November 2013

Jean Luc Pelé (Cannes, France) 2

Jean Luc Pelé (Cannes, France)

It was in our last leg for our journey in France when we discovered Aterlier Jean Luc Pelé. Cannes was the place and it happened on the last hours on our last day as we stroll through the different shopping alleys in Cannes like Rue d’Antibes, Rue du Suquet, Rue...

Blanquette de Veau 1

Blanquette de Veau

Blanquette de veau is a simple and delicately flavoured French veal stew. The word “blanquette” came from the French word “blanc” which means white, as this dish is a made out of a white sauce ragout, to add to the delicate flavour and light colour the meat and butter is...

Chalet Suisse (Mendrisio, Switzerland) 2

Chalet Suisse (Mendrisio, Switzerland)

Want to try all sorts of roesti and other popular Swiss dishes then have it at Chalet Suisse they have everything you might be looking for, Visiting Switzerland and not eating Rosti is like visiting Italy and not eating pizza, this is their most famous dish after chocolates. While it’s...

Chicken Karaage 1

Chicken Karaage

Chicken Karaage is Japanese style Fried chicken where chicken pieces are lighlty marinated in ginger, garlic and soy sauce then coated potato flour are deep fried in oil Karaage is a type of cooking technique used in the Japanese cuisine where different food items that are coated in potato flour...

Guisadong Pechay (Sauteed Bok Choy) 1

Guisadong Pechay (Sauteed Bok Choy)

Guisadong Pechay is one of those dishes we always pair with anything fried (fish, pork or chicken), a very flavourful vegetable side dish that complements any fried mains that you may have, similar to bok choy in oyster sauce, but the flavours are a bit distinct as it comes from...

Must Try Food in Italy 9

Ciro & Ciro (Rome, Italy)

I spent my birthday this year in this restaurant Ciro & Ciro and I am glad I did. This establishment was suggested to us by the hotel receptionist on where we stayed when we had our holiday in Rome, it is located in a not so busy area in Rome...

Lechon Kawali 1

Lechon Kawali

Lechon Kawali, twice cooked pork belly, first pressure cooked then deep fried to achieve a tender meat and crispy skin, it is then served with sweet liver sauce. Lechon for those who does not know is a roasted pork dish found in former Spanish colonial countries like Philippines and other...

Brasserie du Musee (Versailles, France) 4

Brasserie du Musee (Versailles, France)

Brasserie du Musee is just around the corner roughly 100 meters from the main gate of Versailles, it’s a French cafe that’s serves pasta and pizza. After queuing really long and exploring the Versailles royal château and gardens a good food is a must thanks to a conveniently located restaurant...

Tocino 3

Tocino

Tocino is a very popular cured meat in the Philippines as well as other Spanish colonized countries such as Cuba and Puerto Rico. Tocino came from the same Spanish word which means “bacon”. Tocino is a very popular cured meat in the Philippines as well as other Spanish colonized countries...