Monthly Archive: August 2011

Seafood Egg Drop Soup 15

Seafood Egg Drop Soup

Egg drop soup is a type of Chinese soup dish made out of beaten eggs and chicken stock, several ingredients can also be added like tofu, spring onions, corn and bean sprouts. In Chinese it is called dàn hua tang which means “egg flower soup”. There are other several variations...

Chicken Cacciatore 13

Chicken Cacciatore

Cacciatore is an Italian word for “hunter” and this dish was named after dishes prepared by hunters during the old days where they prepare their meats “hunter-style” meaning it is stewed for a long time (due to the meat tenderness of wild animals) with tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, herbs, capsicum and...

Coleslaw 15

Coleslaw

Coleslaw is a type of salad that is made out of shredded cabbage, carrots together with other fruit and vegetable ingredients. This dish originated from the Dutch “cabbage salad” called “koolsla”; it is where it got its name as well. A very simple salad that works well with barbecue and...

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Kiam Pung

Kiam Pung or Kiampong is a Filipino Chinese dish which made out of sticky rice cooked with shiitake mushrooms, Chinese Sausages and adobo meat. A dish that is rarely seen in Filipino dining table unless you have been to Binondo (Manila’s version of China town) or you are of Filipino...

Caesars Salad 14

Caesars Salad

Caesar salad is a tableside salad that is made out of romaine lettuce and croutons dressed with parmesan cheese, lemon juice, olive oil, egg, Worcestershire sauce, and black pepper. Occasionally tomatoes, anchovies, bacon or grilled chicken can be added. This was invented by restaurateur Caesar Cardini on July 4, 1924,...

Kilawing Isda 12

Kilawing Isda

Kilawing Isda or Ceviche is a popular seafood dish in Central and South America, coastal regions of the America and even in Philippines. It is usually made out of raw fish marinated in citric juice or vinegar and flavoured with chillies, onions, pepper and salt. This dish is believed to...

Chicken Parmigiana 0

Chicken Parmigiana

Parmigiana is an Italian dish made with a shallow fried meat or aubergine, layered with seasoned tomato sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese then baked.  Originally it was made with aubergine then variations like chicken and veal have been popularized by Italian immigrants overseas.  This dish is claimed to have...

Moo Shu Pork 0

Moo Shu Pork

Moo Shu pork, mu shu or mu xu pork is a type of Chinese stir fried dish made out of chopped meat, scrambled eggs and Asian vegetables such as bamboo shoots and lily buds then wrapped in moo shu pancakes (similar to soft tacos). The name came from the Chinese...

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Hopia Mongo

Hopia is a popular Filipino pastry filled with bean paste which was introduced by the Fujian Chinese during the American occupation.  It came from the Chinese word ho-pian which means “good biscuit”, it is nearly similar to moon cake wherein a pastry is filled with a sweet paste and it...

Cordon Bleu 0

Cordon Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu is an American dish made out of pounded breast pounded and rolled around ham or Prosciutto and a cheese which is breaded then either fried or baked. There are several European dishes nearly similar to this that had originated on an earlier time but this specific combination...