January 2013

Crispy Five Spice Pork Ribs

Crispy Five Spice Pork Ribs

Crispy Five Spice Pork Ribs are twice deep fried marinated pork ribs, I am not sure where this dish originated but I had tried it in several Chinese restaurants here in New Zealand. Crispy Five Spice Pork Ribs are twice deep fried marinated pork ribs, I am not sure where...

Tzatziki

Tzatziki

Tzatziki or tzadziki is a type of Greek and Turkish meze or appetizer usually used for souvlaki and gyros; it can also be used as a dip for breads, potato chips and pita. This dish is made out of strained yoghurt mixed with grated cucumber, garlic, salt, olive oil, mint...

Gyoza

Gyoza

Gyoza is a popular Japanese dumpling made out of chopped cabbage, minced meat and seasonings wrapped in a very thin dumpling sheet. Usually cooked by boiling, steaming, pan frying, or deep frying but the most popular one a combination steaming and pan frying. Gyoza is a popular Japanese dumpling made...

Patatim

Patatim

Patatim is a Filipino-Chinese dish which is made out of slowly braised pork leg cooked similar to Paksiw but without the vinegar. This dish is very popular in Authentic Chinese food establishments in the Philippines such as the restaurants and even hawker stalls in Binondo. Patatim is a Filipino-Chinese dish...

Pork Rib and Lotus Root Soup

Pork Rib and Lotus Root Soup

When I was in Hong Kong or even Malaysia I already saw this Pork Rib and Lotus Root Soup but never tried it, I was always intrigued on how did the lotus rot tasted primarily because of its eccentric looks. Then few years after I came here in New Zealand...


Devilled Chicken and Mangoes

Devilled Chicken and Mangoes

With this Devilled Chicken and Mangoes we will not be using leftover chickens but fresh ones, we will not be using chutney either but we will be using fresh mangoes which would complement the hot and spicy flavour of cayenne and mustard. It is colourful, vibrant and a really easy...

Nihari

Nihari

Nihari is a popular meat stew in Pakistan, Bangladesh and parts of India. It is made out of beef shanks (sometimes chicken and vegetables) slowly simmered in an array of spices. Nihari is a popular meat stew in Pakistan, Bangladesh and parts of India. It is made out of beef...

Pinoy Barbecue 5

Pinoy Barbecue

Pinoy Barbecue is a charcoal grilled sweet and savoury bite sized portions of pork in bamboo skewers usually served with hot and spicy vinegar. 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...

Egg Mayonnaise Sandwich

Egg Mayonnaise Sandwich

Egg Mayonnaise Sandwich is one of the popular picnic items or baon (lunch box) meals in the Philippines; I don’t even remember a Family outing that we had where we never brought one of this. Apart from tasting really good, it is cheap and really easy to make. This morning...

Embutido 2

Embutido

Embutido is a generic term used for a type of sausage found in Spain, Portugal, Philippines, and several South American countries. Usually embutidos are similar to other European sausages where it made out of minced meat mixed with other spices and ingredients and wrapped in pig’s intestines. Embutido is a...