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Chocolate Bread Pudding
November 14, 2007, 10:12 am
Filed under: Cooking Basics, food

1 cup White Sugar
1/2 loaf White Bread, sliced and lightly toasted
3/4 cup Unsalted Butter, melted
1/2 cup Toasted Nuts (walnuts, cashews, hazelnuts or peanuts)
3 cups Fresh Milk
3 cups Fresh Cream
1 1/2 cups White Sugar
3/4 cup Cocoa Powder
4 pcs Whole Eggs
2 jigger Brandy or Whiskey

1. Preheat oven to 350F
2. Butter the pan, so that the pudding won’t stick. Line the bottom of the dish with a layer if toasted bread. Drizzle the top with half of the melted butter, whiskey or brandy and nuts. Arrange a second layer of bread and pour the remaining butter, nuts and raisins. Set aside.
3. In a mixing bowl combine the fresh milk, cream, 1 1/2 cups sugar, cocoa powder, eggs and whisk to incorporate the ingredients properly. Pour the mixture over the bread layers and bake in the oven for about 1 hour or until golden. Pudding is done if a knife poked into the dish comes out clean. Serve straight from the dish either warm or a room temperature.



Glazed Ham with Apple-Raisin Sauce
November 14, 2007, 9:57 am
Filed under: Cooking Basics, food

1.2 kilos Ham, fat scored with a knife in a shallow crisscross pattern
8 – 12 pieces cloves
1/2 cup White Sugar (for glazing Ham)
1 cup White Sugar (for sauce)
1 tbsp Butter
1 cup Apple Juice
1/2 cup Apple, peeled, cored and cut into cubes
1/4 cup Raisins
1 tbsp Cornstarch
1 tbsp Water

1. Preheat oven to 400F.
2. Stud the ham with cloves. Brush the ham with 1/2 cup sugar and bake in the oven until the sugar caramelizes and fat is rendered from the ham.
3. In a preheated sauce pot, caramelize the 1 cup sugar over medium flame, then add the butter. Once it is golden in color add the apple juice, apples and raising. Gently boil for 5 minutes.
4. Dilute cornstarch in water and add to the sauce to thicken the mixture. Allow to cool down and serve on the side.



Meringue Kisses with Strawberry Cream
November 14, 2007, 9:44 am
Filed under: Cooking Basics, food

8 eggs (eggwhites only)
1 tsp. cream of tartar
pinch of salt
2 cups sugar
3 small baskets ripe strawberries
2 cups heavy cream
2 – 3 tbsps granulated sugar
1 tsp Ferna vanilla flavoring
1 – 2 tsps Ferna strawberry flavocol
powdered sugar for garnishing

1. Line 3 cookie sheets with aluminum foil. Preheat oven to 225F (up to 300F)
2. In a small bowl, beat together eggwhites, cream of tartar and salt. Gradually add sugar and beat till stiff peaks are formed.
3. Fill pastry bag (fitted with a 1/2″ star tube) with meringue. Pipe out 1 1/2 inch star, about 2″ apart. Bake for 1 hour or until dry and crisp. Cool.
4. Meanwhile, rinse strawberries. Pat dry. Hull and cut into slices.
5. In a bowl, beat together heavy cream, sugar and strawberry flavocol. Whisk until stiff peaks are formed. Set aside in the refrigerator.
6. To assemble, arrange 8 to 10 meringue pieces in the center of a large round plate to form an 8 inch circle. Spoon about1/3 cup of whipped cream on top of strawberries this time using 6 to 7 pieces. Repeat process. 1- 2 times, gradually decreasing the number of meringue kisses to create a cone. End with a single meringue on top.
7. Decorate with strawberries and top with powdered sugar.



