Monthly Archive: January 2011

Mongolian Barbecue 1 9

Mongolian Barbecue

Most of us knew that Mongolian barbecue was of Mongolian origin but in fact it was a Taiwanese invention during the 1970’s when Japanese food was a big hit in that region specially teppanyaki...

Kung Pao Chicken 17

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao, Kung Po or Gung Po Chicken is a popular Chinese Sichuan dish which consists of small chicken cubes, mixed vegetables, peanuts, Chinese cooking wine and the key ingredient Sichuan peppercorns and you...

Chicken and Asparagus in XO Sauce 6

Chicken and Asparagus in XO Sauce

The most common way of cooking asparagus is steamed or blanched then served with hollandaise sauce, for me it is sometimes boring but don’t get me wrong that classic recipe is not bad at...

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Bagoong Fried Rice

Last January 3 we had a breakfast get together and it is pyjama themed.  Yeah I know it is a bit weird as pyjama parties held are at night and I guess nobody meets...

Spring Rolls (Lumpiang Shanghai) 19

Spring Rolls (Lumpiang Shanghai)

Lumpia is the Chinese counterpart of the Western savoury pastries. The word lumpia comes from the Hokkien word “lunpia”. The recipe was brought by the Chinese from the Fujian province to Southeast Asia and...

Bernese Roesti (Rosti) 10

Bernese Roesti (Rosti)

  Switzerland is well known for watches, Swiss knives, banks and chocolates but little did we know that Roesti did placed Switzerland in the world cuisine, the only popular authentic Swiss dish that I...

Plum and Blueberry Sorbet 7

Plum and Blueberry Sorbet

Its summer, our plum tree is bearing lots of fruits and we have leftover blueberries! That’s a perfect ingredient for a sorbet but I don’t have an ice cream maker so I have to...

Beef Courgettes and Capsicum Stir Fry 3

Beef Courgettes and Capsicum Stir Fry

Another free style stir fry dish from yours truly, I can’t think of what to serve today but we have the proper ingredients left on our fridge to have a tasty dish!  Beef, courgettes,...

Honey Soy Chicken Wings 12

Honey Soy Chicken Wings

Not sure of the origins of this dish but most probably it is Chinese as most of the Chinese restaurants serve this as an entree or even mains, but a lot of non-Chinese restaurants...