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Parilla La Cabrera Manila’s executive chef Agustin Figueroa shows us the basic of grilling a steak.
Parilla La Cabrera, the Argentine steak restaurant of EDSA Shangri-La, wants to teach us how to grill steak the right way, but its owners signed non-disclosure agreements that prevent them from divulging their secrets. So owners and steak lovers Carlo Calma Lorenzana and Bobby Tenchavez figured ...
 
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Fancy noodles with just a few simple twists.
As much as we'd love to cook or enjoy the services of a gourmet restaurants every day, we can't. There are days we'll always go back to the easy ways of "just add water" meals.This is just reality.We won't blame you for this instant ...
 
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No TV dinner should get in between man and his microwave.
Admit it: Just like any loving affair, your relationship with the microwave has had its ups and downs, yet you still consider it as one of the most important anchors in your life. You can live without it, but you choose not ...
 
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Stop embarrassing yourself.
We always trust Jamie Oliver when it comes to cooking advice, even if he did destroy all of our childhoods with his tyrannical campaign against radioactive Turkey Twizzlers.That's why we tasked the chef with giving us his top cooking hacks and sins, ...
 
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Yes, you can.
It's only item you need to survive another world war, a natural calamity, or your mother’s outrage. Canned goods are unquestionably one of man’s greatest inventions. They’ve saved mankind time, effort, and even cash, and have been the long-distance traveler's best friend since 1813. We know ...
 
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We prove that you can cook practically anything in it.
If there’s one appliance that deserves all glory, honor, and praise on your kitchen counter, it’s the toaster oven. Nothing is as powerful, as versatile, as generous as this lean, mean, cooking machine. It’s the only thing you need, really, to make ...
 
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Justin Yenko is out to make the PH even hotter.
Tipple and Slaw’s Justin Yenko is in pursuit of creating the hottest and best-tasting sauce for your meal. It may sound ambitious, but already the self-proclaimed "chillihead" is on track with his suite of award-winning Bad Boy Tikboy and Garapal hot sauces.“I ...
 
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How to keep your avocado fresh, poach perfect eggs and more
Whether you're a culinary novice or a kitchen genius, every now and then you hear a cooking trick from someone that blows your mind a little. Whether it will help you finally master the perfect poached egg or balance the flavors in ...
 
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At least according to this Michelin-starred chef.
Daniel Patterson, Michelin-starred and James Beard-awarded chef at Coi in San Francisco, came up with a revolutionary way to scramble an agg. (You'd think everyone had tried everything with eggs, but apparently our imaginations took a few years off.) Inspired by frustrations ...
 
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World-renowned pastry chef Nick Malgiere shows us how to bake for a manly brownie.
Baking teacher and author Nick Malgieri has already written a dozen baking books—and surely there was no need for another brownie recipe. But this one came by way of serendipity.Malgieri was making his popular fudgy brownies for a friend’s party, increasing the proportions ...
 
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Start oiling up the grill.
When Gordon Ramsay says "add a dash of olive oil," what he actually means is: add a genuinely dangerous amount of olive oil. Anyone who's ever lost themselves for three starving hours to his YouTube recipe videos will tell you that. The ...
 
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New York’s Eleven Madison Park was voted the best restaurant in the world, making Daniel Humm the greatest chef currently cooking in any kitchen.
It had been snowing all night. The road down the mountain snaked through an icing of whiteness. Daniel Humm, the young chef whose cooking had brought a Michelin star to this patch of the Swiss Alps, had crawled into bed around three ...
 
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What was wrong with the humble scramble?
Just when you thought you'd finally mastered the various ways to cook the perfect egg (thanks to us), this happens.Apparently it's time to wave goodbye to the classic scrambled/poached/fried thing you've had going on, and make way for the new monstrous cooking ...
 
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Perfect poached and slay scrambled
The idea that eggs are 'easy' falls apart a little when you see—or indeed taste—how well professional chefs can make them.Whether you take yours scrambled, poached or fried, the men with the big hats have perfected the science for you—all you need ...
 
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Scrambled eggs are important, yo.
If you struggle, not with making scrambled eggs (any fool can do that) but making superb scrambled eggs, you're not alone.Here's our latest theory on how to crack it, devised after lots of trial and error. It's a stupidly easy new hack ...
 
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It's all a matter of physics—and confidence.
In terms of unpleasant culinary experiences, the unnerving crunch of eggshell in a cooked meal is second only to finding a hair in there. You've likely fucked up an egg crack more than once in your life. Maybe thinking about the physics ...
 
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When you've identified the fish, scaled and gutted it, how do you actually cook it?
People don’t usually make fish at home because they have no idea how to prepare it. To begin, every variety of fish has a particular way of cooking in which its flavors will shine more. Just like with meat you have, lean ...
 
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Plus, the types of rice you need to know about
Aside from the color of the rice, the sizes also vary dramatically. If you are at a loss at the grocery and your recipe calls for a peculiar kind of rice, just refer back to this simple ratio. Long grain is three times longer than ...
 
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The recipe for the perfect midnight snack? Churros and peach smoothies.
Heat up late nights with spicy chocolate churros and a side of peach smoothies.CHURROSIngredientsInstructionsPEACH SMOOTHIESIngredientsInstructionsDrain peaches. Blend everything together with four ice cubes. Garnish with some fresh strawberries.This article originally appeared in the August 2016 issue of Esquire Philippines. Minor edits have been made by ...
 
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How to cook your meat correctly.
My problem with meat was that I was too nice to it. Like a lot of tentative amateur cooks, I was intimidated by meat, especially great meat—its heft and grandeur, its copious marbling, its protruding bones and prohibitive cost. The idea of ruining it scared the ...