May 2013

Beef Ramen 1

Beef Ramen

Beef Ramen is a Japanese noodle dish made out of wheat noodles served in a beef stock based soup, often flavoured with soy sauce or miso then topped with different ingredients ranging from sliced beef, dried seaweed, kamaboko, green onions, pickled bamboo, wood ear fungus and occasionally corn. Ramen is...

Cracked Crabs 2

Cracked Crabs

Cracked Crabs are basically boiled crabs which is lightly hot served with melted hot butter, it’s simple yet so good best enjoyed with corn. When we crave for crabs we usually go to Asian shops and buy some, but recently they are always out of stock even if we go...

Guisadong Upo at Sardinas 1

Guisadong Upo at Sardinas

Guisadong Upo at Sardinas is one of the sautéed vegetable dishes popular in Philippines more commonly on provinces where bottle gourds are abundant, its made out of bottle gourd and sardines sauteed in onions and garlic. Guisadong upo is one of the sautéed vegetable dishes popular in Philippines more commonly...

Apple, Walnut and Sultana Logs 1

Apple, Walnut and Sultana Logs

Apple, Walnut and Sultana Logs as spicy and fruity puff pastry rolls filled with apple, walnuts and sultanas topped with melted chocolate. When you cook or even bake a lot sometimes you would have accumulated a lot of excess ingredients and sometimes you are wondering what you would do with...

Pork Bistek 2

Pork Bistek

Bistek Tagalog is a very popular Filipino dish, it is in fact considered as one of our national dishes. The name came from a Filipino slang word which was derived from the word “Beef Steak”, but this beef steak is cooked differently, meat is usually pan fried then cooked again...

Mixed Seafood in Oyster Sauce 2

Mixed Seafood in Oyster Sauce

If you are a seafood lover then you should make this Mixed Seafood in Oyster Sauce, it’s very tasty specially when clams are used, the seafood alone packs a lot of flavour adding oyster sauce to the formula makes it stand out even more. I guess I will eat any...

Laing 1

Laing

Laing is not the most visually appealing dish out there but trust me this is a good dish, it’s so good every Filipino gathering I attended this is one of the most sought after dishes. This dish is made out of taro leaves, coconut milk and chillies, it is very...

Vietnamese Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork

Vietnamese Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork are sweet and savoury grilled pork pieces usually served as a side dish to fried noodle and noodle soups. If you’ve ever relished the enticing flavors of Vietnamese cuisine, you’ll understand the magic that Thit Heo Nuong Xa, or Vietnamese Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork, brings...

Iskrambol 1

Iskrambol

Iskrambol or Ice Scramble is the Filipino version of Slushy made out of banana flavoured frozen condensed milk usually sold by street hawkers. During my childhood this was really popular and it was sold outside schools in big styroboxes Iskrambol or Ice Scramble is the Filipino version of Slushy made...

Lo Ba Bung 1

Lo Ba Bung

Lo Ba Bung, Lurou Fan or Rouzao Fan is a very popular Taiwanese street food made out of braised minced pork topped over a freshly cooked rice. The taste is so addictive hence its popularity over the region, it is fragrant, oily, salty, sweet and sticky accentuated with a side...