Tagged: Appetizer

Champinones al Ajillo (Garlic Mushrooms) 1 12

Champinones al Ajillo (Garlic Mushrooms)

Champiñones al Ajillo or Garlic Mushrooms in English is a very popular Spanish tapas dish which is sautéed mushrooms with garlic, olive oil, lemon juice and chillies. But this dish is not popular only...

Beans & Black Sesame Paste 1 7

Beans & Black Sesame Paste

The first time I tried this was when we have a team building activity at Sachies Kitchen when Rohan demonstrated us how it’s made. At first I thought what is that thing, it looks ugly and unappetizing...

Gambas 1 11

Gambas

Gambas or “Gambas al Ajillo” is a type of Spanish tapas that is made out of flash fried shrimps with garlic and chillies. Though it is consumed as tapas in Spain, in Philippines it can...

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Figs and Toasted Almonds Baked Brie

A colleague of mine who once in a while shares her gardens produce had given me again another fruit and this time it was figs. When I went back home, I was thinking it...

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Sisig

Sisig is a very popular dish in Philippines but not for dinner neither lunch, it’s a dish served when you’re enjoying an ice-cold beer after a long day’s work. Yes it is a beer...

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Crispy Tadyang ng Baka

Crispy Tadyang ng Baka or Crispy Beef Ribs is type of Filipino pulutan (beer match), it is made out of twice cooked beef ribs first boiled in an adobo sauce then deep fried. It...

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Nilasing Na Hipon

Nilasing na Hipon or Drunken Shrimps is a crispy deep fried shrimps marinated in liquor such as gin, brandy, whiskey, beer or wine. Initially this dish was served as an appetizer or pulutan (beef...

Manga at Bagoong 13

Manga at Bagoong

Hardly a recipe at all, this snack item is worth to share do to its popularity in the Philippines as well as its weirdness especially with non-Filipinos. This is one of the most sought...

Tokwa’t Baboy (Pork and Tofu) 15

Tokwa’t Baboy (Pork and Tofu)

Tokwa’t Baboy is a popular side dish / appetizer in the Philippines where the main ingredient are tofu and pork’s ears (Yes you read it right pork ears). Tofu as most of us know...

Marinated Mussels 18

Marinated Mussels

Before the only mussel dish I know of was the Tinolang Tahong and Baked Tahong but when I set foot here in New Zealand I was introduced with this simple yet lovely appetizer called...