Monthly Archive: July 2014

Fish in Black Bean Sauce 1 14

Fish in Black Bean Sauce

When I was younger I barely know dishes that are made from fish as most of the fish dishes in Philippines are fried and I had limited exposure to fish dishes such as this one. So since then when we dine out the first thing that I will look for...

Sliced Tenderloin Steak in Butter Sauce 2 55

Sliced Tenderloin Steak in Butter Sauce

Steak as long as you cook it properly can’t go wrong you just need to choose the proper sauce that can come along with it like gravies, cheese sauces, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup and this simple butter sauce that gives a garlicky creamy touch. To have the full flavour beef is...

Stir Fried Asian Greens 1 5

Stir Fried Asian Greens

This dish was inspired after I watched one of the episodes of Al Browns Get Fresh, it looks so delicious and ridiculously easy to make so after the show finished I grabbed some fresh Asian greens and cooked it right away as a side vegetable for our lunch. Stir Fried...

Gisadong Sayote 1 5

Gisadong Sayote

Most of my college days this is what my mom as well as our house helper commonly serve if they ran out of ideas on what to cook. It was so easy for them as preparing this is next to none and it is also very convenient as we have...

Salmon Fin Soup 2 5

Salmon Fin Soup

I am not really sure if this is a Chinese dish but I categorized it as Chinese because the recipe happened to be from a Chinese person I met at the Asian Grocery. One day I was doing some groceries and saw this salmon fins sold in our local fishmonger,...

Sangria 2 5

Sangria

Sangria is an alcoholic beverage made out of red wine, fruit juices, soda water, fruit, some sweetener and sometimes brandy. It is a typical summer drink in Spain and Portugal which is named after the Spanish and Portuguese word “bloodletting” due to is dark-red colour. Sangria also is popular in...

Nilagang Baka 2 8

Nilagang Baka

Nilagang Baka or Boiled Beef is one of the simplest dishes you will encounter but don’t be deceived by its simplicity because once done right it will be flavourful. So how really simple it is? Well the most basic ingredient to make one only uses beef, water, onion, peppercorn, salt...

Sweet and Sour Pork 1 17

Sweet and Sour Pork

Sweet and sour pork is one of the most popular Chinese dishes around, it is of Cantonese origin and I guess it can be found anywhere around the world. The dish originated from a traditional Jiangsu called Pork in sugar and vinegar sauce which shares nearly the same ingredients and...

Surimi and Sweet Potato Cakes 1 9

Surimi and Sweet Potato Cakes

In our neighbourhood we have some close friends and we have this neighbour dinners that we do once in a while. The idea is for everyone to bring their dinner for that night in the host neighbours house and basically indulge on it while sharing it with the other families....

Pesa (Fish in Miso Soup) 1 7

Pesa (Fish in Miso Soup)

Pesa is one of the least popular dishes in the Philippines, a humble dish usually made out of boiled fish with miso and vegetables like cabbage and tomatoes. The dish might have originated from the Chinese cuisine as Pesa in Hokkien word means “plain boiled”, the term also is exclusively...