May 2013

Binagoongang Ampalaya sa Gata 5

Filipino Style Coconut Macaroons

Filipino Style Coconut Macaroons are sweet confections that are made out of dried coconut strips mixed with eggs, butter and condensed milk which are baked then served like mini muffins. Macaroon is a generic word to define any light and baked confection usually presented as small cakes or meringue-like cookies....

Apple Cider Braised Pork 3

Creamy Seafood Alfredo

Creamy Seafood Alfredo is a pasta dish made out of mixed seafood like shrimp, squid and fish cooked in cream served with generous amounts of Parmesan cheese. A lot may be confused with Carbonara and Alfredo pasta dishes as they nearly look similar due to the common pasta used which...

Crab and Corn Egg Drop Soup 9

Squid and Okra Stir Fry

Squid and Okra Stir Fry is a simple stir fried dish made out of curry powder seasoned squid and okra, perfect with freshly steamed rice. The first time I saw this dish in Malaysia I thought it was not a good at all but one day I run out of...

Binagoongang Ampalaya sa Gata 2

Binagoongang Ampalaya sa Gata

Binagoongang Ampalaya sa Gata is a Filipino dish made out of bitter gourd, pork belly and fermented shrimp paste sauteed in garlic and onions then cooked in coconut milk. Several weeks ago a colleague of mine gave me some bitter gourd and I was so happy as these costs like...

Binagoongang Ampalaya sa Gata 3

Buffalo Wings

Usually called buffalo wing, buffalo chicken wing or hot wing this delicious chicken pieces are deep-fried and coated in a vinegar-based cayenne pepper hot sauce and butter usually served with celery sticks and creamy blue cheese dip. Ever wondered where the Buffalo wings did got its name? Well it was...

Bouillabaisse 2

Bouillabaisse

Bouillabaisse is a mixed seafood soup dish flavoured with herbs and spices such as saffron, basil, fennel and orange peel. A traditional stew that originated in Marseille, France. The term bouillabaisse came from the Provencal Occitan words bolhir (to boil) and abaissar (to reduce heat). Bouillabaisse is a mixed seafood...

Bopis 1

Bopis

Bopis or Bopiz in Spanish is a hot and spicy Filipino dish with Spanish origin, it consists of pork lungs, heat and fat sautéed in chillies, onions and sometimes tomatoes. Bopis or Bopiz in Spanish is a hot and spicy Filipino dish with Spanish origin, it consists of pork lungs,...

Binagoongang Ampalaya sa Gata 7

Lelot Balatong

Lelot Balatong or Guninataang Monggo is a type of Rice porridge mixed with mung beans cooked in coconut milk. A popular Filipino dish which is commonly served during merienda (afternoon tea). Lelot Balatong or Guninataang Monggo is a type of Rice porridge mixed with mung beans cooked in coconut milk....

Binagoongang Ampalaya sa Gata 10

Potato Salad

Potato salad as the name suggest is a dish made out mainly of potatoes. It may be called a salad but it is a side dish which is often served with mains like: barbecues, roasts and fried chicken. Potato salad as the name suggest is a dish made out mainly...

Apple Cider Braised Pork 9

Oden

Oden is a Japanese winter soup dish which consists of several ingredients like daikon radish, boiled eggs, mixed fish cakes, different types of tofu and konnyaku served in a dashi flavoured stock. Oden is a Japanese winter soup dish which consists of several ingredients like daikon radish, boiled eggs, mixed...