Monthly Archive: October 2011

Seafood Curry Laksa 24

Seafood Curry Laksa

Laksa is a popular spicy noodle soup which is found in South East Asia more particularly in Malaysia, Singapore and some parts of Indonesia. Historians say it was invented in China as the word laksa might have originated from the Chinese word “la sha” meaning “spicy sand” which makes sense...

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Pan de Coco

Pan de coco which means “coconut bread” in Spanish is a popular bread in the Philippines and Honduras. Though two versions are named similarly they are made differently to each other, the Philippine variant is a sweet bread with a sweetened grated coconut filling served as a dessert or a...

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Karioka

Karioka or Carioca is a type of street food in the Philippines made out of glutinous rice flour and coconut meat which is deep fried then dipped in coconut milk and sugar syrup. Sounds delicious? Well yes, it is so simple as well; it contains few ingredients and cooks so...

Spanish Bread 31

Spanish Bread

I don’t know why this is called Spanish bread as I guess it does not have anything to do with any Spanish types of bread. Anyways for those who know why, please let me know, I can’t find any resource on why is it named such. Anyways Spanish bread is...

Sweet and Spicy Dilis 27

Sweet and Spicy Dilis

Sweet and Spicy Dilis is a popular street food in the Philippines, a dish that is made out of dried anchovies in a sweet and spicy coating, it usually sold in deep fried peanut stalls in bus and jeepney terminals. Though this food item dominates the street food scene in...

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Pipian

Pipian is a type of Mexican sauce made out of either roasted almonds or pumpkin seeds, traditionally served with chicken roast and enchiladas. A very old recipe which dates back to the Aztecs, the first account of this recipe was when it was mentioned by Fray Bernardino de Sahagún’s in...

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Kansi

I thought I am finished posting Filipino sour soup dishes until I remember this recipe which was served by one of my Favourite restaurants back in the Philippines called Ilongo Grill. they are famous for Ilonggo recipes which is a cuisine of Iloilo. Kansi is like a cross between Sinigang...

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Guinataang Labong

Labong is a Tagalog word for Bamboo Shoots, an edible part of the bamboo which is used in different Asian dishes. These shoot or sprout for those who do not know, are the new bamboo stems that just came out from the ground. You will know and see this if...

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Baked Macaroni

Baked macaroni is a pasta dish which is made out of macaroni, tomato based sauce and minced meat. It looks similar to Macaroni and Cheese straight out of the oven but the resemblance stops there as this dish is not cheese based but is flavoured with meat and tomatoes. Another...

Double Cheese Mushroom Burger 20

Double Cheese Mushroom Burger

Mushroom Burger is type of burger where its patties are made out of mushrooms; it was created in the Philippines by a mushroom grower during thr 1980’s which then started selling mushroom burgers called “Mushroom Burger” situated in Tagaytay, Philippines. It all started when a customer of them a Swiss Executive...