Monthly Archive: April 2012

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Eggs Benedict

Last Day of the Egg Week  and let me present you something to start your day right the Eggs Benedict!  This breakfast item is a dish made out of English muffin topped with bacon, poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce. It is one of the most popular breakfast here in New Zealand and...

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Tokneneng

Fourth Day of our Easter special and we head back to my home country Philippines, I was thinking of posting balut an unhatched duck egg embryo which is a delicacy in the Philippines but I can’t find one in here so I had resorted to another street food called Tokneneng. ...

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Tea Eggs

Day 3 and lets feature something Asian, Tea eggs that is. Tea Eggs for those who haven’t seen one or tried is a Chinese savoury snack made out of eggs simmered in various spices, soy sauce, and black tea leaves.  A common snack sold by street vendors in night markets...

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Devilled eggs

Day 2 of Easter and what we will be posting today are Devilled eggs. Devilled eggs or eggs mimosa are hard-boiled eggs cut in half then filled with a yolk mixture made out of mayonnaise, mustard, spices and of course the yolk.  Newer version now includes a different array of...

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Scotch Eggs

Well its Easter Monday and guess what theme will we have for this week?  I think you got it; yes it would be eggs and let’s start with Scotch Eggs.  Before we start, do you know why eggs are used for Easter? Well according to Christian tradition egg is the...

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Golden Mushrooms and Broccoli with Dried Shrimps

Last day of the Lenten dishes week and for this time I will be featuring what I had guest posted at the Hungry Giant, a blog run by a fellow Filipino blogger called Gio.  Gio as he describes himself is a frustrated cook, an amateur photographer, a writer, a closet...

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Mussel Fritters

Fourth day and you might have some leftover mussels from yesterday, if there is well you can make some fritters out of it but if not feel free to buy some fresh ones. Fritters, frytors or frytos can be sweet (fruit & nuts) or savoury (cheese, fish, vegetables) and history...

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Tinolang Tahong

Third day and still no meat, so today we will be putting some protein back to your system by using mussels as the main ingredient. Tinolang tahong might be one of popular lenten dishses as its easy to prepare and this dish is one of the cheapest dishes you can have in...

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Pisto Manchego

Day two of the Lenten Dishes week and lets do something Spanish as this is the country that gave the Catholic faith to the Filipinos.   Today we will be doing some Pisto Manchego. Pisto Manchego or Pisto is a Spanish dish that is made out of courgettes, eggplant, tomatoes,...

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Eggplant Parmigiana

It is the holy week and right now in the Philippines and other countries that practice the Catholic faith.  During these times people start to abstain from any meat dishes which means only vegetables and seafood are to be consumed, to honour that practice this week will be Lenten dishes week and that means...