Tips and Recipes to Elevate Your Home Cooking with Ninong Ry

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Home cooking with Ninong Ry as he shares tips and recipesNothing beats the comfort of having a home-cooked meal, and if there’s someone who knows a thing or two about preparing delectable dishes for the family, it’s Ninong Ry. He brings his special recipes to life with the help of GLife, sourcing all the best ingredients and kitchen gadgets to ensure his dishes are always outstanding.

A feature on the GCash app, GLife brings together a curated line-up of merchants and services into one dashboard to allow users to effortlessly shop for what they need in just a few quick taps.

Whether he’s looking for the freshest vegetables and meats or he’s on the hunt for new equipment to level up his kitchen, Ninong Ry finds it all on GLife. Take note of these tips from everyone’s favorite ninong, and get ready to elevate your home cooking with Ninong Ry!

Tip 1: Great food needs great cookware, and when you plan to make steak at home, you need a sturdy cast iron pan.

A nice, tender steak doesn’t require a trip to a fine dining restaurant; all you need is a  cast-iron skillet at home to cook a perfectly delicious and juicy steak. A cast-iron pan evenly distributes and retains heat, so the entire surface takes on a beautifully caramelized sear when you cook steak.

“Lahat ng gusto mong i-sear, mase-sear mo ng maayos dito kumpara sa ibang material,” explains Ninong Ry. “Mas mataas ang searing, mas masarap ang luto, mas mag eenjoy ang pamilya.”

A nice cast iron pan may be purchased for PHP 630.00 from Rampage City on GLife. Using a cast-iron pan, home cooking epic steaks at home is a success with this tried and tested technique!

Tip 2: Make the smart choice with your sandwiches by grilling them. You can even get creative and grill with a waffle iron!

 “Madalas ginagamit ko ang waffle iron ko pag sawa na akong mag pancake. Same mixture, babawasan lang ng liquid, pwedeng pwede nang maging waffle. Ginagawa ko din minsan na sandwich bread yung mga waffle na gawa ko para maiba naman,” shares Ninong Ry.

With a waffle iron, the outside of your sandwich becomes crispy, but the center remains soft and gooey, especially when you add lots of cheese! Ninong Ry recommends the Sonifer SF-6043 for your home cooking. This portable waffle iron costs only PHP 674.00 on GLife.Sonifer Waffle Maker

Tip 3: Need help in picking the right kind of beef for different dishes? Get the finest Sirloin or Salpicao cuts + homemade steak sauce from Chingolo Deli.

Chingolo Deli is Ninong Ry’s go-to deli for meats since they’re sourced from grass-fed herds. Their meats are hormone and antibiotic-free, so they’re not only delicious but also healthier for you and your family.

The Bolzico meat at Chingolo Deli is 100% Argentinian certified grass-fed Angus beef, but they also have a large selection of meats from which you can prepare a superb sirloin dish or beef salpicao dinner. They also sell homemade steak sauce to go with their prime steak cuts. The best part? They’re all available on your GCash app thanks to GLife!

Tip 4: Make the smart choice for more savings when shopping and choose PureGo for the freshest and most affordable grocery finds.

With thousands of products from hundreds of recognized and trustworthy brands, PureGo makes online grocery shopping simple. “PureGo is incredibly convenient,” Ninong Ry promises. “Kumpleto sila sa grocery goods, kaya di na naming kailangang lumabas, and sure na sariwa ang mga karne at gulay nila, kaya tiwala ako na maganda.”

You can access PureGo on GLife via the GCash app, and select your desired groceries. Payments may be made through a variety of methods, including GCash, and your products will be delivered to your home the same day, allowing you to enjoy your fresh buy and prepare wonderful meals without the trouble of grocery shopping!

You can now excitedly level up your home cooking game with these tips. Using ingredients from PureGo and using your new cast iron pan and waffle iron from GLife, here are two recipes from Ninong Ry that you can try out!

Steak in a Cast Iron Pan


  • 250g Mrs. Garcia’s Vacuum T-Bone steak
  • 3 cloves PG Fresh Garlic Whole Imported
  • 1-2 tbsp Anchor Butter Salted
  • McCormick White Pepper
  • Salt
  • 100 ml Dona Elena Red Wine
  • 1 tbsp Flour
  • 175 ml Water


  • Preheat cast iron pan until very hot and smoking
  • Season the steak with salt and pepper
  • Cook the steak to your desired doneness; put the butter and crushed garlic one minute before you reach your desired doneness
  • Baste the steak with butter
  • Let the steak rest for up to 10 minutes
  • Deglaze the pan with red wine, then put the flour to make a rue and add water to form a gravy
  • Serve and enjoy!

Waffle and Bacon Breakfast


  • 200g Maya Pancake Mix Whole Wheat
  • 2 pcs eggs
  • 250 ml Nestle Carnation Evap
  • Clara Ole Pancake Syrup Original
  • 400g CDO Regular Bacon
  • 200ml Arla Whipping Cream
  • 2 pcs Ripe Mango Medium


  • To make two waffles, Preheat the Waffle iron, and pour the pancake mix until cooked
  • On a separate pan, cook the bacon until crispy
  • Dice the mangoes
  • To plate, top the waffle with whipping cream and diced mangoes, and put the bacon in between

With GLife, you can find smart, practical, and cost-effective ways to live the good life on a daily basis. GLife’s chosen brands and exclusive prices will help you enrich your everyday home cooking experience, just like Ninong Ry. Visit GLife on the GCash app, which is available on the App Store or Google Play now, and start shopping today.

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