Winners of the Food Showdown 2007 – Student Division
November 7, 2007, 7:28 am
Filed under: Uncategorized

Presidential Trophy Over-all Winner LYCEUM OF BATANGASGolden Plate Trophy – Battle of the Experts
ST. THERESE – MTC COLLEGES, ILOILO

Ultimate Chef Warrior Trophy – Chef Wars Classical
ST. THERESE – MTC COLLEGES, ILOILO

Ultimate Chef Warrior Trophy – Chef Wars Filipino (Kulinarya)
ST. THERESE – MTC COLLEGES, ILOILO

Ultimate Chef Warrior Trophy – Chef Wars Freestyle
MAGSAYSAY INSTITUTE OF HOSPITALITY & CULINARY ARTS

Overall All Trophy for Sweet Revenge
LYCEUM OF BATANGAS

CLASS 1 – CHEF WARS CLASSICAL

St. Therese – MTC Colleges
Vincent Uy / Earl Auric Grate / Rommel Salarda
Gold
Magsaysay Institute of Hospitality & Culinary Arts
Robert Sanchez / Paolo Molina / Hazel P. Lopez
Bronze
Lyceum of the Philippines University
Richard Tabuena / Randelle Soriano
Diploma
University of the Philippines
Erica Tria / Carla Laxamana / Noreen Gamayo
Diploma
CLASS 2 – CHEF WARS FILIPINO (KULINARYA)

St. Therese – MTC Colleges
Vincent Uy / Earl Auric Grate / Rommel Salarda
Silver
Lyceum of Batangas
Marie Zia Frances Magtibag / Jhan Allen Cariño / Gianina Borbon
Bronze

Patani Lyceum of the Philippines Univ.
Dan Chrisitan Aguila / Don Samaniego / King Frederick Sanchez
Bronze

University of Santo Tomas
Monica Salalla / Ida Doloiras / Kehnalin Balabbo
Diploma

Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Jehiel Regidor / Julyanne Erika Marqueses / Charmaigne May Rastrata
Diploma

CLASS 3 – CHEF WARS FREESTYLE

Magsaysay Institute of Hospitality & Culinary Arts
Jose Mari A. Medrano / Jim Munasque / Danilo Hicaro
Gold
St. Therese – MTC Colleges
Earl Auric Grate / Vincent Uy / Rommel Salarda
Silver

Colegio de San Lorenzo
Alex Rey Albano / Charina Marie Dy Lim / Katrina Soriano
Bronze

St. Paul University Manila
Marionette Paz / Koreena Mores / Rennelynne de Leon
Bronze

CLASS 4 – THE FINE DINING CHALLENGE

Lyceum of Batangas
Jan Derek Peña / Melvert R. de Leon / Joyce B. Cantos
Silver

CLASS 6 – THE PICNIC BASKET

St. Therese – MTC Colleges
Aldrin Troy Cachero / Marigold Comodero
Gold

St. Jude College Manila
Maria Valerie Ceredon
Bronze
Angeles University Foundation
Ma. Abigail Basa / Roselle Anne Cervantes
Bronze
University of Santo Tomas
Vincent Rocha / Nikolai Salvador
Diploma
 

CLASS 7 – CUISINE RAPIDE
St. Therese – MTC Colleges – Benedict Benedicto Bronze
Lyceum of Batangas – Amado Toleyos, Jr. Bronze

Magsaysay Institute of Hospitality & Culinary Arts
Jose Mari A. Medrano
Diploma
 

CLASS 8 – FLAIRTENDING
University of Regina Carmeli – Eduardo C. Zamora Silver
Lyceum of the Philippines University – Femi J. Pisan Silver
Lyceum of the Phil. Univ. – Paolo Angelo A. Dolar Bronze
University of Regina Carmeli – Michael Joseph Montehermoso Diploma
 

