March 2015

Matcha and Adzuki Bean Roll Cake

Green Tea or Matcha and Adzuki Bean Roll Cake is a Western inspired roll cake made out of popular Japanese ingredients, the matcha and adzuki. Base ingredients are similar to sponge cake with the addition of matcha. You have seen or ever tried green tea ice creams, green tea frappes,...

Shamrock Lucky Charm Cupcake

What we have for today are this Shamrock Lucky Charm Cupcakes which is basically a milkshake cupcake infused with a little bit of mint topped with a light cream cheese icing. The lucky charms was just my idea of adding the element fun and cuteness to associate luck by putting...

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Mohinga

Mohinga is a very popular rice noodle and fish curry soup in Myanmar, considered by lots as their national dish this street food is readily available anytime and everywhere even though it is a breakfast item. Mohinga is primarily made out of rice noodles in a thick broth made out...

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Grilled Pork Ala Pobre

Like the name suggest Grilled Pork Ala Pobre is a really simple dish all you need to do is to grill some meat, pour some gravy on top then sprinkle some generous amounts of crispy fried garlic. Don’t confuse the name of this dish with “au poivre” which is a...

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Devilled Crabs

Devilled crab is an oblong shaped deep fried breaded crab meat seasoned with chili peppers. Created in Tampa, Florida where it was credited to the Spanish, Cuban and Italian immigrant community of Ybor City when they created it during the late-1920s strike in the area’s cigar factories. Devilled crab is...

Spaghetti Mare e Monti 1

Spaghetti Mare e Monti

As the name Spaghetti Mare e Monti suggests the flavours of this dish is a combination of ingredients from the mountains (monte) such as mushrooms and sea (mare) such as prawns. A classic Italian pasta dish that uses spaghetti but vermicelli or linguini can also be an option. As the...

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Tonkotsu Ramen

Tonkotsu Ramen is a type of Japanese noodle dish known of its collagen rich, milky coloured flavourful pork based broth. Traditionally it is prepared by boiling pork bones for a long period of time which can last up to 12 hours or more. Tonkotsu Ramen is a type of Japanese...

La Cucaracha Mexican Bar and Grill (Honolulu, Hawaii) 4

La Cucaracha Mexican Bar and Grill (Honolulu, Hawaii)

When you feel like having some Mexican while you in Hawaii then try this one out, the La Cucaracha Mexican Bar and Grill (Honolulu, Hawaii) I don’t know why all of a sudden we ate something Mexican when we were in Hawaii, it was also the time we were looking...

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Tempura

Tempura is a Japanese dish that is made out of crispy deep fried seafood and vegetables. Usually ingredients such as prawns, squash, carrots, eggplants, green beans, sweet potatoes and okra are used. Tempura can be eaten on its own, with sauce or as a part of other dishes such as...