June 2014

Beef Bourguignon 1

Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon or Beef Burgundy a traditional French stew made out of beef braised in red wine together with garlic, onions, carrots, bouquet garni, pearl onions and mushrooms. Beef Bourguignon or Beef Burgundy a traditional French stew made out of beef braised in red wine together with garlic, onions, carrots,...

Chicken Chasseur 1

Chicken Chasseur

Chicken Chasseur is a classic French casserole dish where chicken, mushrooms and shallots are cooked in a Chasseur sauce. Chicken Chasseur is a classic French casserole dish where chicken, mushrooms and shallots are cooked in a Chasseur sauce. Chasseur sauce on the other hand is a type of demi-glace sauce which contains...

Beef Burritos 1

Beef Burritos

Beef Burritos is a type of Mexican food that consists of a wheat flour tortilla wrapped around a mixture of refried beans, rice and minced beef First of all before our recipe for today I am proud to announce that “Ang Sarap” now offers ZipList – the must have shopping...

Halabos na Hipon

Halabos na Hipon, fresh prawns cooked in lemon soda and lots of garlic.  This simple #Filipino #prawn dish will leave you sucking its head to get all of that flavourful sauce. This dish reminds me of family beach summers in the Philippines where it is customary to bring and cook...

Stir-fried Green Beans with Minced Pork in XO Sauce 1

Stir-fried Green Beans with Minced Pork in XO Sauce

Have you noticed the stir fried Green Beans you order on Chinese Restaurants looks like blistered? Have you tried doing it at home and can’t recreate the similar looks, texture and taste? I had the same issue before until I asked a Chinese friend of mine on how do the...


Beef Teriyaki 1

Beef Teriyaki

I had posted a while ago a dish called Chicken Teriyaki and it is one of the popular search items in my blog, now I am introducing another Teriyaki variant which uses beef instead. Teriyaki is famous in Japan and the most common ones are tuna or salmon, the beef...

Pasta Primavera 1

Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera is an Italian pasta loaded with vegetables like broccoli, snow peas, carrots and tomatoes to name some “I never thought a pasta filled with vegetables would be really delicious”, that is my initial reaction when I had a primavera before as the one I tried was really tasty...

Ms Clawdy (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 6

Ms Clawdy (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

We never knew Ms Clawdy (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) until one night me and my wife were strolling down Jellicoe St on the North Wharf looking for some good food. We never knew this place until one night me and my wife were strolling down Jellicoe St on the North...

Strawberry, Nectarine, Orange and Banana Sorbet 1

Strawberry, Nectarine, Orange and Banana Sorbet

Strawberry, Nectarine, Orange and Banana Sorbet, a simple sorbet made mostly of fruits and sugar, a nice dessert and palate cleanser What would you do if you have lots of fruits and they are all becoming over ripe? Sorbet is your best answer and that’s what I did with mine....

Chicken Arrozcaldo 1

Chicken Arrozcaldo

Chicken Arrozcaldo It is a type of rice porridge called Lugaw where rice is cooked with chicken, ginger and garlic. Arrozcaldo means “hot rice” in Spanish, where “arroz” means rice and “caldo” means broth. It is a type of rice porridge called Lugaw where rice is cooked with chicken, ginger...