Food Business Archive

How to Make Century Eggs

This simple procedure adds value as well as extending the shelf life of duck eggs. Century eggs are a very popular traditional Chinese delicacy, served as an appetizer or as a condiment for some dishes. What Is a Century Egg ? Pidan (Chinese) or alkalized egg is a traditional Chinese delicacy made from either duck [&hellip

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How to Make Sotanghon From Mongo

Sotanghon Making from Mongo The usual sotanghon is made from soybeans, but since this is important and more costly, researchers at UP Los Baños have produced sotanghon using mongo, without any distinction from the usual soybean sotanghon. Procedure To make starch 1. Soak the mango overnight. 2. Grind several times and sieve at 400 mesh. [&hellip

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How to Make Christmas Fruitcake

Fruitcake is a kind of cake made with chopped candied fruit or dried fruit, nuts, and spices, and can be optionally soaked in liquors like brandy or rum. Back in the days, fruitcakes are only traditionally serve during the holiday season because this is the only time you could get walnuts, cherries, and some other [&hellip

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How to Make Virginia-Style Ham

Virginia ham is considered a superb product because of its distinctive savory taste. For do-it-yourselfers who want to cure and age a ham that will recapture the delightful flavor certain rules must be follow. This recipe provides basic steps that can be applied to home curing or commercial operations. A high-quality, cured ham requires that [&hellip

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How to Cook Adobo

This dish is the most indigenous in the Philippines. It has evolved over the centuries as a way of preparing foods that won’t spoil easily in a tropical climate. The vinegar gives it the tangy taste and acts as the preservative. Each region has its own version, but the most commonly used is pork and/or [&hellip

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How to Make Kare-kare (Oxtail and Vegetables in Peanut Sauce)

Kare-kare is basically an oxtail stew with vegetables in peanut sauce.  Here is a kare-kare recipe that you can make at home for your family and friends. You can even include it on your carenderia or restaurant menu. Kare-kare Ingredients 1 pack (1.5 – 2 lbs.) ox tail 6 cups water 1/2 cup annatto seeds [&hellip

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How to Start a Salted Dried Split Fish (Daing) Business

Dried split fish, commonly known as “daing” (split form) is the fish that has been converted from the fresh state to a much lower moisture level with the use of heat with or without salt to maintain its acceptability over an extended period of time. I. Estimated Investment Costs *Based on 2009 prices **Sources of [&hellip

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Fruits and Vegetables (Extend the Shelf-life of Fruits and Vegetables)

How to Extend the Shelf-life of Fruits and Vegetables Procedure: 1. Place moist sawdust in a big basin or pail. Take care to remove sharp or pointed pieces in the sawdust that will hurt the fruits or vegetables as it is in this way that rotting caused by bacterial organisms start. 2. Place the fruits [&hellip

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How to Make Mixed Jackfruit Jam (Jackfruit-Pineapple Marmalade)

Jam is a solid gel made from the pulp of a single fruit or combination of fruits with a fruit content of at least 40% and a total sugar content of not less than 68% to prevent mould growth after opening the jar. In mixed fruit jams the first-named fruit should be at least 50% [&hellip

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Value Added Products from Cassava (Food Business)

Cassava is a shrubby, tropical, perennial plant that is not well known in the temperate zone. For most people, cassava is most commonly associated with tapioca. The plant grows tall, sometimes reaching 15 feet, with leaves varying in shape and size. The edible parts are the tuberous root and leaves. The tuber (root) is somewhat [&hellip

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