Monthly Archive: April 2014

Caprese Panzanella 1 0

Caprese Panzanella

Panzanella or panmolle is an Italian summer salad popular in Tuscany, it is commonly made out of stale bread, tomatoes, onions and basil dressed in balsamic vinaigrette. Stale bread is the most important part of this dish where is it’s moistened by pre-soaking it in water and pressed or infusing...

Thai Seafood Soup (Tom Yum Talay) 1 7

Thai Seafood Soup (Tom Yum Talay)

Thai soups are amazing, the perfect combination of sour, salty, sweet and spicy notes leaves you taste buds coming for more. This soup for example is a good representation of that definition, the sour and fresh notes from lemongrass and lime, the salty fish sauce and hot chillies are a...

Pritong Talong (Pan Fried Asian Eggplants) 1 8

Pritong Talong (Pan Fried Asian Eggplants)

One of my favourite aroma is when eggplants is being shallow fried in a pan, it’s such a light pleasant smell that triggers your appetite. When I was younger I was always tempted with this aroma, for me it’s comparable to bacon or freshly baked cinnamon rolls but I never...

Cashew Tart 1 0

Cashew Tart

One of the nuts I love are cashews and I haven’t really used them much on baking, today that will change in fact we will have some cashew overdose. What I will be sharing for this post is a cashew tart which is basically tart smothered with loads of cashews...

Korean-Style Chicken Wings 1 15

Korean-Style Chicken Wings

This chicken wings contains only 3 ingredients but trust me its way much better than your fried chicken. While eating this you would not believe that this is baked and not fried as it is so crispy on the outside and very juicy from the inside. So what is the...

Cebu Style Steamed Rice 1 0

Cebu Style Steamed Rice

I recently saw this rice topping in Facebook when a friend of mine shared this drool worthy recipe from Certified Foodies, I was so intrigued as I haven’t tried them yet but it looks so good hence I did my own research in the hope of recreating it at home....

Beef and Mixed Mushrooms Ragout 1 15

Beef and Mixed Mushrooms Ragout

If you watch a lot of TV cooking shows then most probably you had heard the word ragout a lot of times, well what is it? Ragout is simply a really fancy word to define a hearty stew cooked very slowly over low heat. It is of French in origin...

Hototay 2 8

Hototay

I know it’s getting warm and beautiful now on the other side of the world, but to where I am it’s the other way around as temperature is dropping off so fast. Winter season is near and what could be better than a bowl of hot soup on a chilly,...

Pollo Loco Chicken 1 0

Pollo Loco Chicken

The first time I had this was back in the Philippines in SM Megamall, I still remember how it caught my attention because the image of flame grilled vibrant yellow coloured chicken in front of their restaurant is still vivid in my memories. Grilling chicken shown on display in their...

Mechado 2 13

Mechado

Mechado is a popular dish Philippines that is made out of slowly braised beef and tomatoes, it might look like the other popular Philippine tomato sauce based dishes like Afritada, Kaldereta or Codico but due to the addition of vinegar/lemon juice and soy sauce this gives it a distinct flavour...