June 2012

Almond Toffee Pretzels

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

Munggo Ice Candy

Munggo Ice Candy are Filipino style frozen treats made out of sweet milk blended azuki red beans placed in small plastic bags. 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...

Marinated Mussels

Marinated Mussels

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 olive oil, served cold this is dish to pair with wine or even beer. Before the...


Chicken Macaroni Salad

Chicken Macaroni Salad

Chicken Macaroni Salad is one of the common salads that is usually accompanied together with roast, barbecued or even fried meats, it usually served cold and made with elbow macaroni pasta dressed with mayonnaise. Other ingredients such as flaked chicken or tuna, carrots, celery, raisins, cheese and pineapple are used....

Nachos 3

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. Nachos as most of us know is a popular Tex-Mex (Texas – Mexican) food...

Osso Bucco 3

Osso Bucco

Osso bucco means “bone with a hole” in Italian; it was discovered in a neighbourhood type of restaurant (Osteria) locally in Milan during the 19th century. Traditionally served with risotto ala Milanese but can also be served with polenta, mashed potatoes or even pasta which makes it a complete meal,...

Salmon and Potato Cakes

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. 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...