June 2013

Ginataang Halo Halo 1

Ginataang Halo Halo

Guinataang Halo Halo or Binignit is a Filipino hot dessert / snack dish that is made out of different root crops (sweet potato, taro, yam and cassava), cardaba bananas , tapioca pearls, galapong (rice flour dough) and jack fruit served in a sweet coconut sauce. This odd combination is where...

Inipit

Inipit

Inipit is a type of cake made out of two slices of sponge cake filled with a potato custard in the middle. The name inipit means “pressed” in English defining the way the middle layer is sandwiched between two slices of sponge cake, a popular pasty in the Bulacan region...

Figs and Toasted Almonds Baked Brie 6

Figs and Toasted Almonds Baked Brie

Figs and Toasted Almonds Baked Brie is a a perfect mixture of savoury and sweet goodness, serve it with crackers and bread while enjoying your wine. A colleague of mine who once in a while shares her gardens produce had given me again another fruit and this time it was...

Beef Gyros 9

Niu Rou Mien (Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup)

Niu Rou Mien, a really hearty noodle dish and a really good dish to have on a really hungry tummy, it combines all the goodness of a beefy soup, large chunks of tender shanks, thick noodles and crispy vegetable greens. For Filipino’s the best description I can give this is...


Ginataang Alimango at Langka

Guinataang Alimango at Langka is a dish made out of crabs and young jackfruit cooked in coconut milk, it works well with freshly cooked jasmine rice and eating it the Filipino way only by hands. Philippines have an array of choices when it comes to seafood and vegetable curries, this...

Honey Ricotta Filo Turnovers 7

Spinach and Mushroom Stir Fry

This Spinach and Mushroom Stir Fry it so simple and really easy to prepare, all you need is saute mushrooms with garlic and mix it with blanched spinach. My constant hunt for easy and simple meat free vegetable recipes is quite challenging, especially for a carnivorous person like me but...

Baklava 3

Creamy Tomato Mushroom Spaghetti

Creamy Tomato Mushroom Spaghetti is another type of Filipino style spaghetti, with slight hint of sweetness but what it’s known for is the use of cream of mushrooms yielding a creamy, sweet, savoury and earthy spaghetti. I guess I had already mentioned before that in Philippines spaghetti is a big...

Apple Cider Braised Pork 12

Sweet and Spicy Fish Balls

This Sweet and Spicy Fish Balls is inspired from that street food but I added some twist and served it with additional ingredients like pineapples and capsicum. Fishballs is a staple street food in the Philippines, you see moving street hawkers with deep frying carts peddling it on most of...