Monthly Archive: November 2012

Sunday Roast 0

Sunday Roast

Few more days before Christmas so I will do some themed post this week which is appropriate this season, roast pork. I guess everyone have the same issue when they prepare roast pork, the amount of leftovers. Most of us usually think what to do with them hence this next...

Peach Mango Pie 34

Peach Mango Pie

Peach mango pie is a dessert made out of baked flaky pastry filled with mangoes and peaches, a dessert popularized by a Filipino fast food chain called “Jollibee” as an answer to McDonalds “apple pie”. Though it’s popularized by a Filipino fast food chain I am unsure if this dessert...

Chicken Pimiento Casserole 0

Chicken Pimiento Casserole

Chicken Pimiento Casserole is a dish made out of chicken and pimiento in a creamy sauce. I am not sure of the origins of this dish but I know my mom loves this as she makes this a lot when I was younger. Basically the dish’s’ main element are the...

Tokwa’t Baboy (Pork and Tofu) 15

Tokwa’t Baboy (Pork and Tofu)

Tokwa’t Baboy is a popular side dish / appetizer in the Philippines where the main ingredient are tofu and pork’s ears (Yes you read it right pork ears). Tofu as most of us know is made out of coagulated soy milk then pressed, a very popular ingredient in Chinese cuisines...

Fluffy Pancakes 15

Fluffy Pancakes

Pancakes is one of the most popular breakfast items out there where you can enjoy them at home or even at restaurants and fast food. This pan fried thin flat cake is usually enjoyed with maple syrup, fruits and/or sausages and bacon. Pancakes had existed since the prehistoric times as...

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookie 22

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookie

Peanut butter cookie is a type of cookie using peanut butter as its main ingredient. This cookie originated in the United States during the 1910’s when American agricultural educator George Washington Carver promoted peanut as a replacement for the cotton crop when it was heavily damaged by the boll weevil....

Cocido Madrileño 0

Cocido Madrileño

Cocido madrileño or Madrilenian stew is a Spanish dish made out of mixed meats, sausages, vegetables and chickpeas. This traditional Spanish dish was created during the Middle Ages and evolved from a dish called adafina. Hearty stews similar to this are popular to the Jews during those times hence the...

Shredded Pork and Garlic Sprouts Stir Fry 0

Shredded Pork and Garlic Sprouts Stir Fry

Garlic Sprouts is one of the vegetables that I like, it’s sweet, crunchy and a good source of fibre but it’s not available whole year round but it has an excellent shelf life. Last weekend it started showing up on Asian groceries so I got hold of one bunch and...

Pastrami Burger 12

Pastrami Burger

Pastrami Burger is a type of burger popularized by a fast food restaurant chain based in Salt Lake City called Crown Burgers. The food chain calls it “Crown Burger” and it is their signature dish, it is basically a cheeseburger served with layers of hot pastrami. This burger might have...

Beef Tagine 0

Beef Tagine

Tagine is a popular dish found in the Northern African region such as Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, and Libya and it is named after the pot where the dish is cooked. This pot serves two purposes in an African household one of which is for cooking and another is for ornamental...