May 2012

Chicken Cashew

Chicken Cashew

Chicken cashew is made out of deep fried or stir fried chicken mixed together with cashews then served with thick oyster sauce. There are several versions of this dish but I’m pretty sure that most of you didn’t know that this is actually an American dish, Chinese-American to be precise....

Adobong Sitaw

Adobong Sitaw

Adobong sitaw is the vegetable variation of the famous Filipino dish Adobo but instead of just using big chunks of pork and chicken, we use long beans or some call it string beans cooked with some pork pieces. Another popular dish in the Philippines and its quick and easy to...

Inihaw na Pusit 2

Inihaw na Pusit

It’s that time again where “World in a plate” members post our monthly pot luck and this month’s theme is grilling, while it’s not a good time for that here in New Zealand I know it’s the perfect season for those who live in the Northern Hemisphere so I will...

Shabu Shabu

Shabu Shabu

Shabu-shabu is a Japanese variation of hot pot; usually it is served with thinly sliced raw beef, tofu, Chinese cabbages, chrysanthemum leaves, nori, onions, carrots, shiitake mushrooms and enokitake mushrooms. Last day of the Raw Meat Week and this time lets go to Japan and have some Shabu-shabu. Shabu-shabu is...

Beef Carpaccio

Beef Carpaccio

Beef Carpaccio is a dish made out of raw beef that is thinly sliced or pounded, seasoned with spices then served with parmesan shavings. Fourth day, lets go back to having something totally raw, the Italian Beef Carpaccio.  Carpaccio is a dish made out of raw meat or fish that is...


Korean Barbecue

Korean Barbecue

Gogigui or Korean Barbecue is a term referring to the method of grilling meats such as pork, chicken or beef on table tops using built in charcoal or gas grills or portable stoves. This is one of my favourite type of restaurants, not just it offers a lot of variety...

Pho

Pho

Pho is a type of Vietnamese noodle soup made out of rice noodles served with either beef or chicken, basil, mint and bean sprouts. This wonderful dish originated during the 1920’s in Nam Dinh province Northern Vietnam. Raw Meat Week: Day 2, it is called Pho. This is not totally...

Steak Tartare 2

Steak Tartare

Steak Tartare is a meat dish made from finely chopped or minced raw beef or horse. It is made by marinating the minced meat with wine and spices, then chilled and served with egg yolk, onions, capers and different seasonings.   This week we will be featuring something really different...

Morcon

Morcon

If you came here and saw the title Morcon but looks like the picture did not match it then dont freak out as this post is not about the Spanish morcon but more of the Philippine morcon dish. Yes we have the same name dish but both are prepared differently,...

Ambrosia

Ambrosia

Ambrosia is a type of fruit salad where mixed fruits are served with whipped cream (or whipped topping), sour cream, or yogurt. Fruit salad also called Macedonia on the other hand is a similar dish but instead of a creamy dressing it is served with fruit juices or light syrup....