Monthly Archive: July 2014

Nougat 1 3

Nougat

Nougat is a type of confectionary made out of sugar, honey, egg whites and nuts usually served shaped as a bar or a cube. There are three types of this confectionary where it differs a lot in colour, the most common one is the white nougat, the second is a...

Ensaladang Talong 1 2

Ensaladang Talong

As I had mentioned before Philippines does not have a lot of salad type dishes and most of it are consumed either as a side dish or appetizer rather salad entrees due to the strong salty and sour flavours. This dish is no different, Ensaladang Talong or Eggplant Salad is a...

Chicken In Creamed Corn Gravy 2 8

Chicken In Creamed Corn Gravy

During my assignment in Hong Kong I remember we always either have Yam Cha, Roast Duck or visit to Mang Ambo’s for lunch, but for days we don’t, we opt in for lunch box orders. During those days I notice one thing, my workmates always order in this specific restaurant that...

Rice Pilaf 1 6

Rice Pilaf

The mother of almost all rice dishes, Pilaf! Briyani, Asian Fried Rice, Italian Risotto, Jambalaya, Chelow and Spanish Paella are all the descendants of the Rice Pilaf. I guess most of us don’t know that but that’s a fact and not only that some other grain type dishes which are rendered...

Chicken Tinola 1 14

Chicken Tinola

Tinola, the Pinoy version of the chicken soup and like any other chicken soups it gives you that comforting effect even the ill feels relieved. Having said that soups like this will always be good for the cold and rainy days. So what’s the difference with this Filipino version of the...

Round Bean and Carrots Stir Fry 1 3

Round Bean and Carrots Stir Fry

If you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner recipe then here is one, Stir fried Round Bean and Carrots. Like the name suggest it is made out of round beans and carrots mixed with onions and minced pork. It’s really nice and easy and will only take less than...

Mee Goreng 1 9

Mee Goreng

I ate a lot of these back in Malaysia, I had it during breakfasts, lunch, dinner and even at tea time, it is everywhere from the streets to some seriously good restaurants. All of them have different variations from using instant noodles topped with fried eggs to using good quality...

Mapo Tofu 1 6

Mapo Tofu

Mapo doufu or mapo tofu is a popular Sichuanese dish which is made out of tofu and minced pork in a sauce flavoured by Sichuanese peppercorns. This dish may look so subtle in taste because of the soft tofu but don’t be deceived by its looks as this dish gives you...

Hong Kong Style Beef Brisket Curry 1 4

Hong Kong Style Beef Brisket Curry

Back in Hong Kong one of my favourite lunch places is the food court in Pacific Place in Admiralty, there are lots of choices but there is one restaurant we regularly go to, I forgot its name but I always remember the different curries they serve. One of my favourites...

Escabeche 1 3

Escabeche

Escabeche, the sweet and sour version of the Western World, introduced by the Spanish to the Philippines during the 1500′s. It is a typical Mediterranean cuisine and which made out of poached or fried fish then marinated in an acidic mixture like vinegar or any citric juice before serving. Having...