March 2010

Adobo 2

Adobo

Adobo is a Spanish word for seasoning or marinade, Spaniards during the 15th century encountered an indigenous cooking process which involved stewing meat with vinegar and salt so that it can be preserved longer as there was no fridge during that time. Adobo is  a Spanish word for seasoning or...

Chicken Afritada

Chicken Afritada

Afritada is a spanish inspired dish which can be cooked with pork, beef or chicken slowly simmered in tomato sauce and potato. This recipe is so simple thats why it is a popular dish in Philippines.  Saute, add all ingredients together and simmer.  

Sinigang (Pork Stew in Tamarind Broth) 2

Sinigang (Pork Stew in Tamarind Broth)

Sinigang na Baboy is probably Philippines most famous soup and second most famous dish after Adobo, a lot consider this as a comfort meal and this goes easily to the top favourite dishes of every Filipino, for me it is my top 1 and I can’t live a fortnight without...

Beef and Mushroom Gravy Stew

Beef and Mushroom Gravy Stew

It’s a bit odd to see this dish in Chinese take-away and fast food here in New Zealand but yes they do serve this alongside different Asian dishes like Sweet and Sour Pork, Black Pepper Beef  and Fried Noodles. I am pretty sure this is not Chinese in origin as...