Perk up your rice

Perk up your rice

A foreigner visited the Philippines, tried the local cuisine and wrote in his blog how amazed he was at the ceremony with which we serve our rice, and he was just commenting on a restaurant practice of shaping rice in a small bowl and inverting it onto a plate.What he … [Read more...]

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How to extract coconut milk / cream

Coconut milk and coconut cream are ingredients in many Southeast Asian dishes -- from marinades to stews to desserts. Where does coconut milk and cream come from? Coconut milk and cream are extracted from mature coconut meat. The meat is ground or grated then squeezed to … [Read more...]