Monthly Archive: November 2010

Chicken and Shitake in Hoisin Sauce 0

Chicken and Shitake in Hoisin Sauce

Now lets do some freestyle cooking for today, what I am thinking of is combination of chicken and shitake mushrooms which is a great combination as they complement each others flavour.  Now its just a matter of picking up a sauce that will be good for it and I guess...

Chocolate Mini Cake with Vanilla Frosting 0

Chocolate Mini Cake with Vanilla Frosting

Baking Cakes consume a lot of time so whats the best way to enjoy baking and eating it without consuming much time in the kitchen? Well you can buy one, or you can buy ready made mix or bake mini cakes they taste the same but preparation is way much...

Seafood Marinara 4

Seafood Marinara

I love pasta and I love seafood, combime them together you get Seafood Marinara one of my favorite dishes.  Seafood Marinara or Spaghetti alla Marinara originated in Italy but the sauce it self which is called marinara or “salsa al pomodoro” was invented by the cooks during the 1500’s aboard...

Chewy Chocolate Cookies 0

Chewy Chocolate Cookies

I am too picky with cookies and the only ones I like are the chewy variant like the one from Mrs. Fields and Mrs. Higgins, never was a fan of the crunchy version.  So for this recipe you can trust me that it will come out chewy as long as...

Shawarma 12

Shawarma

Shawarma is a sandwich wrap of Middle Eastern origin, usually made out of spit roast shaved meat of beef, lamb, goat, chicken and turkey mixed with tabouli salad and/or fattoush salad, tomatoes and cucumber  This is the Middle Eastern counterpart to the ever famous American Burger where its a staple...

Fish Lumpia 0

Fish Lumpia

Lumpia is a very common South East Asian pastry of Chinese origin.  The term lumpia came from the Chinese term “lunpia”, which is a similar dish.  Usually made out of minced meat and chopped vegetables which is wrapped in a thin pastry then deep fried.   This specific dish is popular...

Suman 15

Suman

At last we found some banana leaf here in New Zealand, I still remember I just asked one of my favorite food blogger Connie in her blog regarding a banana leaf replacement for this dish and nearly used what she had suggested until we saw a banana leaf in one...

Three Mushrooms Carbonara 5

Three Mushrooms Carbonara

Carbonara is an Italian pasta dish which its sauce is made out of Guanciale or any fatty pork meat, cheese, egg yolk and lots of black pepper.  Contrary to its name Carbonara from the word carbon, the dish is not black in color but mostly white.  There are a lot...

Mushroom and Green Pepper Omelette 0

Mushroom and Green Pepper Omelette

I guess eveyone knows what an omelette is, so no need for further explanation.  But I guess not a lot know whats the secret to a fluffy one.  There are two ways, one is by using cream or milk creating watter bubble vapours inside and another one is just aerating...

Hainanese Chicken Rice 0

Hainanese Chicken Rice

The first time I saw this dish way back in the Philippines, I did not mind it as the looks are bland and thought that it does not have taste at all. But one time after I had tasted all of the dishes in the food court where I used...