Monthly Archive: July 2011

Longaniza Rolls 18

Longaniza Rolls

A dish inspired from the popular sausage rolls adding a Filipino twist to the recipe. For those who do not know what a sausage roll is, it is a type of savoury pastry where sausage meat is encased in a puff pastry, it originated in United Kingdom and now a...

Menudong Giniling 15

Menudong Giniling

Menudong giniling is a dish that was derived from the dish called Menudo, ingredients are nearly similar but the preparation is different, in the normal Menudo meat and other ingredients are cubed into 1cm pieces while in this dish everything is way much smaller and minced meat is used. Taste...

Maja Mais 15

Maja Mais

Maja Blanca is one of the famous Philippine desserts, it is made out of coconut milk, corn and cornstarch not sure how this originated but basing on its name it is definitely of Spanish origin, it may have been invented when the Philippines was still under control of the Spanish...

Spaghetti alle Vongole 8

Spaghetti alle Vongole

Spaghetti alle vongole or Spaghetti and clams in English is a traditional pasta dish that originated in the city of Naples, Italy, it is also very popular dish in the surrounding region as well as in Rome. This pasta can be prepared in two ways, one is “in rosso” which...

Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels 23

Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

Pretzel is a type of baked food which can be made soft or hard, sweet or savoury, large or small that is tied in a unique knot like shape which pretzel is known for. There are a lot of variants of this delicious treat like donuts where it can have...

Gerald's Stir Fried Noodles 0

Gerald’s Stir Fried Noodles

This recipe is inspired from a recipe of an ex-colleague in the Philippines and a good friend here in New Zealand, Gerald is his name hence the dish.  He introduced this dish to us when we had a potluck gathering before, it is a noodle dish that is similar to...

Banana Flambe 0

Banana Flambe

Banana Flambé or Bananas Foster is a dessert made out of bananas and vanilla ice cream in a thick sauce made out of butter, sugar and rhum. The process of preparing this dessert is cooking the bananas, butter and sugar; alcohol is then added and ignited; then it is finally...

Beef and Ginger Stir Fry 13

Beef and Ginger Stir Fry

As I always said the secret to a very tender stir fried beef recipe is a really hot wok and baking soda, once you master that trick then you will be enjoying that super tender texture you wondered how Chinese restaurants do it even with cheaper cuts. Like most of...