Home-cooked meals are always the best for budget-conscious like me. Although, it is great to dine out once in a while to excite your taste buds and to save you time from washing the dishes, cooking your food at home is cheaper.
It could be difficult to find a karenderia especially in Metro Manila’s upscale areas. Hence, It is wise to cook instead and save some of your hard-earned income.
So, recently I purchased a 9-in-1 multi-cooker from Hanabashi for Php1,250. It can be used as a broiler, braising pan, steamer, slow cooker, stew, BBQ, deep fryer, stir fryer, and warmer.
Since I bought it, I’ve been cooking my meals using the multi-cooker. I’ve cooked rice. I toasted my sandwich. I fried fish. I cooked my veggies. I’m still exploring what else I can cook.
Here are some of the meals I’ve cooked using the multi-cooker:
Toasted bread and not-so-scrambled eggs with cheese
Fried egg, toasted bread, and banana peanut butter toast
Chicken afritada with cheese
Labong or bamboo shoot with tuna
Fried bangus and rice
So, as you can see, the Hanabishi multi-cooker is very versatile. My challenge, however, is setting it to the right temperature and the thermostat dial can be confusing.
Although, overall, my experience is good. It functions as what it supposed to