Monthly Archive: December 2010

Hawaiian Pizza 7

Hawaiian Pizza

My daughter has been craving for a Hawaiian Pizza for sometime now and at the same time I am also craving for a thick crust pizza but thick crust on Hawaiian Pizza would not work as the flavours on that variant is mild.  So to satisfy our cravings I have...

Pandesal 26

Pandesal

Pan de Sal or pandesal means salt bread in Spanish, the most popular bread in the Philippines which is made out of basic bread ingredients such as eggs, flour, sugar and salt.  This bread was introduced during the 16th century by Spanish bakers in the Philippines.  A very flexible soft...

Blueberry Cheesecake 1 26

Blueberry Cheesecake

Cheesecake, I guess everybody loves this one, a dessert which is made of cream cheese and cream mixture placed on a biscuit or pastry base topped with fruits.  For a bit of history, Cheesecake have been existent since the ancient Greek period where they serve it for religious purposes as...

Chewy Chocolate Walnut Brownies 13

Chewy Chocolate Walnut Brownies

It’s Christmas Eve! Everybody must be busy preparing on what to serve on the dining table!  I guess everyone is thinking of what cake to bake because Christmas won’t be complete without a good cake or dessert.  Since you are already busy preparing gifts and cooking variety of dishes (and...

Steak in Bearnaise Sauce and Avocado Lettuce Salad 9

Steak in Bearnaise Sauce and Avocado Lettuce Salad

This is the first time that we will be using avocados in our salad we are doing this as we had tried it recently when it was served to us in our office Christmas party.  To Filipinos this might sound weird as most of us was brought up that avocados...

Binagoongan (Pork in Fermented Shrimp Paste) 2 6

Binagoongan (Pork in Fermented Shrimp Paste)

Bingaoongan is a Philippine dish which is made out of Pork cooked in fermented shrimp paste, sounds smelly? Yes it its! So make sure when you cook this one you have proper ventilation on your kitchen or do it on your dirty kitchen (a common secondary kitchen in Philippines used...

Chicken Tikka Masala 7

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken tikka masala “Britain’s true national dish”, yes that’s right, it gained that title as it is the most popular dish in British dining tables.  It’s that popular that Britain exports this dishes to Pakistan, India and Bangladesh which I find is a bit odd. This popular dish is a...

Spicy Creole Chicken served in Mashed Potatoes 2

Spicy Creole Chicken served in Mashed Potatoes

Creole is a style of cooking that originated in Louisiana which consists of a unique blend of French, Portuguese, Spanish, Native American and African cuisines. It is nearly similar to itscousin Cajun, the only difference is that Cajun is more rustic style of cooking.  The key ingredient to this cuisine...

Creamy Tarragon Chicken Fettucine 0

Creamy Tarragon Chicken Fettucine

Last Sunday afternoon I was thinking of cooking something really quick for dinner, I wanted to do it quick so I can spend more time with my daughter rather than the kitchen.  I was also thinking of something I can use left over ingredients, so I opened the cupboard and...

Plaice in Chorizo Lemon Butter Sauce 4

Plaice in Chorizo Lemon Butter Sauce

Plaice is a type of flatfish which is common in German and Danish cuisine.  It is used in sandwiches and fish and chips variants. This fish is white and very tender, cooks easily and has that light flavour. I havent tried this fish before and will cook it for the...