Monthly Archive: January 2012

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Meringue Kisses

Meringue Kisses is a type of dessert made out of baked whipped egg whites and sugar, this is one of the really good ways of using unused egg whites after making some yema (like the one we made yesterday), crème caramel or crème brulee. Meringue has been existing for quite some time now...

Yema 23

Yema

If the West have candies and lollies in the Philippines we have Yema, a type of candy made out of egg yolks, condensed milk and crushed peanuts cooked to form a firm custard shaped in a pyramid or spherical manner then wrapped in colourful cellophane. Think of it as a...

Stir Fried Beef, Capsicum and Mushrooms 0

Stir Fried Beef, Capsicum and Mushrooms

When in a hurry this is one of dishes that comes into my mind a quick and stir fry beef recipe with mixed mushrooms and capsicums, a good mix of tender beef and flavourful vegetables from the earthy mushrooms, peppery red capsicums to the sweet yellow capsicum. What’s good is...

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Asam Laksa

Let me present you the 7th most delicious food in the world in 2010, the Penang Asam Laksa a noodle dish flavoured with flaked mackerel, tamarind, pineapple and lots of different spices. It is sour, spicy and definitely addictive. Penang Laksa originated from the original Malay Laksa and had evolved...

Buko Juice 25

Buko Juice

Another refreshing drink popular in the Philippines where you can see sold almost everywhere from hawker stalls to posh restaurants, it is a simple mixture of young coconut water, young coconut meat and milk, it’s very refreshing and very healthy. This is one of the drinks I missed in the...

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Marshmallow Brownies

When I was in the Philippines there is no need to bake at home as everything was cheaply available in a nearby specialty shop from Cakes at Goldilocks and Red Ribbon, Donuts at Dunkin Donut and Mister Donut, Filipino Pastries (mamon, ensaymada, Spanish bread), Cinnamon Rolls at Cinnabon’s, Pretzels at...

Pancit Molo 22

Pancit Molo

Pancit Molo is a Philippine dish which is more of a soup rather than a pancit (which is noodle in Tagalog) it shares the similarity with the Wonton Noodle Soup sans noodles. This dish originated from the province of Iloilo which is also known for La Paz batchoy, Bacalao, Dinuguan,...

Spicy Steamed Tripe 23

Spicy Steamed Tripe

There are a lot of Chinese dishes that I love and most of them I know the recipe by heart but there are some that I don’t and usually these are the ones that I don’t know the name that’s why it is a bit hard to make it at...