Korean Chicken Wings

You will love the sweet and slightly spicy flavors of this barbeque dish that we baked using the Saladmaster Electric Skillet.    To lock in the flavors of the marinade, it's best to have it marinated overnight. For the marinade sauce, you will need: 1 one-inch piece fresh ginger, minced or grated 1 bulb garlic, minced 1 small onion, minced 2-3 tablespoons of chili ... READ MORE

Cooking Custard

To make classic custard that’s perfect for dessert, I prepared the following ingredients: 3 egg yolks 1 egg ¼ cup sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla 1 cup evaporated milk (I used this as a direct substitute for the recipe’s heavy cream) 1 small pack Nestle cream (225mL) Dash of cinnamon ½ teaspoon lemon juice I also armed myself with the following ... READ MORE

Chap Chae

I consider Chap Chae as the first "risky" dish that I prepared since I started cooking last year.  Risky because (a) Asian noodle dishes, for me, are generally difficult to prepare with its many (and oftentimes, hard to find) ingredients, and (b) the method / steps are meticulous and I'm afraid that missing a simple step will ruin the dish altogether. But when I saw this ... READ MORE

A Repeat Recipe

I repeated my favorite recipe, the Tamarind-Glazed Pork Stir-Fry, some weeks ago but this time, I used chicken breast fillet for the meat, and green bell peppers instead of the red ones. These variations brought out a dish that's lighter in color, a bit sweeter (because of the green bell peppers, maybe) but is equally flavorful as the first one I made (thanks to my ... READ MORE

Three-Cup Chicken

Three-Cup Chicken is a popular Taiwan recipe, and it was called as such because of its 3 main ingredients measured in equal ratio: soy sauce, sesame oil and chinese rice wine (shaoxing wine).   You will also need garlic and ginger and of course, the chicken (I prefer the breast fillet part), and you're good to go. The exact ingredients are as follows: 1/2 cup sesame oil, ... READ MORE

Sausage and Vegetable Bake

This is the perfect dish to make when you have guests coming over at a short notice.   Prepping up the ingredients is a breeze, and baking takes less than 15 minutes only with the Saladmaster Electric Skillet. For this super easy one-pan dish, you will need: 2 garlic bulbs, sliced in half 2 red onions, sliced into 6 wedges each 2 white onions, sliced into 6 wedges ... READ MORE

Saladmaster School of Cooking

Our Saladmaster consultants, Rene and Jane, invited us to a cooking demo last Saturday.   AJ and I almost didn't make it because I suddenly have to rush something for work.  We got there halfway through the session, but managed to see some more dishes at work. I saw the versatility of Saladmaster cookware when they cooked 3 dishes simultaneously by stacking the cookware on ... READ MORE

Tamarind-Glazed Pork Stir-Fry

Another winning recipe from Yummy Magazine (October 2011 issue)!   The original recipe calls for chicken breast but we only have pork steak at home so we did the pork version instead.   I now count this as one of our favorite dishes.  Who would have thought that you can use sinigang na sampalok (tamarind stew mix) in a stir-fry dish? Ingredients: 1/2 kilo pork steak ... READ MORE