Monthly Archive: June 2012

Almond Toffee Pretzels 0

Almond Toffee Pretzels

Before we had made some Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels, it was a huge success and did not last a day in our kitchen, today we had those cravings again so we will be making some pretzels but with a slight variation and use Almond toffee as the flavour.  This was inspired...

Munggo Ice Candy 25

Munggo Ice Candy

If the Americans have popsicles, Malaysians have potong then the Filipinos have the ice candy. Ice candy are frozen treats made out of fruits, beans or even root crops such as purple yam placed in small plastic bags. Popular during summer you can see a lot of kids neighbourhood houses...

Marinated Mussels 18

Marinated Mussels

Before the only mussel dish I know of was the Tinolang Tahong and Baked Tahong but when I set foot here in New Zealand I was introduced with this simple yet lovely appetizer called marinated mussels. It is a dish where mussels is marinated in a spice infused lemon and...

Chicken Macaroni Salad 48

Chicken Macaroni Salad

It’s that time of the month again where World in a Plate members share a themed dish and for this month it will be pasta and rice salads. This theme will be hard for me as I barely know recipes for pasta or rice salads due to the fact that...

Nachos 2 20

Nachos

Nachos as most of us know is a popular Tex-Mex (Texas – Mexican) food which can classified as a snack, appetizer or even a full dish and it is defined by the ingredients you put in.  The original and the most simplest one is just made out of just nacho...

Osso Bucco 23

Osso Bucco

Italian dishes might be known for pizza and pasta but there are a lot of other wonderful Italian dishes that does not fall into that category like this Milanese specialty called Osso Bucco. Osso Bucco or Ossobuco is made out of a slowly braised veal shanks in white wine and...

Salmon and Potato Cakes 23

Salmon and Potato Cakes

If you have some leftover salmon and mashed potatoes this is the best recipe you can make out of it, Salmon and potato cakes. This dish is a simple recipe made out of mashed potatoes and salmon, which can be leftovers, fresh, canned or even smoked salmon for a bolder...