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Kitchen Whiz: Celeb-Made, Comfort Foods You Can Make At Home!

Kitchen Whiz: Celeb-Made, Comfort Foods You Can Make At Home!

Carbs are the ultimate comfort food. Even if several, arguably delicious low-carb diets exist, there are just as many tasty meals rich in good ol’ sugar, fiber, and starch.

[related: Kitchen Whiz: Celeb-Crafted Sweet Treats To Try!]

For days when you want to #treatyourself, we’ve curated yummy meals that artistas cooked using the carbohydrates they have at home. Whether you prefer the good or bad kind, they’re a great excuse to get your fix and experiment in the kitchen.

KC Concepcion’s Salmon-Kale Arrabiata

Fun fact: Pasta Arrabiata means “angry pasta” in Italian. But the actress-vlogger was anything but angry when sharing her recipe on Instagram. KC’s version includes fish, vegetables, and durum wheat pasta, making it a healthy, complete meal.

 
 
 
 
 
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Ingredients

  • Durum wheat fettuccini
  • Cooking oil
  • Garlic
  • Kale
  • Salmon
  • Tomatoes
  • Chili
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cayenne
  • Paprika
  • Coconut sugar
  • Seasoning
  • Tomato sauce or water
  • Almond flakes

Ai-Ai’s Ube Pandesal

Aiko Melendez can be seen taking a bite out of this Pinoy bread roll baked by her fellow actress-baker friend Ai-Ai Delas Alas. But for everyone at home, the Momshies of Magandang Buhay have a recipe that you can easily replicate. This version includes cheese, which dairy lovers are sure to love!

 
 
 
 
 
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Testimony ng ube pandesal ng @martinaspastries .. salamat aiking labyu tnx .. @aikomelendez

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Ingredients

  • Bread flour
  • Salt
  • Sugar
  • Ube halaya
  • Yeast
  • Egg
  • Evaporated milk
  • Food coloring 
  • Water 
  • Butter
  • Cheese
  • Bread crumbs 

Neri Miranda’s Pancakes

Pancakes are a breakfast favorite. In this post, the mompreneur shares not just her ingredients and cooking steps, but food suggestions to better complement the morning classic!

Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour
  • Sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Milk
  • Vegetable oil
  • Egg
  • Butter 

[related: Kitchen Whiz: Craving Pinoy Food? Try These Celeb-Concocted Versions!]

Arci Muñoz’s Bibimbap

Anyone looking to satisfy their Korean cravings (or experiment with rice) can pick up from Arci’s bibimbap dish. The actress, who authored her own cookbook, made bowls of it using her sister’s leftovers. As she is non-vegan, this version includes egg and marinated beef.

Ingredients

  • Spinach
  • Shitake mushrooms
  • Shredded carrots 
  • Seaweed
  • Marinated Beef
  • Red pepper paste
  • Soy bean paste 
  • Ssamjiang
  • Leftover rice
  • Kimchi
  • Sesame seeds 
  • Eggs
  • Zucchini

John Prats’ Tuna Melt

The soon-to-be father of three is joined by his brother Raffy to create tuna melt sandwiches that are good for 10 to 12 people! The recipe is his latest video on his family Youtube channel Pratty TV. Watch the full clip to see how to cook and what not to do.

Ingredients

  • Salt
  • Mayonnaise
  • Butter 
  • Canned tuna
  • Cheese
  • Bread slices

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Banner image by Liza Fotios via Pexels Arci Munoz's official Instagram account 

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