Monthly Archive: May 2012

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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....

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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...

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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...

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Shabu Shabu

Last day of the Raw Meat Week and this time lets go to Japan and have some 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. The dish...

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Beef Carpaccio

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 thinly sliced or pounded, seasoned with spices then served with parmesan shavings. This popular appetizer was invented in 1950 at Harry’s Bar in Venice;...

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Korean Barbecue

Like yesterdays post for day Three we will be featuring something Korean, but dont worry it would not be as exotic as live octupus but it will be something served raw but totally cooked according to your preference, the ever delicious Korean Barbecue. Gogigui or Korean Barbecue is a term referring to...

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Pho

Raw Meat Week: Day 2, it is called Pho. This is not totally raw but served raw and left to partly cook on the hot broth that is served with it. Pho is a type of Vietnamese noodle soup made out of rice noodles served with either beef or chicken,...

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Steak Tartare

This week we will be featuring something really different and it will be dishes where meat is served or consumed raw like the Japanese Tataki and Raw Steak served on a Hot Lava Rock.  Of course, this may not be for everyone’s taste buds(especially the raw meat), but for the...

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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,...

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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....