Monthly Archive: November 2011

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French Toast

French Toast is a type of dish where pan fried bread rolled in a mixture of milk and eggs.  A very old recipe which dates back to the Medieval period where old stale bread is revived by moistening it and reheating, people living those times need to use every bit of...

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Salmon and Avocado Sushi

I am not sure if I call this a re-post but this is the second time I will be doing a salmon and sushi roll but this time there is an extra salmon wrapped together with the nori sheets, I got this idea lately at one of our favourite Japanese...

Chocolate Mousse 0

Chocolate Mousse

Mousse is a type of dish that incorporates air bubbles to yield a light and airy texture, there are two types of mousse one is the popular dessert mousse where it is traditionally made from eggs and either pureed fruit or chocolate and another type is the savoury mouse where...

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Chicken Adobo

Long time ago I had posted pork adobo but not everyone eats or likes pork so here is a chicken version of a Filipino classic. This dish is the National Dish of the Philippines and I guess this is our most popular dish as well so if you haven’t tried...

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Peaches and Cream Cheese Muffin

Peaches and Cream Cheese muffin is a type of muffin flavoured with peach and filled with a soft and warm cream cheese in the middle, this one of my favourite muffin variety. I still remember my first time trying this muffin variety and it was here in New Zealand, it...

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Fajita

Fajita is a Mexican dish made out of grilled skirt steak, peppers and onions served with flour or corn tortilla. The name came from the Spanish word “faja” means belt and “fajita” means small belt which somehow describes the meat part where this dish is made of, the skirt steak...

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Pork and Cabbage in Black Bean Sauce

Several weeks ago we invited one of our close friend and his family at home to have dinner. That dinner was one day after our bad charter fishing, it was not a good fishing day, it was rainy and the ocean is uncooperative leaving almost everyone with no catch and sick....

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Pancit Sotanghon

Pansit Sotanghon is another variant of the different noodle dishes that the Philippine cuisine can offer, other popular pancit varieties are: Bihon Guisado, Pancit Canton, Pancit Luglug, Pancit Malabon, Pancit Miki-Bihon and Pancit Palabok to list some but there are definitely more varieties specially when your country is separated into...

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Chicken Mayonnaise

Chicken Mayonnaise is a sandwich filling made out of chicken and mayonnaise flavoured with herbs and spices. A dish that originated from the “Coronation Chicken” which was invented by Rosemary Hume (chef) and Constance Spry (florist), it was created while preparing banquet food for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II...

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Waldorf Salad

Waldorf salad is a type of salad traditionally made with apples, celery and walnuts dressed in mayonnaise served on top of lettuce. This dish was created by Oscar Tschirky during the 1896 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Original recipe did not contain any nuts and was just added...