February 2012

Oysters on the Half Shell served with Sweet Chilli and Lemon

Oysters on the Half Shell served with Sweet Chilli and Lemon

I know not a lot of people love raw oysters and that includes me so why I am doing this post? Well this is a good aphrodisiac and good to serve during this Valentines season, remember Casanova ate more than 50 raw oysters a day to boost his libido.  But seriously speaking...

Mixed Berries Cheesecake 1

Mixed Berries Cheesecake

This no bake Mixed Berries Cheesecake is easy and simple, not to sweet and not really heavy to the taste and its also made out of real fruits. Perfect cake to serve on any occasion. Today’s post will be Mixed Berries Cheesecake and I was invited over at Taste It...

Gold Ribbon (Auckland, New Zealand) 4

Gold Ribbon (Auckland, New Zealand)

If you’re a Filipino and recently migrated to New Zealand and it so happens you are looking for Filipino restaurants that serves Filipino dishes, pastries, desserts and delicacies well it is a bit hard to find as there are only few of them here the only ones I know are...

Chilli Crab 1

Chilli Crab

Last day of the Chinese dish week and for this post we will be making a Singaporean Chinese dish called Chilli crab. Chilli crab is one of the most popular dish in Singapore, it is made out of chopped fresh crabs stir fried in a sweet and savoury tomato and...

Pancit Bihon Guisado 2

Pancit Bihon Guisado

For the fourth day of the Chinese dish week it will be something created outside of China but this dish definitely has its Chinese roots which is the case for a lot of South East Asian dishes. So for this post it will be a noodle dish called Pancit Bihon...

Prawn Fried Rice

Prawn Fried Rice

If were in a hurry we always resort to making some fried rice either for lunch or dinner, it’s not just quick to prepare it is also an all in one dish where you have your carbs and protein in one serving. For those who does not know fried rice...

Almond Jelly

Almond Jelly

Second day of our Chinese week and for today we will be making a cold dessert which is called Almond Jelly. This dish is a traditional Chinese dessert traditionally made out liquid extracted from Chinese almonds (apricot kernel) or sweet Chinese almond which is sweetened and mixed with agar served...

Lo Han Chai (Buddha's Delight)

Lo Han Chai (Buddha’s Delight)

Since it was Chinese New Year a couple of weeks ago and Lantern Festival this weekend lets celebrate that by posting Chinese dishes this week. First on the list is this wonderful vegetarian dish called Lo Han Chai which is commonly served during this period. Lo Han Chai, Luohan cai,Luohan...

Pork Leg Roast

Pork Leg Roast

Every Christmas in our house a leg ham is a must, it like a tradition similar to turkeys in the U.S. during Thanksgiving but like my blueberry cheesecake I want to change what’s on our centrepiece this time around so I opted for a pork leg roast as I am...

Sweet and Sour Cucumber Salad

Sweet and Sour Cucumber Salad is a type of side salad made out of thinly sliced cucumber dressed with a sweet and spicy vinegar. With some of the Philippine grilled or fried meat and seafood dishes a side dish like this recipe will be a good pair, the sour and...