Monthly Archive: October 2013

Glass Noodles Soup with Minced Beef 1 0

Glass Noodles Soup with Minced Beef

Commonly when it comes to glass noodles or bean thread noodle soup dishes the usual meat used is either pork or chicken, I never had seen beef used in this type of dish which I think is odd as it gives much flavours compared to the chicken and pork, that...

Chäs Barmettler (Lucerne, Switzerland) 3 0

Chäs Barmettler (Lucerne, Switzerland)

When I visited my sister in Lucerne, Switzerland she introduced me to this really delicious cheese pie. She said it’s one of the must try food when in Lucerne and I should not miss it. Conveniently located just before you go inside Lucerne’s Old Town, it will definitely grab your...

Bart Burger 1 9

Bart Burger

Back in the Philippines during my college days our go to food item at late nights was this Burger Machine burger called the Bart Burger. I am not sure if this burger stand still exists but Burger Machine for us was the olden day’s food cart. Conveniently located on popular...

Piri Piri Chicken 1 15

Piri Piri Chicken

If you had dined in at Nandos you will know what a Piri Piri Chicken (Nandos call it Peri Peri) is but for those who does not, it is a type of chicken dish marinated in chillies, herbs and lemon then flame grilled. One of the best chicken recipes you...

Pavlova 2 12

Must Try Food in New Zealand

Last week we featured Philippines the country where I originally came from, this time we will be featuring New Zealand which is my current home. You might think that New Zealand does not have a lot of popular food items apart from Kiwi, Lamb and Beef but trust me there...

Sipo Egg (Mixed Vegetables with Shrimps and Quail Eggs) 1 0

Sipo Egg (Mixed Vegetables with Shrimps and Quail Eggs)

I don’t know whether this popular Kapampangan dish originated in China or is a home-grown Filipino dish as I do see this a lot in Chinese style restaurants back in the Philippines but never saw it in Hong Kong when I worked there. I can also be of American origin...

Gasthof Sternen Seon (Aargau, Switzerland) 1 0

Gasthof Sternen Seon (Aargau, Switzerland)

Most of our stay in Europe when we were over there for our holiday was in Switzerland so we had visited a lot of towns and cities across the country like Zurich, Bern, Lucerne, Ticino, Bern and even Aargau to name some. To most Aargau might be a place unheard...

Flemish Stew 7 21

Mochi

Mochi is Japanese rice cake made of mochigome or what we know as glutinous rice. Traditionally this rice cake is widely exchanged during the New Year in Japan but due to its popularity it is now available whole year round. The conventional way of preparing this rice cake is by...

Flemish Stew 9 0

Pininyahang Manok

Pininyahang Manok (Tagalog), Gang Ped Gai Sapparot (Thai), or Chicken with Pineapple is a dish made out of chicken that is marinated in pineapple juice then cooked together with pineapple and other vegetables such as capsicum, carrots and onions. In Philippines there are 3 main variations of this dish and...

Must Try Food in Italy 9 18

Must Try Food in Italy

Pizza and Pasta lovers’ paradise, Italy. Well I guess this list would be the most predictable one as we all know what Italian cuisine has to offer us, but it’s not all about pizza and pasta because there are some other dishes that’s worth to be mentioned. Like in our...