Monthly Archive: March 2016

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Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes is a type of sandwich made of minced beef, onions, tomato sauce and/or ketchup, Worcestershire sauce served on a hamburger bun. Like pasta to the Italians, Ramen the Japanese these sandwich had been a staple in American households for more than 50 years now. It’s easy to make...

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Sinanglay

Sinanglay is a Filipino dish made up of green leafy vegetable wrapped fish cooked in coconut milk and chillies. Usually it is prepared with tilapia while the leaf used is a taro or a large pechay. A dish that originated in Bicol and a staple in our house when I...

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Veal Scallopini

Scaloppini or Scaloppine is an Italian dish made out of thinly sliced meat usually veal and chicken lightly coated in flour, pan-fried then served with a sauce made either from tomato, white wine or piccata. You might be wondering Italian cuisine has this? yes and it’s not just Pizza and...

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Sardines with Misua

I know you have seen a lot of fancy Filipino dishes in this blog but once in a while I post down to earth dishes like this, it’s one of the common dishes we serve in our dining tables when the budget is quite tight, I even remember I ate...

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Crispy Tahong

Tahong (In Tagalog) or Mussels is a popular seafood in the Philippines due to the fact that it is very nutritious at the same time it is very affordable less than $2.00 a kilo at the time of this post. It is also quick to prepare as these shellfish cooks...

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Satya South Indian Restaurant (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

You want to make your Indian Cuisine experience more exciting than do it the way we did last time we had it. I know Indian cuisine is already as exciting as it can but you can bump up that excitement even more, with the spices and complex flavours in this...

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Cheesy Chorizo Sausage Rolls

Sausage rolls is quite popular here in New Zealand, every potluck I go to there is a high chance that this pastry will show up. Having said that I had my fair share of the different versions of this pastry like chicken, beef, lamb, pork, mixed you name it I...

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Kanitama-don

If you like omelettes and seafood then you will easily love this Kanitama-don, a Japanese style omelette filled with crab meat served on a bed of rice. This dish definitely has its Chinese origins and evolved from the popular egg foo young, at first look they might look similar but...

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Beef Shakshuka

Shakshouka or shakshuka is a dish made out of eggs poached in a sauce made with tomatoes, chillies, onions, other vegetables infused with spices. This dish is of Tunisian origin hence it is popular in Tunisia and surrounding regions like Libya, Algeria, Morocco and Egypt. The name Shakshouka means “a...