• How To Make Ice Cream

    Ice cream is a delicious frozen food that is a real treat when it’s homemade. Making ice cream at home can be a fun family project with a job for everyone. If you have a hand cranked or electric ice cream freezer, everyone can enjoy a tasty dessert right from the freezer.The most important ingredients [...]
  • Herbal Soap

    What is Herbal Soap?Herbal soap is a kind of soap mixed with natural ingredients, juice or extract and vitamins from medicinal plants.How to Prepare Herbal Soap:Utensils:Plastic pailWooden ladle or bamboo stickGlass or cupMortar and pestleCheese cloth or strainerKnifeChopping boardCooking pot (preferably made of clay, enamel, stainless or glass)StovePlastic moldersAkapulko and Guava Soap:How to Prepare a [...]

How to Make Ice Cream

Ice cream is a delicious frozen food that is a real treat when it’s homemade. Making ice cream at home can be a fun family project with a job for everyone. If you have a hand cranked or electric ice cream freezer, everyone can enjoy a tasty dessert right from the freezer. The most important […]

Herbal Soap Making

What is Herbal Soap?Herbal soap is a kind of soap mixed with natural ingredients, juice or extract and vitamins from medicinal plants. How to Prepare Herbal Soap:Utensils:Plastic pailWooden ladle or bamboo stickGlass or cupMortar and pestleCheese cloth or strainerKnifeChopping boardCooking pot (preferably made of clay, enamel, stainless or glass)StovePlastic molders Akapulko and Guava Soap: How […]

How to make vinegar from Banana Peelings

Instead of throwing away our banana peelings, we can use it to make vinegar. The procedure is very simple as shown below. MATERIALS:banana peels – 1 kgwater – 8 cupsugar – 1½ cupbaker’s yeast – ½ tvinegar starter – 1 cup UTENSILS:measuring cupmeasuring spoonknifechopping boardcasserolestovecheese clothwide-mouthed glass jarsthermometer PROCEDURE:1. Slice a kilo of banana peel, […]

Fruit Juice Vinegar

During season of fruits, we should avoid throwing the unsold overripe fruits, instead we can make them into expensive vinegars. The procedure is very simple as outlined below. MATERIALS:ripe fruits 2 kgwater 6 Lyeast 2 tspvinegar starter 8 csugar 4 c UTENSILS:measuring cupmeasuring spoonknifechopping boardcasserolestovecheeseclothwide-mouthed glass jarsthermometer PROCEDURE:1. Mash pulp of ripe fruits (pineapple, etc.)2. […]

Squah (Kalabasa) Peel Vinegar

MATERIALS:kalabasa peels & cores 1 kgsugar 1 ½ cyeast ½ tspvinegar starter 1 c UTENSILS:measuring cupmeasuring spoonknifechopping boardcasserolestovecheeseclothwide-mouthed glass jarsthermometer PROCEDURE:1. Wash peels and cores of kalabasa, add three (3) parts water for every part of peel. Boil for 15 minutes.2. Strain, add 4 c water for every 4 cups of strained liquid from boiled […]

Tomato Catsup

Materials:4 L tomato pulp4 cups sugar½ tsp cinnamon powder½ tsp pepper powder½ tsp cloves powder½ tsp paprika½ cup fresh onions2 cups vinegar (4.5% acidity)2 tsp sodium benzoate (optional)3 tbsp cornstarch dissolved in 1 cup water Utensils:stainless/enameled kettlemeasuring cups and spoonschopping boardknifestovethermometerstrainer, stainlesswooden ladlecasserole, stainlesscolanderbowlblender (optional) Packaging material:sterilized glass jars with new caps Procedure:1. Select and […]

Tomato Paste

Materials:1 kg tomatoes1 tsp salt½ tsp sugarcornstarchsodium benzoate (optional) Packaging material:sterilized glass jars with PVC caps Utensils:stainless/enameled kettlemeasuring spoonscasserole, stainlessblender (optional)stovestrainer, stainlessbowlwooden ladlechopping boardknifecolanderthermometer Procedure:1. Sort and wash ripe, fleshly red tomatoes.2. Blanch for 30 seconds and immediately dip in cold water. Remove skin and cut into halves (crosswise).3. Strain the seeds through fine mesh […]

Soy Sauce

MATERIALS:Soybeans – ½ kgSalt solution – 6 li or 24 cMold (Aspergillus Oryzae)Flour – ½ kgRice bran – ½ tsp“Kaolin” – 8 tbsp PROCEDURE:Clean, wash and soak soybeans overnight. Drain well. Put soybeans in a casserole and cook until soft. Cook soybeans in a pressure cooker (15-lb pressure) for 1 hour or cook until tender. […]

Banana Flour

Materials needed:green bananas, saba or cardabasalt Utensils needed:solar dryerchopping boardmeasuring cups/spoonbasinknifegrindersifter Packaging materials:plastic bag Procedure:1. Prepare brine solution; 1 tbsp. salt to 5 cups water.2. Wash bananas and peel. Soak immediately in brine solution.3. Wash again to remove latex.4. Cut into halves and remove seeds.5. Slice longitudinally at 1/3 cm. thick.6. Dry in solar dryer […]

Decorative / Novelty Wax

MOLD MAKING – Silicon rubber mold MATERIALS:silicon rubber modeling toolsice cream cupcatalystknifebasahanmodeling clayblade cuttersmall basinpetroleum jellyscissorsplaster of parisnylon brush PROCEDURE: A. Preparation of one-sided silicon rubber mold:1. Prepare original model (preferably intricate designs such as animal figures, birds, fruits, etc.) and apply petroleum jelly to the surface of the model.2. Put clay barricade around the […]

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