October 2014

Fish in Mushroom Cream Sauce 1

Fish in Mushroom Cream Sauce

Fish in Mushroom Cream Sauce is a simple dish of a lightly breaded pan fried fish served on a creamy sauce with mushrooms, the delicate texture and flavours are lightly enhanced by hints of lemon. This Fish in Mushroom Cream Sauce was one of the dishes I always wanted to...

Shoyu Ramen 1

Shoyu Ramen

Shoyu Ramen is one of the many types of ramen distinguished by its clear brown soup made out of chicken and vegetable stock cooked together with soy sauce. It is usually topped with marinated bamboo shoots (menma), spring onions, kamaboko (fish cakes), nori (seaweed)-, boiled eggs and chāshū. Shoyu Ramen...

Creamy Chicken, Mushroom and Bell Pepper Pasta 1

Creamy Chicken, Mushroom and Bell Pepper Pasta

The sauce from this Creamy Chicken, Mushroom and Bell Pepper Pasta was inspired from my mom’s Chicken ala King recipe, I just removed the starchy element that makes it thick instead we reduced the liquid and use parmesan cheese and the starch from the freshly cooked pasta go give body...

Roasted Garlic Cauliflower 1

Roasted Garlic Cauliflower

The natural flavour on this Roasted Garlic Cauliflower just comes out, it’s nutty, sweet and savoury at the same time, the texture is simply amazing it can be enjoyed on its own or as a side dish. Sometimes a simple cauliflower without any other fancy ingredients is all it takes...

Pork Taquitos 1

Pork Taquitos

Pork Taquitos is a Mexican food made up of a rolled-up tortilla filled with pork alongside other ingredients like cheese and chillies. This tortilla is then fried until crispy then served with sour cream, salsa and/or guacamole. Back in the Philippines when I was in High School the only Taquitos...

Mud Mallows 1

Mud Mallows

For our base we will be using some mud cake hence my wife and daughter named it Mud Mallows, it is a good base as the thick ganache holds the chocolate wafers together which is very helpful when you are building those wafer sides having said that nothing is stopping...

Bian Sushi and Donburi (North Shore City, New Zealand) 3

Bian Sushi and Donburi (North Shore City, New Zealand)

If you pass by Takapuna and want some light snack try this sushi place called Bian Sushi and Donburi, it’s highly recommended specially their udon. We accidentally stumbled upon this place when we were hanging around Takapuna area, hungry after some window shopping we saw this sushi place proudly displaying...

Mexican Chopped Salad 1

Mexican Chopped Salad

If you like Mexican food and salad then this Mexican Chopped Salad recipe is for you, a great salad infused with loads of Mexican goodness. A simple salad that is made out of lettuce, radish, corn, red bell peppers, feta and kidney beans dressed with Honey Lime dressing. If you...

Stir Fried Chinese Cabbage and Shiitake Mushrooms 1

Stir Fried Chinese Cabbage and Shiitake Mushrooms

It’s a simple dish of Stir Fried Chinese Cabbage and Shiitake Mushrooms, really simple to make and this specific vegetable absorbs lots of flavours from the oyster sauce to the earthy mushroom flavours, so you can munch this on its own or have it as a side dish. When I...