Monthly Archive: October 2010

Peach and Custard Danish Pastry 6

Peach and Custard Danish Pastry

Last Monday it was Labour Day here in New Zealand and its was our time to have a rest after having a short trip up North in Whangarei so I was a bit lazy in doing some cooking but were hungry and its tea time.  So I desperately looked inside...

Bacalhau Fresco in Tomato-White Wine Reduction 6

Bacalhau Fresco in Tomato-White Wine Reduction

Cod Fish is one of my favorite fish but there is one problem I might be allergic to it, I am saying “might” because the two times I ate Bacalhau / Bacalao  (not the fresh cod fish) in the Philippines went horribly wrong.  One incident I was rushed to the...

Chinks (Chicken Skin Chicharon) 7

Chinks (Chicken Skin Chicharon)

Chinks or Chicken Skin Chicharon is one of the guilty pleasure snacks in the Philippines, I said guilty pleasure as this snack is very high in cholesterol and fat. The word Chicharon came from a popular Spanish snack called Chicharron (double r) which is made of fried pork skin.  Due...

Blue, probably the best blueberry ice cream 1 0

Blue, probably the best blueberry ice cream

Apologies for those who follows my daily blog posts as I haven’t posted anything for the past 2 days, It was labour weekend here in New Zealand (yes, we have a different date for Labour day, same goes with Father’s day) and we went out for a short weekend trip...

Oatmeal and Chocolate Chip Bars 1

Oatmeal and Chocolate Chip Bars

I remember way back in Philippines I have a close friend who’s family runs a Chicken Inasal restaurant and oatmeal bars was one of their specials in their dessert menu, me and my wife loved it so much so everytime we visted my friends house his mom always gives us...

Chicken Teriyaki on bed of Stir Fried Bean Sprouts 2 24

Chicken Teriyaki on bed of Stir Fried Bean Sprouts

Since we are craving for Japanese food these past weeks here is another Japanese dish prepared on the same day as the sushi post.  In this recipe I created my own teriyaki sauce which is explained further below. Teriyaki as I had explained before is not a type of sauce...

Salmon and Avocado Sushi 9

Salmon and Avocado Sushi

My wife have been craving for sushi for weeks now I am not sure why but last week we got a real good doze of sushi goodness from Narita in Takapuna, where the food and service was excellent (every order was greeted with a smile)!  We ordered the 5 course...

Sinigang na Isda sa Miso at Sampaloc (Fish Stew in Miso and Tamarind Soup) 2 5

Sinigang na Isda sa Miso at Sampaloc (Fish Stew in Miso and Tamarind Soup)

Another sinigang post! Hell yeah, I love sinigang and this will top on my list like most of the Filipinos do.  That is why the variations of sinigang are endless and here are some of the popular ones: pork, beef, corned beef, shrimps, chicken and this one which is fish. ...

Brazilian Lemonade 0

Brazilian Lemonade

This morning my daughter was searching our kitchen for ingredients to create her drink, she gave up thinking what to mix together given the ingredients she gathered it ended up her searching on Google.  She found lots but most of it cant be done with the ingredients we currently have...

Guinataang Pagi (Flaked Stingray in Coconut Milk) 0

Guinataang Pagi (Flaked Stingray in Coconut Milk)

I guess Stingray or Pagi in Tagalog is one of the most underrated seafood around, some people even think Stingrays are not edible.  But trust me its edible and it tastes good, the texture is similar to tuna but a bit more delicate when cooked. There’s are a lot of...