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MERIENDA TIME!

Fish Balls (Bola-Bola sa Kalye)

Recipe courtesy of Mrs. Daisy Alonzo

Ingredients:

1 tbsp. baking powder
3 tbsp. cornstarch
1 tbsp. salt
1 kilong laman o fillet ng labahita
spatula
sangkalan
kutsilyo
salaan
mangkok
sauce pan

Paraan ng paggawa:

1. Hugasan ang laman o fillet ng isda at ilagay ito sa salaan upang
patuluin ang tubig.

2. Hiwain ang fillet ng maliliit na piraso upang madali itong madurog.

3. Tadtarin ang pinira-pirasong fillet hanggang sa maging pino. Ilagay
ito sa mangkok at haluin.

4. Upang magdikit-dikit ang dinurog na fillet, lagyan ito ng yelo habang
hinahalo.
Ituloy ang paghahalo hanggang sa magsimulang mamuo ang fillet.

5. Ihalo ang 1 kutsarang asin sa namumuong isda. Ihalo na din ang isang
kutsarang baking powder at 3 kutsarang cornstarch.

6. Haluing mabuti ang sangkap upang gumanda ang hilatsa ng gagawing
fishball.

7. Kumuha ng 1 kutsarang fishball mixture at pagulungin sa inyong palad
hanggang sa maging hugis bola ito.Makakagawa na kayo 100 pirasong fishball.

8. Itabi muna ang mga binilog na fishball at magpakulo ng tubig sa
saucepan o kawali.

9. Kapag kumukulo na ang tubig, ilagay ang mga binilog na fishball
mixture.

10. Luto na ang fishball kapag ito ay lumutang na. Maaari na itong
hanguin mula sa kumukulong tubig at ilagay sa salaan.Patuyuin.

11. Ilagay sa refrigerator para hindi masira.

12. Maaari na itong iprito (deep Fry). Tuhog na ng tuhog!Enjoy

******ENGLISH VERSION**********

FISHBALL RECIPE:
: Ingredients: 1 tbsp. baking powder
: 3 tbsp. cornstarch
: 1 tbsp. salt
: 1 kilo fish fillet (your choice of fish)

1. Wash fish fillet & drain in sieve or colander.
2. Chop fish fillet finely or put in chopper/blender. **optional***place ice if u want it to stick together
while mixing, but drain
3. mix with 1 tbsp. salt, add 1 tbsp baking powder & 3 tbsp constarch
4. mix well so it will roll nicely into balls.
5.take 1 tbsp fishball mixture & roll it into the plalm of your hands until you form a lovely nice ball.
repeat. you can make 100 fishballs with this mixture.
6. set fishballs aside. Boil water in a saucepan.
7. drop fishballs into the boiling water.
8. cooked fishballs float when they are done. collect the floaters to drain on sieve or colander.
9. set aside some for frying. store in fridge or freezer the others.
10. Deep fry & enjoy! they dont need to brown since they are already cooked. pierce fishballs in wooden/bamboo skewers if u like! Dip in sauce.
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**SWEET dipping sauce for Fishball:
soysauce
water
sugar
grated fresh garlic
and flour to thicken
chili *optional
Basically you boil it on low heat until it thickens i dont have approx measurements but its like
making gravy or lumpia sauce. u just add more or less sugar to taste:
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or try this:
4 tablespoons cornstarch
1/3 cup brown or white sugar
1/4 cup soy sauce
1-1/2 cups water
minced garlic
chili *optional
****
Combine cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce and water. Cook 5 minutes over low heat, stirring
constantly to prevent lumps. add chilies to spice it

***Sour Vinegar-based Sauce version***
Just combine all:
1/2 cup vinegar
soy sauce
onion chopped
garlic minced
chilies to taste
enjoy all!
Enjoy! YUM


Pinoy Cheese Cupcake-Kababayan
(Pinoy Cheese Muffin)

Recipe courtesy of Mrs. Daisy Alonzo

Ingredients:

1 bar butter
4 eggs
100 grams sugar
2 can of condensed milk
15 grams cooking oil
5 grams baking powder
500 grams. all-purpose flour

you will need:

cheese grater
2 ounce paper baking cups
cake mixer, mixing bowl and spatula

Paraan ng pagluluto:

Hiwa-hiwain muna ang butter para madali itong lummbot.

Ilagay ang butter sa isang mixing bowl, ihalo ang asukal at apat na itlog.

Haluin ang mga sangkap na ito sa cake mixer. Gamitin ang pinakamahinang
speed upang hindi tumapon ang butter mixture.

Idagdag na din sa mixture ang dalawang lata ng condensed milk.

Ihinto muna ang mixer.

Pagsamahin naman ang harina at baking powder at saka ihalo sa butter mixture.

Paandarin muli ang mixer sa pinakamahinang speed. Haluing mabuti hanggang sa
maging basa ang mga sangkap.

Ihalo ang 15 grm ng mantika.

Pabilisin ang mixer hanggang maging pino ang sangkap.

Patayin ang mixer, ito na ngayon ang cupcake mixture.

Ihanay ang paper baking cups. Magbuhos ng cupcake mixture sa bawat baking cups

Punuin hanggang ikatlong bahagi ng bawat cups

Lagyan ng grated cheese ang cupcake mixture.

Ipasok sa mainit na oven, ihurno ng mga 30 minuto.

Luto na ang cheese cupcake. Palamigin


Quikiam

Mix the following ingredients:

800 gram ground Kasim or Pork shoulder

200 gram grated green papaya

1 small bundle of spring onion chopped

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup soy sauce

1/4 cup cornstarch

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp. Ngo-hiong (5 spice powder)

MSG or vetsin

Then wrap mixed ingredient in 5- 6 sheets of Bean curd skins

COOKING PROCEDURE:

Fry until brown. Serve with achara or sweet plum sauce.

Enjoy! Yum! Yum!

if you have any questions ask me.

Tagalog-English, English-Tagalog
(Philipino) Standard Dictionary
The Philippine Cookbook

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Philippine Hospitality: A Gracious Tradition of the East
Philippine Recipes
Made Easy

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