Monthly Archive: September 2015

Sauteed Kale 1 4

Sauteed Kale

Kale can sometimes scare the non-vegetable lovers, it’s like broccoli it like a definitive meaning of what a vegetable is healthy and not enticing to some. If you feel that vegetables like this is not delicious at all then you haven’t prepared it correctly or you haven’t been served with...

Velveting Chicken 1 11

Velveting Chicken

Let’s start this by saying that Velveting Chicken is not the same as Chicken Velvet, while both are food items and uses egg whites together with chicken the similarity ends there. Chicken Velvet is a dish of minced chicken breast mixed with egg whites that is used in soups or...

Lindt Factory Store Again! (Zurich, Switzerland) 14 5

Lindt Factory Store Again! (Zurich, Switzerland)

Everytime we visit Zurich we make sure that we visit this Lindt Factory store located in Seestrasse in Kilchberg. We go here always to try out chocolate flavours not available in our home country New Zealand as well as trying out flavours that are not available anywhere (special flavours only...

Fried Fish in Tomato Sauce (Ca Chien Sot Ca Chua) 1 4

Fried Fish in Tomato Sauce (Ca Chien Sot Ca Chua)

Southeast Asians loves fried fish, it’s a part of our cuisine for a long time. It’s one of the simplest dishes we serve in our dining table, sometime we enjoy it’s as simple as fried, some pair it with side dishes and some add sauce to give it more life like this...

Feijoada 1 5

Feijoada

It’s interesting how Central and South American dishes are similar to the Philippines, we may be far away geographically but the dishes and even traditions are nearly the same. I started to notice that when I do my research on a certain history of a dish, I always thought before...

Movenpick (Zurich, Switzerland) 2 2

Movenpick (Zurich, Switzerland)

After our long flight at last we arrived in Zurich, we had a quick rest and the first food destination was Movenpick in Theaterstrasse right in the heart of Zurich. Nothing can get better than this, eating this ice cream from where it came from. The moment we entered the premises...

Cantonese Style Ginger Scallion Lobster 1 3

Cantonese Style Ginger Scallion Lobster

Cantonese Style Ginger Scallion Lobster is a classic Chinese stir fry made out of large chunks of lobster with shell on, deep fried then stir fried with scallions and ginger in a lightly seasoned sauce. Eating lobsters is not an everyday affair because where ever you go this seafood is quite...

You know it’s a long flight if you are having 6 meals in a plane 4 6

You know it’s a long flight if you are having 6 meals in a plane

I remember I posted in my Facebook Wall that I love airline food, not everyone will have the same feeling but for me there is something special about it. Imagine the chefs designing food that can last a whole flight in some sort of food warmer, imagine the thought process involved...

Fish Piccatta with Thin Pasta and Wilted Spinach 2 0

Fish Piccatta with Thin Pasta and Wilted Spinach

Piccata is a type of food preparation where meats like chicken, veal and fish is sliced, coated in starch then pan fried and served in a sauce made out of the meats drippings reduced with white wine , lemon juice and butter. Additional ingredients like shallots, garlic and capers can...