June 2012

Guest Post : Ray from Wok with Ray featuring Bistek 2

Guest Post : Ray from Wok with Ray featuring Bistek

What we will be cooking today is a dish many Filipinos call “Bistek.” The word Bistek came from the Spanish word “Bistec” which translates to Beef Steak or Beefsteak in English. So, why did we use Bistek instead of Bistec? I guess the most logical explanation that I can come...

Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup is a Mexican Soup dish made out of chicken, tomatoes, corn and leftover tortillas. Other ingredients can be added such as avocadoes, kidney beans, hominy and cheese. A real good soup dish especially when it is served during cold days the warmth of the hot soup, the effects...

Southern Style Fried Chicken 3

Southern Style Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken also referred to as the Southern fried chicken is a dish that is made out of seasoned chicken that has been floured or battered then deep fried or pressure fried. The beginning of this dish is attributed to fritters due to its similarity in preparation and cooking. That...

Grilled Ikan Pari

Grilled Ikan Pari

Grilled Ikan Pari Bakar or Grilled Stingray in English, a popular dish in Malaysia where marinated stingrays are grilled in banana leaf with a special hot and spicy sauce. A very unusual fish to grill but trust me this is really good, once cooked correctly imagine tuna which have a...

1010 Beer Tasting 1

1010 Beer Tasting

Yes, I know it’s early for this post and it’s not also recipe but don’t panic as we will have two posts for today: one is for this review and another for our food recipe post.  I already had several reviews before but I think this feature will be a mainstay...

Tiramisu

Tiramisu

Tiramisu is an Italian dessert made out of Savoiardi (ladyfingers) dipped in coffee, layered with a custard like mixture, mascarpone and chocolates or cocoa. A dessert that is very popular the flavours have been adapted in to many types of sweet dishes such as puddings, cakes, breads and other desserts....

Minestrone

Minestrone

Minestrone is a type of Italian soup made with different types of vegetables and sometimes pasta and meat. There is no set recipe for this dish and usually any vegetables can be used but there are popular ones like carrots, celery, beans, onions and tomatoes. This dish is very popular...

Assam Pedas Ikan

Assam Pedas Ikan

Asam Pedas Ikan or Sour and Spicy Fish in English is a Malaysian style sour and spicy fish stew dish popular in Indonesia and Malaysia. Its ingredients consists of fish like string rays, mackerel, snapper, tuna or gourami and vegetables like okra and tomatoes cooked in tamarind broth with other...