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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