November 2011

Max’s Style Fried Chicken

The real sarap to the bones! Max’s Style Fried Chicken is a type of Filipino Fried Chicken dish created by the first owners of the restaurant Max, made by cooking the chicken twice, first by steaming it then deep frying to achieve a nice crisp thin layer of chicken skin...

Steamed Pork Ribs

Steamed Pork Ribs

This is one of the best tasting dim sum around, the semi sticky / slimy, salty, sweet taste is really something to crave for, a dish with more bones than meat but people still keep on ordering. A really simple dim sum to prepare which only cooks for around 20...

Dinuguan 2

Dinuguan

Dinuguan, pork blood stew, blood pudding stew or chocolate meat is another popular Filipino dish made out of different offal’s like lungs, kidneys, intestines, ears, heart and snout cooked in a pig’s blood flavoured with vinegar or tamarind.  Last October 7 I did my first guest blog post at Miss Tam...

California Roll

California Roll

California roll or California Maki is a type of sushi roll that contains cucumber, crab stick (kani) and mango / avocado which is made inside out then sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds. Though this looks so Japanese it did not originated in Japan but in United States by a Japanese...

Brussel Sprouts

Brussel Sprouts

These mini cabbages are not a common part of our regular diet as I am not sure whether this is grown in the Philippines that is why I never had tried them when I was younger. The only thing I remember about this vegetable is that I only see this...