Monthly Archive: September 2011

Goi Cuon (Vietnamese Summer Rolls) 20

Goi Cuon (Vietnamese Summer Rolls)

Goi Cuon also known as summer roll, salad roll, fresh spring roll or fresh roll is a Vietnamese dish made out of shrimps, herbs, rice vermicelli and vegetables wrapped in a rice paper called “bang trang”. It is unlike any other spring rolls as this dish is not deep fried...

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Pork Estofado

Pork Estofado is a Filipino dish made out of pork stewed in a sweet soy sauce and vinegar gravy mixed with bananas and carrots, its taste is nearly a cross between Adobo and Patatim. Though the name might sound Spanish this is a Filipino dish that was just given a Spanish...

Lumpiang Sariwa 25

Lumpiang Sariwa

Lumpiang Sariwa means Fresh Spring Rolls in English, a Filipino dish which is made out of different vegetables such as carrots, bamboo shoots, turnips cabbage double wrapped in lettuce leaves and egg crepes then accompanied by a sweet garlic and peanut flavoured sauce. The origin of this dish is Chinese...

Beef Tacos 15

Beef Tacos

Tacos is a Mexican dish which is made out of corn or wheat tortilla served with a variety of fillings like beef, chicken, fish and vegetables. Usually eaten by hand and often accompanied by a variety of garnishes such as tomatoes, cilantro, avocadoes, lettuce and onions. Taco is one of...

Japanese Chicken Scallion Rice Bowl 0

Japanese Chicken Scallion Rice Bowl

I love Japanese rice bowl dishes, they are relatively easy to cook, easy to serve and easy to consume. An all in one dish in one bowl, this is how a fast food meal should be like so simple yet so delicious. If you have noticed almost 70% of the...

Custard Puffs 23

Custard Puffs

Custard Puff is basically a cream puff with a custard filling, I just prefer custards on puffs pastries as compared to cream. So what is cream puff? it is a choux pastry filled with cream then garnished with chocolate, caramel or powdered sugar, it is also known as profiterole or...

Rogan Josh 0

Rogan Josh

Rogan Josh is a type of lamb curry which is slowly cooked with an array of spices, the most important spice to be included is the “Kashmir peppers” as it gives that distinct red colour to this dish while keeping it milder compared to other Indian curries. Rogan Josh came...

Pulled Pork 19

Pulled Pork

Pulled pork is dish where pork is cooked in low heat in long periods making the pork meat “pulled” apart or easily broken down into smaller pieces due to its tenderness. Traditionally it is slow cooked by smoking the meat but newer versions use oven and slow cooker method to...

Kilawing Isda at Baboy 0

Kilawing Isda at Baboy

Last time I posted a dish called Kilawing Isda (Ceviche) and this post will be something similar except for the addition of crispy pork pieces which totally redefines the dish due to the additional texture and flavour added. Honestly I never knew that there is a variant like this until...

Bulanglang 21

Bulanglang

Bulanglang and Pinakbet what is the difference between the two? Though the ingredients might be the same the way it is cooked and flavoured is different, as a start we can safely say that Bulanglang is the recipe of the Tagalog’s and Pinakbet is for the Ilocano’s. Another difference is the cooking...