Monthly Archive: December 2012

Gado Gado 0

Gado Gado

Gado-gado is an Indonesian salad made out of boiled vegetables served with a peanut sauce dressing. This dish started as a hawker cart offering where fresh and boiled vegetables are served with sauce that are made in individually prepared to the likeness of the one consuming the salad. Now due...

Nilasing Na Hipon 11

Nilasing Na Hipon

Nilasing na Hipon or Drunken Shrimps is a crispy deep fried shrimps marinated in liquor such as gin, brandy, whiskey, beer or wine. Initially this dish was served as an appetizer or pulutan (beef match / similar to tapas) and gin was the liquor of choice, it later evolved to...

Smoked Chicken, Spinach and Camembert Pizza 21

Smoked Chicken, Spinach and Camembert Pizza

Long time ago I had posted a review regarding a pizza parlour in Brisbane, Australia and that pizza was unforgettable as it was really good especially the Chicken and Spinach pizza that why today I am trying to recreate it at my own home with some adjustments to even make...

Mango Chicken 0

Mango Chicken

When we go to Indian restaurants we always order Butter Chicken and after we finish we always tell ourselves that we will be ordering Mango Chicken on our next visit but that never happened. I guess we just love our Butter Chicken too much it easily sways our freedom of choice...

Maruya 0

Maruya

Maruya or Banana Fritters are battered bananas deep fried then sprinkled with sugar before serving. A very popular merienda (afternoon tea) in the Philippines, usually cooked at home but it can also be seen sold by street vendors. Like any other cooked banana dishes in the Philippines it calls for...

Tortang Talong 23

Tortang Talong

Tortang Talong or Eggplant Omelette is a Filipino dish made out of eggs and eggplant. A very popular breakfast item served together with sinangag (garlic fried rice) and catsup, it’s easy to make and it’s cheap. There are two ways of making this simple meal one is boiling the eggplants...

Barbecue Pork Ribs 2 26

Barbecue Pork Ribs

Barbecue is well-loved outdoor dish all over the world and each country have different styles and methods where meat is marinated, basted or rubbed with a special sauce and cooked either by the use of smoke, charcoal, open flame, gas or even electricity. This cooking style originated hundreds of years...

Buko Salad 2 22

Buko Salad

During the last four days we made different versions side and table salads and to end this series there’s nothing better than ending it with a dessert salad, the Buko Salad. Buko Salad is the Filipino variation of the fruit salad, it is usually made out of mixed fruits, nata...

Side Salad with Pita Crisp 9

Side Salad with Pita Crisp

Garden salad, green salad or tossed salad is a salad consisting mainly of fresh vegetables having lettuce or mesclun as its base served with dressing such as vinaigrette, Ranch, Italian dressing, Thousand Island or blue cheese dressing. Usually served in large portions topped with additional meat or seafood and consumed...

Kumara and Baby Spinach Salad 25

Kumara and Baby Spinach Salad

This salad week won’t be complete without a salad dish common here in New Zealand, the Kumara and Baby Spinach Salad. Sweet Potatoes or Kumara (what we call it here) is very abundant in New Zealand hence this root crop is commonly used in salad, accompaniment to roasts and replacement...