Monthly Archive: March 2014

Chicken Quesadilla 1 9

Chicken Quesadilla

Quesadilla is a popular Mexican turnover dish filled mainly with cheese together with other ingredients such as chicken, beef mince, beans, vegetables and/or chillies. This ingredients are then placed in either corn or flour tortilla where it is folded in half, cooked either by pan frying, grilling, baking or deep...

Pork, Shiitake and Edamame in Coconut Cream Sauce 2 16

Pork, Shiitake and Edamame in Coconut Cream Sauce

Several days ago I did not know what I wanted to cook, it was nearly weekend and we haven’t planned anything to prepare that day so what I have on my freezer are leftover ingredients. I was thinking of doing some free style cooking but when I do that it...

Sago Samalamig 1 7

Sago Samalamig

Sago or tapioca pearls is a starch extracted from tapioca formed into small shaped balls commonly used as a food ingredient in Asian countries like China, Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand. Usually used in dessert or beverages such as milk tea or this popular beverage in the Philippines made out of...

Calamari Marinara 8 5

Hansan (Auckland, New Zealand)

Who does not love a good serving of a hot flavourful noodle soup on a cold rainy day, it gives you that comfort and warmth every delicious bite and that’s what I exactly feel when I order C14 or P09 at Hansan’s. If you’re a regular customer at Hansan then...

Wendy's Style Salad Bar 1 10

Wendy’s Style Salad Bar

Salad bar is a buffet-style counter where salad ingredients are provided for diners to assemble their own salad plates. Popular ingredients include lettuce, cucumbers, carrots, corn, green capsicums, tomatoes, jelly, croutons, shredded cheese, dressed potatoes, macaroni salad and wide selection of salad dressing. During my early College days back in...

Batchoy Tagalog 1 0

Batchoy Tagalog

Batchoy Tagalog is one of the variants of the famous Filipino soup dish called Batchoy, the difference is that meats and offal used in this version are smoked and sometimes it uses a misua as its noodles. Pork blood is also added in this dish where it can be coagulated...

Isaw and other Pinoy Street Barbecue 3 14

Isaw and other Pinoy Street Barbecue

Barbecue in the Philippines is nothing compared to the usual barbecue we all know of, while we have the normal ones like the pork in skewers and chicken barbecue we have more to offer and most of it will be disgusting for non-Filipinos which make a visit to a street vendor would...

Cheese Sticks 1 0

Cheese Sticks

When me and my wife were not yet married this was one of our favourite street food, we always buy them outside the church we usually visit together with kwek kwek and deep fried squid balls. This street food is quite new compared to the others as I never saw this...

Fishballs with Special Manong's Sauce 1 13

Fishballs with Special Manong’s Sauce

Fishballs might be one of the most common street food across Asian countries but in the Philippines its quite different as it is a low cost rendition of the Asian fish balls hence it does not retain a ball shape once it is served and deflates easily after cooking. It...

Kwek Kwek 1 15

Kwek Kwek

Day two of the street food week and for today we will be sharing a food with a funny name, Kwek Kwek. Kwek-Kwek is another famous Filipino street food which is made out of deep fried battered hard boiled quail eggs served with dips like spiced vinegar or sweet gravy...