Soy sauce is a dark brown extract of a fermented mixture of soybean and roasted wheat flour. Soy sauce with 7% protein content meets the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirement. It compares very well with the protein and lactic acid content of known local commercial brands.

Raw materials:


Brown sugar

Salt solution, 20-22%

Sodium benzoate as preservative

Monosodium glutamate (MSG)

Bacteria (Lactobacillus delbrueckii)

Yeast (Hansenula subpellicullosa)

Sugar molasses

Flour, water, kaolin

Mold (Aspergillus oryzae) Continue reading “IMPROVED SOY SAUCE PRODUCTION (TOYO)”

Home made Banana sauce


Materials needed:

Ripe saba bananas

1 kilo Vinegar

1/4 liter Water

3 3/4 liter Salt

100 gm. Sugar

1 kilo Red pepper

2 pcs. (big) Siling labuyo

15-20 pcs. Powdered pepper

2 tsp. Onions, chopped

1 whole Garlic, minced

1 pc. Red catsup

1 tsp. Cloves

1/3 tsp. Paprika

1/3 tsp. Cinnamon

1/3 tsp. Sodium benzoate

0.08-1% Food coloring: chocolate brown

½ tsp. strawberry red — 1/4 tsp.


1. Remove the banana peelings.

2. Grind the banana with water, sili, chopped onions and garlic.

3. Add the remaining ingredients except sodium benzoate and food coloring.

4. Cook until thick, and sodium benzoate and food coloring. Stir very well.

5. Place in bottles while hot and seal tightly.

source:ITDI, tekno tulong

Flour from Squash -Harina mula sa kalabasa

Flour from Squash -Harina mula sa kalabasa

Due to the increasing price of flour in the world market price of local bread is also increasing. Because we are not self sustaining in terms flour we cannot go against the flow of the world market. But in one article I have read we could use squash as an alternative source of flour. Here’s the article i am taking about: Continue reading “Flour from Squash -Harina mula sa kalabasa”

How to make Squash Catsup/ ketsup

How to make Squash Catsup

We all have heard of banana catsup which is very popular in the Philippines. Well, have you heard of squash catsup? This only show how health conscious we are. We are trying to incorporate vegetable in our diet in every possible ways we can. We all know catsup is usually used with meat products. And by using a vegetable as a base of catsup we can then intake vegetables with our favorite meat dishes. Here’s how they do this trick:



4 cups squash, pureed

1 c red sweet pepper, chopped

1/3 c onions, chopped

1 tbsp. garlic, chopped

2½ c vinegar

3 c sugar

3 tbsp. salt

2 tsp. cornstarch dissolved in 2 tbsp. water and boiled

2 tsp. grand black pepper ½ strawberry red coloring dissolved in 1/4 c water, 12 drops allspice solution

12 drops cinnamon solution

4 drops paprika solution

2 drops hot pepper extract Utensils:

household cups funnel

teaspoon ladle


knife steamer strainer or cheesecloth

aluminum tray or any wide container

wide-mouthed deep cooking pot

sterilized bottles with caps How to Prepare Stock Spice Continue reading “How to make Squash Catsup/ ketsup”