March 2015

Spaghetti Aglio Olio e Funghi 1

Spaghetti Aglio Olio e Funghi

Spaghetti Aglio Olio is a traditional Italian pasta dish that originated from Napoli, in English it means Spaghetti with Garlic and Oil. This pasta is made with garlic in olive oil, where spaghetti is tossed on it sometimes with added flavours coming from red chili flakes and grated parmesan or...

Sweet and Sour Fish 1

Sweet and Sour Fish

Sweet and Sour Fish is a classic Chinese dish made out of crispy deep fried battered fish served in a sweet and sour sauce made out of tomatoes, pineapple juice and/or vinegar. Sweet and Sour Fish is a classic Chinese dish made out of crispy deep fried battered fish served...

Beef Pochero

Like different Filipino dishes there are many ways to cook this Beef Pochero, some use baked beans instead of chickpeas, others use potatoes instead of sweet potatoes and other opt for cabbage instead of bok choy but one thing remains it’s basically a tomato based stew of beef cooked with...

Cheesecake Factory (Honolulu, Hawaii) 1

Cheesecake Factory (Honolulu, Hawaii)

We all know Cheesecake Factory is popular for their cheesecakes but does their savoury mains up to speed with what they are popular for? We will find out as we dined in at their Honolulu branch when we had our holiday there several months ago. We all know Cheesecake Factory...

Ube Pancake with Macapuno

Popular recipes that uses ube or purple yam include ube cake, ube ice cream, ube candies and ube halaya to name some but have you tried ube pancakes? Ube is a type of root crop specifically a yam that has a distinct purple colour, similar to taro and sweet potato...


Fish Fingers 1

Fish Fingers

Fish fingers or fish sticks are long thin pieces of fresh or processed fish that has been breaded or battered. Fishes commonly used are cod, haddock, Pollock or any white flesh fish. Preparing this can be either though baking, grilling, or frying. Fish fingers or fish sticks are long thin...

Hot and Spicy Breakfast Ramen 1

Hot and Spicy Breakfast Ramen

Hot and Spicy Breakfast Ramen is a combination of some of my favourite breakfast items like Spam, sunny side up eggs, gyoza and ramen in a hot and spicy soup Breakfast they say is the most important meal of the day, it is the meal that will start your day...

Hula Dog (Honolulu, Hawaii) 1

Hula Dog (Honolulu, Hawaii)

I am not sure if there are other establishments like this in Hawaii but what I tried was the Hula Dog when we saw it when we were buying some groceries in the Food Pantry. While waiting outside for my wife I saw this hotdog place and it offers a...

Loco Moco 1

Loco Moco

Loco moco is a popular dish in Hawaii, a simple dish made out of hamburger patty, fried eggs and a rich brown gravy topped in a bowl of freshly cooked white rice. There are different variations of this dish where chili, bacon, spam, kalua pork, teriyaki beef and different seafood...