Monthly Archive: January 2015

Grilled Cheese Sandwich 1 6

Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Grilled cheese sandwich is a type of melt sandwich were cheese is melted by means of grilling. This type of dish can use almost any type of bread and cheese and it all depends on the preference of the one making them but usually the most common combination is a...

KCC Farmers Market - A Visual Essay 35 5

KCC Farmers Market – A Visual Essay

I guess most of you know did your research and found out that there are a lot of different Farmers Market in Oahu Island but KCC Farmers Market remains the most popular ones especially for tourists. I’ve been to a couple of Farmers market in Hawaii and nothing beats the...

Bacon and Leek Quiche 1 6

Bacon and Leek Quiche

Quiche is a classic French dish that is made out of savoury custard mixed with different vegetables and meat baked in a flaky pastry crust. Though the name sounds French it was apparently derived from a German word called “kuchen” which means cake. As the name suggests this dish have...

Gisadong Munggo with Chicharon 1 13

Gisadong Munggo with Chicharon

Mung bean soup or Gisadong Munggo is a soup dish made out of mung beans cooked in pork broth infused with lots of garlic. There are several variations of this dish and it all depends on the region, some use prawns, others add green leafy vegetables like spinach and sweet...

Beef and Asparagus Stir Fry 2 4

Beef and Asparagus Stir Fry

One thing I liked about Chinese stir fry dishes is that it is so simple to prepare and most of them are ready in 15 minutes or less. Stir fries also lets you become creative in your own kitchen in the easiest way as you can almost create any meat...

TeaVivre Review & Giveaway (Closed) 1 17

TeaVivre Review & Giveaway (Closed)

TeaVivre is a group of tea lovers and aficionados from China, Canada and France, who all share a passion for drinking great tea and appreciate the healthy life style it brings. With TeaVivre based in China, TeaVivre frequently travel through the country visiting China’s tea plantations so TeaVivre can track...

Suam na Mais 1 8

Suam na Mais

Suam na mais is a type of chicken and corn soup that originated from the province of Pampanga in the Philippines. It’s quite different from the usual corn soup as it uses chili pepper leaves which gives it that unique peppery taste, having said some recipes call for malungay leaves,...

Marukame Udon (Honolulu, Hawaii) 2 5

Marukame Udon (Honolulu, Hawaii)

This was one of the first restaurants we noticed during our vacation in Hawaii as it’s so full packed of customers lining up outside their premises. Initially we were tempted to queue but it was just too long for us so we thought why not try on a later time,...

Apple and Pecan Nut Salad 1 2

Apple and Pecan Nut Salad

After all those heavy food we had during Christmas and New Year we will be posting something healthy for today, this crisp salad green with tangy sweet apples and light nutty pecans is the perfect summer salad. It’s light and delicious a perfect pair with some grilled seafood and a...

Tacos al Pastor 1 9

Tacos al Pastor

Tacos al pastor is a taco dish filled with shawarma style grilled guajillo rubbed pork, grilled pineapples, onions and cilantro, in short it is a Mexican Middle Eastern wrap mashup. This dish was created in Central Mexico brought by Lebanese immigrants inspired by the lamb based shawarma hence the name...