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Japanese Omurice is a delicious but challenging dish. Can I hack it in my kitchen??

Food & Drinks, Recipes

Anyone who’s tried Omurice knows how delicious it is, and how difficult it is to make. I’m always amazed by how Japanese chefs can shape the perfect omelette using only chopsticks! Thanks to a BuzzFeed video on YouTube, I thought I was equipped with enough skills to make a good omurice. Turns out, I wasn’t…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

In the Philippines, we hate seeing things go to waste. We’re a country fond of up-cycling, or turning scrap materials into something new and useful, of using every single bit of an animal when cooking. Take for example a Filipino favorite, sisig, which makes use of pig face and ears. Many would balk at the thought…

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Food & Drinks, Tips

Until recently, whiskey was the star in many bars across Metro Manila. But I noticed that many people are also starting to get into gin. A classic gin and tonic is a staple in any bar, whether at home or commercially. The thing about gin is that it isn’t as regulated as wine or whiskey….

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Food & Drinks, Recipes

They say the best burgers have the perfect ratio of fat to meat, so you get the juiciest bite. Oftentimes, you can’t tell what the ratio is in regular ground beef from the supermarket. More fat means a juicier but looser patty, while leaner meat can lead to a dry burger. What’s the solution? Grinding…

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