia or contact 893-2575.

 

To know about Villa Del Conte and its other tempting chocolate creations, follow Villa Del Conte on Facebook @VillaDelContePh, Twitter @villadelconte, and Instagram account @VillaDelContePh, or visit www.villadelcontecioccolato.com.