Monthly Archive: May 2013

Beef Ramen 1 22

Beef Ramen

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

Cracked Crabs 2 0

Cracked Crabs

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 early hours in the morning. I guess some Asians are faster them me and crave more than I do. Anyways I was glad that...

Guisadong Upo at Sardinas 1 0

Guisadong Upo at Sardinas

Guisadong upo is one of the sautéed vegetable dishes popular in Philippines more commonly on provinces where bottle gourds are abundant. We had posted something similar like this and it uses pork as its main ingredient but today this dish is even more frugal as we will be using sardines....

Apple, Walnut and Sultana Logs 1 0

Apple, Walnut and Sultana Logs

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 all this unused or leftover items. For me I treat it is as a time to get creative otherwise these ingredients will...

Pork Bistek 2 22

Pork Bistek

Bistek 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 by...

Mixed Seafood in Oyster Sauce 2 18

Mixed Seafood in Oyster Sauce

I guess I will eat any seafood that is served in front of me (except for sea urchin), I love everything about them the taste, the texture, the aroma and the variety. Combine them all together then my jaw would easily drop and my salivary glands would produce its secretion...

Laing 1 22

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 1 58

Vietnamese Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork

Thit Heo Nuong Xa or Vietnamese Style Grilled Lemongrass Pork are grilled pork pieces usually served as a side dish to fried noodle and noodle soups. These addictive meat dish are sweet and savoury and sometimes with a sticky outer layer. The secret on this recipe is the marinade used...

Iskrambol 1 32

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, I still remember kids queuing for this one while the vendor...

Lo Ba Bung 1 0

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...