CLASS 10 – MOCKTAIL MIXING
St. Paul University Manila – Camella Joyce Malana Silver
St. Jude College Manila – Alexis Nicole Francisco Silver
Lyceum of the Philippines Univ. – Flora Jaravata Silver
Angeles University Foundation – John Jeremy Dizon Silver
Lyceum of Batangas – Joyce Cantos Bronze
The National Teachers College – Joan T. Jordan Bronze
Colegio de San Lorenzo – Enrico Felipe Tuazon Bronze
Lyceum of Batangas – Romnick Maranan Bronze 83
University of Regina Carmeli – Gerardo Cruz III Bronze
St. Jude College Manila – Rommel Buenavista Diploma
Lyceum of the Philippines Univ. – Jonathan Tuyor Diploma
University of Santo Tomas – John Ryan Maddatu Diploma
St. Scholastica’s College – Hanna Larrios Diploma
Angeles University Foundation – Jefferson Sibal Diploma
University of Regina Carmeli – Rachelle A. Santiago Diploma

CLASS 11 – THE CAFFEINE FIX BARISTA CHALLENGE
Lyceum of Batangas – Lemuel Quijano Diploma
St. Jude College Manila – Eduardo Tayag, Jr. Diploma

CLASS 12 – BARCHOW PLATTER
St. Therese MTC Colleges – Aldrin Troy Cachero Gold
University of Santo Tomas – Lea Juego Bronze
Angeles University Foundation – Marvin C. Mendoza Diploma

CLASS 13 – COLD FILIPINO DESSERTS
St. Therese MTC Colleges – Jim Bobis Bronze
Magsaysay Institute of Hospitality & Culinary Arts Albert Misola Diploma
CLASS 14 – PETITS FOURS OR PRALINES
Lyceum of Batangas – Marie Zia Frances Magtibay Bronze
Lyceum of Batangas – Alvin Tolentino Diploma

CLASS 15 – PASTRY SHOWPIECE
Lyceum of Batangas – Lyndon Lubis Bronze

CLASS 16 – FERNA CREATIVE CAKE DECORATION

Lyceum of Batangas Madelaine M. Garcia / Ryan C. Abejero Gold
University of Santo Tomas Melissa Jane Binuya / Maebelle Tadeo Bronze
St. Paul University Manila Cherry Anne Amiyan / Laarni Ayessa Anaviso Bronze
Lyceum of the Philippines University Joepet Gallego / Mabelline Pural Diploma
 

CLASS 17 – BABY CAKES
Lyceum of Batangas – Jeninah Crishia Borbon Bronze
Lyceum of Batangas – Rhonette Angelie P. Comia Diploma

CLASS 18 – WEDDING CAKE
Lyceum of Batangas – Erwin Gamboa Gold
Lyceum of Batangas – Rhonette Angelie P. Comia Silver
Lyceum of the Philippines University – David Socrates Bronze
University of Santo Tomas – Diorelle See Bronze
St. Paul University Manila – Kimberly Jo Tampos Diploma



Winners of the Food Showdown 2007 Professional Division
November 7, 2007, 6:55 am
Filed under: News

Presidential Trophy Overall Winner      – LOLO DAD’S CAFÉ
Golden Plate Trophy – Battle of the Experts    – LOLO DAD’S CAFÉ
Ultimate Chef Warrior Trophy – Chef Wars Classical   – LOLO DAD’S CAFÉ
Ultimate Chef Warrior Trophy – Chef Wars Filipino   – LOLO DAD’S CAFÉ
Ultimate Chef Warrior Trophy – Chef Wars Freestyle   – LE SOUFFLE

CLASS 1 – CHEF WARS CLASSICAL

Lolo Dad’s Café
Ruel Tiquis/Jeffrey Reguindin/Maria Virginia Villena 
Silver 

Le Souffle – Mendelsohn U. Garcia /
Mary Abigail G. Sincioco / Riche Velasco 
Bronze 

CLASS 2 – CHEF WARS FILIPINO (KULINARYA)

Lolo Dad’s Café
Ruel Tiquis / Daryl Manaban / Sebilita Maximo 
Silver 

Ibarra’s Party Venues & Catering
Ronnie S. Cabinbin / Charlito Anuñuevo / Crisostomo O. Tambalque 
Bronze 

