Monthly Archive: February 2014

Slowly Braised Lamb Leg in Red Wine 1 17

Slowly Braised Lamb Leg in Red Wine

Lamb meat is not a common meat in the Philippines hence you would not see a lot of recipes here at Ang Sarap using Lamb, and you barely see Filipinos choosing this in food gatherings. For us the taste is quite gamey as we never got used to it but...

Calamari Marinara 4 19

Fish Tacos

Tacos, mmmmm what’s not to like in this Mexican treat. A popular dish which uses meat as its main ingredient, but going back to its roots the original one dates even before the arrival of Europeans in Mexico, it was the indigenous people living in the lake region of the...

Garbanzos con Patas de Cerdo 9 6

Nilagang Baboy

Nilagang Baboy is one of the simplest dish that you will ever encounter, it is so simple it’s just meat boiled water with vegetables of your choice, it might sound bland but if you get it right, you will get the essence of the meat you are using. Preparing this...

Garbanzos con Patas de Cerdo 1 0

Garbanzos con Patas de Cerdo

I was cooking this dish for a long time already and do not have a name for it. I tried this delicious dish in a Latin American themed restaurant before but totally forgot the name so since then I am preparing this dish which I don’t know how to call...

Bulalo Steak 2 0

Bulalo Steak

Bulalo is a Tagalog word for beef shanks, traditionally in the Philippines the most popular way of using this meat cut is in a dish called as “Bulalo” or “Bulalo Soup”, it is a very sought after dish specially its bone marrow. Recently around the late 90’s a dish called...

Chocolate Glazed Donuts 2 11

Chocolate Glazed Donuts

Doughnut or Donut is type of pastry that is deep-fried and shaped in form of a circle or rings; it may contain various types of fillings and/or toppings and glaze. There are 3 popular types of doughnut and those are the ring shaped, circular ones with fillings and the spherical...

Chinese Beef and Tomatoes 1 10

Chinese Beef and Tomatoes

When I used to work in Hong Kong before lunch on styroboxes was one of my regular meal, it’s quite easy to order too as you only given four meat options and three sauce options which in total makes 12 different dishes but they only need to prepare four things....

Mexican Cafe (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 6 0

Mexican Cafe (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Of all the establishments I featured here at Ang Sarap there is only one place as of this date that I had visited more than three times and it is this Mexican restaurant called Mexican Cafe right in the middle of Auckland CBD. Visiting more than three times means one...

Youtiao (Chinese Crullers) 1 23

Youtiao (Chinese Crullers)

Youtiao, Chinese Cruller or Chinese doughnut are two long bread sticks attached together made up of flour deep fried in vegetable oil, a very popular breakfast dish in China where often served with soybean milk (Dou Jiang). Other common serving suggestions are stuffing it with meat or sliced into smaller...

Asian Style Chicken Zucchini and Peanuts 2 8

Asian Style Chicken Zucchini and Peanuts

Several months ago we dined it at Barilla dumpling here in Auckland, we definitely loved their dumplings but one dish also stood out and it was this diced chicken stir fried with peanuts, zucchini and carrots. I still remember my daughter endlessly munching on them together with the steaming hot...