Monthly Archive: September 2013

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Cazuela de Vaca

Cazuela de Vaca is a dish that originated in Chile, a very hearty dish which is made out of beef, pumpkins, potatoes, corn and other vegetables. In Spanish cazuela means “Pot” or “Casserole” and Vaca means “Beef”. Tradition in Chile says that cazuela is typically eaten by taking the soup...

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Must Try Food in Austria

If you love sweet pastries then Austria must be in your to visit list no questions asked. This place is a sweet tooth’s haven and everywhere you go you will see this small cafes and bakeries selling these sweet stuff, it’s everywhere you can eat them for breakfast, lunch and...

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Lumpiang Togue

There are a lot of different variations of the Lumpia (spring roll) in the Philippines and sometimes it is hard to distinguish each due to the similar looking wrap in all of them, unless you ask, sometimes it’s impossible to guess what’s inside but I will give you an idea...

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Dòushā Guō Bing

Dòushā Guō Bing is a type of a sweet non-leavened flatbread folded with oil and sweet red bean paste, it is a variant of the popular Cong You Bing (Minced Scallions Pancake). Though this Chinese bread is classified as a pancake it is made from dough instead of batter. Dòushā...

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Monk Fish and Broccolini in Shiitake and Black Bean Sauce

Its spring time here now and that means I will be receiving lots of free vegetables and fruits from my lovely colleagues, friends and neighbours (yes Sue you’re one of it), this one is a good example, a bunch of fresh broccolini. I love receiving vegetables like this as it...

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Grilled Chicken and Peach Mango Salsa

Sometimes chicken breast can be boring especially when it is cooked the wrong way that is why when we have some bad ones we call them white bread because they taste like one. Chicken breast when overcooked will become dry and tough making it unpleasant to eat but there are...

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Must Try Foods in Belgium

Last two weeks we featured Switzerland and Munich, Germany in this must try series, now let’s go to Belgium. The city we visited was Brussels and I know those who have been here would say it’s not the cleanest or prettiest city in Europe but it has its charms. Apart from...

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Slowly Braised Oxtail

This soul food is one of the best stew dishes out there.  The tender meat and collagen rich gravy just makes me salivate just but imagining it. I know for some using oxtails is weird and yucky but trust me if you try this recipe it would change how you...

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Nuts and Pops

Several weeks ago me and my daughter made one of my favourite childhood snack which is mixed Popcorn and Nuts coated with Caramel, I am not sure if it is commercially available here in New Zealand that’s why we made our own so that I can let my daughter try...

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Hokkien Mee

Hokkien Mee or Hokkien Char Mee is a type of dish made out of thick yellow noodles cooked in thick dark gravy made with dark soy sauce, pork, squid, fish cake/balls, cabbage and crispy fried pork fat. A very popular dish found in Kuala Lumpur and the surrounding areas. The...