CLASS 3 – CHEF WARS FREESTYLE

Le Souffle 
Cristina Cabuslay / Mamerto Embestro / Ronald Esponga 
Silver 

Lolo Dad’s Café
Jeffrey Reguindin / Maria Virginia Villena / Daryl Manaban 
Silver 

The Bellevue Manila
Ramon Palacio / Rey Aranquez / Noemi Ozemia 
Bronze 

Renaissance Makati City Hotel
Dennis Torres / Anthony Guy Demaluan / Ramil Pedere 
Bronze 

Baguio Country Club
Rodrigo Orinion / Antonio Dispo / Dennis Baldino 
Bronze 

CLASS 5 – THE GOURMET COLD BUFFET CHALLENGE

Lolo Dad’s Café
Ruel Tiquis/Maria Virginia Villena/Sebilita Maximo  
Gold 

CLASS 6 – THE PICNIC BASKET

Diamond Hotel
Deo de Guzman / Tese Maristela 
Silver 

Lolo Dad’s Café
Jessie Riveral / Maria Virginia Villena 
Bronze 

CLASS 7 – CUISINE RAPIDE
Lolo Dad’s Café – Ruel Tiquis Bronze 
Lolo Dad’s Café – Jeffrey Reguindin  Bronze 
The Bellevue Manila – Joyce M. Mendoza Diploma 

CLASS 8 – FLAIRTENDING
Diamond Hotel – Kelvin V. Angeles Diploma 
Baguio Country Club – Melinda Borillo Diploma 

CLASS 9 – COCKTAIL MIXING
Baguio Country Club – Bryan Clemente Bronze 
Shangri-La Mactan – Candice Kae L. Dahino Bronze 
Manila Diamond Hotel – Kelvin V. Angeles  Diploma 

CLASS 12 – BARCHOW PLATTER
Lolo Dad’s Café – Francis Azuelo Gold 
Lolo Dad’s Café – Nilo Degamo Bronze 

CLASS 13 – COLD FILIPINO DESSERTS
Le Souffle – Noreen de Guzman Diploma 

CLASS 14 – PETITS FOURS OR PRALINES
The Bellevue Manila – Noemi Ozemia Diploma

CLASS 17 – BABY CAKES
Baguio Country Club – Art Nucaza Bronze 
Le Souffle – Rella Magnaye Bronze 

CLASS 18 – WEDDING CAKE
The Bellevue Manila – Anna Marie Armado Gold 
Ibarra’s Party Venues & Catering – Reinald A. Andaya  Silver 



Clean up day – Oriental Pizza
October 24, 2007, 10:14 am
Filed under: Uncategorized

Baguette
Hoisin Sauce
Roasted Chicken Breast, sliced thinly
Bell Pepper, cut into strips
Parmesan Cheese
Cheddar Cheese
Sesame Seeds
1 Slice baguette into 1/2 inch thick and brush with hoisin sauce.
2. Top with sliced chicken, bell pepper and grated parmesan and cheddar cheese
3 Garnish with sesame seeds.
4. Place the bread in a pre-heated oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.



Clean up day – Crisp Layered Wontons
October 24, 2007, 10:09 am
Filed under: Cooking Basics, food

Wonton wrappers
cooking oil
1/2 tsp garlic, minced
1 tbsp onion, chopped
2 tbsps carrots, julliened
2 tbsps green beans, sliced
1/4 head of cabbage, shredded
2 tbsps bean sprouts (togue)
Salt and Pepper to taste
Plum Sauce

1. Deep-fry wonton wrappers in hot oil until crispy and drain in paper towels. Set aside
2. In a pre-heated pan saute garlic and onion in oil. Add vegetables and stir to cook.
3. Season with salt and pepper.
4. Arrange cooked vegetables between layers of wonton wrappers.
5. Serve with plum sauce




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