Monthly Archive: August 2012

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Gising Gising

If there is a Filipino food that I haven’t tried is one of them but that will change soon as I will be making this dish today. Gising Gising if literally translated means “Wake up – Wake up” and from the name alone you will have a hint that this...

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Banana Chips

Banana chips are slices of bananas that are deep fried, baked or dehydrated to become crispy, it is then coated with sugar, honey, salt or spices. A popular snack item in India and in the Philippines this snack is a better and healthier alternative to the potato chips. So instead...

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Three Cups Chicken

Three-Cup Chicken or Sanbeiji is another popular Chinese cuisine dish made out of chicken cooked in soy sauce, rice wine and sesame oil. A dish that originated in Jiangxi province of China now a specialty of Taiwan. The origins state that this dish was invented for Wen Tianxiang (the Song...

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Egg Tart (Hong Kong Style)

Egg Tart or Portuguese Egg Tarts is a type of tart filled with egg custard baked on a short crust or puff pastry, it is very popular in Asia particularly Hong Kong. This dish might be seen around Asia and other parts of the world but it has its Portuguese...

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Miso Soup

iso soup perhaps is the most popular Japanese dish as you can see this served on almost every Japanese restaurant, it is a soup that consists of miso paste and dashi along with other ingredients such as tofu, komboku and negi. Though you may see it already as a soup...

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Bread Pudding

Bread pudding is a dessert or snack item made out of stale bread mixed with milk, eggs, spices and dried fruits. A popular dish in several European countries like France, Ireland, Great Britain, Belgium as well as Latin and South American countries such as Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Argentina. There...

Japanese Ginger Pork (Shogayaki) 22

Japanese Ginger Pork (Shogayaki)

Pork Shogayaki or “buta no shogayaki” is a Japanese dish made out of grilled or fried pork flavoured with ginger. The name came from the words Shoga which means ginger and yaki which means grill or fry. This dish is the second most popular Japanese pork dish after tonkatsu. It...

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Potato Mojo

Mojo potatoes are seasoned potato rounds that are deep fried and served as an accompaniment of a fried chicken, a dish that is popularized by Shakey’s Pizza.  I remember before when my wife and I were dining in at Shakey’s this will always be ordered alongside with our chicken and...

Spicy Chicken Tequila Fettuccine 0

Spicy Chicken Tequila Fettuccine

Sometimes its nice to play around different ingredients from different parts of the world, the different flavours from these diverse cuisine ingredients create a unique culinary experience that gives birth to this fusion type dishes.  I think most of the culinary experts have done this before and create this unique...

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Pancit Habhab

Pancit or stir fried noodles is perhaps one of the most popular dish served in special occasions in the Philippines, it’s so popular most of the provinces have developed their own versions which features local ingredients.  Several samples of this Philippine noodle dishes are the Pancit Palabok, Pancit Sotanghon and...